Taking a holiday is something that’s of real importance to us all just to recharge batteries and gain some fresh perspective on events.
Posted 18 July 2018
This past month has been a particularly busy one in terms of travel, as I enjoyed visiting several key businesses operating within the confectionery and bakery sectors.
Posted 11 July 2018
The decision announced by Bosch that it is intending to sell its well-established packaging machinery division represents a significant moment for the sector.
Posted 4 July 2018
This month has seen Mary Barnard, president of Mondelēz International’s European chocolate division appointed as Caobisco’s first female president.
Posted 27 June 2018
Having just received the results from this year’s IPACK-IMA event, it was encouraging to see how the trade show gained almost double the attendance of three years ago.
Posted 13 June 2018
According to a new report from the MarketsandMarkets’ research group, global demand for confectionery machinery is set to rise significantly over the next five years.
Posted 6 June 2018
With a largest-ever total of over 1,500 exhibitors, this year’s IPACK-IMA in Milan, Italy this week appears destined to be particularly memorable on a number of levels.
Posted 30 May 2018
The latest report from Public Health England (PHE) on progress made by the food and drink sector in reducing sugar content in products is likely to make particularly difficult reading for the confectionery and bakery markets.
Posted 23 May 2018
With just two weeks to go until the most talked about wedding on the planet takes place between HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, it’s no surprise that industry is making the most of it.
Posted 9 May 2018
Among the most significant issues to emerge this past week has been that of the UK Plastics Pact, which has outlined an ambitious set of proposals to drastically reduce packaging waste.
Posted 2 May 2018
These past few days have been very much about the World Cocoa Conference here in Berlin.
Posted 25 April 2018
This week saw the UK launch of the much-heralded ruby chocolate, which has finally made its way to Europe, after its grand launch in Shanghai last September.
Posted 18 April 2018
As with all sectors of industry, financial results seasons appear to come around at an extremely rapid rate.
Posted 12 April 2018
On my travels over Easter, I was particularly impressed by the sheer range of confectionery that appeared on retailers shelves over the weekend.
Posted 5 April 2018