Ishida Europe’s Belgian agent BRN has installed three packaging machines for six different pack formats, trays and bags in sizes from 75g to 400g, with flexibility for up to seven changeovers for Poppies International.
Smaller pack sizes, technological advancements and demand for higher quality graphics will drive the sack and kraft market to $80bn by 2021, says Smither’s Pira.
African snack manufacturers need to improve efficiencies by eliminating product giveaway and increase throughput, according to Ishida Europe.
Whole Foods Market has partnered with Uflex to redesign its tortilla packaging after the barrier coating left the chips soggy after three weeks.
Kleopatra Holdings, the holding company for Klöckner Pentaplast Group has filed a statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to propose an initial public offering of its common stock.
Sales in resealable closures and spouts are expected to reach $16.15bn in 2022, driving future F&B market growth, says Zion Market Research.
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Brazilian-based petrochemical manufacturer Braskem has agreed to pay $957m to settle charges it created false books and records to conceal millions of dollars in illicit bribes to Brazilian government officials to win or retain business.
CCL Industries (CCL) has entered into an agreement to acquire Innovia for approximately $1.13bn, expected to close Q1, 2017.
While product dating may assist consumers pinpoint shelf life, the plethora of descriptors used has caused confusion and led to shameful food wastage, said the Department of Agriculture (USDA).
BillerudKorsnäs has partnered with Pöyry mill engineering services to construct a $622m board machine at Gruvön, in Sweden.
BillerudKorsnäs, which manufactures confectionery, snacks and beverage packaging, is investing SEK 5.7bn ($622.25m) in a KM7 (Karton Machine) to produce liquid board, cartonboard and liner at its factory in Gruvön, Sweden, to start operations in Q1, 2019.
Today is the first day that nutritional information must become mandatory on packaging, according to the EU Food Information to Consumers (FIC) Regulation No 1169/2011.
Nibbly Bits has partnered with Ishida after launching a lighter snack product called Pop Crisps and finding its existing weighing equipment was delivering too many overweight and underweight packs.
tna has launched a VFFS (vertical form fill seal) system with integrated labeler and inserter for snack manufacturers who want to insert sachets of seasonings or dips into their bags and confectionery producers who want to add promotional inserts like toys or collectibles.
Many consumers struggle to tell the difference between cocoa certification program labels like Fairtrade and company own labels, such as Nestlé’s Cocoa Plan, but all agree social responsibility should be a priority for chocolate makers.
ITENE (Packaging, Transport and Logistics Research Center) Madrid, has developed an antimicrobial packaging for bread, enhancing the quality and safety of the product.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a public consultation on gluten-free labeling in England.
Digital printing allows consumers to do more and crazy things they could not imagine before, says Hewlett-Packard (HP).
Tetra Recart, part of dairy processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak, is strengthening its portfolio of long shelf life food products globally.
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