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These are all the posts that have been tagged with packaging.

Gearing up for Interpack

We’ve just sent the March issue of Confectionery Production to print. In it, you’ll find an overview of what’s happening at international packaging trade show Interpack, as well as the latest trends in confectionery processing and packaging.

Bosch to unveil system solution for jellies

Bosch Packaging Technology will debut its upgraded Rapidsolver BLK 2500 BR for dissolving jelly masses, featuring a patent-pending heat recovery system used to preheat the mass, which is said to use up to 50 per cent less energy.

New flow wrappers for UK confectionery market

KernPack has signed a UK distribution deal to sell Italian firm, General System Pack, (GSP’s) range of flow wrappers and high speed automated lines, targeting small bakeries to biscuit, confectionery and food manufacturers.

Live from ProSweets and ISM

Today, my blog comes to you live from the ProSweets and ISM trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, where everything from automatic panning and moulding machines to chewy sweets and turn into gum are being presented.

Confectionery feed

After hundreds of red Skittles, produced by confectionery giant Mars, fell off a truck in the US last week, questions have been raised about what they were intended to be used for.

February 2017

Equipment: Weighing and detection Ingredients: Cocoa; ethical sourcing Packaging: Pick and place; robotics Product focus: Jellies and gums Show issue: ISM/ProSweets (29 Jan – 1 Feb)

Fruit snacks on the rise

This is not a ploy to get you to join in with those on health kicks this month, but health, convenience and choice have all contributed to a rise in the number of new fruit-based hitting the market over the last few years.

Laser-scored bags to enhance convenience

Packaging supplier Wipak UK has developed a range of bags for dry foods that feature a laser-scored opening in response to increasing demand for quick, convenient and easy-to-use packaging.