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Bread and pastry are optimally protected against temperature fluctuations, moisture and dehydration thanks to the right packaging. Photo: Lieken AG

Every year Germany produces 1.7 million tons of bread and pastry for the bin

08/11/2018

In Germany alone some 1.7 million tons of bread and pastry go to waste every year, says a current WWF study. Innovative ideas for secondary use and optimal packaging can help to prevent food loss.
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Rice Krispies Treats Snacks in the United States with special love notes added in Braille. Photo: Kellogg Company

Braille on personalised Kellogg’s packaging

04/09/2018

Braille has been an EU-wide requirement for pharmaceutical packaging for over a decade now. However, when it comes to bakery products, it is still quite rare. Kellogg’s are now going to change this – with stickers for personal messages in Braille.
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Good packaging doesn't just protect the product, it's also the best ambassador for the brand.  Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

EUR 5 million for a cereal box

13/04/2018

What’s the real value of a cereal box? If it’s a branded product, the supermarket price is about three euros (£2.50). Now experts are telling us that it’s worth five million euros. How can that be?
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Modern systems boast user-friendly and smart technology that ensures smooth cookie production tuned to current market trends. Photo: Bosch Packaging

Modern Machines for Cookies and Crackers

13/04/2018

Is there anything better than watching a thriller or football match on your goggle box while nibbling crisps, crackers or cookies on your couch? But these crispy tit bits are also very popular pre-packed snacks between meals when you are on the go. Modern machines are capable of reacting to various needs flexibly and in line with demand while still being profitable at the same time.
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The market for flexible packaging is also expected to continue growing worldwide. Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

Upward Trend for Packaging Industry Worldwide

13/06/2017

The figures for last year are now out and the German packaging industry can look back positively on the year: both output and turnover were up and the sector of industry also posts general growth on a global scale.
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21/04/2017

Whether you want to palletize or de-palletize products, handle flexible and rigid packages or transport heavy loads, our suction cups, vacuum generators and tube lifters will provide valuable support.
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Fat-resistant materials offer quality protection when packaging bakery goods. Photo: Weber Verpackungen.

No-Mess Snacking thanks to the Right Packaging

15/03/2017

Only a quarter of bakery products are still consumed at home. This means demand for practical packaging for food on the go is high.
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Liekens’ “Mampfred” packaging taps into an emotional vein and is fun for kids. Photo: Christoph Petersen Design

Packaging – Suitable for Children

21/02/2017

With gaudy colours, big letters and funny characters packaging for muesli and the like can become a fun factor especially for kids while promoting health-conscious nutrition among this young target group at the same time.
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It squares up nicely: the square multipurpose solution for snacks and similar products

20/10/2016

The rising demand for new packaging formats and the resulting increase in product diversity have led to a wide spectrum of innovative packaging solutions. The Square Can – a newcomer on the market – is a multipurpose can with a hinged lid. It is ideally suited for crisps and numerous other products, while also offering clear benefits in terms of storage and transport.
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Cardboard cartons as advertising media give pastry producers an ideal vehicle to convey their message. Photo: Charlie Smith Design

Packing Pastry for Generation Y

16/09/2016

The so-called “millennials” are said to be the reason why pastry producers and packaging specialists have to reorient themselves. After all, demand for cookies, sandwiches and savoury snacks “on-the-go” in re-closable bags or boxes is constantly on the rise.
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