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rpc2014.113 Blackburn Tangerine JarSlim jar packs a punch

Posted on 18 December 2014

A new, narrower jar that loses none of the on-shelf impact of its larger predecessor has been created for Tangerine Confectionery by RPC Containers Blackburn.


Queen at VP FactoryBelgium brand marks 125 years

Posted on 18 December 2014

The Belgian company Vanparys is celebrating its 125th anniversary.  The jubilee year was marked by a visit to the company’s production centre by HRH Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Rudi Vervoort, prime minister of the Brussels Metropolitan Government.


0f1c1061-e0d0-414d-8e9a-8ff2fac6e3e2Academy of Chocolate Awards

Posted on 18 December 2014

Entries are invited for the seventh Academy of Chocolate Awards taking place in February 2015.


Zelica Carr with ICA quality standardThreat to UK ice cream

Posted on 17 December 2014

The future of traditional ice cream in the UK is under threat after the removal of long standing quality standards by the EU.