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

Improving efficiency

Loma Systems is helping food manufacturers reduce manufacturing costs and improve production efficiencies with the launch of a new graphical ethernet PC-based software tool designed to monitor the performance of its CW3 Checkweighers and IQ3 Metal Detectors. TRACS (trending-reporting-analysis-capture-software) provides real time feedback across all lines in a central format, allowing operators to analyse different […]

Packaging recycling trials

In an innovative public-private partnership, Anthesis LRS is leading a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminated packaging, such as food and drink pouches, in existing household recycling schemes and recovering the aluminium from this packaging. Funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Action Based Research programme, following a […]

Strengthening communities

Olam International (Olam) and The Blommer Chocolate Company (Blommer), has welcomed the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, Madame Dominique Ouattara, to officially open a primary school complex close to Olam Cocoa Processing in San Pedro. Jointly financed by Olam and customer partner Blommer, the Dominique Ouattara School Complex provides the community with a much-needed education […]

Chocolate outsourcing agreement

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the signing of a long-term outsourcing agreement with World’s Finest Chocolate, a family-owned business based in Illinois, US. Barry Callebaut will invest $5.7 million in fiscal year 2014/15. Deliveries from the new chocolate manufacturing base in Chicago will commence on 1 March. Under the terms of the agreement, Barry […]

LPR wins Nestlé account

LPR is celebrating a high profile account win after securing a contract with Nestlé, which will see the UK division of Europe’s second largest pallet pooling provider manage the pallet pool for a range of Nestlé’s UK brands. LPR, the ‘red pallet people’, has confirmed the partnership with Nestlé began with CPUK on 1 November […]

Bio-based packaging

Innovia Films has announced that Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips are using its bio-based NatureFlex packaging. This flexible packaging material is derived from sustainable wood pulp, offers excellent barriers to oxygen and moisture, and is certified compostable. When looking at packaging options, Ocean’s Halo felt that the pack should reflect its core values while also providing […]

Callebaut signs outsourcing agreement

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the signing of a new, long-term outsourcing agreement with World’s Finest Chocolate, a family-owned business based in Chicago, IL in the US. Under the terms of the agreement, Barry Callebaut will acquire the industrial chocolate manufacturing assets from World’s Finest Chocolate and lease space at its existing production site […]

Novel snack delivery systems

Ganeden, a manufacturer and marketer of probiotics, and Georgia Nut, a contract manufacturer of confections and snacks in North America, are pleased to announce their exciting new partnership. “We are thrilled to embark on this journey with Georgia Nut,” says Joe Bradley, sales director of Ganeden. “With a shared commitment to innovative product development, Georgia […]

deZaan Gourmet expands line

deZaan Gourmet has announced the expansion of its Belgian chocolate line with the addition of dark chocolate couverture Emotion 58 and continues its collaboration with distinguished Belgian chocolatier Jean-Pierre Wybauw. Formerly known as Temptation 58, Emotion 58 is now produced in Manage, Belgium, offering distributors and craftsmen traditional Belgian products developed through cocoa expertise. Powerful […]

Cocoa verification programme

Mondelēz International and Flocert, a socially focused global certification body, have unveiled a new partnership to verify cocoa volumes and commercial transactions for the company’s $400m Cocoa Life programme. Cocoa Life will work with Flocert to employ a tailor-made version of its Flotis reporting system to verify the quantity of sustainably grown and traded cocoa […]

Expanding into meat snacks

The Hershey Company has entered into an agreement to acquire Krave Pure Foods Inc, manufacturer of Krave jerky, an all-natural snack brand of premium jerky products. The transaction will allow Hershey to tap into the rapidly growing meat snacks category and further expand into the broader snacks space. “Our partnership with Hershey is a testament […]

Joint development plan

Archer Daniels Midland Company has signed a joint business development plan to continue to grow its relationship as an oils and fat supplier for Unilever in Europe, North America and Africa. The joint business development plan defines the long-term strategy and goals for the relationship and provides a clear framework for how ADM and Unilever […]

Ivory coast cocoa plant

Puratos, a global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate products, has inaugurated a cocoa collection and fermentation plant in San Pedro province in Ivory Coast. Created in partnership with the French chocolate maker, Cémoi, this confirms Puratos’ strong commitment to long-term sustainability of Ivorian cocoa. The official opening ceremony of the cocoa collection and fermentation plant (CCFP), took place on the […]

3D chocolate printing

The Hershey Company, in partnership with 3D Systems, has announced the debut of its 3D Chocolate Candy Printing exhibit at Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction. Consumers will have the opportunity to interact with Hershey scientists and the breakthrough technology. “We are now using 3D technology to bring Hershey goodness to consumers in unanticipated and exciting ways,” […]