Kiran Grewal

Halloween

Halloween candy pouches are a trick and treat for consumers

The Halloween theme of the shaped confectionery pouches has been going down a trick and treat with consumers in the US. Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has also provided pouches featuring thematic designs for Easter and Christmas. The key features of the pouches, that are suitable for dried snacks and pet …

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alt.Chocolate - a cost effective solution?

alt.Chocolate – a cost effective solution?

International Confectionery’s Technical Editor, Clay Gordon, looks into manufacturing cacao and the different methods of processing them to achieve alt.Chocolate. I would submit, when most people think about challenges the cacao to chocolate supply web is facing these days, that issues including illegal child labour and trafficking, farmer livelihoods, de/reforestation, and mitigating the effects of …

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Higher efficiency with the Tanis 800 Compact

Higher efficiency with the Tanis 800 Compact

Get to know the game-changing production line with versatility from Tanis Confectionery, presenting an ideal solution and multiplying options for manufacturers. One of the most exciting things about gums and jellies is the huge diversity of products that can be created. Possibilities are increasing all the time. But taking advantage of this presents manufacturers using …

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Industrial Physics offer image comparison and automatic solutions

Andre Jansen, Global Sales Manager DTV, of Eagle Vision (a member of the Industrial Physics family) discusses the pioneering Dirty Tray Vision System and how it is transforming starch moulding lines. Industrial Physics is a global test and inspection partner which provides packaging, product, and material integrity testing solutions to manufacturers, production lines, and laboratories across …

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Luker Chocolate: Premium cocoa, full traceability and sustainable projects

Luker Chocolate: Premium cocoa, full traceability and sustainable projects

International Confectionery’s Editor, Kiran Grewal, sits down with Camilo Romero – CEO Luker Chocolate for this month’s big interview, looking at the importance and history of Colombian cocoa. Why is it important to uphold Colombian cocoa and chocolate?  The importance of Colombian cocoa lies in our history and culture. Farms across the country have cultivated …

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Boost bakery business through technology

Boost bakery business through technology

Understanding the dynamic nature of the global bakery and snack food industry and how software technology can help deal with many challenges, even as more normal times return. Technology in bakery systems has worked to improve the efficiency and production of baked goods, whilst aiding communication methods between customers and offer remote services during the pandemic. …

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Oterra

Oterra signs agreement to acquire Diana Food’s colouring business

Oterra, is pleased to announce that, outlining its intent to acquire Diana Food’s natural food colouring business, both parties have today signed the transactional agreement. Following the completion of the transaction, Oterra will fully integrate Diana Food’s natural colouring business into its world class offering. Diana Food is currently owned by Symrise AG, a global …

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Ritter

Ritter Sport introduces new packaging design concept

The colourful world of Ritter Sport is launching a new packaging design concept this autumn for its Travel Retail Edition range with the brand’s enduring sustainability mindset and visibility in the travel retail marketplace a key strategic focus. Ritter Sport is targeting the travel retail market with updated packaging designs that feature across its bestselling …

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CarobWay explores the hidden gems of carob

CarobWay explores the hidden gems of carob

CarobWay, the foodTech start–up, paves the way to sustainable, advanced agriculture and guaranty fair-trade to the growers. FoodTech and agriTech start-up CarobWay, Ltd. has said it is bringing carob from the Bible to the modern table as a super-nutritious, highly sustainable food crop. The company cultivates locally grown carob trees to boost carob-based product development. The …

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