In the wake of the climate discussions in Bonn, the leading cocoa and chocolate companies signed together with the Ivorian and Ghanaian governments the Frameworks for Action of the Cocoa and Forest Initiative on 16 November.
The Sigpack VPF (Vertical Platform for Flat Pouches) from Bosch Packaging Technology, the first freely scalable flat pouch machine, has been honoured with the German Design Award 2018 in the Excellent Product Design category.
Following the first half of 2017, when the figures recorded in all end-use segments were slightly lower than in the previous year, a considerable increase in order intake in the folding carton industry is leading to a substantial upturn in business during the autumn.
After serving as Chief Financial Officer of the Barry Callebaut Group since February 2007, Victor Balli (born 1957) has decided to retire from his executive function effective February 28, 2018. The Board of Directors has appointed Remco J. Steenbergen (born 1968, Dutch national) as new CFO and member of the Executive Committee effective March 1, 2018.
The Pickerd company has been producing its famous cake glaze in the little Bundt cake package for over six decades. With the assistance of a packaging system from Selo, Pickerd offers the glaze now also in a pre-assembled stand-up pouch.
Numerous requirements in terms of hygiene, handling and storage practices have to be taken into account when packaging food products. The European paper sack and sack kraft paper industry has contributed many developments that make paper sacks a perfect packaging for food.
Wellmann Engineering, a specialist for systems and process technology, delivered the equipment and processing technology to receive chocolate deliveries via road tanker at marzipan manufacturer Niederegger, based in Lübeck/Germany.