The global snacking giant has commenced the production of Lay’s and Doritos at its 1bn PLN ($238m) snack plant in the southwestern village of Święte; the company’s biggest investment in the country to date and its first in the EU designed to measure CO2...
Global sugar prices have rocketed 30% since mid-April as the balance between supply and demand tightens. In Europe prices have remained steady but could soon increase, according to Rabobank’s latest sugar quarterly.
Inter Link Foods has installed a multi-station Vantage recipe
formulation and traceability system at its newly acquired facility
in Poland in order to satisfy the stringent requirements of the
Tesco audit on quality and traceability.
Poland's EU membership will present new opportunities for packaging
companies as food producers look to increase the amount of packaged
food on the market, in order to meet higher standards and take
advantage of a richer population...
A combination of increasingly fast-living lifestyles and weird and
wonderful flavours is helping Poland, Hungary and the Czech
Republic to emerge as some of the most dynamic savoury snacks
markets in Europe, writes Chris Mercer.
Fast-living Poles are continuing to drive a ready meal revolution
across their country as the invasion of microwaves into consumer
homes grows - bringing plastic trays and cartons to the forefront
of packaging market trends, reports...
Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has acquired yet
another Polish alcohol distribution company, taking the number of
companies owned by the Florida-based holding to 13. But the company
is now keen to launch its own...
A boost from EU exports and a solid home market performance have
helped Polish meat processing company Sokolów to achieve bumper net
profits for the first half of 2004, but this is all part of the
plan, according to a company quietly...
The Polish government's plans to sell off the last eight remaining
Polmos businesses look ill-fated, as industry experts predict that
the weakness of the remaining brands and market saturation means
that bankruptcy is a likelier...
Poland is set to become the prime international market for Heineken
as Grupa Zywiec reports booming sales and profits for the first
half of the year. A strategy focusing on one brand for each beer
segment and concerted efforts to...
The market for fats and spreads in eastern Europe is rapidly
diversifying, whilst rapidly expanding. Furthermore the latest
product launches from the Mintel databases in this segment indicate
that functionality is becoming increasingly...
While Poland is claiming that it is has made considerable ground in
the race to meet EU food safety regulations before accession, more
storm clouds are gathering on the issue of food stockpiling, as
worried manufacturers stock up...
Countdown to the integration of 10 new member states in Europe this
April begins under the aegis of the Irish presidency. For
manufacturers, a clear understanding of the marketplace in these
countries will be vital to pitching the...
The packaging sector is becoming increasingly important in the
accession countries, according to a new report from MINEFI - DREE
elargissement. And leading the way is the agrofood and mass
retailing industry - the mainstay of the...
The steel packaging industry in Central Europe is set to prosper,
as long as outmoded means of production can be upgraded. The
consumption of steel packaging in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic
and Slovakia is projected to grow at...
Wilbo, a Polish food processor, has said that it will still go
ahead with the planned expansion of its manufacturing facilities
despite disappointing financial results, according to a report in
the Polish News Bulletin.