Nothing like an interpack 2011 show to get the techie juices flowing, eh? Nothing can compare with this collection of confectionery and packaging equipment suppliers displaying the latest developments in automation and technology. At first glance, when you consider 19 halls occupying nearly 2 million sq. ft., the sheer size of the show can be overwhelming.
A Canadian woman has gone above and beyond to prove just how important it is to pack snacks for your summer road trips.
Rita Chretien survived on tiny amounts of trail mix, hard candy, beef jerky, melted snow and prayer for seven weeks after she was stranded in the remote mountains of Nevada, reports CTV News in Canada.
Food chefs have long known that the quickest path to a gourmand’s stomach involves sight and smell. Thus, presentation and aroma play a critical role in whetting the appetite not only for restaurateurs, but for candy makers as well. There’s nothing like the smell of sweet chocolate to get consumers to open up their pocketbooks.
You can’t help but like Boyd Tunnock. Mind you, you might not understand him when he gets that Scottish brogue going, but it’s nearly impossible not to enjoy his company nor recognize his achievements.
So , I can’t decide if I: A: cannot wait with all my heart for the day when I can swipe my cell phone across the counter and pay for my bag of M&M’s. or B: The idea of turning my Android into “a debit card that also makes phone calls” scares the bejebus out of me.
I admit, it was bit strange not being in Hershey, Pa. for the PMCA’S 65TH Production Conference. For the past 10 years, I’ve been making reservations at the Hershey Lodge, always noting that I’d like to stay in the “Towers” section.
Local candy is hard to do. It’s not as simple as local fruit, or local meat, or local milk. Candy is, at its roots, a global mixture of chocolate from down south, and sugar from the fields, and fruit from out west.
Several topics on my notepad today, so I thought I’d spend some paragraphs on each one. First, I believe an ugly chapter is coming to an end in the Ivory Coast. This morning’s headlines suggest that President-elect Alassane Ouattara will finally have the opportunity to take over as the country’s leader.