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Kliklok International

Kliklok International is gearing up to launch its new Certiwrap ELITE wraparound cartoning system at the PPMA Show. It is designed to handle the more complex meal trays, tubs or pot shapes – individually, in multi-packs or layered – in a wide range of formats.

Capable of improving flexibility on the production line, the ELITE easily adapts to different pack styles making it ideal for full sleeves, wraparound sleeves and gusseted packs as well as upright shelf-ready display-style cartons.

Thanks to a new modular design, the ELITE also enhances functionality and repeatability, helping manufacturers adapt to increasingly fast-paced market requirements. It features a choice of twin or triple arm carton feeders to improve handling and is designed to increase throughput rates on high-speed lines, being capable of packaging at speeds of up to three hundred cartons per minute dependant on flight pitch.

Tel: +44 (0)1275 836131
Email: sales@kliklok-int.com

Stand E32

New food-to-go launches at lunch!

From gourmet popcorn to superfood salads, from organic soups to Bombay mix chocolate buttons, this year’s lunch! show boasts hundreds of food-to-go innovations from three hundred exhibiting companies.

An essential visit for thousands of trade buyers from across the UK’s retailing, hospitality, snacking, convenience, and catering sectors, the multi-award winning show returns to the Business Design Centre in London on 23rd and 24th September.

Recognised by the world’s top chefs, Cuisine Solutions Europe is the authority on sous-vide – the innovative slow-cooking technique that they pioneered, perfected and popularised. Exhibiting for the first time at a UK show, they will be demonstrating how their ‘precise time and temperature technology’ can benefit lunchtime retailers with a new 58 hour cooked medium rare beef. They will also be holding a prize draw during the show.

New for this year, and unveiled for the first time at lunch!, visitors can enjoy the first look at new bakery brand Whisk & Pinny – exclusively from Freshfayre Chilled Food Specialist. Handcrafted by family bakers, this premium range of indulgent treats has been specially created to tempt customers and drive sales. With all the favourite bakes – ranging from cakes, cookies, bars and muffins – to strong branding and POS solutions, operators will have everything they need for their grab and go bakery.

Consett Popcorn Company is launching a brand new gourmet popcorn brand with instant 'shelf appeal' and an affordable price tag at lunch! The five new flavours in the range are available in retail single serve packs that show their authentic kitchen cupboard ingredients. New own label options are now also available.

lunch! 2014 will feature three hundred exhibiting companies showcasing food and drink products, packaging, equipment and technology solutions. Show features include the Working lunch! Keynote Theatre, Innovation Challenge Live, Innovation Challenge Showcase, and the British Smoothie Championships. To register for a free trade pass, visit www.lunchshow.co.uk.

Experts discuss the future of the Indian market

drink technology India again has a lot more to offer this year in addition to the exhibitors. The dti Roundtable Talk is taking place for the first time, a panel discussion with leading manufacturers from the...

Great Taste Deli opens at Speciality & Fine Food Fair

Last year the Great Taste Deli was a honeypot for buyers so this year it has been extended and there will be more tastings over the course of the three days at Speciality & Fine Food Fair at London Olympia on 7th to 9th September.

The most important show in the calendar for buyers of speciality food and the producers who make it, Speciality & Fine Food Fair is a hive of activity over three days with the world’s finest food and drink on offer. One of the most respected logos at the show is round, black and gold with stars emblazoned on it – the Great Taste logo.

John Farrand, MD of the Guild of Fine Food, organisers of Great Taste, says, “We had such a great response from buyers and producers last year that the Great Taste Deli has gone big this year! With many more producer tastings taking place and much more space to display Great Taste award-winning products. We are most grateful to www.wbc.co.uk for supporting us again and for allowing us to showcase its latest range of BRIX modular display system."

Buyers, producers, chefs and everyone working in the speciality food trade is welcome to drop by the Great Taste Deli to taste some of the 3-star Great Taste winners and on Tuesday 9th September. Plans are afoot to have the Great Taste Supreme Champion product on the Great Taste Deli, offering visitors to the show an opportunity to taste the very top product of Great Taste 2014.

Cobalt Systems

Part of the Harland Systems Group, Cobalt Systems provide print and apply excellence.

New feature rich Cobalt Nexus Printer Applicators are backed by a comprehensive three year warranty on component and consumable parts. The advanced functionalities include...
Label formats and data stored locally – an integrated colour touch HMI has label print software and stores a full product database.
Barcode quality verification on print – Sentinel onboard for barcode verification during print cycle and post application validation
Improved Operation & Support – advanced web control and intelligent liner rewind. Connected for remote diagnostics, service monitoring and active adjustments from behind a desk

Join the Cobalt Systems team at the PPMA Show for a demonstration.

Cobalt House, Arden Square, Crewe Business Park, Crewe CW1 6HA
Tel: +44(0)1270 539800
Email: sales@cobaltis.co.uk
www.coballt-hsg.com

Stand G50

Atwell Labellers

Established in 1988, Atwell’s have grown over the years to be the UK’s leading independent supplier of self-adhesive labelling systems. Atwell systems are engineered to be easy to operate whilst being reliable and efficient.

Atwell invest a considerable amount of time and energy into understanding their customers’ needs so they can support them to the best of their ability, combined with a program of system development and re-investing in the future. Atwell build label applicators to suit pretty much any environment and application, including one off bespoke machines incorporating fully programmable IP55 & IP65 label heads available for the UK and export marketplace.

For more information, visit the new website at www.labeller.co.uk and see why Atwell’s are the country’s leading independent supplier in their field.

Tel: 01444 239970
Technical Helpline: 01444 237804
Email: sales@atwell-labellers.co.uk
www.labeller.co.uk

Stand F43

Advanced Engineering

With in excess of forty years' experience, AE Mixers are established as a leader in the design and manufacture of mixing equipment for fluid processing applications. Their range of mixers include top entry ba...

Adpak Machinery Systems

Adpak Machinery Systems are recognised as one of the leaders in packaging technology. Standard shrink wrapping machinery installations are their bread and butter and their reputation for these systems is well respected within the industry. Adpak deal in both new and second hand machinery, and provide full after sales back up for all systems sold.

The speciality of Adpak, however, is in applying the latest technology and innovations to unusual and sometimes difficult packaging problems that arise due to the changing nature of today’s consumer market. All their machines, such as the new BP600 sleevewrapper, offer the versatility and reliability that has become Adpak’s trademark.

Adpak's pioneering involvement within the packaging industry over the last few years has led to a long list of satisfied clients – large, medium and small.

Tel: 01282 601444
Email: info@adpak.co.uk
www.adpak.co.uk

Stand C10

Cutting-edge proteins set to take centre-stage for Arla Foods Ingredients

Arla Foods Ingredients will showcase its flagship proteins for the booming sports nutrition and lifestyle categories at the forthcoming Supply Side West expo.

Supply Side West takes place on 8th and 9th October in Las Vegas. Exhibiting on Booth 37112, Arla Foods Ingredients will highlight the benefits of its cutting edge Lacprodan HYDRO.365 whey protein hydrolysate. This is a ‘gold standard’ dairy protein that is absorbed more quickly by the body, resulting in significantly faster muscle recovery after exercise, cutting recovery time from days to hours and enabling elite athletes to compete at their best.

HYDRO.365 is suitable for inclusion in a wide range of sports nutrition products, including beverages, gels, bars, powders and tablets. It is fully soluble, providing manufacturers with an excellent opportunity to create completely clear ready-to-drink sports nutrition beverages that will appeal to a wider proportion of consumers than ever before. In addition, HYDRO.365 is UHT stable, pH neutral and has a low bitterness profile.

Arla Foods Ingredients will also highlight its Lacprodan DI-7017, a 100% whey protein concentrate that is UHT-stable, offers neutral pH and tastes good. These attributes make it especially attractive to manufacturers wishing to develop long shelf life products designed for weight management and the increase of muscle mass.

Lacprodan DI-7017 is rich in the essential and branched chain amino acids that are scientifically proven to optimise the body’s muscle-building and satiety response mechanisms. It offers a quicker digestion time than casein, and is suitable for use in a range of great-tasting food and beverage applications.

Brewfest returns due to popular demand

Brewfest, from London-based craft brewer Meantime Brewing, is returning this August with their event celebrating modern craft beer and brewing.

Meantime’s BrewFest will take place over three days - from Saturday August 23rd to Monday August 25th - at The Old Brewery, in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

The event will feature three main bars, representing craft beer from the UK, America and the rest of Europe. Over 150 different beers will be on offer, from rare speciality brews through to firm favourites. Londoners will be able to sample a wide variety of different craft beers and experts will be on hand to suggest beer and food pairing options.

The Meantime Beer Tank will be in presence throughout the weekend, whilst live music performances will create background ambience and tutored beer and cheese tastings will be on offer in the Old Brewery main room in the evenings.

Richard Myers, Marketing Director at Meantime says: “We started Brewfest as a celebration of the international craft beer scene – showcasing the quality beers and brewers that have helped turn around the fortunes of the beer category. The second annual event in May was such a success that we’ve decided to hold the event twice this year.”

“Our aim is to bring different styles and flavours from around the globe into one place for people to enjoy, in a relaxed environment. The beer scene in London has never been stronger and it’s modern craft that is driving this revival. BrewFest is our way of celebrating.

“Meantime’s BrewFest is designed as a coming together of people who have a thirst for a more a premium product and who already enjoy flavoursome beer. There has probably never been a time when a greater number of diverse beer styles have existed and our accredited sommeliers will be on hand to talk through the styles, tastes and flavour profiles of over 150 different beers.”

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