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Hershey to swap laydown bags for standup pouches

Confectionery sales for Winn-Dixie increased by 25% by the end of Hershey's store-within-a-store test period.  Photo: Hershey.

Hershey plans to convert all individually wrapped chocolate from laydown bags to standup pouches in the near future as the company targets center store sales.

Sonoco's acquisition of Clear Lam is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.

Sonoco to acquire Clear Lam Packaging for $170m

Kopper's Chocolate will debut a brand new booth this year at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York.  Photo: Nuts.com

Nuts.com acquires Kopper’s Chocolate in multimillion-dollar deal

Hershey’s new packaging used 3.12 million fewer pounds of corrugate in 2016.  Photo: Hershey

Sustainable packaging: Hershey moves to retail-ready cases

TRŪ Chocolate's xylitol-sweetened snackfections have distribution at ShopRite. Photo: CN

TRŪ Chocolate spots US market gap for premium sugar-free dark chocolate

American Almond has opened its new New Jersey facility. Pic: American Almond

Barry Callebaut-owned American Almond’s new facility opened in New Jersey

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Sugar tax study: compelling evidence to carry out 'fascinating experiment in public health policy'

The BSE scandal, the avian flu, and the recent horsemeat scandal has emphasised the importance of full traceability of the meat supply chain. ©iStock/

Supply chain performance not profitability at heart of food firms’ voluntary sign-up

The growth the US nuts, seeds and trail mix category set to surpass that of the savory biscuits category.  Photo: iStock/tomku

Nuts, seeds and trail mixes set to outperform savory biscuits in the US

Airheads gum is sugarfree and contains micro-candy technology. Photo: PVM

Perfetti Van Melle USA brings Airheads into gum and trials Velcro packs

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