Lemonheads owner Ferrara eyes Nestle's candy business

Ferrara Candy Co, the owner of candies such as Lemonheads and Now & Later chews, is preparing to participate in the auction for Swiss food group Nestle SA's U.S. candy business, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. A potential deal would add chocolate brands such as Butterfinger and Baby Ruth to Ferrara's array of gum and soft-candy offerings. Nestle said in June it would explore strategic options, including a possible sale, for its U.S. candy business, whose read more

24.07.2017 read more

Hollow cylinder production to relocate to Kippenheim

Janoschka is consolidating its production capacity in the DACH region, relocating the automated line for hollow cylinder production from Bleienbach, Switzerland, to the Kippenheim site in July 2017. The move and installation are set to be completed by the second half of July. Cylinder production, including all up- and downstream processes, will then begin immediately. The fully automated hollow cylinder production line is unique in the DACH region. The current production caread more

10.07.2017 read more

Schattdecor introduces two new products at interzum

With Proflex 3D and Smartfoil Mat+, Schattdecor presented two new products at interzum in Cologne. Smartfoil Mat+ excited fair visitors with its super matte surface and anti-fingerprint effect. Proflex 3D was convincing with the use of safe raw materials and is free from PVC and plasticizers. Proflex 3D is a product from the Finish Flex area. The base is a PP-Foil that is printed with conventional rotogravure printing presses and is provided with a thermoplastic wear layer read more

06.07.2017 read more