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Symrise advances sustainable packaging

Symrise aims to reduce Co2

Avoiding waste, recycling and reducing CO2: Symrise is implementing numerous measures for sustainable packaging as part of its zero-waste strategy. The company is using paper bags instead of plastic bags and large barrels instead of small canisters, thereby economising on materials and space. Together with customers and suppliers, Symrise supply chain experts are constantly seeking…

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Galaxy extends vegan range

Galaxy extends vegan range

Galaxy is extending its range of vegan and gluten free chocolate bars with the launch Friday September 21 2020 of two new exciting flavours – Galaxy Vegan Smooth Mint and Galaxy Vegan Crumbled Cookie. The two new bars will join, Galaxy Vegan Smooth Orange, Galaxy Vegan Caramelised Hazelnut and Galaxy Vegan Caramel and Sea Salt,…

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BENEO furthers carbon neutrality at Oreye chicory root fibre plant

BENEO furthers carbon reduction at Oreye plant

BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a 40% reduction in specific carbon emissions atits Oreye facility in Belgium. This achievement is a result of a 10-year program of energy saving, which closed with an €11 million investment into increased energy efficiency measures. The reductions at Oreye show the company’s continued commitment to prioritising sustainable practices…

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Plant-based snacking drives trend for healthier eating

plant-based snacking on the rise

Lockdown has led to a significant change in the nation’s food habits according to new research from Olam Cocoa, which shows that while we are snacking more than we were before the pandemic, we are also much more health conscious. Rather than reaching for old favourites, more of us are turning to healthier snacks and…

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Matchmaking 365+ is the new digital tool from ProSweets Cologne

Matchmaking 365+ new digital tool

In addition to the physical event, ProSweets Cologne is offering a new online industry tool for registered exhibitors and trade visitors as well as for media representatives, which enables networking with potential business partners. Via Matchmaking 365+ exhibitors can reach trade visitors in time before the fair opens, regardless of the physical exhibition dates of…

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HiP announces UK launch of oat milk chocolate range

HiP launch oat milk chocolate range

New brand on the block HiP (Happiness in Plants) is set to storm the confectionery market with the launch of the UK’s first oat milk chocolate range in December. Promising a creamy oat-based alternative to milk chocolate, the four-strong line-up will include: Smooth & Creamy, Cookies & Cream, Salted Caramel and Salty Pretzel flavours, RSP…

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Syntegon wins German Packaging Award 2020

The German Packaging Institute has honored Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, with the German Packaging Award in the category “Packaging Machines”: the compact TPU1000 form, fill and seal system convinced the jury with its wide range of possibilities for innovative, sustainable portion packs made of fiber-based material. The German Packaging Award 2020 underlines Syntegon’s…

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McVitie’s to launch two new flavours of chocolate digestive biscuits

McVitie's new Christmas flavours

McVitie’s is set to add two new festive flavours to its Digestive biscuit offering. Following on from the launch of Classic Caramel Bliss, Heavenly Chocolate Hazelnut and Luscious Blood Orange flavours in July this year, Digestive fans can soon enjoy two new, completely Christmassy flavours. A picture of the new biscuits was first posted on…

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Guittard launch baking chips into Waitrose stores

Guittard

San Francisco Bay Area chocolate maker, Guittard Chocolate Company, is launching its celebrated, honourably sourced, Fairtrade certified chocolate chips into Waitrose stores for the first time. Designed for baking, the sustainable chocolate company has been expertly crafting its chocolate since 1868 using traditional French methods. A favourite of the baking and chocolate world, it is…

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Jacketed valve solution solves food processing problems

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Valves Online has recently introduced an innovative, British designed Jacketed hygienic Butterfly Valve that solves re occurring problems commonly found in the confectionery industry. Standard hygienic butterfly valves are commonly found on food process lines and used to isolate food and beverage product. Typical use for this valve is with products like chocolate, fat, food,…

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