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Cachao, Spanish luxury plant-based chocolate brand, launches in UK

14th February 2019

Brand responds to British demand for high quality vegan chocolate with handmade and organic bean-to-bar chocolate created by renowned chocolatier, Tino Wolter. Cachao, one of Spain’s luxury chocolate brands that produces handmade, organic and plant-based bean-to-bar chocolate on the Balearic Island of Mallorca is now available in the UK for the first time. Cachao is…

Brazilian companies celebrate record increase in sales at ISM 2019

13th February 2019

Closed deals at the fair are expected to generate US$ 51 million in export revenue from confectionery and snacks over the year The results of the participation of 17 companies at ISM 2019, confectionery and snacks fair in Cologne, Germany, confirmed the best expectations of the industry. More than US$ 6 million in sales have…

Sensor technology provider, TOMRA, strengthens set-ups in China

12th February 2019

TOMRA, provider of sensor-based sorting technology, is committed to its long-term development in China and has further strengthened its set-up in this fast-growing market. Since establishing the first subsidiary in China in 2010, TOMRA has been actively increasing its investment and business activities in this dynamic market. Currently TOMRA has three businesses operating in China:…

TOMRA’s Nimbus sorter successfully automates confectionery sorting at Swizzels Matlow

8th February 2019

Swizzels Matlow, a family business that produces sugar confectionery in the United Kingdom, has chosen TOMRA’s Nimbus optical sorter to automate the sorting process of its ‘Drumstick Squashies’ in order to meet fast-growing demand while ensuring the consistently excellent quality of the product. Swizzels is one of the longest-running sugar confectionery factories in the world,…

Bühler strengthens its strategic position and continues to grow

7th February 2019

The Bühler Group continued its positive development in 2018. All businesses achieved organic growth. Haas was successfully integrated into the Bühler Group in 2018 and contributed to Bühler’s success. Group turnover increased by 22% to CHF 3.3 billion. The Bühler Group has further strengthened its strategic position by establishing a third business pillar, Consumer Foods.…

Bühler appoints Mark Macus as new CFO effective September 1, 2019

6th February 2019

Andreas Herzog, who has held the CFO position for 17 years, will retire effective September 1, 2019. His successor is Mark Macus, who was previously employed at Bühler for five years and who currently serves as CFO of the Vitra Group. Andreas Herzog has made a substantial contribution to professionalising and globalising the financial organisation…

Bühler co-founders Future Food Initiative with ETH Zürich and EPFL

5th February 2019

Bühler has committed to co-found the Future Food Initiative launched by ETH Zürich and EPFL, together with the industrial partners Givaudan and Nestlé. The initiative aims to accelerate the development of healthy food products and more sustainable, plastic-free packaging. Its research lays the ground for secure access to affordable nutrition, addressing global challenges of hunger and…

Volpak: serving the market with forty years of innovation

30th January 2019

2018 was a highly significant year for Volpak, a Coesia Group company, standing out particularly for its presentation of the SC+, a high-performance HFFS continuous motion machine that marks a real breakthrough in the pouching sector. Meanwhile the order book for ENFLEX, Volpak’s entry-level brand specialising in medium-low speed machines continues to grow doubling. Last…

Bebeto unveils reduced sugar treats

30th January 2019

In response to growing consumer demand for healthier options, popular confectionery brand Bebeto has revealed three new products with 30% less sugar. Launching officially in summer 2019, the products will be available in attractive, shelf-ready packaging and are set to be a tasty treat for retailers and end-customers alike. High in fibre and with no…