Organisers of the major global Interpack packaging and processing trade fair have confirmed the dates of the next event, which will now be held between 4-10 May, 2023, at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany, writes Neill Barston.
A historic first was recorded in The Dominican Republic, which recently held its debut National Chocolate Festival in Santo Domingo, celebrating some of the region's finest artisan confectionery, reports Neill Barston.
The provenance of product ranges, sustainable sourcing and packaging are set to play a significant role in the sweets and snacks category for 2021, according to Innova Market Research, writes Neill Barston.
A gathering of nine leading confectionery companies has attended an unveiling of an innovative production process, Connect, which creates 3-D gummies and jellies confectionery ranges, writes Neill Barston.
The Mars group has confirmed a partnership valued at £350 million with logistics business DHL, for a major project to construct two key warehousing facilities that significantly enhance its delivery operations, writes Neill Barston.
A core target of sourcing sustainable, high grade cacao is the key goal set for Twenty Degrees, a new international business for the sector backed by Olam Cocoa, reports Neill Barston.
IUF global union calls for reinstatement of 14 workers at Cargill’s Turkish sugar and starch facilities
The global IUF trade union has called for the reinstatement of 14 production workers involved in a long-running dispute with Cargill at a sugar and starch processing factory in Turkey, over claims they were unfairly dismissed, that are strongly denied by the company, reports Neill Barston.
US customers of Kit Kat are in for something of a treat with the arrival of of its latest thins range, which are produced in the region under licence by The Hershey group.
The UK division of Mondelēz International has celebrated after gaining an accolade from global jobs listings and insights group, Glassdoor, achieving its Employees’ Choice Award for the best place to work in 2021.
Global packaging group Innovia Films is launching the next film in its new Propafilm Strata range of transparent high barrier, mono structure, packaging solution aimed at the confectionery, biscuit and bakery market.
The US-based premium Guittard Chocolate Company has enhanced its commitment to sustainable production values in adding solar panels to its Fairfield site.