Day: 13 January 2021

Valeo Foods acquires German marzipan maker Schluckwerder Group

Valeo Foods acquires German marzipan maker Schluckwerder Group

Dublin-based Valeo Foods is acquiring Schluckwerder Group, maker of Lübeck marzipan, from German investment firm Novum Capital. At the end of 2018, Novum Capital began installing a new leadership team for Schluckwerder Group, including a CEO, COO and CFO. This allowed former Rolf Schluckwerder to retire. Since then, Schluckwerder, Germany’s leading manufacturer of marzipan, nougat and praline, has grown, with sales …

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Packaging technology meets new chocolate trends

Syntegon and Lareka about the developing trends in confectionery and chocolate and how packaging automation and machinery can develop to encourage this growth.   In addition to sustainability in packaging and digitalisation in many processes, consumers are also calling for healthier, more natural ingredients. This in turn affects processing technology: Reducing sugar content calls for …

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