Mars Wrigley introduces Chief Growth Officer

Mars Wrigley

Mars Wrigley announces the appointment of Cathryn Sleight to the newly expanded role of Global Chief Growth Officer. This position will lead Mars Wrigley’s global marketing, innovation, insights and analytics together with the business development agenda for the segment. Sleight, currently serving as President of Global Business Development and reporting to Mars Wrigley Global President…

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New HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA

GEA HYGiTiP automatic bag emptying system

New HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA ensures higher product safety and efficiency for food on production lines The new HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA safely and efficiently opens and discharges 25kg bags of powdered ingredients into food production lines automatically, without operator involvement, minimizing contamination risks and virtually eliminating powder waste. The new…

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Covid business continuity addressed with new virtual testing solution

Covid Virtual Testing Solution

Cama Group addresses pandemic concerns and helps maintain business continuity, by bolstering digital manufacturing services with new Live FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing) programme Thanks to its deployment of advanced contemporary automation solutions, Industry 4.0 concepts and comprehensive on- and off-machine connectivity, Cama is now able to virtualise every step of a project: from initial design…

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TOMRA open new headquarters in Johannesburg

TOMRA opens new HQ in Johannesburg

TOMRA has opened new regional headquarters in Johannesburg to strengthen its commitment to customers in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. This initiative is designed to enhance customer care through even better technical support, service, and training, and to ensure prompt availability of spare parts. The move will also improve operational efficiencies by bringing together under…

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Soft Robotics announces partnership with FANUC

Soft Robotics partners with FANUC

Soft Robotics, a robotics pioneer dedicated to solving the hardest workforce challenges, today announced a strategic partnership with FANUC, the world’s largest maker of industrial robots, that will accelerate the adoption of integrated soft robotic solutions into high-growth automation markets worldwide. Soft Robotics’ disruptive mGrip modular gripper system and automation solutions have enabled the successful…

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Whitakers Chocolates announces bold new look

Whitakers Chocolates announces new look and flavours for 2020

Chocolate manufacturer ‘Whitakers Chocolates’ is all set to launch their new confectionery range for 2020. The Yorkshire-based company will unveil their new look and extended product range, which includes luxury chocolate truffles, foiled chocolate hearts, truffle spheres and new flavours of fondant creams in January 2020. This new look is all part of Whitakers Chocolates’…

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NCA launch new video series ‘The Sweet Life’

NCA launches the sweet life

‘The Sweet Life‘ a new streamable video series from the NCA (National Confectioners Association), brings you inside chocolate and candy factories and introduces you to the people who make the fun and unique treats that are so important to holiday celebrations, family traditions and those day-to-day moments of pure and simple emotional well-being. Produced and…

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Baker Perkins launches new small batch cooker for gummy candy

Baker Perkins JellyCook batch cooker

Baker Perkins is introducing a new batch cooker to its range of small, flexible production systems for the functional gummy and confectionery markets. It will be launched officially on the Baker Perkins stand at ProSweets (Hall 10.1, Booth B040). The new ‘JellyCook’ batch cooker feeds a ServoForm Mini depositor; the system brings the benefits of…

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Schubert launches Flowpacker at IBIE

schubert Flowerpacker

Packaging manufacturer, Schubert successfully exhibited at the IBIE, the “International Bakery Industry Exposition” for the first time ever. During its IBIE debut, Schubert attracted major attention by premiering its lightline Flowpacker to the international baking industry. Large to medium sized baked goods manufacturers were curious and excited to learn more about Schubert’s highly flexibly and…

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Jenton launches new Emplex band sealer

emplex jenton

Jenton International, a specialist in high performance packaging equipment for the food, medical, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, has introduced the Emplex MPS 7503, a heavy duty, high speed vacuum band sealer with custom designed frame, conveyor transport system and EU compliant guarding. Ideal for secure vacuum bagging of food products such as snack foods…

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