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Bosch: Biscuit makers face production challenges in portion control packs

Bosch Packaging Technology biscuits Interpack

Andreas Schildknecht,

global product manager - Bosch Packaging Technology

Flexible packaging, sufficient product protection, gentle packaging processes for crackers and cookies, are just some of the concerns manufacturers face, according to Bosch Packaging Technology.

Published: 17-May-2017

OAL: ‘You don’t need to have robots in cages any more’

OAL debuts APRIL Robotic Weighing Station Interpack

Jake Norman,

sales and marketing manager, - OAL

OAL proved manufacturers don’t need to have ‘robots in cages’ on the factory floor by introducing visitors to its APRIL Robotic Weighing Station at Interpack.

Published: 16-May-2017

GEA debuts Comas and Imaforni processing lines

GEA debuts Comas and Imaforni processing lines

Marco Gandini,

VP, head of bakery applications, - GEA

GEA debuted its Comas cupcake production line and Imaforni multi-zone tunnel oven for crackers, cakes, pies, biscuits and cookie manufacturing at Interpack.

Published: 15-May-2017

Treofan turns to phthalate-free packaging films and mineral oil barriers

Treofanphthalate-free packaging and mineral oil barriers

Jürgen Schischko

Technical service director - Treofan

Treofan has started to offer its customers phthalate-free packaging films on request using phthalate-free base polymers in the extrusion process.

Published: 11-May-2017

‘Cows head’ sliced cheese packs, small pouch formats and paper packaging take centre stage at Mondi

paper packaging Mondi Interpack

Bettina Haidvogl

marketing specialist, - Mondi

Mondi has expanded its packaging portfolio based on current trends, differentiating its products at the point of sale.

Published: 10-May-2017

Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

Marcia Pires

polymer science researcher - Braskem

Thermoplastic resin producer Braskem has partnered with Clemson University in the US and Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Brazil to create intelligent packaging which can change color if a product is unfit for consumption.

Published: 09-May-2017

Mettler-Toledo Safeline debuts four enhancements on its metal detection systems

Mettler-Toledo Safeline metal detection systems

Mettler-Toledo introduced four enhancements on its Safeline metal detection systems at Interpack.

Published: 09-May-2017

Too good to throw away

Too good to throw away

Innovative snack start-ups are proving there’s no reason for the world to continue wasting 1.6bn tons of food valued at almost $1 trillion yearly.

Published: 02-May-2017

Manning Impex ups Asian offering for UK market with seaweed snacks

Manning Impex ups Asian offering for UK market with seaweed snacks

UK-based importer and distributor Manning Impex has added Tao Kae Noi seaweed snacks to its Asian snack portfolio.

Published: 25-Apr-2017

Ingredient Alliance demystifies hemp seeds with plant-based protein snacks

Ingredient Alliance launches plant-based protein snacks

Jim Saunders

CEO - Ingredient Alliance

Plant-based food startup Ingredient Alliance has introduced new savory snacks under its Natura brand to the US market.

Published: 20-Apr-2017

Schur looks to upgrade packaging for Pepperidge Farm and Walkers Shortbread in US

Schur to alter US packaging for Pepperidge Farm and Walkers Shortbread

Tracey Gilmore

Director of business development - Schur Packaging Systems

Denmark-based packaging company, Schur, said it is hoping to work with Pepperidge Farm and Walkers Shortbread to upgrade their packaging in the US.

Published: 19-Apr-2017

Bosch moves to smaller packaging production, tapping the portion-control snack trend

Bosch moves to smaller, single-serve packaging production

Jason D'Arcy

Product Manager - Bosch

Producing smaller portion sized packaging for snack manufacturers will be Bosch’s next major focus, the packaging technology firm’s product manager, Jason D’Arcy, told BakeryandSnacks during the recent Snaxpo in Savannah, Georgia.

Published: 14-Apr-2017

Mr Trotter: British pride secures listings on high street

Mr Trotter: British pride secures listings on high street

Matthew Fort and Tom Parker Bowles received “an overwhelmingly positive response” from the moment they launched Mr Trotter’s Great British Pork Crackling onto the UK market in 2011.

Published: 11-Apr-2017

UK cricket flour energy bar wins ife 2017 Sustainable Packaging Award

UK cricket flour energy bar wins ife 2017 Sustainable Packaging Award

Yumpa, a range of energy bars made with cricket flour, is the first of its kind in Europe to have an EU accredited fully compostable wrapper.

Published: 04-Apr-2017

Have your cake and eat it: The Brexit effect on bakery and snacks

Have your cake and eat it: The Brexit effect on bakery and snacks

BakeryandSnacks asked exhibitors at ife 2017, held in London at the beginning of March, what effects Brexit may have on their companies.

Published: 31-Mar-2017

Pastinos takes on the premium snack market with better-for-you pasta snack

Pastinos takes on the premium snack market with pasta snack

UK brand Pastinos is targeting health-conscious snackers with a crunchy pasta snack as sales of regular pasta falls victim to the health kick.

Published: 29-Mar-2017

Gourmet breads on trend, says Bridor

Gourmet breads on trend, says Bridor

French artisan bakery maker Bridor says consumers are eating less bread, but are demanding higher quality when they do indulge.

Published: 27-Mar-2017

Verdiujns extends portfolio of BRC-certified wafers

Verdiujns extends portfolio of BRC-certified  wafers

Verduijns Fine Biscuits launched three savory variants to its portfolio of organic wafers at ISM/ProSweets, held in Cologne, Germany, in February.

Published: 10-Mar-2017

E-commerce the ticket to Millennial candy and snack sales: Analysts

E-commerce the ticket to Millennial candy and snack sales

Larry Levin

EVP of Innovations - IRI

Confectionery and snack companies should up the focus on e-commerce sales in 2017, even though the online channel represents 1% of overall CPG sales volumes, say analysts at IRI and Barkley.

Published: 09-Mar-2017

Hershey looks to upgrade chocolate confectionery lab upon visiting AAK’s new innovation center

Hershey looks to upgrade chocolate confectionery lab equipment

Linda Wright

Director of Chocolate Research - Hershey

AAK has opened an innovation center in Edison, New Jersey, during which it highlighted some of the most up-to-date product making technologies to partners, including Hershey, Mondelēz and Barry Callebaut.

Published: 06-Mar-2017

Dutch baker Daelmans aims to take stroopwafels worldwide

Dutch baker Daelmans aims to take stroopwafels worldwide

Daelmans has been making the caramel waffles for over 100 years and today, is the worldwide market leader, producing several million of the speciality biscuits in its bakeries daily.

Published: 03-Mar-2017

Kettle Chips ventures out of UK and to new snack territory with Snyder’s-Lance

Kettle Chips ventures into new snack territory with Snyder’s-Lance

UK business Kettle Foods is diversifying into new snacking avenues such as popcorn and potentially pretzels as it expands overseas with its parent firm.

Published: 24-Feb-2017

Soviet era’s Long Chips’ journey of endurance

Soviet era’s Long Chips’ journey of endurance

Pernes L’s Latvian snack, Long Chips, survived the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and today is available in over 25 countries.

Published: 17-Feb-2017

Ex-flight attendant creates PaPis pea protein snacks for business class passengers

Ex-flight attendant creates PaPis pea protein snacks for passengers

Startup PaPicant has developed PaPis, a savory snack bar targeted at first and business class passengers.

Published: 14-Feb-2017

wow!bab targets supermarkets with baobab cereals and bars

wow!bab targets supermarkets with baobab cereals and bars

German cereal and cereal bar company Frutelia is eyeing mainstream supermarket listings for its wow!bab product range containing baobab fruit powder.

Published: 09-Feb-2017

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