Technology

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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Baker Perkins develops its remote technology

Baker Perkins develops its remote technology

Baker Perkins has developed the capability to remotely commission and start-up new unit machines throughout the world. Engineers and process technologists in the UK work with the customer’s engineers using video links and software access to provide step-by-step guidance through the process. Most unit machines can be remotely commissioned with system access allowing Baker Perkins’…

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Starch-free depositing for specialised medical confectionery

Starch-free depositing for specialised medical confectionery

Functional and medicinal confectionery has opened up new opportunities and challenges in the production process, and Baker Perkins explores how starch-free depositing can provide a seamless method.   Baker Perkins supplies complete cooking, starch-free depositing and cooling lines for the full range of hard and soft sugar confectionery – hard candy and lollipops, jellies and…

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Rinsch celebrates 15 years of the Mobile Mass Container

Rinsch celebrates 15 years of the Mobile Mass Container

International Confectionery talks with Peter Rinsch, Owner of Rinsch GmbH, where we look back on the inception of the business and how one newcomer reinvented the chocolate production process.   Could you tell us about the background of Rinsch and its mission statement? In my 20s I had rented a shed on a farm and…

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How blockchain can ensure sustainable practices in the palm oil industry

How blockchain can ensure sustainable practices in the palm oil industry

Juan Miguel Pérez Rosas, CEO, and Edoardo Cantoni, Business Development Manager, at Finboot explain how blockchain can ensure sustainable practices with palm oil production.   Palm oil has risen in infamy as an enemy of sustainable agriculture over the past few years. It has long been a key raw material in many consumer goods products,…

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DTM Print introduces edible ink direct-to-food printer

DTM Print introduces edible ink direct-to-food printer

DTM Print, international OEM and a solution provider for specialty printing systems, recently introduced Eddie – the world’s first-and-only NSF and GMP-certified edible ink desktop printer for printing onto cookies and other food items. Eddie is the latest product of US manufacturer Primera Technology, Inc. When thinking of food printers, the ones come to mind…

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Mars UK removes one million miles with new logistics operation

Mars UK has today announced a multi-year partnership with logistics leader DHL. The landmark project will see the construction of two state of the art warehousing facilities and the creation of a world class logistics operation.

Mars UK has today announced a multi-year partnership with logistics leader DHL. The landmark project will see the construction of two state of the art warehousing facilities and the creation of a world class logistics operation. The new sites, based in the Midlands and East London, represent an investment of £350m and have been designed with sustainability…

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New technology enhances chocolate production

Baker Perkins, WOLF Machines and Dumoulin discuss the advancements in technology that has aided chocolate production and coating to operate efficiently even with new recipe trends.   Emerging technology plays a vital role in the development of chocolate production facilities and equipment, and the latest generation of intelligent factories in Industry 4.0. Baker Perkins recently…

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Cocoa, ethical sourcing: Strengthening communities and our supply chain

Cargill and Whittaker’s discuss the importance of being Rainforest Alliance Certified and the impact the cocoa industry has on those who work to produce it.   Chocolate is so beloved and ubiquitous that people often forget it is a tropical treat only grown in certain regions of the world. Cocoa farmers in West Africa —…

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Baker Perkins equipment is 4.0 ready

Baker Perkins equipment is 4.0 ready

Technology ensuring equipment is Industry 4.0 ready is being fitted as standard to all new Baker Perkins machinery. Industry 4.0 harnesses data from all the machines, devices and sensors in any manufacturing operation and enables them to communicate with each other via the Internet to make informed and timely decisions. Baker Perkins’ policy is to…

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