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 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

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

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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Sweet switch for chocoholics to cut sugar intake


Chocoholics have been urged to consider switching their regular sweet treats for a delicious alternative to reduce their sugar intake without compromising on taste. Research by a team at Queen Mary University of London has shown that sugar levels in high street chocolate bars have soared in the last 25 years – with some bars…

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TOMRA Food to showcase food sorting capabilities at Pack Expo


TOMRA Food will be demonstrating its newest sorting features live at Pack Expo 2019 for a number of selected industries, including: vegetables, potatoes and confectionery. The candy & vitamin-enhanced confectionery industry TOMRA Food will also be promoting its state-of-the-art sorting solutions for a variety of confectionery applications. Their Genius optical belt sorter uses advanced high-resolution…

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Whitakers deliver quality and deliciousness in their newest chocolate products


Whitakers Chocolates has evolved over 130 years and five generations from a small team manufacturing chocolate by hand in the back of a shop, to a 150 strong workforce producing millions of chocolates every day in a state-of-the-art production facility. The company take pride in manufacturing the most delicious chocolates, whether it be for their…

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