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FoodEx 2020 set for success with GEA

GEA will present solutions at FoodEx 2020

International technology group, GEA, will showcase its comprehensive portfolio of pioneering processing and packaging equipment available in the UK at FoodEx 2020 (stand P130), taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from March 30 to April 1. In a market where customer preferences, economic trends and global competition increasingly influence operations, food producers need to…

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GEA emphasises sustainable packaging at Packaging Days

Sustainable packaging suggested by GEA

With sustainability increasingly important in food packaging, it’s only logical that packaging systems not only need to be efficient, safe and flexible but also conserve energy and resources. GEA product experts demonstrated the technology group’s solutions for this segment at this year’s Packaging Days, staged at the Biedenkopf plant (Germany) in November. Over two days,…

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Quality Street tins get personal in Ireland

A personalised Quality Street tin

This Christmas, Irish Quality Street fans can for the first time personalise a tin of this iconic festive favourite at select Dunnes Stores as Nestlé announces “Quality Street gets personal”. The service is available for a limited period at the below stores: Dunnes Stores, Cornelscourt, Dublin 18 – Tuesday 3rd / Wednesday 4th / Thursday 5th December Dunnes Stores,…

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Future Foods launch new pretzel range

Future Foods launch new pretzel range

Egyptian snack manufacturer, Future Foods, has successfully launched a new pretzel range after collaborating with tna, a leading solutions provider in the food processing and packaging industry, to successfully install a seasoning, processing and packaging line. This launch has helped Future Foods achieve 100% productivity at high speeds of up to 165 bags per minute…

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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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Nestlé launches paper packaging for its mini KitKat bars

Food and drink conglomerate, Nestlé, announced its plan to only use 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025 back in January, and now the first step in that direction is being realised through mini KitKat bars. Nestlé’s Japan branch recently shared a new packaging design for its miniature KitKat chocolate bars, which features a paper wrapper…

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TOMRA Food to showcase food sorting capabilities at Pack Expo

TOMRA Food

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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Nestlé wraps Yes! snack bars in recyclable paper

Nestlé

Nestlé is taking a ground-breaking step in its commitment to the environment with the launch of its Yes! snack bars in a new recyclable paper wrapper. The company claims this is the first time a confectionery bar has been packaged in paper using a high-speed flow wrap technology. This launch, Nestlé officials proclaimed, has unlocked…

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IPPR calls for plain packaging on sweets

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), which is part funded by local and national government departments, is calling for a number of hard-hitting new measures to help protect public health. Plain packaging for confectionery, crisps and high sugar drinks would “level the playing field between confectionery products and fruit and vegetables,” its new ‘Ending…

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