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What’s in store for 2017?

Confectionery Production looks at what’s in store for confectionery companies in 2017. Those with a greater understanding of their customers’ needs and the ability to adapt to those will fare particularly well.

Pricing pressure

Well, it’s official. Gone are the days you can get a Freddo bar for 10p in the UK. Brand owner Mondelēz International is set to increase the price to 30p, blaming higher input costs.

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.

Gluten-free industry association formed

UK companies have joined forces to form the Gluten-Free Industry Association (GFIA), designed to help ensure high standards and provide consumer confidence in the manufacture of gluten-free products.

Clondalkin develops stand up pouch

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury – formerly Chadwicks – has introduced stand up pouches to its flexible packaging product portfolio for UK customers.

What’s in store for 2017?

What a year 2016 was. The UK decided to exit the European Union, Donald Trump was elected as US president and Toblerone chocolate bars were reduced in size.

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

CCL Industries buys Innovia for $1.13bn

Innovia Group, which produces Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films for labels, packaging and security applications in the confectionery, bakery, biscuits and dairy industries, has agreed to be acquired by CCL Industries for C$1.13 billion.

Yamato factory move to improve efficiency

Industrial weighing machine manufacturer Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK has moved to a bigger new factory that will help it improve lead times and enhance workflow and efficiencies.

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.