Confectionery refers to the art of creating sugar based dessert forms. Confections include sweet foods, sweetmeats, digestive aids that are sweet, elaborate creations, and something amusing and frivolous.
Food and drink manufacture is one of Bangladesh's biggest industries. Within the industrial segments, the processed food industry in Bangladesh represents one of the major potential sectors in terms of its contribution to value addition and employment. The sector accounts for over 22% of all manufacturing production and employs about 20% of labor forces. All food processing enterprises account for 2% of the GDP. The food processing industry in the country is heterogeneous in nature ...view middle of the document...
Process Lines, Automation and Control Technology
2. Ovens for Biscuit and Wafer
3. Creaming Machines
4. Mixing Machines
5. Chocolate Coating, Enboring and Filling Machines
6. Nuts Processing Machines
7. Cooling Tunnel and Conveyors
8. Sugar Mill Machines
9. Sesame, Halvah and Turkish delight Machines
10. Corn Flour Crisp Extruder
11. Complete Snack Extrusion Lines
Beverage Foods & Technology Expo is a major contributor in the promotion of this industry.
Prices of confectionary items have increased significantly in 2012 in the country against the backdrop of price hike of raw materials and increased labor cost. The middle-income group people in the city as well as across the country are expressing dissatisfaction over the recent price hike of confectionary items as these have already been included in breakfast menu. Sales volume has fallen as middle-income group buyers are looking for alternative menu for breakfast due to price hike of bakery items. As bread is a favorite item for school-going children, some...