Market uncertainties with Brexit have made many UK firms wary of investment, including within confectionery. But as Neill Barston reports, Euromonitor research indicates there may be hope ahead
Reducing sugar content within a broad range of product groups has posed considerable challenges for the sector. Neill Barston reports on latest recommendations for potentially extending taxes upon the industry to encourage greater product reformulation
A study from the World Obesity Federation has called for food and drink adverts, including confectionery, that target children with video games, apps and social media, to be more intensively regulated.
A new international packaging trade fair has been established by the interpack alliance of Messe Düsseldorf, expands into the Middle East Africa region, pacprocess MEA event.
Nestlé has announced it is creating an Institute of Packaging Sciences, which will be dedicated to the discovery and development of functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions for food and beverages, including confectionery.
With deadlines looming for our festive edition of the magazine, this will be a relatively short, but hopefully sweet update from myself this week.
Nestlé has revealed its stockpiling plans as it warns of “severe consequences” of a no-deal Brexit next March.
Ambitious plans have been put forward by Nestlé for a collaboration with Sime Darby Plantation (SDP), piloting a scheme aiming to tackle human and labour rights abuses within the company’s palm oil supply chain in Malaysia.
International confectionery business Nestlé has joined with international governments in and governments in signing a key agreement on reducing plastic waste.
The past couple of years have seen corporate agendas dominated by initiatives aimed at addressing major issues within the cocoa supply chain.
Nestlé has reported it is closing in on its 2020 No Deforestation commitment, by becoming first global food company to implement Starling, a satellite-based service, to monitor 100% of its global palm oil supply chains.
The results of a new survey showing that consumers in the UK would favour a tax on plastic packaging perhaps comes as little surprise.