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Process and control today | A ‘paradigm shift’ is needed for food manufacturers to respond to the sustainable packaging boom

03/17/2022 Ulma Packaging Ltd. According to an industry expert, food manufacturers will need a “paradigm shift” in their thinking about packaging machinery if they are to meet the projected boom in demand for sustainable packaging demonstrated in a recent industry report. According to Business Research Company, the compound annual growth rate of the global […]

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What to consider when creating cosmetic boxes and food packaging?

Since the invention of the cardboard box in England in the 19th century, the design of box packaging has evolved considerably. Although compact and sturdy, they are still a hit with today’s consumers, and chances are some of your favorite products come in these containers. Plus, with its square and uniform shape, the boxed packaging […]

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Archroma announces PFC, an ammonia-free barrier coating for food packaging

March 15, 2022 by Asia Food Journal Packaging Solutions Company Archrome launched Cartaseal® VWAF, a new film-like coating for odorless food packaging. This barrier is perfluorinated compound (PFC) and ammonia free, and is part of the company’s PACK IT CLEAN system, which includes solutions for binders or precoats that can be used to further improve […]

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Smart food packaging with a starch/polyaniline biopolymer

Smart food packaging has the potential to advance the field of food science, providing materials with unique properties that surpass conventional packaging. Write in the journal Polymersa team of scientists from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Tunku Abdul Rahman University College presented research on the development of starch/polyaniline biopolymer packaging with smart colorimetric ammonia sensors. Study: […]

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The Promise and Pain of Sustainable Pet Food Packaging

More than 60% of pet owners in five countries said they would be willing to pay more for a pet food product in more environmentally friendly packaging. This is according to a survey conducted by yummypetsa France-based social community for animal lovers, earlier this year. At the same time, packaging professionals around the world reported […]

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Archroma launches odorless paper-based food packaging

Archroma is launching a new PFC-free and ammonia-free Cartaseal VWAF barrier for odorless paper-based food packaging. Photo Archrome Archroma, in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced on March 9, 2022 the launch of Cartaseal VWAF, a new PFC-free and ammonia-free perfluorinated compound barrier coating for odorless packaging applications. Archroma is well known for its innovations […]

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Packaging automation can be a critical tool for food manufacturers

Food and beverage manufacturers face a variety of challenges, including labor shortages, growing demand, and continued supply chain disruptions. Food packaging automation can be a critical tool for these companies because the technology can improve manufacturing productivity without hiring additional workers. As demand continues to increase over the next few years and labor shortages continue, […]

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Global Food Processing and Packaging Equipment Market 2021 Key Competitors – Bosch Packaging Technology, Coesia SpA, GEA Group, Illinois Tool Works Inc.

MarketandResearch.bizReports provide point by pointGlobal Food Processing and Food Packaging Equipment Market from 2021 to 2027 analysis with accurate estimates and forecasts, and provide comprehensive research solutions to make strategic decisions to give ultimate clarity in the industry. The report considers the competitive scene of the Food Processing and Packaging Equipment market. Major players operating […]

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ExxonMobil’s first commercial sale of certified circular polymers for food packaging

ExxonMobil has completed its first commercial sale of certified circular polymers, produced using Exxtend technology from ExxonMobil for advanced recycling of plastic waste. The circular polymers were sold to Berry Global, which will use them to manufacture containers for high-performance food packaging. Exxtend™ technology breaks down different plastics into their component parts and reassembles them […]

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Global Food Packaging Technology and Equipment Market Report by Size, Status and Forecast 2028 | Arpac LLC, Bosch Packaging Technology, Coesia Group

The food packaging technology and equipment market is growing at a faster rate with substantial growth rates over the past few years and the market is estimated to increase significantly over the forecast period. Global food packaging technology and equipment market This report includes an analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the […]

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Food Packaging Machinery Market by Covid-19 Impact, Competitive Landscape, SWOT Analysis, Opportunities and Challenges, Growth by 2022-2129

the global food packaging machinery market research report is an in-depth analysis of the Food Packaging Machinery industry as a whole, while delving into the most decisive and common growth factors and restraints, followed by key market opportunities. The competitive scenario of the global Food Packaging Machinery market is extensively discussed in the report, keeping […]

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Amcor, Crown Holdings, Owens-Illinois, Tetra Pak, Anchor Packaging, Ball, Bell – Materials Handling

UK, MR Accuracy Reports focusing on recent changes in the market and therefore backed by extensive primary and secondary research, the Global report Food packaging The industry provides valuable market information. The report has been prepared with input from industry experts and contains valuable recommendations from senior analysts. The report offers a comprehensive overview of […]

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Food manufacturers in Russia have started cutting packaging due to rising prices

OREANDA-NEWS. Against a background of rising prices, Russian producers are reducing the size of food packaging. In stores, Russians increasingly began to see products that decreased in size. So, for example, Nestlé began to supply Russian chocolate weighing 82 grams, whereas previously the product weighed 85 grams. In addition, the volume of instant coffee has […]

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Food manufacturers’ top two improvement priorities

According to “2019 Trends and Advancements in Food Packaging and Processing”, Looking at the evolution of operational improvement data over the past two years, automation facilities have maintained the leading position, with more than half of food manufacturers using automation to fill gaps in availability of workers. Robotics has moved to second place on the […]

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Veritiv: Top 5 Failing Food Packaging

Top 5 failing food packaging Veritiv Packaging | February 15, 2022 From spoiled strawberries to broken bottles, packaging errors happen. Not only can they be an incredible source of frustration, but also lead to lost revenue. Let’s take a look at five commonalities food packaging fails and corrects for each. Failure #1 – Product DeteriorationTo […]

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Amcor Limited (Australia), Mondi Group (UK) – Talking Democrat

Fresh food packaging market: An in-depth analysis of the statistics on current and emerging trends offers insights into the Fresh Food Packaging market dynamics. The report includes Porter’s five forces to analyze the importance of various characteristics such as understanding suppliers and customers, risks posed by various agents, strength of competition and promising emerging businessmen […]

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PVDC Coating Food Packaging Market 2022 Analysis, Future Growth, Global Survey, In-Depth Share Analysis, Key Findings, Company Profiles, Development Strategy, Emerging Technologies, Trends and Forecast 2027

The “PVDC Coated Food Packaging Market” Research report 2021-2027 offering a comprehensive overview of market size, share and growth opportunities, industry segmentation by product type, applications, and geographical representation. The report highlights product development as well as technological upgrades that can drive the growth of the market. The PVDC Coating Food Packaging market report includes […]

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Fresh Food Packaging Market Sees Small Pockets of Growth – Amcor PLC, Bemis Company, Inc., Coveris – The Grundy Register

The Brainy Insights added a research publication paper on Fresh food packaging market Break down major business segments and highlight broader geographies to get in-depth market data analysis. The study is a perfect balance linking qualitative and quantitative insights of the Fresh Food Packaging market. The study provides valuable historical market size data (volume** and […]

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Global Baby Food Packaging Market Focus on Growth Factors 2022-2029

New research on the world baby food packaging market 2022-2029 incorporates potential trends, business assessment, brief segmentation outlook, competitive scenarios, and forecast estimates for the coming years. It also offers advanced statistics as well as trade information associated with the precise industry. The research report emphasizes the key driving and restraining forces for the Baby […]

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Global Frozen Food Packaging Market Size and Upcoming Trends 2022 Amcor Amcor, Crown Holdings, Genpak – The Grundy Register

New research on the world frozen food packaging market 2022-2029 incorporates potential trends, business assessment, brief segmentation outlook, competitive scenarios, and forecast estimates for the coming years. It also offers advanced statistics as well as trade information associated with the precise industry. The research report emphasizes the key driving and restraining forces for the Frozen […]

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Big test in the coming years (in-depth post-COVID-19 impact analysis) – Cleveland Sports Zone

Latest report available on Data Lab Forecast, “Food Packaging Technology and Equipment Market” provides pin-point analysis of changing competitive dynamics and a forward-looking perspective on various factors driving or restraining industry growth. The Global Food Packaging Technology and Equipment Market focuses on including major statistical evidence for the Food Packaging Technology and Equipment industry as […]

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Food Processing and Handling Equipment Market Worth $175.1 Billion by 2026 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™ | News

CHICAGO, February 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to a research report “Food Processing and Handling Equipment Market by Type (Food Processing, Food Service, Food Packaging), Application (Meat & Poultry, Bakery & Confectionery, Alcoholic, Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Dairy), End-Product Form and region – global forecast for 2026″ published by MarketsandMarkets, the food processing and handling equipment market […]

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Food Packaging Machinery Market Overview, Regional and National Forecast, In-Depth Analysis of Key Industry Vendor 2022-2028

the food packaging machinery market The report is a perfect foundation for people looking for in-depth study and analysis of the Food Packaging Machinery Market. This report contains various studies and information to help you understand your niche and focus on the key marketing channels in the regional and global Food Packaging Machinery Market. Understand […]

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Polypropylene XPP solutions for replacing PS in form-fill-seal food packaging | Item

ICPGunveils its portfolio of improved polypropylene solutions to replace polystyrene in form and seal rigid food packaging applications, in our latest Innovation Spotlight. Replacement Traditional PS structures with a more durable alternative For years, polystyrene has been the material of choice for a wide range of rigid food packaging applications, from condiments and single-serve coffee […]

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Food Packaging Robotics Market Updated Development Data, Key Futuristic Trends by Product and Application | Main players -ABB, Rethink Robotics, FANUC, Midea Group, YASKAWA ELECTRIC, Universal Robots…

the Food packaging robotics market The report is a perfect foundation for people looking for in-depth study and analysis of the Food Packaging Robotics Market. This report contains various studies and information to help you understand your niche and focus on key marketing channels in the regional and global Food Packaging Robotics market. Understand the […]

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Groups Call on FDA to Restrict Bisphenol A in Food Packaging for Harmful Effects

A coalition of doctors, scientists, and public health and environmental organizations on Thursday sent a official petition to the Food and Drug Administration asking the agency to rescind its approvals for bisphenol A (BPA) in adhesives and coatings and set strict limits on its use in plastics that come into contact with food. New findings […]

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4 Essential Ways to Predict the Shelf Life of Food Packaging

Need to change packaging due to supply, sustainability, cost factors, or to meet the launch schedule? Shelf life prediction combined with experiential insights – comparing competitors and current product barriers, packaging supplier information, dispensing temperature, humidity realities and considering shelf life additional storage or product differences – saves time and money. To predict shelf life, […]

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Up close with Amazon’s new frozen food packaging, made from recyclable paper

Amazon’s new frozen food packaging is made from recycled paper and designed to be recycled in curbside bins. (Photo GeekWire/Todd Bishop) It’s a tall order, of course, but in recent weeks I’ve ordered more than my share of ice cream bars and frozen pizzas in hopes of getting a taste of one of Amazon’s latest […]

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Food packaging tester market size by 2029

New Jersey, United States,- Food Packaging Tester Market Research Report works on strategic research methodology, which greatly helps organizations to generate profit and achieve success in the global market. Market research analysis also depicts visionary innovations, future scenarios, and market forecasts to drive important actions for leading companies. It also focuses on marketing strategy which […]

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hubergroup’s MGA Contact series of inks are designed for food packaging – covering printing inks, coatings and allied industries

hubergroup printing solutions launched MGA CONTACT, its new sheetfed offset ink. Thanks to carefully selected raw materials, the ink series is suitable for safe printing inside paper and cardboard food packaging. Combined with the right hubergroup dispersion varnish, MGA CONTACT is approved for direct contact with food, which means that no functional barrier is necessary. […]

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Food packaging specialist launches game-changing concept – Newcastle Magazine

Ian Smith, Sales Director of PFF Packaging Group with his new fully recyclable packaging product for dairy and other food applications Food packaging specialist PFF Group has launched a revolutionary, fully recyclable packaging product suitable for all food applications. Faced with growing demand from food manufacturers for plastic reduction, the new concept – known as […]

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Future fresh food packaging with nano-emulsions of essential oils

The latest development, including essential oils for coating food products and their effects on shelf life, has been reviewed by researchers in Applied food research. To study: A comprehensive review of the application of essential oils as bioactive compounds in edible nano-emulsion based fruit and vegetable coatings. Image Credit: Goncharov_Artem/Shutterstock.com The demand for fresh fruits […]

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Smart food packaging refreshes food and reduces waste

A new kind of smart food packaging promises to eliminate food poisoning by killing harmful bacteria. According to scientists, the packaging destroys dangerous bacteria like E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria, allowing meat, fish, fruits and vegetables to last longer. “Food safety and waste have become a major societal challenge of our time with an immense […]

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Food Packaging Bags Industry Research Report, Growth Trends and Competitive Analysis 2022-2027 – Industrial Computing

Detailed overview of parent market provides insight into developments Food Packaging Bags Market industry dynamics and in-depth segmentation of the food packaging bags market. It also offers historical, current, and projected market size with respect to volume and value alongside recent industry trends and developments in the Food Packaging Bags market. The report also provides […]

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Baby Food Packaging Market Business Developments Include Opportunities And Growth Forecast During 2022-2031 | Taiwan News

Market.us provides a thorough assessment of the Baby Food Packaging Market. It evaluates enterprise business solutions and studies, improvement, applications, benefits, benefits, scope and operations. This Baby Food Packaging market research report provides in-depth assessment and improvement of leading producers, challengers, global suppliers, and risks. This report also provides an aggressive assessment of advanced technology, […]

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New Year’s Resolution Solution: Make Wise Food Packaging Choices

Posted 10 hours ago Proposed by Glass OI, Inc. Is living a healthy lifestyle part of your New Year’s 2022 resolutions, but you’re at a crossroads where to start? Finding the right balance between fitness, nutrition, positive sleep habits, and mental well-being to cultivate a healthy lifestyle takes time – and that’s part of the […]

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Traders using nails to secure food packaging can be fined or jailed, says DG Santé

KUALA LUMPUR (January 4): Food traders who use nails, staples or other equally dangerous materials to secure food packaging can be prosecuted, Chief Health Officer Tan Sri said. Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said any trader found guilty of the offense could be fined up to RM10,000 or jailed for up to two years or […]

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Inclusion movement increasingly visible in food packaging

Inclusion is one of those buzzwords that has gained prominence in recent years, but in practical terms people with disabilities have often been left out. Today, food manufacturers are taking another look, including braille labels and larger fonts on their packaging. Currently, approximately 2% of the world’s population is blind. Canadian chocolatier Purdys decided to […]

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Dr Noor Hisham: Traders using nails to secure food packaging can be fined and jailed | Malaysia

Chief Health Officer Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said any trader found guilty of the offense could be fined up to RM10,000 or jailed for up to two years or both under Regulation 36 of the Food Sanitation Regulations 2009. – Photo by Hari Anggara KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 – Food traders who use […]

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Smart, biodegradable food packaging helps fresh food last longer

A team of researchers from Harvard University and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have developed a smart food packaging material that is biodegradable, durable and kills microbes harmful to humans. It could also extend the shelf life of fresh fruit by two or three days. The material takes the form of a transparent film. […]

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Scientists develop biodegradable and antimicrobial food packaging

Scientists have developed a biodegradable food packaging material that kills microbes that contaminate food. The airtight packaging uses a type of corn protein called zein, along with starch and other natural compounds. A team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, US developed the material. Continue reading […]

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Smart and sustainable food packaging keeps harmful microbes away

A team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, USA, have developed a ‘smart’ food packaging material that is biodegradable, sustainable and kills microbes harmful to humans. It could also extend the shelf life of fresh fruit by two to three days. The airtight food […]

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“EU reform to protect consumers is urgently needed”

Consumers are concerned about the safety of food packaging materials. According to Eurobarometer data, 86% of consumers are either worried or very worried about chemicals used in food packaging, with four in five voicing concerns about chemicals in everyday products. The European Consumers Organization (BEUC) challenges current EU food packaging legislation. Intended to “protect” the […]

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Food packaging machinery market statistics based on facts and figures, from 2022 to 2031

Pune, Maharashtra, India, December 20 2021 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd-:Sales scenario of food packaging machinery market | Better business growth, a one-stop guide to business growth in 2021 The economics of the food packaging machinery market have improved over the past few years. There have been more entrants and technological advancements, as well as an […]

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Food Tech Careers: Entrance Exams, Eligibility, and Job Outlook

Summary Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology are required subjects in Class XII to pursue Food Technology BTech and MTech courses are available after passing national and state entrance exams Are you a foodie who is also passionate about technology? Then you can savor your passion for both by opting for a career in food […]

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö Appoints EVP Food Packaging & Technical Solutions – Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has appointed Mark Ushpol as Executive Vice President of the Food Packaging & Technical Solutions business area and member of the Group Leadership Team effective January 1, 2022. Ushpol has over 20 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry and was most recently general manager of DS Smith North America Packaging. Previously, […]

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Amazon reduces waste with recyclable insulated food packaging

Amazon has developed a new, more sustainable form of insulated food packaging that is not only made from recycled paper, but also easily recyclable. The packaging keeps online grocery orders within a safe temperature range throughout the cold chain. There is a great need for a sustainable and viable packaging solution. Online grocery sales increased […]

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Packaging shortages will impact food manufacturers through 2022

Packaging shortages are fueling persistent fluctuations in pre-holiday food and drink availability as many manufacturers source materials from overseas – and there is no clear end in sight. “Supply chain disruptions continue to affect the food and packaging industry, with limited supplies of packaging materials, mainly glass, containerboard, cardboard and aluminum.” , Neil Coole, Food […]

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POV: Are phthalates and other chemicals used in food packaging threatening your health, as recent headlines claim? here comes the science

“Ssynthetic chemical in consumer products linked to premature death, study finds. “People with the highest levels of phthalates had a greater risk of death from any cause, especially cardiovascular mortality, according to a published study [October 20] in a peer-reviewed journal. Let’s take a look behind the headlines, at the study itself, to see what […]

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More Food Manufacturers Are Adopting Industry 4.0 Through Made Smarter

The program helps businesses increase their productivity and growth using digital tools. Small and medium-sized manufacturers across industries have secured £ 4.6million in matching funding for 241 projects, worth £ 16million after private sector investment. The government-funded, industry-led initiative said the 200-company milestone was reached in part through the engagement of food and beverage manufacturers. […]

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Plastic food packaging gets a bad rap, but does it still deserve it?

Through James wong DigiPub / Getty Images Social media can be a powerful force for positive change, especially when it comes to environmental issues. A seemingly perfect example is the drive to stem the tide of single-use plastic, especially when it comes to food packaging. Huge campaigns – including organized groups going down to supermarkets […]

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How well should food packaging be sealed? | The heart of the farm is the family

“Easy to open,” promised the plastic packet I had retrieved from the refrigerator. I carefully separated the front and back corners marked “easy open” from the sturdy wrapper which contained sausages, meant to be part of lunch. Chopped up and slipped into my slow cooker, along with potatoes, carrots and onions, the spicy sausage and […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Canadian Food Packaging Manufacturer Comes to Branford

October 28, 2021Updated: October 30, 2021 12:54 p.m. A Canadian food packaging company has signed a seven-year lease for this building at 14 Beaver Road in Branford and will turn it into a production facility next year. Luther Turmelle / Hearst Connecticut Media BRANFORD — A Canadian company that makes molded plastic containers for the […]

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Smart approaches to food packaging

Dr Meenu Sachdeva discusses emerging packaging technologies to ensure food quality and safety The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the mindsets of consumers, and there is a paradigm shift in consumer choices and lifestyles. A major change in lifestyle is buying hygienic products or consuming safe and hygienic food. Maintaining food safety has been a […]

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Kids around the world compete to design eco-friendly food packaging

03:21 Hundreds of children from 36 countries around the world have designed prototypes of eco-friendly food packaging, with the aim of reducing the impact of climate change. The challenge, launched by the British International Education Association (BIEA), was to invent biodegradable containers to replace plastic packaging for lunch. Alex Holmes, head of STEM (science, technology, […]

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Developer innovates warehouse building for food packaging company

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register Stoford broke new ground on the site of a new production warehouse building in Telford that could secure the future of up to 250 jobs. The program, on behalf of food packaging maker Portion Solutions, will provide a single, specially […]

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Fremont Area United Way Seeks Food Packaging Volunteers Next Week | Local news

COLLIN SPILINEK Fremont Tribune Volunteers in the Fremont area can help tackle food insecurity in the community with a food packaging event next week. The Fremont Area United Way will be holding its seventh annual food packaging event October 25-29 at the former Gordmans location in Fremont Mall. “We recognize food insecurity as of paramount […]

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Food packaging chemicals may contribute to 100,000 deaths per year in US, study finds – Mother Jones

Phthalates are found in many household products, including cosmetics and food packaging. Olivier Morin / AFP / Getty This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Office collaboration. The chemicals group called phthalates, also known as plasticizers, could contribute to the early deaths of 91,000 to […]

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Phthalates in food packaging cause 100,000 deaths in US each year, study finds

Chemicals known as phthalates (PFAS) found in plastic food packaging and other consumer goods kill 91,000 to 107,000 elderly people in the United States each year, a new study has found. The studyPosted in Environmental pollution on October 12, 2021, describes the dangers of phthalates in food packaging, although these chemicals are also found in […]

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Food packaging for the hungry

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Despite difficult times, our community continues to come together to help those in need. West Virginia councils of Knights of Columbus, Cross Catholic and community volunteers prepared more than 100,000 meals to feed the hungry. Knights of Columbus volunteer Ned Sawyers says he started the event after his heart was touched […]

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Mondi and Vafo Group launch new packaging for dog food in Finland

Mondi has announced the supply of a range of recyclable single-material pet food packaging for Hau-Hau Champion, one of Finland’s most recognized brands in the premium dog food segment. The new packaging meets the pet food producer’s goal of launching a reclosable and recyclable packaging solution that doesn’t compromise performance and maintains strong brand awareness […]

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Research links common synthetic chemicals found in food packaging, cosmetics and toys to premature death

A new study suggests that our daily exposure to a class of chemicals called phthalates may contribute to about 100,000 early deaths among older Americans each year, resulting in an estimated economic burden of lost productivity of $40 billion to $47 billion per year. By assigning a monetary value to the health effects of phthalates, […]

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Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee warns packaged food manufacturers: The Tribune India

Dushyant Singh Pundir Tribune press service Chandigarh, October 12 In an effort to protect the environment from further degradation, UT authorities will take action against manufacturers of packaged food products if they fail to eliminate the waste generated by their products. The UT administration has imposed a ban on single-use plastic in the city. However, […]

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California bans toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in food packaging and paper straws

SACRAMENTO, Calif .– Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law banning the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS in paper, cardboard, or plant-based food packaging, utensils and food. paper straws, effective January 1, 2023. Written by Assembly Member Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), the law known as AB 1200 also requires manufacturers to label cookware containing […]

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Refined alternative to banana fiber for molded food packaging

Papyrus Australia recently completed a proof-of-concept trial that demonstrated the commercial viability of using 100% refined banana fiber in the production of molded food packaging such as pizza boxes, burger shells, meals and serving dishes. Banana fiber comes from the trunks of banana trees and is a by-product of banana production, which means it is […]

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Florida plans to ban PS food wraps at 40,000 stores

Florida’s Agriculture and Consumer Protection Commissioner is calling for a statewide phase-out of polystyrene packaging in grocery stores and other businesses regulated by her office. Agriculture Commissioner Nicole Fried, the only Democrat among the state’s top five elected officials, unveiled a plan September 24 for a new regulation that would phase out PS packaging in […]

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Several California bills would change the landscape of food packaging

California lawmakers have passed several bills that will change the type of take-out packaging that can be used in restaurants in the state. The bills were sent to Governor Gavin Newsom’s office for signature. Here is an overview of some invoices: AB 1200: A ban on PFAS Assembly Bill 1200, known as the California Safer […]

Food processing

Food processing units invited to use the Central program

Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Prahalad Singh Patel, has called on farmer organizations and self-help groups engaged in the food processing sector to use the support offered under the Pradhan Mantri program for the formalization of food processing micro-enterprises (PMFME). to modernize their businesses. He made the call during the PMFME Outreach […]

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Sustainable food packaging made from pomace

What if packaging that could significantly reduce environmental impact was made from a by-product of food processing, pomace? This is one of the ongoing projects in the Sustainable Food Processing and Packaging Lab on the campus of Oregon State University under the direction of Yanyun Zhao, professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology. […]

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Taiwan to tighten rules on nitrogen use in food packaging from 2023

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Stricter regulations on the use of nitrogen in food packaging will be introduced in early 2023, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Wednesday. The FDA on Wednesday outlined its plan to designate food-grade nitrogen as a food additive in the Specification, Scope, Application, and Limitation Standards for Food Additives, […]

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Tesco recalls items ahead of major change in food packaging laws

Many retailers are being forced to recall their products with food packaging intended for major changes. The amendments concern the labeling of allergens on prepackaged foods intended for direct sale. The new packaging is expected to go into effect on October 1. All outlets selling these products will be required to include explicit allergen warnings […]

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Pet Food Packaging Market to Reach USD 19.72 Billion by 2028 | Growing demand for advanced pet food packaging materials is a significant factor influencing the growth of the market

NEW YORK, September 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The World pet food packaging market it is expected to value $19.72 billion by the end of 2028 from $10 billion in 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast period. This market growth is attributed to factors such as people’s growing inclination towards pet adoption […]

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Manufacturers make PFAS-free food packaging recipe available to everyone

Two American manufacturers have unveiled a new recipe Thursday for PFAS and plastic-free packaging for everything from burgers to salads, in a bid to make takeout more sustainable and safer for consumers. While Zume and Solenis aren’t the first to design a grease-resistant, PFAS-free food container, this is the first time manufacturers have used such […]

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New California ballot measure would ban polystyrene food packaging statewide, forcing industry to reduce plastic waste – Monterey Herald

Setting the stage for a major environmental battle over a growing pollution problem, a coalition of environmental groups have dubbed a statewide ballot measure that would require plastic packaging sold in California to be recyclable or reusable. The measure, which will appear in the November 2022 ballot in California, also requires companies that make plastic […]

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New California ballot measure would ban polystyrene food packaging statewide, forcing industry to reduce plastic waste – Times-Standard

Setting the stage for a major environmental battle over a growing pollution problem, a coalition of environmental groups have dubbed a statewide ballot measure that would require plastic packaging sold in California to be recyclable or reusable. The measurewhich will appear in the November 2022 ballot in California, also demands that companies that make plastic […]

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Lamont signs law banning PFAS in fire-fighting foam and food packaging

WINDSOR, Connecticut— Governor Ned Lamont held a bill signing ceremony near the Farmington River in Windsor on Tuesday for a new state law banning the use of fire-fighting foam and food wraps containing per- and polyfluoroalkyls. The substances are commonly referred to as PFAS, a large group of man-made chemicals, referred to as “eternal chemicals”, […]

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New California ballot measure would ban foam food packaging and force industry to reduce plastic waste

Setting the stage for a major environmental battle over a growing pollution problem, a coalition of environmental groups have dubbed a statewide ballot measure that would require plastic packaging sold in California to be recyclable or reusable. The measure, which will appear in the November 2022 ballot in California, also requires companies that make plastic […]

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Tired of disposable food wraps? You will have to start cooking

A title caught my attention this morning. He said, “How to get rid of disposable culture.” I could tell it was a graphic by a great Toronto illustrator, Sarah Lazarovic, known for her fabulous Buyerarchy of Needs and A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy. I didn’t click on the chart, however, because […]

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Circular polymers certified for food packaging

A value chain collaboration that includes Paris-based energy company TotalEnergies, packaging film converter Jindal Films and chemical recycling leader Plastic Energy aims to close the loop of recycling plastic waste into new plastic packaging. In partnership with London-headquartered Plastic Energy, TotalEnergies plans to start an advanced plastics recycling plant at its site in Grandpuits, France. […]

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Take-out food packaging accounts for half of ocean plastic waste, study finds

4 Reading minutes Take-out packaging is dominating litter in our oceans, according to a new study. Finding that just four foods and drinks – bags, bottles, containers and single-use packaging – account for nearly half of all plastic pollution on shores and seas, researchers say there is an urgent need for policy intervention in the […]

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Ann Arbor lawmakers introduce bills banning PFAS chemicals in food packaging

ANN ARBOUR, Mich. – New bills introduced in the Michigan Legislature this week call for banning toxic PFAS, BPA and phthalates from food packaging in the state of Michigan. Introduced by Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor), Senate Bill 591 and House Bill 5250 call for a ban on chemicals […]

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Vermont and Connecticut ban the use of PFAS in food packaging

Related practices and jurisdictions New laws in Connecticut and Vermont prohibit the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging. In Connecticut, the ban is effective December 31, 2023, and in Vermont, the effective date is July 1, 2023. Both laws define PFAS as fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one atom of […]

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Explore the safest food packaging options

Glass and aluminum have gained preference. When it comes to food packaging, we all want to make sure it’s 100% safe and doesn’t affect the quality of the products stored inside. While traditionally food was often packaged in tin containers, people today tend to turn to other safer and more durable options. Lately, expert opinion […]

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Zero PFAS in food packaging in Minnesota by 2024

Minnesota’s ban on “chemicals forever” in food packaging will soon be heading for Governor Tim Walz for his signature, which means companies must find replacements for the compounds by January 2024. For years, artificial compounds have been used to keep food from sticking and to prevent grease and other liquids from entering packaging. And while […]

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Easy Health considers smart technology for food packaging

Based in Hong Kong Easy health, which has been providing commercial food and pharmaceutical packaging for more than 20 years, plans to introduce five product packaging technologies, including smart packaging, which are expected to change the industry landscape. This is part of the company’s bid in recent years to develop environmentally friendly green packaging products. […]

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Minnesota measure bans ‘chemicals forever’ in food packaging

Minnesota is set to ban “chemicals forever” in food packaging such as burger wrappers and take-out containers, joining a handful of other states with such bans on harmful pollutants. The ban on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, is part of the long-awaited environmental finance bill lawmakers are racing to pass to avoid a […]

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Burger King management tackles PFAS ‘chemicals forever’ in food packaging for the first time

Restaurant Brands International CEO says alternatives to toxic PFAS are being tested and more details will be shared ‘in coming months’ Public health advocates urge Burger King to act faster and disclose all ingredients of alternatives WASHINGTON, DC—At today’s annual shareholder meeting, Jose Cils, CEO of Restaurant Brands International (parent company of Burger King, Tim […]

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Percentage of single-use food packaging waste close to

VANCOUVER, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — COVID-19 has changed so much in our lives, including the way we throw away. The proportion of single-use food packaging waste found on Canadian shorelines nearly doubled last year, according to the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup’s annual Dirty Dozen report. “We were surprised to see that single-use food […]

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European scientists collaborate to develop sustainable food packaging for the future

June 8, 2021 More than 220 researchers across Europe have created a forum to debate and develop environmentally friendly food packaging for the future. Image credit: European cooperation in science and technology. The objective of this meeting place is to reduce plastic waste and improve existing packaging in terms of food safety, food shelf life […]

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Health advocates call on FDA to ban PFAS from food packaging

Health, environmental and consumer activists have collectively called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban all polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) or “permanent chemicals” from food and food packaging. Forever called chemicals because these compounds, often found in plastic items, do not break down, there is a growing movement to challenge the food industry in […]

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Scientists develop food packaging containers made from grass instead of plastic

Danish researchers have now developed a way to use grass fibers to create fast food packaging, replacing harmful plastic and reducing CO2 emissions. Getty Images Also Read: Scientists Create World’s First Truly Biodegradable Plastic That Breaks Down in Days On average, more than 10,000 tonnes of takeaway food packaging is used in Denmark and most […]

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Food packaging maker plans $380 million plant and more than 345 jobs in Indiana

A food packaging company said Tuesday it plans to spend $380 million to build a manufacturing plant in Indiana that will manufacture aluminum can bodies and employ more than 345 workers by the end of 2023. . Krakow, Poland-based Canpack Group, a subsidiary of Blandon, Pa.-based Giorgi Global Holdings Inc., said it plans to open […]

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Plastic-free bioactive paper liner used to make sustainable food packaging

Plastic packaging used to protect food contributes significantly to the growing amount of plastic pollution around the world. Most cheeses, meats, and even fruits and vegetables are wrapped in plastic packaging, not to mention all the other things in a grocery store like crackers, cookies, candies, etc. This method is hygienic, protecting the food on […]

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Recyclable food packaging provides an extreme barrier

The introduction of a new sustainable option for food packaging always generates interest, but when it can replace a polymer that companies are eliminating for environmental reasons, the reception is even warmer. The health and safety concerns of Proposition 65 Styrene have motivated some brands to replace polystyrene (PS), which has long been the default […]

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This harmful chemical in food packaging has been hidden from the FDA, says new report – Eat This Not That

Two chemical companies deliberately hid the dangers of a toxic chemical found in food packaging from the FDA, exposing millions of Americans to the substance. And now the organization is working to phase it out. Several studies have linked 6:2 FTOH, a chemical used in food packaging to fight fat, to potentially serious health issues […]

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Mark Cuban invests in food packaging startup

Photo courtesy of SAVRpak welcome to RB weekly roundup of the latest restoration technologies. To get this and other tech news straight to your inbox every Wednesday, Click here. Does this little patch the future of food packaging? Mark Cuban thinks so. The investor and entrepreneur led a $3.5 million funding round for SAVRpak’s technology […]

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Mexican pet food makers find an emerging channel

It is remarkable how new pet food companies continue to enter the Mexican pet food market amid the economic downturn. Germán Fernández-Capuz, Marketing and Sales Manager at Proteínas, Energéticos y Óleos (Proteo), a Mexican pet food and feed manufacturer, believes that the opportunities in the local market have not yet been exhausted. According to his […]

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CA bill would ensure safer food packaging

Update (August 13, 2021): AB 1200 (Ting) passed the Senate Health and Environmental Quality Committees earlier this summer and is now awaiting a vote in the Senate. The California Assembly took another step to protect Californians from toxic PFAS chemicals “forever” by passing Assembly Bill 1200 (ting) today. AB 1200 would help make our food […]

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Lab-grown meat and other recent developments in food technology

When you think of high-tech industries, you probably don’t think of food. Even so, the food industry has seen remarkable changes over the past few years thanks to recent innovations. From lab-grown meat to blockchain in the supply chain, food technology is growing everywhere. Technology is reshaping the food industry every step of the way. […]

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Booming Line Integration and Data Collection for Food Manufacturers

According to “2019 Trends and Advancements in Food Packaging and Processing”, a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence, 34% of food manufacturers surveyed have fully integrated lines in both processing and packaging; most are large enterprises, but some small and medium enterprises have completed the line integration. The report indicates that two out of five […]

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Food manufacturers seek to reduce, recycle and reuse

According to a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence, nearly two in three food manufacturing companies seek recyclable packaging solutions, and the majority of brand owners surveyed have made at least one significant change to packaging substrate materials to increase the ease of recycling. The materials sought by food companies are mainly recyclable (64%), followed […]

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FNB News – Food Tech Trends in the Indian Scenario

introductionFood technology is an evergreen field linking the agricultural sector and the industrial world. New technologies are being adopted in food as the demand for sustainably processed and packaged foods increases. Nowadays, people are really interested in knowing the technology used behind a product and are not averse to the application of science in food. […]