Spain has tightened up its bread definitions. Pic: ©GettyImages/JackF

Spanish law reform tightens bread definitions

By Gill Hyslop

A new law came into force in Spain on July 1 2019 that restricts the classifications of ‘wholemeal’, ‘sourdough’, ‘artisanal’ and ‘multicereal’ bread.

The Espita Barrada or Crossed Grains Trademark. Pic: AOECS

Spain to adopt EU gluten-free licensing system

By Gill Hyslop

The Federation of Coeliac Associations of Spain (FACE) has pledged to use the European licencing system Espiga Barrada (the Crossed Grain Trademark) from 2020.

Mauro Stipa

ILIP to expand in Spain

By Jenny Eagle

ILIP, thermoformed plastic packaging for fresh produce has increased its presence in Spain with a sales strategy focusing on the Iberian Peninsula's fresh produce market.

Mivisa makes tinplate food cans.

Crown to install an additional production line at Vigo

Crown Holdings to go ahead with Mivisa acquisition

By Jenny Eagle

The European Commission has approved Crown Holdings acquisition of Mivisa, in Spain, as long as the company meets certain criteria regarding its competitors.

Andaltec Southern Spain

Andaltec to improve packaging shelf life

By Jenny Eagle

The Andalusian Plastics Technology Center (Andaltec) in Martos (Jaén), southern Spain, is working on a dozen projects related to packaging in the food industry.


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