Food & Confectionery


Technical Audits: Getting a check-up from head to toe

Just like we human beings, production equipment also needs a health check-up every now and then, performed by a team of specialist “doctors”.

Whether it is the output or scrap rate, set-up or handling time – packaging and processing lines have many areas where subtle problems can hide. But once a problem is recognized, how is the manufacturer to identify these hidden issues without disassembling the entire line?

We have got the answer: a “technical audit”.

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90 years of Makat Candy Technology GmbH

Makat Candy Technology, a company of the Bosch Packaging Technology Group, looks back on a 90-year history this year. While it all started with a small wooden mogul plant, Makat is now one of the most successful special machine manufacturers for the production of fruit gums, jellies and sugar confectionery. One thing is for sure: this story convinces with its innovative strength. …more


Big to Small – Elematic 3001 WAH Does it All

Imagine the shelves and product packages in US shops become smaller. Just unimaginable, because we know the “Big US” and not “Small US”. The worldwide food trends of today change to small formats and take away packages. Consequently, reflected this trend in US-shelves: whether cookies, chocolate or granola – all this is available in small or take away packages.

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Starchless depositing of pure gelatin gummies

Confectionery producers all over the world talk about starchless depositing as the new trend in manufacturing processing right now. With starchless depositing, gelatin products can now be deposited using silicone moulds instead of the conventional starch depositing process, which required trays, starch and stamps. …more



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