Packaging

Arjowiggins launches new translucent barrier paper

paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a ground-breaking new sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging.

As part of its mission to help food brand owners and retailers create a circular economy society, paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a ground-breaking new sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging. Sylvicta is a translucent, functional barrier paper that has been proven to preserve the quality of food and cosmetics just as well…

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Packaging sees growth in standards

Higher standards for packaging in place

 International Confectionery speaks with Marden Edwards, GEA and Syntegon about the latest developments in packaging and how increased need for automation and sustainability are at the forefront of these changes.   Since COVID-19 has continued to spread and forced industries to re-think business strategies whilst maintaining opportunities to remain financially buoyant, one industry has gained…

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Schubert says expertise and data are the new currency in service

Schubert says expertise and data are the new currency in service

For years, the packaging sector has been supplementing its services for the food industry with digital offerings such as mobile maintenance. In recent months, however, the market has been experiencing a major upheaval, triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. What was previously considered “nice to have” has become an absolute necessity overnight for the business model…

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Uelzena offers new recipes for sweetened condensed milk

Uelzena offers new recipes for sweetened condensed milk

Industrially produced sweetened condensed milk is one of the most important milk-based ingredients for the food and confectionery industry, alongside milk powder and anhydrous milk fat. The major nutritional trends of recent years, such as vegetarian and vegan products, products with an organic label, clean label or food for certain faith groups, also place new…

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Syntegon Viersen becomes HANSELLA and joins the ROTZINGER Group

Syntegon Viersen becomes HANSELLA and joins the ROTZINGER Group

ROTZINGER Group AG, based in Kaiseraugst, Switzerland, is to take over the location and most of the product portfolio from Syntegon Technology GmbH at Viersen. The two companies have reached an agreement to this effect. ROTZINGER will acquire the portfolios for filling and sealing machines as well as some of the process technology for candy…

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Syntegon Schiedam site celebrates anniversary and long heritage

Syntegon Schiedam site celebrates anniversary and long heritage

Syntegon Technology’s Schiedam site is celebrating over half a century of market presence. In October, the company’s Dutch site turns 60. Today a market-leading provider of horizontal flow wrappers, infeed and distribution systems, the current Syntegon Packaging Technology B.V. took up business as Tevopharm, an acronym of Techniek for Voeding and Pharmacie (Technical solutions for…

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Symrise advances sustainable packaging

Symrise aims to reduce Co2

Avoiding waste, recycling and reducing CO2: Symrise is implementing numerous measures for sustainable packaging as part of its zero-waste strategy. The company is using paper bags instead of plastic bags and large barrels instead of small canisters, thereby economising on materials and space. Together with customers and suppliers, Symrise supply chain experts are constantly seeking…

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HiP announces UK launch of oat milk chocolate range

HiP launch oat milk chocolate range

New brand on the block HiP (Happiness in Plants) is set to storm the confectionery market with the launch of the UK’s first oat milk chocolate range in December. Promising a creamy oat-based alternative to milk chocolate, the four-strong line-up will include: Smooth & Creamy, Cookies & Cream, Salted Caramel and Salty Pretzel flavours, RSP…

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Syntegon wins German Packaging Award 2020

The German Packaging Institute has honored Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, with the German Packaging Award in the category “Packaging Machines”: the compact TPU1000 form, fill and seal system convinced the jury with its wide range of possibilities for innovative, sustainable portion packs made of fiber-based material. The German Packaging Award 2020 underlines Syntegon’s…

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Human Food launch two new flavours and reveal ‘power up’ wrapper design

Human Food Organic Smart Food

Organic smart food brand Human Food have added an ‘Orange Bar’ and a ‘White Bar’ to their existing range of ‘Green’, ‘Red’ and ‘Yellow’. This coincides with the launch of their new bar wrapper, labelled the ‘Power-Ups’ design which includes colour-coded, bar-specific nutritional information blocks on the front of the pack. Overview The brand’s Organic…

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