Nestlé-Sainsbury’s collaboration to offer personalized Quality Street tins this Christmas

22 Oct 2018 --- Nestlé has partnered with Sainsbury’s to launch a personalized tin for Quality Street chocolates this Christmas. The partnership has cited the success of last year’s launch of a personalized tin and said that this year’s offer is even bigger and better as the promotion will run in over ten times more locations than last year, making it easier than ever for consumers to pick up the bespoke Christmas tin.

Mondelēz International pledges 100 percent recyclable packaging by 2025

10 Oct 2018 --- Multinational confectionery giant Mondelēz International has committed to making all of its packaging recyclable by 2025. As part of the sustainability pledge, all paper-based packaging will be sustainably sourced by 2020 and 65 million kg of packaging material worldwide will be eliminated by 2020. Meanwhile, Mondelēz has pledged to “provide recycling information in markets around the world by 2025.”

“Vintage nostalgia”: Crown delivers limited edition Cadbury Roses tin for Mondelez

18 Sep 2018 --- Mondelez has partnered with Crown Aerosols & Promotional Packaging to create a limited edition 80th anniversary tin for its iconic “Cadbury Roses” brand, a flagship product for the chocolatier. Introduced in 1938 as an entry point for Cadbury into the chocolate assortment market, the brand pays homage to the well-loved flower of the same name. The tins have been designed with a strong vintage look and are a collectible duo.

Fine and Raw: Standing out on the health food shelf with color, texture and taste

06 Jul 2018 ---  New York-based raw chocolate company Fine & Raw speaks to PackagingInsights about the challenges of matching packaging to brand identity, and the creative journey the company wishes to reflect through its chocolate and its wrapping. Fine & Raw has been enjoying the high that has come with a surge in consumer interest in raw treats and healthy indulgence.

Nestlé debuts new-look “sharing box” KitKat Senses

05 Jul 2018 --- Nestlé has opted to revamp its packaging for KitKat Senses, following in the trend to offer chocolate in small portion-packed, flow-wraps which tap into the “sharing trend” and offer a “wow effect” when opened, Svetlana Kourianova, European Key Account Manager at AR Packaging tells FoodIngredientsFirst. 

Family-Owned Swiss Chocolatier, Andre's Confiserie Suisse, To Attend 64th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show

18 Jun 2018 --- Andre’s Confiserie Suisse, a family-owned chocolatier built upon three generations of Swiss confiseurs, will debut its newly designed packaging with a selection of wholesale products at this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City 30 June – 2 July 2018.

Nestlé stays on top of “universal unicorn trend” with special edition smarties

12 Jun 2018 --- Nestlé has released special edition sharing bags of pink and blue smarties, as part of what they call a “seemingly unstoppable, global craze for unicorns.”

'Kids Go Free' To 100s Of Adventures With New Nestle On-Pack Promotion

25 May 2018 --- Nestle has partnered with hundreds of venues across the UK and Ireland to encourage families to spend more time together and do something fun as part of the new ‘Kids Go Free’ on-pack promotion.

Tv Passes Up For Grabs In New Nestle On-Pack Promotion

17 May 2018 --- Nestle UK and Ireland has partnered with online streaming service TV to launch a brand new on-pack promotion which will feature on some of the favorite confectionery brands. The new promotion will see the likes Of Kitkat, Aero, Yorkie, Toffee Crisp and Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles offer consumers the chance to win either a monthly Sky Cinema,

Upm Raflatac Expands Food Labeling Range With Four New Food Safe Products

16 May 2018 --- UPM Raflatac is introducing four new food-safe labeling products to the European market. This will expand the company's food labeling range, providing a wider range of material options for brand owners and packaging designers.

Kitkat Ruby Launches In UK With Anthem

26 Apr 2018 --- Anthem Worldwide, the global creative agency has continued its partnership with Nestle to create packaging designs for the highly anticipated Kitkat Ruby chocolate bar. The new product which launches in the UK this month, has been developed to target millennial ‘foodies’ who are eager to discover new tastes.

Theegarten-Pactec Presents CWM2 Wrapping Machine At IPACK-IMA 2018

11 Apr 2018 --- Theegarten-Pactec will use IPACK-IMA 2018 in Milan to present its compact and flexible CWM2 wrapping machine for chocolate products at the Opessi S.r.l. stand. The modular design of the CWM2 enables users to process different products and folding types on one machine while offering fast changeover times.

Tisomi Offers Compact Packaging Solution

06 Apr 2018 --- Tisomi Ltd has launched new, compact packaging equipment for the UK market to meet the growing demand for space-efficient flow wrapping technology from small to medium-sized businesses in the food and non-food sectors.

Easter eggs hunted: Environmental concerns surround the chocolate treats

30 Mar 2018 --- Typical Easter indulgence in chocolate eggs may well come with associations of calorie guilt for some consumers, but recent research has cast a darker shadow on the chocolate treats, indicating their potential environmental damage. Researchers at the University of Manchester estimate that the UK chocolate industry produces 2.1m tones of greenhouse gases per year and that it takes a heavy 1000 liters of water to produce one chocolate bar. The packaging that accompanies the Easter eggs add the proverbial icing to the cake, campaigners claim.

The future of plastic in an eco-friendly world

05 Mar 2018 --- The launch of the world’s first plastic-free food and beverage aisle on March 1, 2018,  at organic supermarket Ekoplaza in Amsterdam has made it easier to envisage a plastic-free world. In association with the international environmental campaigner group, A Plastic Planet, the aisle offers more than 700 plastic-free products across the meat, dairy, confectionery, and fruit and vegetable categories, with prices not expected to rise.

World first: Plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam

01 Mar 2018 --- Organic supermarket chain, Ekoplaza, has opened the world’s first plastic-free aisle in its Amsterdam store in what is seen as a major victory for the international A Plastic Planet campaign. Plans are ahead to roll-out further plastic-free aisles across all of Ekoplaza’s 74 branches by the end of 2018, including a new store in The Hague, which is set to open later this year.

The Label Makers Produce Festive Labels For Simpkins Limited Edition Launch

14 Dec 2017 --- Yorkshire-based confectioners, Simpkins, have launched three new limited edition sweet flavors in time for Christmas. The trio - Christmas Pudding, Mince Pie and After Dinner Sprout Mints - all display festive labels produced by leading label manufacturers, The Label Makers.

Maynards Bassetts Unveils New Confectionery Bags

30 Oct 2017 --- Maynards Bassetts is launching a new range of candy bags in a move designed to encourage younger consumers into the category. The brand says this is its first New Product Development launch since its re-launch in 2016.

Qualvis Qube Innovation Hits Sweet Spot With Confectionery Manufacturers

17 Oct 2017 --- An innovation that started life as a practical alternative to conventional rigid tube packaging and largely aimed at the drinks industry for bottle conveyance has become a hit at retail with confectionery manufacturers.

New Mentos™ Gum Packs Feature Velcro® Brand Closure

16 Oct 2017 --- Signaling Velcro Companies' expansion into the candy and confectionery product category, the company announced that the new Mentos™ Pure Fresh Gum Wallet Packs include the Velcro® Brand Press-Lok® closure system.