News Topic: Supplier


Bosch Packaging Becomes Syntegon Following Sale

Waiblingen, Germany — With the closing of its transaction with CVC Capital Partners, Bosch Packaging Technology will now operate as independent enterprise Syntegon Technology GmbH with a focus on intelligent and sustainable technologies, and expanding the service range, according to the supplier. Marc Strobel, a …

Bell Flavors Receives SQF Excellent Rating For Ninth Consecutive Year

Northbrook, IL — Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.’s Northbrook facility has received its highest score of 99 during the plant’s 2019 SQF audit, the supplier reports, noting it was rated “excellent” for the ninth consecutive year. Bell reports it is a yearlong preparation for …

Kaupert, Treiber Trays Join Crosio & Associates Stable Of Lines

Buford, GA — Crosio & Associates is adding two German companies to the line of confectionery equipment it represents. Kaupert GmbH & Co. produces chocolate moulds, tray packaging and de-nesting equipment at its Erndtebrück, Germany facility. The company has been in business more than …

Ingredion, SweeGen Extend Distribution Deal

Westchester, IL — Ingredion, Inc. and SweeGen, Inc., makers of stevia sweeteners, have extended their distribution deal for three more years on a non-exclusive basis. “Ingredion has been a global distributor for SweeGen and a great partner to support the commercialization of our next-generation …

Berlin Packaging Completes Novio Acquisition

Chicago — Berlin Packaging LLC has finalized its purchase of Novio Packaging Group B.V., a Netherlands-based supplier, creating Europe’s “first packaging supplier for all markets and substrates,” according to the acquiring firm. “Having completed four European acquisitions and four seamless integrations in 2019, we are …

Baker Perkins Adds Small-Batch Gummies Cooker To Portfolio

Peterborough, UK — New to its line of small, flexible production systems for functional gummies and confectionery markets, Baker Perkins Ltd. is launching JellyCook, a small batch cooker for gummies, according to the supplier. The system brings the benefits of starch-free production and can …

Barry Callebaut Sourcing 51% Of Ingredients From Sustainable Sources

Zurich, Switzerland — Barry Callebaut AG is now sourcing more than 50 percent of its ingredients for sustainable sources, the supplier reports. During the past fiscal year, 47 percent of the company’s cocoa and 54 percent of its other ingredients used were sustainable as part …

FDA Grants Temporary Permit For Marketing Of Ruby As Chocolate’s Fourth Type

Chicago — Barry Callebaut AG’s Ruby chocolate has been given a Temporary Marketing Permit (TMP) by the FDA, allowing the pinked-hued variety to be marketed as chocolate in the U.S., the supplier reports. The company notes this is an important step in establishing Ruby as …

Cargill, DSM Venture Avansya Starts Commercial-Scale Stevia Production

Wayzata, MN — Avansya, a joint venture between Cargill, Inc. and Royal DSM, has started production at the first commercial-scale fermentation facility for stevia in the U.S., the supplier reports. The site produces EverSweet zero-calorie sweetener. The $50 million, 10-000 square-foot facility located in …

Sustainable Coconut Oil Program Reaches 4,100 Farmers

Singapore — Between October 2015 and October 2019, the Sustainable Certified Coconut Oil Production program (SCNO) trained more than 4,100 coconut farmers in good agricultural and processing practices and farm management, while 1,600 received additional training to meet Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Agriculture Standards, Cargill, Inc. …