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

October 2016

Equipment: Process control and automation Ingredients: Inclusions, sugar and sweeteners Packaging: Flow wrapping Product focus: Extruded confectionery Show preview: Gulfood Manufacturing Supplier profiles

Innovation helps boost popcorn sales

IRI reports that total UK popcorn value sales have increased 13.6% year on year to over £120 million of sales, despite the total snacks category struggling.

Clondalkin packaging group snapped up

Dutch private equity firm Egeria has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group, which supplies confectionery, frozen food and cereal producers.

September 2016

Equipment: Bakery technology Ingredients: Gelling agents Packaging: Printing and branding Product focus: Artisan products Show preview: PPMA (27-29 September), IBIE (8-11 October)

What’s cooking in gelled confectionery?

When choosing the right gelling agents for confectionery products, a number of key factors have to be taken into consideration. Dirk De Cooman and Cindy Dekeyser investigate.

Bosch to launch new packaging equipment

Bosch Packaging Technology is to launch its modular collation platform for its Elematic 3001 case packer next month, offering greater flexibility when packing products such as chocolate and biscuits.

Anritsu unveils new inspection system

Food safety equipment firm Anritsu Infivis has launched its latest X-ray inspection system, designed to help manufacturers detect foreign bodies and contaminants in products.