During the Eurosac Congress 2017 of the European Federation of Multiwall Paper Sack Manufacturers, which was held in Hamburg/Germany, the latest innovations of the European paper sack and sack kraft paper industry were honoured with the Eurosac Grand Prix Award.
Constantia Flexibles, Vienna, Austria has signed an agreement to sell its Labels division to the U.S. concern Multi-Color Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio, for an enterprise value of approximately € 1.15 bn.
There‘s no getting around the topic of palm oil right now within food products industry circles. Manufacturers are reacting sensitively to inquiries about the oil‘s use and promoting new recipes along with the claim “Without palm oil”. And in cases where palm oil is still used manufacturers are giving assurances that it comes from sustainable production sources.
Early on, Matti Spiecker wrestled with the question of how one can best support individuals and the economy sustainably in developing countries over the long run. As an economics student, he and two colleagues endeavoured on a world journey in 2006 in order to document successful projects by socially-oriented companies in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
ProSweets Cologne, the international supplier fair for the sweets and snacks industry, will once again in 2018 show its clear profile as the central order and information platform for the innovative sweets and snacks industry.
Vitafoods Europe has enjoyed another record-breaking year, with visitor and exhibitor numbers both significantly up on 2016. Almost 20,000 visitors attended the global nutraceutical event in Geneva – 13 % more than last year. Furthermore, a record 1,034 companies exhibited, up 15 % on 2016. This was the most international Vitafoods Europe ever, with exhibitors from 56 different countries, and visitors from 108.
One of the most exciting developments of the last years is the technology of 3D printing. Meanwhile, companies from the food industry that are known worldwide, such as Barilla and Katjes, are discovering the advantages of 3D printers. Suppliers of the food industry, such as Kaak from the Netherlands, also benefit from the advantages of 3D printing for the additive production.