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Hans van Schaik, MD, ECMA speaking at the ECMA Congress last week.

ECMA Congress 2018

ECMA revises its business strategy to tackle growing challenges

By Jenny Eagle

ECMA (The European Carton Makers Association) has revised its business strategy to tackle growing challenges within the industry such as Brexit, food safety, recruiting a younger workforce, currency fluctuations and sustainability.

With virtual bakery tours, iba visitors will have the opportunity to visit bakeries all around the world using VR glasses. Pic : Tartine Bakery, San Franciso

iba 2018: industry insight, trends and NPD

By Gill Hyslop

At this year’s event – being held in Munich, Germany, on September 15-20 – a swathe of exhibitors will be showcasing their innovations and solutions for bakers and confectioners – from raw materials and baking ingredients to equipment and packaging solutions,...