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

New packaging industry chief exec

Mr De Leo has been appointed CEO of CMFIMA, the wrapping machines manufacturing company based in Ozzano, BO, Italy. He will be replacing Mr Francesco Marchioni, who is moving to a new position within the IMA Group. Mr De Leo has extensive experience in all aspects of the packaging industry, technical, commercial and management, developed […]

Fast and accurate toppings

A special compact linear multihead weigher from Ishida Europe is delivering high speeds and excellent accuracy at small target weights for the weighing of yogurt toppings at the Budapest factory of Danone Hungary. The Ishida CCW-R-112PL is handling a variety of products including biscuit pieces, chocolate balls and cereals at weights of between 5g and […]

New joint cocoa processing facility

Barry Callebaut, manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, is celebrating the inauguration of its new, joint cocoa processing facility in Makassar. For this, Barry Callebaut created a joint venture with P.T. Comextra Majora, a diversified soft commodities trader and exporter of cocoa from Indonesia as well as a long-standing business partner of Barry Callebaut, as […]

BPA signs new commercial partner

The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has signed Mondelēz International, home of brands such as Cadbury, Bassetts, Philadelphia and belVita, as a commercial partner through to March 2017. The announcement comes as the BPA prepares to celebrate 1 year on from the London 2012 Paralympic Games with the National Paralympic Day. The new deal sees Mondelēz […]

Ingredients specialist partnership

A new partnership has been announced between Omega Ingredients, creator of specialist natural flavours, ingredients and aromas, and The Lebermuth Company, specialists in essential oils, and producers of flavour raw materials. Lebermuth essential oils, and specifically its specialist mint ingredients, will now be available to Omega Ingredient’s clients in the UK and Europe. Since 1908, […]

Asian collaboration for DKSH and Haribo

DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods, market expansion services provider for fast moving consumer goods, and Haribo have signed a contract to grant DKSH the exclusive rights to market, sell and distribute Haribo’s products in Singapore and Myanmar. This is the first time the two companies have entered into a partnership. DKSH is well positioned to […]

New yoghurt packaging system

Milchhof Sterzing, in Italy’s South Tyrol, has installed two new packaging lines with integrated top-sleeving technology for yoghurt cups. The new SetLine packaging systems can handle up to 22,000 cups per hour. Products are supplied by conveyor belt and sleeved in sets of two or eight cups. The SetLines also support operation without sleeves, meaning […]

Leadership development facility opens

Unilever has announced the opening of Four Acres Singapore, the company’s first global leadership development centre outside of the UK. The €50m facility will have a key role in developing the talent to lead Unilever, as it aims to double the size of the business, while halving its environmental impact and increasing its positive social […]

First premiums for sustainable chocolate

Leading cocoa industry players Ferrero, Petra Foods Limited and Continaf have handed out UTZ premiums to Nigerian farmers participating in the Cocoa Productivity and Quality Program, a public private partnership between IDH, Oxfam Novib, Continaf, Ferrero, Petra Foods Limited and Farmers’ Development Union (FADU) in Nigeria. The partnership project started in April 2012 and is […]

Promoting education in cocoa communities

Barry Callebaut recently inaugurated two new rural primary schools and community learning centres in Côte d’Ivoire. Since 2010 the company has funded the construction of seven primary schools in Côte d’Ivoire, providing a total to date of 21 furnished classrooms to enable over 1,000 children in rural cocoa growing areas to attend school. The company’s […]

Ghanaian farmers receive first certification premiums

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has made its first premium payments in Ghana for the production of certified sustainable cocoa beans. In total 3,900 Ghanaian farmers received the payments for the first three months production of sustainable cocoa beans following their participation in Cargill’s farmer training programme. The payments were made at a recent ceremony […]

Improved EU supply of confectionery ingredients

Confection by Design Limited (CBD) and Orchard Valley Foods Limited (OVF) have entered into a strategic partnership which creates a major new force in the supply of confectionery ingredients, decorations and inclusions to the UK and European markets. CBD has a renowned track record of innovation and manufacturing of high quality fudge pieces, butterscotches, caramel […]

Lindt & Sprüngli continues Asian growth

DKSH has recently expanded its partnership with Lindt & Sprüngli to Singapore. DKSH will provide marketing, sales, merchandising, distribution, logistics and back office services to support Lindt’s continued growth in this strategically important market in Asia. DKSH’s collaboration with Lindt & Sprüngli started in Hong Kong more than five decades ago and was over the […]

A packaging scoop

Peppersmith has chosen Alexir Partnership to be involved in the production of counter displays for its new range of sweets – tingz. The displays are both striking in design and innovative in construction. The two formats – strawberry & vanilla and orange & mandarin – are made from 100% FSC material with a ‘tuck’ end […]