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Tanis Confectionery: Let’s make candy smarter with our OTC 400s

Tanis Confectionery: Let’s make candy smarter with our OTC 400s

Whether you’re an existing producer or are thinking about kickstarting your own small-scale production, OTC Candy from Tanis Confectionery provides you with the right equipment and expertise to step into the game. Nutraceutical candy, and vitamin gummies specifically, have gained a lot of popularity in recent years. The recipe is critical to a great product.…

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Packaging technology meets new chocolate trends

Syntegon and Lareka about the developing trends in confectionery and chocolate and how packaging automation and machinery can develop to encourage this growth.   In addition to sustainability in packaging and digitalisation in many processes, consumers are also calling for healthier, more natural ingredients. This in turn affects processing technology: Reducing sugar content calls for…

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HDM offers disruptive thinking and smart solutions

HDM offers disruptive thinking and smart solutions

International Confectionery sits down with Dr. Tobias Lohmüller, Director of R&D and Design at Hamburg Dresdner Maschinenfabriken GmbH (HDM) to discuss his approach of less traditional methods in business.   Could you tell us what a day in the role of Technical Director at HDM is like? What daily challenges do you face?  HDM is…

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Advanced chocolate depositing and moulding lines

Advanced chocolate depositing and moulding lines

Buhler, Loynds and Lekos lay out their latest developments and processes in chocolate moulding lines, from pre-heating to de-moulding and cooling.   You need to process customised chocolate recipes–perfectly shaped, with maximum weight accuracy and an outstanding finish and snap. Buhler says its innovative depositing and moulding lines deliver that for all of their customers’…

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ProSweets Cologne and ISM cancelled in 2021 due to the pandemic

ProSweets Cologne and ISM cancelled in 2021 due to the pandemic

Just two weeks ago, Koelnmesse, the leading associations of the German sweets and snack industry, and key industry representatives were confident that they would be able to hold ProSweets Cologne as well as ISM 2021. However, due to the continuing rise in the number of infections and the associated lockdowns and international travel restrictions, Koelnmesse…

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Schenck Process Group completes acquisition of Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group completes acquisition of Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group (SPG) has completed its acquisition of Baker Perkins. The deal was signed on 16th of October, subject to regulatory approval which was granted on 13 November. Baker Perkins’ range of food processing equipment is complemented perfectly by SPG’s ingredient weighing and feeding systems. Along with the strength of the combined sales and…

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Wafer production advances to the next level

advancing wafer baking machinery to the next level

WALTERWERK and Bühler give further insight into different elements of wafer baking and how digital automation and flexible solutions take precedence in this field.   The wafer industry is a fast-paced sector which looks to innovate according to consumer demands and market changes. For example, WALTER machines are used for the fully automated manufacture of…

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Invert sugar: sweet, fresh and cost-effective

Invert sugar: sweet, fresh and cost-effective

Stefania Montalti, Communication Manager at CEPI explains the process to create invert sugar and how its properties offer better flavour and texture for the confectionery and baked goods sector. A family-run company with an international outlook, CEPI designs and manufactures turn-key systems for the storage, conveying and metering of raw materials, as well as fully…

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Chocolate refining for maximum results

Chocolate refining for maximum results

Bühler, MacIntyre and Olam Cocoa discuss all the variables in chocolate production from sourcing to conching, and how it has developed to reflect the needs of society today.   Chocolate production crosses over a whole range of different processes – whether it be sourcing and collecting cocoa beans, conching, tempering, moulding – all these are…

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Belts that ensure quality, connectivity and efficiency

Belts that ensure quality, connectivity and efficiency

Berndorf Band Group, tna solutions and the industrial process solutions company, IPCO, speak to International Confectionery about the key trends driving innovation in the belts sector.   Bakery and confectionery products have seen a rise in product demand due to the both the luxury and comforting element of eating these types of goods throughout the…

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