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BEMA Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 Dubai

BEMA networking event Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

By Jenny Eagle

BEMA (Baking Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds) brought together its exhibiting members at the inaugural Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai, recently.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014, Dubai, Middle East

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

Middle Eastern delight as Gulfood Manufacturing draws to a close

By Jenny Eagle

Debuting as the biggest food and beverage processing event in the Middle East, Africa, and South East Asia (MEASA) region, Gulfood Manufacturing welcomed more than 1,100 suppliers from 52 countries to the show floor in Dubai last week.

acquisition packaging DS Smth Essentra Novolex Plastipak Packaging

Around the world in packaging acquisitions

By Rachel Arthur

Packaging giants DS Smith, Essentra, Novolex and Plastipak Packaging have all made recent acquisitions: take a whirl through our gallery to find out more...  

Popping trends of the popcorn industry: FONA

Popping trends of the popcorn industry: FONA

By Anna Bonar

The popcorn category saw a 94% increase in product launches from 2010 to 2014 with 422 of these coming from North America, says a trend report from FONA International.

Nielsen: Global snacks consumer data

Who is the global snacker?

By Kacey Culliney

Close to $400bn is spent annually on snacks worldwide, but who is the global snacker and what are the purchase motivators?

Did imPACKED make an impact?

Did imPACKED make an impact?

By Jenny Eagle

Simionato, which was acquired by HayssenSandiacre in 2011, part of Barry-Wehmiller Company, held its first factory open day in Italy recently called imPACKED 2014.

The Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2012

PMMI inducts six members into Packaging Hall of Fame

By Simone Hellyer

The president of The Packaging Association, a scientist who pioneered the PP/EVOH container and the inventor of the Cheer Pack stand-up pouch are just some of the latest recruits inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame.