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Global Pet Food Packaging Market is expected to register a CAGR of 7.34% during the forecast period 2021-2028

Growing demand for pet food and branding and premiumization of pet food are key growth drivers. MARKET OVERVIEW Packaging plays a vital role in the growth of the pet food industry, especially premium products. New York, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com Announces Release of “GLOBAL PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET FORECAST 2021-2028” Report – […]

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Ban on PFAS for food packaging introduced in Congress

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 On November 18, 2021, the Keep food containers safe from the PFAS Act (“Act”) was introduced in the Senate and House, which proposed a ban on PFAS for food packaging in the United States. The bill, while incredibly brief, would accelerate efforts already underway by the food packaging industry to develop […]

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Supporters of banning chemicals in food packaging

Image: tom.arthur, Wikimedia Commons By Vladislava Sukhanovskaya Capital Information Service Some lawmakers and conservationists want to ban chemicals in food packaging that they say threaten the health of Michiganders. PFAS, bisphenols, and phthalates can be found in almost any food package, from burger packages to beverage bottles. The chemicals include perfluorinated and polyfluorinated substances or […]

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Which food manufacturers are active in artificial intelligence R&D?

Artificial intelligence research and innovation in the food manufacturing sector is on the rise. The most recent figures show that the number of AI patent applications in the industry stood at 17 in the three months ending September, up from 11 in the same period last year. The numbers for AI-related patent grants have followed […]

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KU Food Technology Department Hosts One-Day Institution-Industry Interaction Session – Kashmir Reader

Srinagar: The Department of Food Science and Technology (DFST) at the University of Kashmir held a one-day institutional-industry interaction session on Wednesday.Vice-Chancellor Professor Talat Ahmad chaired the inaugural session of the programme, which aimed to strengthen the university’s links with industry.On the occasion, the Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor Farooq Masoodi, presented three prototypes designed […]

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Career options in food technology

With the expansion of the food industry, this sector offers a variety of sustainable employment positions. With land and water being finite resources, agriculture tends to face restrictions in food production. Therefore, biotechnology is used to improve both production and nutritional quality. Food technology, which involved biotechnology and plant food engineering, is a scientific stream […]

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Japan urges food manufacturers to finalize transition of raw material origin labeling

Japan first announced a review of its food labeling law in September 2017 to include the geographic origins of the main ingredient used to make a food or drink on product labels. Due to the massive nationwide commitment to implement these new labeling standards, the government has granted food companies a considerably long grace period […]

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Transform ready meals packaging with unlined labels

Prep Kitchen was established in 2016 and originally started as a health food restaurant in Southend, UK. Responding to consumer demand, they started delivering healthy and freshly prepared food locally, right to people. The ready meal delivery service proved to be a great success, so much so that Prep Kitchen expanded its business activities and […]

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Organic recycling hailed as “the most sustainable solution” for the future

Plastic waste is a global concern. Only 31% of all plastic waste is currently recycled. And each year, eight million tonnes – representing 3% of the world’s annual plastic waste – enter the oceans. At the same time, a third of all food produced for human consumption in the world results in food waste or […]

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Roquette opens the world’s ‘biggest’ pea protein factory

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MANITOBA – Roquette celebrated the opening of a new pea protein plant in Portage la Prairie on November 17th. Covering 200,000 square feet, the facility is the largest pea protein plant in the world, according to Roquette, which supplies the Nutralys Pea Protein brand. The plant has the capacity to process 125,000 […]

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Food processing sector, supply chain is accelerating to meet demand

With a $ 205 million expansion project in the Township of Holland Charter, a frozen food producer Request Aliments Inc. is essentially doubling down on its commitment to the region where it started over three decades earlier. The split of Bil Mar Foods in 1988 after the sale of this company to Sara Lee Corp., […]

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How food manufacturers will tackle the labor crisis in 2022

U.S. food and beverage companies are in the midst of a major labor crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the country’s supply chain. More than 130,000 jobs in the U.S. consumer packaged goods industry — which includes food and beverages — were unfilled in October 2021, according to a recent Consumer […]

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USDA appoints new Undersecretary for Food Safety

WASHINGTON – The United States Department of Agriculture decided on November 12 to appoint Jose Emilio Esteban, DVM, to the position of Undersecretary of Food Safety. Esteban has held several positions with the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Since 2018, he has held the position of Chief Scientist at FSIS. Esteban has worked […]

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Constellar Launches Singapore Agri-Food Technology Exhibition Platform

Constellar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build and strengthen the Asian agri-food ecosystem through the Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia (AFTEA), in collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board and its international content partner and of strategy, the German Agricultural Society (DLG) The inaugural edition of the Expo will focus on key themes such as […]

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Pontus Protein Announces New Brand Identity to Match Its Sustainable Food Technology

“As we move into consumer brands, we need to communicate our commitment to sustainability and biosecurity. Our market research has shown that consumers want to be more sustainable, but don’t know where to start. We want to help. By incorporating Pontus products in your life, we want to ensure that consumers know they are eating […]

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What is Blockchain 2.0 and why should food manufacturers care?

FDA Compliance What is Blockchain 2.0 and why should food manufacturers care? Benefits and Challenges of Becoming an Early Technology Adopter Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – 12:01 PM BBelieve it or not, the technology that brought you Bitcoin is starting to make waves in the agribusiness industry. This technology, called blockchain, is a digital […]

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Metro warns of food cost increases as food manufacturers pass on higher costs | national company

Canada’s grocery industry is facing rising inflation and further food cost increases are expected to hit supermarkets in the coming months, the head of one of the country’s largest grocery chains said on Wednesday. . Metro CEO Eric La Flèche said food makers were under inflationary pressures and had begun to pass those cost increases […]

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Metro warns of food cost increases as food makers pass on higher costs

Canada’s grocery industry is facing rising inflation and further food cost increases are expected to hit supermarkets in the coming months, the head of one of the country’s biggest grocery chains said on Wednesday. . Metro CEO Eric La Flèche said food makers were under inflationary pressures and had begun to pass those cost increases […]

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Sonoco FRESH to Host Second Annual Food, Packaging and Sustainability Summit March, Walt Disney World Resort at Keynote

Breadcrumb Links GlobeNewswire Author of the article: Publication date : November 16, 2021 • November 16, 2021 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Content of the article HARTSVILLE, South Carolina, Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health), an initiative of Sonoco and Clemson University to […]

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Food Processing: Choosing the Right Conveyor Belt Material

Belt materials may look similar in their raw form, but they can have completely different compositions. This is high among those critical choices that can make or break your plant’s productivity. Seriously. No food manufacturer can efficiently optimize the conveyors in a factory without carefully considering what belt material should be used in a given […]

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Scoular executives discuss risk management with K-State students

OMAHA, NEB. — A group of Kansas State University (KSU) students traveled to Scoular’s global headquarters in Omaha on Nov. 9 to hear business leaders talk about risk management. The 30 students are fellows at the university’s Risk Management Education and Research Center, which KSU describes as “one of the nation’s leading multidisciplinary academic risk […]

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A reusable food wrap pilot is coming to the Storm game

Reusable wraps from concession stands are coming to the Sleeman Center…at least for one event. A pilot project will allow participants of the November 20 Storm game to get some of their concession stand snacks in a reusable container rather than the single-use packaging traditionally offered. “This is a huge opportunity to reduce waste in […]

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Califf appointed new FDA commissioner

WASHINGTON, DC – On November 12, the White House released a statement from President Joe Biden about his intention to appoint Robert Califf, MD MACC, as commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration. Dr Califf previously served as FDA Commissioner from 2016 to 2017. “I would first like to thank Dr. Janet Woodcock […]

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No single approach effectively controls biofilm in food processing facilities

Sponsored content The mission of food processors and manufacturers is to provide quality and safe food to consumers. The path to success in this mission, however, is different for every business. Each ingredient, manufacturing process, facility, and finished product presents unique food safety challenges and the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) to address them. However, […]

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Construction of Complementary Food Processing Facility in Catanduanes to be Completed by March 2022 – Manila Bulletin

News / national / Construction of a complementary food processing facility in Catanduanes will be completed by March 2022 Construction of a complementary food processing facility in Catanduanes will be completed by March 2022 Construction of an additional food processing facility in Catanduanes is expected to be completed by “the end of March 2022,” the […]

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Seven food manufacturers have received $33 million in Commonwealth grants

A round of grants totaling $33 million in aid to seven food manufacturers has been announced. The funding is the latest installment of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative’s integration and translation streams, following announcements since February spanning the space, Resource technology and processing sectors for critical minerals and medical products. Assistance worth between $1 million and […]

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How can food manufacturers meet their deforestation targets?

The ambitious COP26 commitment to end deforestation by 2030 presents major challenges for producers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs), the data and analytics firm noted. He pointed out that global food products such as meat, palm oil, soy and cocoa are currently linked to high land use and deforestation and predicted that strict policies and […]

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A Guide to 6 Leak Testing Methods for Food Packaging

Improving the integrity of the package seal is once again a priority due to recent supply and demand issues which include the following six reasons: Obtain consistent waterproofing layers; Adjust packaging layers to allow recycling; Other qualified suppliers or packaging materials; Faster production line speeds to meet demand; Increase in electronic commerce; Use of alternative […]

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TIPA Launches Home Compostable Clear Laminate for Food Packaging

The new laminate has the same functionality as TIPA’s T.LAM 607 but is TUV OK Home Compost certified, which means it can be disposed of in home composting bins where it will decompose without leaving toxic pollutants. TIPA has stated that T.LAM 608 will also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the landfill of […]

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Food processing micro-units eligible for support under the PMFME program

Informal sector food processing micro-units are eligible for support under the Prime Minister’s Food Processing Micro-Enterprise Formalization (PMFME) program here in the district. Launched under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan , the PMFME is implemented with 60% central funding and 40% state funding. The program aims to strengthen unorganized food processing micro-units and promote the formalization of […]

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V2food announces strategic partnerships with leading Chinese food manufacturers – vegconomist

Australian alternative meat brand v2food expanded into China, announcing strategic partnerships with three major Chinese food manufacturers and a food content service platform. First, v2food will partner with leading steamed bun maker Shuhui, which has 30,000 distribution outlets across China. Another new partner is Food Vending, a producer of Western-style ready meals such as lasagna […]

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Focus on food technology at climate conference ignores what most of the world’s farmers need, experts say

Forty-five UK-led governments pledged on Saturday at a global climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, to spend billions to transform the world’s farms, fisheries and forests to make our more sustainable food. The Global Program of Action for Innovation in Agriculture – or ClimateShot – wants to use policy reforms to increase spending on agricultural […]

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The CFTRI will help set up functional food processing units in the villages

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) based in Mysuru has developed a plan to support SHGs and rural entrepreneurs who want to get into food processing and start businesses in their villages. Through Sustainable Rural Food Processing Enterprises for Livelihood Generation, CSIR-CFTRI, as part of the CSIR Integrated Skills Initiative, aims to enable poor households […]

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Advocates push ban on chemicals in food packaging

By VLADISLAVA SUKHANOVSKAYA Capital News Service LANSING — Some lawmakers and environmental advocates want to ban chemicals in food packaging that they say threaten the health of Michiganders. PFAS, bisphenols and phthalates can be found in almost all food packaging – from burger wrappers to drink bottles. Chemicals include per- and polyfluorinated substances or PFAS, […]

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Layn adds weight management solution to TruGro portfolio

IRVINE, CALIF. – Layn Natural Ingredients on November 3 launched a new herbal ingredient solution specifically for pet nutrition products, TruGro® Weight Management. The ingredient contains standardized botanical extracts rich in green tea polyphenols (Camellia sinensis) sheets. The ingredient is certified by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC). The functional benefits of this metabolic antioxidant […]

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Maui Food Technology Center Hosts Online Webinar Series In December

John Nakashima (left); Neal Arakaki (middle); Nina Ann Tanabe (right). The Maui Food Technology Center’s online webinar series in December 2021 will feature industry experts providing helpful tips and resources to help you succeed in today’s market. Three workshops will be offered on exporting to Japan, food safety and food labeling. The registration fee is […]

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Earth is reaching its expiration date. Better food processing and packaging can help restore its health – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you through The European Sting’s collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lars Holmquist, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Communications, Tetra Pak The world currently wastes a third of all food produced. The food processing and packaging industry can help transform food systems. Food packaging can take many […]

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CFTRI will help set up viable food processing units in villages

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) based in Mysuru has developed a plan to support SHGs and rural entrepreneurs who want to get into food processing and start businesses in their villages. Through Sustainable Rural Food Processing Enterprises for Livelihood Generation, CSIR-CFTRI, as part of the CSIR Integrated Skills Initiative, aims to enable poor households […]

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Food manufacturers and the palm oil industry must adhere to dietary guidelines

KUALA LUMPUR: In light of the recent issue raised by the Hong Kong Consumer Council regarding 60 pre-packaged palm oil biscuits, food manufacturers must require their suppliers to supply palm oil containing levels lower levels of 3-monochloro-propanediol (3-MCPDE) esters and glycidyl esters (GE), said Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) Managing Director Dr. Ahmad Parveez Ghulam […]

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Bath start-up obtains funding to develop seaweed-based food packaging

A Bath biotech company has secured funding to develop compostable algae-based food packaging with the aim of reducing the use of single-use plastics. Kelpi, who is collaborating with the University of Bath on the project, has received private and public investment to expand work on its bioplastic technology, which the start-up says is both safe […]

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Climate change could influence crop yields by 2030

LAXENBURG, AUSTRIA — Climate change could affect corn and wheat production by 2030 if current trends continue, according to a new international study that included researchers from IIASA, NASA and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Corn crop yields are expected to decline by 24%, while wheat could potentially see growth of around […]

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Food manufacturers must require palm oil with lower levels of potential carcinogens 3-MCPDE, glycidyl esters — MPOB

KUALA LUMPUR (2 November): The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) said on Tuesday (2 November) that food manufacturers must require palm oil containing lower levels of potentially carcinogenic esters of 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPDE) and glycidyl esters (GE) from suppliers, so that their food products can be accepted by consumers. A carcinogen is a carcinogenic substance. In […]