Constantia Flexibles invests $4.5m as demand for film-based confectionery packaging grows

Constantia Flexibles invests .5m as demand for film-based confectionery packaging grows

Constantia Flexibles has invested approximately €4m ($4.5m) at its manufacturing site in Weiden, Germany, including a 10-color rotogravure printing machine, which will start production in Q2, 2017.


Source: Constantia Flexibles invests .5m as demand for film-based confectionery packaging grows

Almost one fifth of children are over tolerable levels for potential carcinogen 3-MCPD

Almost one fifth of children are over tolerable levels for potential carcinogen 3-MCPD

Almost one fifth of young children exceed the tolerable daily intake for potential carcinogen 3-MCPD, says the Dutch food safety authority, as EFSA prepares to release an assessment on the compound next week.


Source: Almost one fifth of children are over tolerable levels for potential carcinogen 3-MCPD

Spotlight on start-ups: 'Made in Africa' chocolate, food waste fruit jerky and umami butter

Spotlight on start-ups: ‘Made in Africa’ chocolate, food waste fruit jerky and umami butter

FoodNavigator will be starting a weekly feature ‘Spotlight on Start-ups’ where we interview some of the most innovative food start-ups operating in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Here we give a preview of three of them.


Source: Spotlight on start-ups: ‘Made in Africa’ chocolate, food waste fruit jerky and umami butter

Two percent faster: Asia Pacific to outpace Europe and North America chocolate sales

Two percent faster: Asia Pacific to outpace Europe and North America chocolate sales

The chocolate market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow around 2% faster than Europe and North America up to 2019, according to a Transparency Market Research’s (TMR) report.


Source: Two percent faster: Asia Pacific to outpace Europe and North America chocolate sales