19/02/2020Regardless of whether we prefer sweet or salty – the global confectionery and baked goods industry is delighted to see an increase in sales. Customers are looking for a varied range of products and packaging as well as practical packaging solutions for out-of-home consumption that are sustainable at the same time. Responsive and flexible modern technologies and equipment are in high demand.
06/12/2019As one of the largest companies for cereals in the world, the American Kellogg Company (Kellogg’s) has been committed to charitable and environmental projects for many years now. Damaged packs of cornflakes have been donated to charitable organisations and cereal waste has been used for making beer since 2019.
22/08/2019When it comes to baked goods and sweets, consumers around the world are on the lookout for healthy ingredients and the lowest possible sugar content. This desire for natural products is increasingly reflected in the packaging design.
24/06/2019Due to the high moisture content of bread and baked goods, suitable packaging needs to meet special requirements to counter the growth of mould whilst at the same time preventing the goods from becoming hard and dry or losing their aromas.
24/06/2019„Form follows function“ or is it „function follows form“? Some say the one thing, others say the other. However, one thing is indisputable: A product’s packaging is crucial for its success.
24/06/2019Within the past years, manufacturers of grain products such as bread and muesli have switched from conventional bag-in-box options to flexible pouches, also known as stand up pouches or stand up bags. In addition, the number of bio-based and biodegradable materials such as paper, cardboard and bioplastics used for packaging has steadily increased in the baked goods industry.
08/11/2018In 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.
04/09/2018Braille 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.
13/04/2018What’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?
13/04/2018Is 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.