Pressure mounts for healthier confectionery and snacks

Tuesday 28th Mar 2017

A new global study has shown the chocolate and snacks sectors are facing increased pressure to respond to demands for healthier products.

Study shows consumers in Asia are the most concerned over healthy eating

Monday 27th Feb 2017

An international study has found that consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those living in Western countries.

Container filling system for counter and shelf displays

Friday 11th Nov 2016

GEA has introduced a container filling system as an option for the GEA Aquarius BunchWrapper and TwistWrapper lollipop wrapping machines.

Containers and boxes are great ways to transport and store lollipops. Transparent containers are ideal for display on counters and shelves in retail outlets.

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Fruit Salad chews with a twist

Monday 7th Nov 2016

Tangerine Confectionery is releasing a twist on its iconic Fruit Salad chews with its new ‘Bunch of Bon Bons’ product, delivering the classic Fruit Salad taste in a new format.

The new Fruit Salad mini bon bons come in three assorted flavours and in two different pack formats...

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Mars Wrigley Confectionery formed

Tuesday 11th Oct 2016

Mars has announced its plans to combine Mars Chocolate and Wrigley segments to create Mars Wrigley Confectionery.

The new segment is designed to help Mars better serve its customers, address consumer trends and accelerate growth opportunities in a vibrant global confectionery category.

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Fibre as a ‘super ingredient’

Monday 19th Sep 2016

Tate & Lyle, a global provider of food ingredients, is to offer a range of healthy culinary creations to visitors at this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing show in Dubai.

This year, the company will showcase its award-winning PROMITOR Soluble Gluco Fibre and PromOat Beta Glucan, demonstrating how its team of industry experts can best support Middle Eastern manufacturers in meeting the demand for fibre-enriched products.

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Tangerine unveils seasonal product range

Friday 9th Sep 2016

Tangerine Confectionery, a creator of retro confectionery brands, is introducing a new Sweet Champions tub as part of its range of products for this year’s Christmas period.

Launching in Tesco stores, the tub includes a selection of confectionery classics such as Dip Dab, Refreshers, Sherbet Fountain, Wham, Mojo Chews, Black Jack Chews, Fruit Salad Chews, Frosties and the new Refresher Softies.

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Halloween makeover for retro favourites

Friday 26th Aug 2016

Tangerine Confectionery, the creator of a wide range of retro confectionery brands, is introducing a new special edition for this year’s Halloween market.

The new Sweet Champions Halloween Lollies Pouch is a brand new product that will feature brands such as Wham, Fruit Salad, Refresher and Dip Dab.

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Modular picker line arrives in the UK

Thursday 18th Aug 2016

For the first time in Great Britain, Gerhard Schubert is presenting the first packaging machine without an electrical cabinet at the PPMA 2016 show in Birmingham.

The reduced electronics further lower the maintenance costs of robot-supported packaging machines.

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New products and investment for Tic Tac

Thursday 11th Aug 2016

Tic Tac is set to benefit from a heavyweight above-the-line campaign spanning TV and VOD, as part of Ferrero’s continued brand support.

The major investment will support a rebrand campaign, including new packaging across all formats and flavours from January. The new look aims to improve visibility, appeal and relevance for shoppers.

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