Warburtons is testing a groundbreaking robot picker at its Burnley Wraps and Thins plant, where it officially opened its latest sheet and cut line on May 20.
Start-up snack makers must invest in packaging from the get-go because it’s a powerful consumer draw, says Superseedz.
Working to validate the kill step in mass oat production is extremely complex, says the head of process authority at PepsiCo Europe.
Kliklok, which has worked with McVities, Heinz and Twinings, has won a contract with Weetabix to pack its Alpen cereal bars and Weetabix biscuits at a factory in Kettering, UK.
Re-sealable zippers have a strong future in the premium snack aisle, claim suppliers.
There is an increasing demand for healthier snacks with innovative flavours, formats and sizes and this trend will continue to grow over the coming years, according to tna.
European Project, TRADEIT, hosted a Food Packaging Brokerage event during Hispack 2015 and BTA, (Barcelona Tecnologias de la Alimentacion), food technology fair, in Barcelona last week (April 23-24).
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Wentus has developed two barrier films WSL 343040 and WSL 143031, for dry food products that it claims stops the migration of mineral oils from the outer...
The demand for in-line nutrition analysis is on the rise as snack makers face increasing pressure for accurate nutrient content, says the sales director of Foss North America.
Chilled sheeters can help when processing typically sticky gluten-free dough, says Reading Bakery Systems.
Quaker has developed a pot that can be expanded ahead of microwaving, improving convenience for consumers and saving shipping costs for manufacturers.
‘The bakery sector is extremely broad, covering anything from ingredients, mixes and blends to bread, rolls, cakes and pre-made snack foods.
Extruded snack makers are using low output machines to run R&D tests in-house and many are working to develop healthier variants and inventive shapes, say equipment suppliers.
The future of in-store bakery is about being closer to the consumer, says Mono Equipment who has developed an easier rack system for baking front-of-house.
A laser sorter has helped reduce false rejection rates at the Morada nut company, according to the firm behind the technology.
Ampac has launched its first commercial stand-up pouch with Select Harvest, using a QuickZip closure and Aplix fastener.
CSB-System is offering bespoke software to help optimize efficiency and traceability in bakery production amid market pressure for speed, quality and reliability.
Replacing plastic trays with a cardboard system could allow US retailers to slash US bread prices while maintaining profit margins and lowering costs for manufacturers, says the maker of the...
The bakery sector is innovating and energized so it’s important equipment suppliers stay engaged, says the president and CEO of BEMA (Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds).
Heat and Control plans to open a large-scale manufacturing facility in India to serve a rapidly growing snacks market and bolster business in the country, its sales head says.
ExxonMobil treated guests to samples of bakery products, in partnership with its customers who use its food grade lubricants, at Anuga FoodTec last week.
Snack manufacturers can follow in the footsteps of design students – innovating positively, without a critical mind, says a market expert.
Equipment suppliers have opportunities to develop smart and safe machines as major food firms move into Africa, says the head of Danish Food Tech Group.
tna has acquired Florigo International, in The Netherlands, taking advantage of its vacuum technology which allows manufacturers to cook products at a lower temperature, claiming to reduce the formation of...
Cambridge Engineered Solutions, has launched CamEDGE, a cageless spiral system conveyor belt for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) selling primarily to the baking industry.