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Nestlé to use less plastic packaging in confectionery sharing bags

Nestlé to use less plastic packaging in confectionery sharing bags

Nestlé in the UK and Ireland has redesigned its confectionery sharing bags to use significantly less packaging – a move that will see at least 83 tonnes of virgin plastic taken out of its supply chain every year. From April, some of the nation’s favourite treats, including Milkybar, Aero Bubbles, Munchies, Rolo, Yorkie, and Rowntree’s Randoms will come in new …

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Cargill promotes sustainability and innovation for chocolate

Cargill promotes sustainability and innovation for chocolate

For nearly 200 years, Easter and chocolate have shared a sweet history. Learn how Cargill is working to ensure that the future of cocoa and chocolate is sweet for everyone Many holidays have a trademark and Easter, with its chocolate eggs, is no exception. These delicious treats were first introduced in the early 19th century and remain …

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Cool Öcoologisch Herz Lolli uses NatureFlex packaging

Cool Öcoologisch Herz Lolli uses NatureFlex packaging

German confectionery brand, Cool, has chosen NatureFlex compostable cellulose films from Futamura to package its confectionery product Öcoologisch Herz Lolli. NatureFlex, and its big sister brand Cellophane, have long been used for confectionery packaging due to their excellent technical performance for this market application. They have good barrier, outstanding optical clarity and unrivalled deadfold, a …

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Black Forest announces  sustainable commitments focused on real action 

Black Forest announces  sustainable commitments focused on real action 

In celebration of International Day of Forests on March 21, Black Forest, a candy and snack brand inspired by real forests, announces its purpose commitment to become a sustainable brand. As the first in the candy gummy and fruit snack category to make this purpose-led pledge, Black Forest is taking real action including committing to real ingredients that are better for people, moving to fully …

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ADM launches new policy to protect forests, biodiversity and communities

ADM launches new policy to protect forests, biodiversity and communities

ADM has furthered its commitment to sustainable, ethical and responsible production with the release of a new Policy to Protect Forests, Biodiversity and Communities. ADM’s previous policy was issued in 2015, and the company began the process of reviewing and revising it last year as a step toward building a more resilient and sustainable food …

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Minebea Intec offers optimum efficiency for the confectionery industry

Minebea Intec offers optimum efficiency for the confectionery industry

Product quality, efficiency and safety in production are particularly important within the confectionery industry. With its weighing and inspection solutions, Minebea Intec provides the key components for efficient production and offers a complete overview of the entire production chain with supporting software, such as statistical process control. Leading confectionery manufacturers such as Sula, a producer …

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Yowie Group launches "Every Bunny Loves Yowie" Easter campaign

Yowie Group launches “Every Bunny Loves Yowie” Easter campaign

Yowie Group, the confectionery company that brings families sweet treats combined with an educational experience, has announced the launch of their Easter campaign titled “Every Bunny Loves Yowie.” This year, Yowie will be offering special Easter discounts, free activities like making an eco-friendly Easter basket and colouring a Hoppy Easter card for some-bunny special, surprise-inside …

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Sweet pickings for Crilco after Spanish confectionery deal

Sweet pickings for Crilco after Spanish confectionery deal

Newry-based boiled sweets maker Crilco Confections has won its first significant export deal in Spain, reports Irish News. The family-owned business, established in 1974 by Peter Crilly, will supply its premium range of traditional handmade sweets in bags to a distributor in Malaga for stores in the region. The deal follows an approach from the …

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GEA presents slicing and packaging technology innovations

GEA presents slicing and packaging technology innovations

From April 19 to 30, 2021, GEA will offer its customers and interested parties a contemporary alternative to the traditional customer event. The international industrial technology group is hosting a series of digital events, which can be booked on demand and range from webinars and live discussions, to virtual demo experiences, all staged at different …

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