Tna develops turnkey blending system for sweets
Tna has launched a new turnkey vibratory motion blending system to mix multiple dry or wet products.
Savoury snack showcase
Some 155 exhibitors descended on Vienna, Austria, for the biennial Snackex trade show and conference from 21-22 June. Katie Smith reports.
‘New generation’ extrusion equipment unveiled
A new generation of extrusion equipment for the snacks industry was showcased by Baker Perkins at the recent Snackex trade show in Austria.
Netzsch presents first CIP conch
Netzsch Confectionery has developed what it claims is the world’s first cleaning in place (CIP) conch, offering new possibilities for the production of confectionery masses.
Puratos adds to baking mix range
Baking, patisserie and chocolate ingredients business Puratos has launched three new baking mixes to enable high street and small industrial bakers to personalise their breads, allowing them to create multiple bread varieties.
A look at Interpack
As the industry gears up for the international processing and packaging fair Interpack, Confectionery Production takes a look at what will be on show.
‘How to’ videos to showcase best practice
Silverson Machines has released a series of new ‘How to’ videos to demonstrate and instruct how to get the best results from key food ingredients, including xanthan gum.
GEA completes entry into bakery market
GEA has completed its entry into the bakery market by closing its acquisition of Imaforni, an Italian supplier of advanced lines for crackers, soft and hard biscuits.
Capol develops organic candy products
US-based confectionery coating and glazing business Capol has introduced two new organic candy products.
Pecan Deluxe adds capacity in Europe
Pecan Deluxe Candy is starting 2016 with a significant (undisclosed) investment in new premises half a mile from the company’s factory, but closer to primary access routes and with potential for expansion, the company says.
Multi-flavour pick and place
Cama has developed the IG 270, a new modular robotic loading unit, for a prominent US customer.
Industrial bakery mixers
Polin has developed a range of planetary mixers for larger and industrial bakeries that offers a practical and cost effective solution for high volume planetary mixing applications.
More efficient anaerobic digestion
Nestlé’s Fawdon factory in the UK is using a new anaerobic digestion system to turn chocolate and sugar confectionery waste from the site into renewable energy and clean water. The system involves mixing rejected chocolates and sweets that are not suitable for sale with waste residues such as starch and sugar and partially dissolving them […]
Light and airy
Consultant Bill Edwards discusses the methods used to produce aerated sugar confectionery. Aeration is a process that dates back to the origins of sugar confectionery.