The San Francisco-based wholesale and private label bakery made a case for its madeleines and palmiers at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show last month – a first-time visit.
The fruit ingredient supplier will debut Jus Fruit Fibre+ designed for snack producers at Food Ingredients Europe, to be held December 3-5 in Paris, France.
Arcadia Biosciences has appointed Randy Shultz as head of R&D to nurture its recently formed specialty genomics team and focus on the company’s wheat project with Ardent Mills.
Graphic Packaging International and Graphic Packaging International Canada have agreed to acquire Seydaco Packaging Corp and its affiliates National Carton and Coating Co., and Groupe Ecco Boites Pliantes Ltée.
tna has acquired Unique Solutions in Chicago, US, which makes promotional labels and inserts for clients including Nestlè and Hershey’s.
Trefoan invited guests including Bosch, Nestlé, Mars and Danone, to see what it claims to be one of the largest production lines in Europe for five-layer label and packaging film last week.
Treofan has spent €60m in the past two years upgrading its plants in Germany, Italy and Mexico. It also has a sales office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, US.
Coveris Holdings has acquired Olefinas, now known as Coveris-Olefinas, an agricultural plastics company with operations in Guatemala and Mexico.
Canadian food manufacturer Lassonde Specialties has moved from cans to SIG Combibloc cartons in response to the packaging trend in North America.
At its annual Excellence Awards ceremony, Premier Foods bestowed Supplier Innovation of the Year honors upon Alexir Partnership, a UK-based packaging company.
FlexLink has launched a conveyor platform aimed at tackling product flexibility, capacity issues and lower operating costs.
The bakery and snack sector is not generally seasonal and is comprised of staples, but manufacturers can exploit the lucrative Christmas period through packaging design, an analyst says.
Ahlstrom to demerge Label and Processing business
Ahlstrom announced today that it is to demerge its Label and Processing business to focus on other areas including food packaging.
FoodNavigator.com is hosting a virtual conference and expo next Thursday - March 29 2012 - on bakery formulation. Hear leading voices in the industry talk about what constitutes tomorrow’s value added bakery and cereal lines and how to formulate them.
UK bakery and ingredients firm Real Good Food has posted sales and profit growth in its half year results.
Packaging equipment manufacturer Krones has formed a partnership with packaging supplier A&R Cartons in a bid to deliver added value to customers, the pair said.
Brand differentiation is an increasing challenge for industrial cakes and biscuit makers and we caught up Tanis Food Tec at Interpack 2011 to hear about new technology for value added products.
New packaging project launched at Interpack
DISPATCHES FROM INTERPACK 2011
A new packaging initiative launched at the Interpack trade event in Dusseldorf, Germany aims to share knowledge about the latest printing and packaging options and to offer designers more creative options, printers the opportunity to raise revenues and...
Tighter margins here to stay despite renewed optimism
Packaging and equipment suppliers to the food industry may have to get used to tighter margins despite renewed optimism in 2010, according to industry experts at Emballage in Paris last week.
Bemis sees upturn in flexible packaging demand
Bemis said a gradual improvement in demand for flexible packaging, especially for shelf-life extension products, was a major factor in it posting better than expected Q4 and year end results.
Bakers IAWS, Hiestand in 2.5bn euro merger
Irish baker IAWS is set to merge with Hiestand of Switzerland to
create Aryzta, a €2.5bn firm that will spear the €30bn global
value-added bakery market.
AAK UK continues to expand specialist focus
Specialist fat and oil manufacturer AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) UK has
acquired Croda Food Services in a bid to expand its specialist
Food and industrial ingredients drive Tate & Lyle growth
Tate & Lyle has reported a strong full year 2007, the third
consecutive year of sales growth and a key one for repositioning
towards value added ingredients. But despite this, EU sugar reform
continues to prove a drag.
Friesland takes spray drying to Asia
Friesland Foods is expanding its spray drying operations within
Indonesia, as it looks to capture growing demand for powdered
ingredient ranges in the region.
Campina targets appetite control with Fabuless deal
Weight management moved further into the mainstream dairy sector
this week after ingredients firm DSM signed a deal to put its
Fabuless satiety product into a new Optimel dairy drink from
On-target Tate & Lyle forms fermentation partnership
Tate & Lyle has formed a partnership to speed up the
commercialisation of fermented ingredients after posting on-target
Tate & Lyle year profits hit by sugar reform
Tate & Lyle's full year profit fell by 79 per cent to £ 42m due
largely to reform of the European sugar market.
Carbery corporate relaunch focuses on value added market
Carbery believes that its new corporate structure will enable the
dairy ingredients giant to tap growing demand for added value
products and provide a one-stop-shop for manufacturers.
Tate & Lyle expands ingredients empire
New acquisitions announced today by Tate & Lyle underline the
UK group's strategy of achieving a truly diverse added value
APV Baker to aid product line diversification
APV Baker has developed a new co-extrusion technology that will
enable food makers in the cereal and snack market to add value to
their products in a number of ways including a larger variety of
shapes and an even wider range of fillings.
Urban Russians demand more fresh meat
Meat processing firm Kampomos has launched the first of its new
high margin product range in Russia, aimed at growing demand for
freshness and diversity among more affluent city-livers while also
easing pressure from high costs, reports...
SIG divests to concentrate on core business
SIG is selling the Italian companies SIG Simonazzi (beverage
filling equipment) andSIG Alfa (labelling machines) to the Tetra
Tate & Lyle: pricing rounds squeeze EU margins
Pricing rounds in the tough sweeteners market draw to a close with
UK starch and sweetener supplier Tate & Lyle expecting a slight
fall in margins for Europe.
Arcelor launches new steel for modern food packaging
Arcelor Packaging International (API) has launched Creasteel, a new
steel for food packaging that could revolutionise the sector by
opening up a whole new world of design possibilities.
New rice carton targets premium-end market
Designer packaging for staple foods such as rice may still be a
novel idea, but could catch on following the success of Riseria
Tate & Lyle to up sucralose output
Tate & Lyle, the British sugar and starches group, is to expand
production of the sweetener sucralose at its plant in the US to
meet increased demand for its Splenda brand.
Giles Foods looks for supply chain gains
Faced with dramatic growth in its speciality bread and quiche
business, British food group Giles Foods has been obliged to step
up its back office operations to ensure that customer service
levels keep pace with the rapid rate of...
Sabaté Diosos creates Italian division
Sabaté Diosos has established an Italian subsidiary, Sabaté Italia,
for the sales of its cork division products.