Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sweets & Snacks Middle East

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The market for sweets and snacks in the MENA region is continuing to grow – Sweets & Snacks Middle East is the gateway to clients from the Middle East as well as North Africa. Figures for the Sweets & Snacks Middle East trade fair are once again indicating outstanding registration rates. A few months before the event – which takes… Read more »


Simionato to Hold imPACKED 2014

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imPACKED provides the opportunity to see live demonstrations of the latest in packaging machinery.


Chocolate director appointed

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Cargill’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia cocoa and chocolate business has appointed Inge Demeyere as its new managing director, chocolate.


UK labelling regulations

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With just over four months to go until the main elements of the Food Information to Consumers EU 1169/2011 Regulation (FIC) are due to come into effect in the UK, analysis of the industry’s journey toward compliance has revealed that larger brands are showing more visible progress than smaller brands. In the second in a series of quarterly reports, GS1 UK commissioned a snapshot of progress by analysing a basket of 20 products including confectionery and flour based products. It was also apparent that confusion remains over what is required by some parts of the regulation.