An Ishida packing system featuring a 24-head multihead weigher has been implemented in the production of mixed packs of Ritter Sport cubes at food logistics and packer Nagel Group.
Ritter Sport’s choco cubes required a solution to pack mixed varieties of the chocolates into cube-shaped cardboard boxes – a small 176g size made up of 22 individual chocolates in three or four varieties, and a 240g box made up of 30 chocolates in six varieties.
Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has broken ground on a US $48m (€35m) investment to double the capacity of its Belgian chocolate production facility in Mouscron over the next two years.
Cocoa company also finalizes deal for cocoa division from Petra Foods
Lindt has expanded its bean-to-bar facility in Stratham, New Hampshire, US. It can produce 450 chocolate bars and 7,200 truffles per minute.
Chocolate lovers have a new opportunity to learn about the history and processing of their favorite treat with the opening of Nestlé’s new Maison Cailler. At the chocolate center, visitors will learn the fascinating story of the Cailler product line by Nestlé, Switzerland’s oldest chocolate maker.