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Choc of ages

Choc of ages

A German confectioner has made the rather brave claim that it has
developed chocolates capable of countering the ageing process.

Perfectly stable

Perfectly stable

Swiss stabiliser manufacturer Swissgum is set to introduce a number
of innovations at Fi Europe, which takes place from 18 to 20
November 2003 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Allied Domecq chills out

Allied Domecq chills out

Allied Domecq, the world's second largest spirits producer, has
teamed up with Parmalat UK to launch a range of premium dairy
desserts featuring three of its brands - Malibu, Tia Maria and
Harveys Bristol Cream.

Dairy innovations

Dairy innovations

Fun, convenience and health are the clear drivers of innovation in
the food industry, as the latest review of new products from
Mintel's Global New Product Database shows.

Vepatec boxes up

Vepatec boxes up

A robotic concept from cartoning specialist Vepatec is to be
launched and demonstrated by Partners in Packaging at the PPMA
Machinery Only Show.

Milking the non-dairy market

Milking the non-dairy market

Scandinavians drink more milk than anyone else in Europe, but this
has not stopped them from becoming among the most avid consumers of
non-dairy drinks as well, helped by marketing efforts of retailers
and new product launches.

Arla passes the test

Arla passes the test

Two dairies, Danish-based Birkum Ost and UK-based Oakthorpe, have
been granted ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP accreditation. Both are owned
by dairy giant Arla Foods.

Boxing clever

Boxing clever

Northampton-based packaging firm Boxes Prestige has won the
packaging business of the year award at the UK's national Starpack
Awards.

Unilever chills out

Unilever chills out

Unilever is to target the chilled dairy market in a number of
European countries from September as it pushes aggressively into
sectors with significant growth potential.

Fresh ideas

Fresh ideas

Packaging firm Cryovac has launched a range of self-adhesive oxygen scavenging labels designed to extend product shelf life.

Wiseman in the pink

Wiseman in the pink

New supply contracts with the UK's leading supermarket groups have
helped Robert Wiseman Dairies get off to an excellent start in the
first three months of the financial year.