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Gum, candies and chocolate treats and the special packaging behind this indulgent segment.

ARTICLES

Chocolate brand updates look and website

Valrhona launches its redesigned interactive website
April 17, 2014
Valrhona’s new line wears a new look, with boldly colored new packaging that makes it easier to navigate selecting chocolate according to one’s taste and usage.
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New candies pack Easter-themed boxes

April 16, 2014
MIKE AND IKE Easter Treats come in a 5-ounce box, and are the perfect sweet gift to give to family and friends.
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Candy uses new easy closure for personalized bulk packages

M&M’s applies the easy-LOCK by APLIX closure to its new personalized bulk packages
April 14, 2014
APLIX’s reclosable system allows the consumer to easily reseal and secure their package, making MY M&M’s the perfect personalized gift and party favor.
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Natural-labeling litigation

Preparing for the next five years
April 8, 2014
The flurry of litigation initiated over “natural” food labeling began half a decade ago and entered a new stage this January, as the FDA declined an invitation from three federal courts to formally define the term “natural” on food and beverage labels.
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Chocolate company packs new bite-sized chocolates

Ghirardelli Minis packs target miniature food trend and on-the-go consumers
April 3, 2014
Recognizing the opportunity to meet the needs of time-starved consumers, Ghirardelli is making it easy to enjoy each moment with a shareable, on-the-go, guilt-free indulgence.
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Fruit snacks in stand up pouches

YumEarth offers organics fruit snacks tropical flavor
February 12, 2014
The fruit snacks come in sets of five or 10 individual servings packaged in stand up, resealable pouches.
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Episode 60: Calling all innovative packages- January 2014

January 16, 2014
Submit your package for the Best of Food and Beverage Packaging awards. Submit yours by February 28.
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Christmas looks sweet in RPC confectionery packs

December 13, 2013
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas thanks to RPC Containers Blackburn’s packaging for festive Mondelēz International confectionery.
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Holiday gift package of apple cider caramels debuts

Lake Champlain Chocolates, Citizen Cider and Happy Valley Orchard partner for new caramel
December 12, 2013
Vermont chocolatiers Lake Champlain Chocolates are no stranger to collaborations with local purveyors of food and drink. Now, the chocolate company is teaming up with Citizen Cider and Happy Valley Orchard to create a new apple cider caramel.
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Winery packs holiday treats in giftable tins

Gary & Kit's Napa Valley foods pack in luxury style to pair with wines
December 5, 2013
Gary & Kit’s Napa Valley foods are made with bold flavors and simple ingredients. All the foods were crafted to pair with Clif Family Winery wines. The company selected gifting-friendly tins for their trio of chocolates.
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EVENTS

Best of Food & Beverage Packaging

4/29/14
The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis

Best of Food and Bev PackagingThe Best of Food and Beverage Packaging is an event like no other in packaging: Combining the most relevant technologies and trends in the food and beverage packaging segments with the vision needed to successfully sell to consumers in this ever-shifting market landscape.

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The Automation Conference 2014

5/20/14
Chicago Marriott O'Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL
United States
If you work with industrial automation products and technologies, The Automation Conference (TAC) is the one event that is specifically designed for you. Now in its third year, TAC offers two days of education and networking for professionals in the discrete manufacturing, continuous and batch processing and packaging fields. Read More

PLMA International World of Private Label Trade Show

5/20/14
RAI Convention Center,
Amsterdam
Netherlands
For nearly thirty years, PLMA’s annual “World of Private Label” International Trade Show has brought retailers together with manufacturers to help them find new products, make new contacts, and discover new ideas that will help their private label programmes succeed and grow. Read More

SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO®

5/20/14
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States
More confectionery and snack buyers in more trade channels than any other U.S. show! Read More

IDDBA Dairy-Deli-Bake

6/1/14
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO
United States
Discovering what's new is one of the top reasons that the IDDBA show is a must-attend event for retailers, manufacturers, and industry professionals. Read More

Global Pouch Forum

6/11/14
Westin Beach Resort
321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States

Global Pouch Forum logoThe Global Pouch Forum is the largest conference focused on pouch formats in packaging and their growth prospects worldwide, attracting an audience of more than 500 attendees in 2013.

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IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo

6/21/14
New Orleans Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
United States
More than 18,000 of the world’s top food science and technology professionals, representing the most prominent organizations in the global food sector, will join us in New Orleans this summer to learn about the most recent product, ingredient, and technology developments, and their potential business impact, as well as to identify trends that will shape the industry. Read More

NASFT Summer Int’l Fancy Food & Confection Show

6/29/14
New York City, NY
United States
Discover 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. Read More

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Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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