Jenton launches new Emplex band sealer

16th October 2019

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…

Fatherson launches Halloween range

14th October 2019

Fatherson Bakery has all the sweet (but ghoulish) Halloween treats that will make any party go with a bump.  With choices of Halloween Cupcakes, Halloween Fairy Cakes and Toffee Apple Loaf Cake. Renowned for creating award-winning products, the Fatherson Halloween range consists of four Ghost and Goole Cupcakes; vanilla cupcakes decorated with orange coloured vanilla…

Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut unleashes the full power of the cacaofruit

8th October 2019

Based on its unparalleled innovation power, Barry Callebaut AG recently unveiled at an exclusive event in San Francisco ‘Cacaofruit Experience’: an innovative range of products that celebrates the fresh, fruity taste and natural richness of the cacaofruit and marks the creation of a next-gen food & drink category.  As part of ‘Cacaofruit Experience’, the company…

Nestlé launches paper packaging for its mini KitKat bars

2nd October 2019

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…

HERZA chocolate pieces: Three new trend lines for versatile uses

30th September 2019

At the FIE in Paris the HERZA Schokolade company is presenting three new product lines, each with six types of chocolate pieces. The product lines are Chocolate Coffee Chunks, Cheesecake Temptations and Caramel Creations. Adding crunch, fruit or salt turns these chocolate pieces into trendy flavour sensations that give muesli, snack mixes and ice cream…

Sustainable packaging concepts at FachPack

26th September 2019

 Bosch Packaging Technology presents new approaches for sustainable packaging   In line with the main theme of the fair – environmentally friendly packaging – Bosch Packaging Technology will show visitors its innovative approaches in the area of sustainability at this year’s FachPack. “Sustainable packaging requires new solutions at a number of levels,” explains Torsten Sauer, project…

Innovative production technology – A key to satisfy global demand for dairy-derived flavours

17th September 2019

A recent published report on the dairy-derived flavours market, which includes the global industry analysis 2014-2018 and opportunity assessment 2019-2029 projects that, the global dairy-derived flavours market is expected to reach ~ US$ 860 Mn by the end of 2019 in terms of value, and is forecasted to reach ~ US$ 1.3 Bn by the end of 2029. According to the report, increasing adaptation of new…

Food Thoughts

New chocolate cacao melts from Food Thoughts win coveted Great Taste Awards

29th August 2019

Food Thoughts Pure Dark Chocolate 100% Cacao Melts and Food Thoughts Fine White Chocolate 35% Cacao Melts have both received the accolade of a 1-star award at this year’s Great Taste Awards. The popular foodie awards saw Food Thoughts receive a much coveted one-star award for two of its products. With over 12,722 entries this…

Smith & Sinclair

Smith & Sinclair announces global expansion

28th August 2019

Smith & Sinclair, the innovators behind the world’s first Alcoholic Cocktail Gummies, have announced the first leg of their global expansion; as the London-born company move into Europe and the US. The brand will be selling its disruptive products and growing its brand partnership and product innovation division. To date, growth of the business has…


Sweet switch for chocoholics to cut sugar intake

27th August 2019

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…