See-through flexible packaging is one of the hottest trends in the food industry. Fueling the trend are both technical and social forces.
A new study warns slapping the word "fitness" on food labels may actually cause you to eat more...
A northern California man earlier this month filed a class action lawsuit against Kraft Foods,...
Anheuser-Busch today announced it will invest more than $1.5 billion in its U.S. brewing, agriculture, packaging and distributing operations by 2018.
NYU Stern School of Business's Michelle Greenwald discusses food labeling. She speaks on “Market Makers.”
Center for Trends & Technology at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Focuses on Improving Productivity, Efficiency, AgilityJune 19, 2015 9:50 am | by PMMI | News | Comments
CTT is a PACK EXPO-exclusive educational feature that uses a series of displays and seminars to address critical issues around productivity, sustainability, agility and other key components of manufacturing success.
The U.S. Agriculture Department this week announced that it will expand a federal loan guarantee program to manufacturers of plant-based plastics, fibers and other materials.
With the InvisiPac Pattern Control System, users can easily convert from a solid adhesive bead to a stitched bead. Stitching can be turned on or off with the push of a button, and operators can easily stitch individual beads or the entire pattern.
There are great rewards for natural and organic food manufacturers that would take the time to educate Mom Bloggers on the virtues of their natural and organic food products. For starters, Mom Bloggers would be glad to share this information with millions of Moms. And as consumers, they’d welcome the clarity.
Sick of dishing out $10 for an 8 oz. beer at concerts and ball games? Hong Kong entrepreneur Scott Przirembel has developed "sneaky flasks" that allow users to sneak alcohol into public places. No more paying high prices!
Under threat of trade retaliation from Canada and Mexico, the House has voted to to repeal a law requiring country-of-origin labels on packages of beef, pork and poultry.
New York City could become the first city in the U.S. to require a warning label on high-sodium menu items at chain restaurants, health officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
San Francisco officials are deciding whether to impose a warning on ads for a favorite drink of children and a bane of public health advocates: Sugary soda pop.
Canada has filed a request to impose more than $3 billion a year in tariffs on the United States in the latest move in an ongoing trade dispute.
Reclosable packaging is in a period of rapid growth, as many manufacturers realize the added value reclosable features offer consumers. This is especially true in the food industry, where a push towards reclosability has led to the implementation of a number of reseal technologies: traditional zip locks, slider locks, reusable adhesives and even Velcro-like closures.
With the EasyLineTM System, your production rates can increase by up to 50 percent when compared to traditional bag insertion methods.
The Coca-Cola Company on Wednesday debuted the world's first plastic bottle made entirely from plant materials.
Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan on Tuesday vetoed a measure that would have allowed some images of minors to grace alcoholic beverage labels as long as they didn't encourage young people to drink.
Branded the "WAVE" series, these containers are available in 16, 24 and 32 ounce sizes. The spoon-able inside surface, and shiny black outside, attract the impulse buyer with a modern, contemporary design.
This week in food manufacturing history, we'll cover an alcohol ban, the creation of the pop-up toaster and the death of a man who forever changed the way food was packaged.
Food Manufacturing recently had the chance to connect with Mark Breunig, Videojet North American Product Manager, Continuous Ink Jet, for a Q&A on the topic of code assurance/code detection.
For long-term success, manufacturers must ensure that their labels are attractive and sustainable and that their manufacturing processes are efficient. While achieving synergy between all of these labeling needs is complex, it is not impossible. Innovative technology and techniques are making it easier to accomplish.
You may have seen headlines lately about calorie miscounts on food product labels or inaccurate health claims. How can consumers really know what they're buying? A start-up is now working on fixing these problems.
The global market for packaging classified as "green" is expected to increase by more than 50 percent by 2021, according to a recent report from Transparency Market Research.
Consumers are learning to voice their concerns through social media, advocacy groups, consumer surveys and petitions — announcing to the food industry exactly what they want and do not want in their food supply. But are food companies listening?
The House Agriculture Committee voted 38-6 to repeal a "country-of-origin" labeling law for meat on Wednesday — just two days after the World Trade Organization ruled against parts of it. The labels tell consumers what countries the meat is from: for example, "born in Canada, raised and slaughtered in the United States," or "born, raised and slaughtered in the United States."
The SP1 Series Automatic Film Splicer is ideally suited towards food and beverage packaging applications. The SP1 Automatic Film Splicer increases efficiency in packaging operations by eliminating the packaging line downtime caused by manual film roll changes.
Organics would seem tailor-made for shoppers seeking foods and beverages that are healthier for them, their families and the planet, but new research from Mintel reveals that Americans appear confused about the benefits of organics, with many perceiving the organic label as nothing more than an excuse to sell products at a premium.
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