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Editor’s blog

Healthier confectionery

One of the core features for the next edition of Confectionery Production is set to focus on healthier ranges of confectionery hitting shelves around the world.

Posted 29 March 2019

Making environmental headway

The design and development of packaging systems and associated end product materials have undergone a considerable series of improvements in recent years.

Posted 15 March 2019

A year of promise despite trading challenges

As was demonstrated at ProSweets and ISM last month, there have been some significant finished product launches, as well as equipment within the packaging and wrapping segments of the confectionery market.

Posted 15 February 2019

ISM and ProSweets deliver once again

Preparing for ProSweets and ISM events typically involves a considerable amount of planning and logistics – but this year proved once again it was well worth the effort.

Posted 8 February 2019

Historic Brexit vote leaves businesses with uncertainty

As TV political pundit Robert Peston put it before the UK’s historic parliamentary vote on Brexit last night, ‘we are living through history now’. However, even such an astute observer as he could scarcely have imagined the unprecedented scale of defeat for the government’s plans – losing by 230 votes. This is the worst result […]

Posted 18 January 2019

Happy New Year

This being the first blog of the New Year, my main task is to simply say that the past year has provided many significant highlights and I’m sure that this will prove to be the case for 2019.

Posted 4 January 2019

Keep calm and eat Christmas panettone

With less than a week to go before Christmas, you might imagine the confectionery industry would begin to wind down as we move towards a well-earned festive break.

Posted 20 December 2018