Pacepacker, which works with FANUC and Festo, and integrates robots for pick and place and palletising, is running a ‘Try Before You Buy’ trial at its Essex factory, UK, and...
Traditional high-gloss packs will soon be a thing of the past as snack makers turn to matte finishes in the battle for shelf appeal, an expert says.
Easter food isn't just chocolate and jelly beans; packaging decorated with chicks and bunnies can be found in shelves all over retail stores. Here are some examples of festive packaging...
Food processing and packaging firms are increasingly impacted by consumers’ desire to avoid gluten, dairy, soy, and other ingredients, according to Packaged Facts.
Industrial bread manufacturers should stop over-packing bread because thinner plastic films do not impact shelf life standards, researchers say.
Growth in portion-packaged foods is moving L&L Foods to break ground on an additional facility to boost capacity.
Gypsy Crunch has launched its line of gluten-free, artisanal granolas in flexible pouches with Velcro closures, extending product shelf life.
Single-serve packages may help overweight people cut food consumption, says a researcher who claims limited research has been done on its relation to pack size.
Baking with algorithmic software can help minimize mistakes as busy bakers work to broaden portfolios, according to developer PreciBake.
Packaging innovation is a top demand in the snacks race with format, size and design changes expected faster than ever as lead times shorten under retail pressure.
Flexible bakery lines and equipment must always consider sanitation because these issues have converged, says the head of the Bakery, Equipment, Manufacturers and Allieds (BEMA) Association.
Fiera Foods has scored $1.5m in funding from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, in support of the bakery plant’s expansion.
Snack makers can strengthen retail relations and support 24/7 business with a cloud-based sales platform, says developer MiT Systems.
Heat treatment of oats remains very traditional and should shift to continuous technologies for improved nutrition and reduced contamination, says a Campden BRI processing expert.
A small fire broke out inside a snack nut roaster at a ConAgra-owned processing facility; no injuries were reported.
Big cereal players haven’t worked out the concept of sensual packaging, sticking instead to rigid boxes and thick plastics but Mona’s Granola is one step ahead, says its founder....
More snack makers are outsourcing production because it’s a win-win for the balance sheet, says the president of Wyandot Incorporated.
MeadWestvaco has launched Evertain, a resealable paperboard container to protect snacks, boost sustainability, and drive shelf appeal.
tna has sold the first of its intelli-flav 3 closed-loop slurry (CLS) seasoning technology to the US and Iraq.
Warburtons has secured planning permission to build a £20M factory in Burnley, Lancashire, dedicated to its sandwich alternatives lines, including Wraps and Sandwich Thins, plans for which it announced in...
Indian Tobacco Company (ITC) will open a Rs.700 crore ($113m) food manufacturing facility producing branded packaged biscuits, snacks, noodles, juices and Atta (wheat/powder flour).
Zego, a manufacturer of allergen-friendly snack bars, has launched wrappers and boxes with QR codes enabling consumers to keep tabs on allergen products.
The Bavarian pretzel, native to the southeast German state, has been granted protected geographical indication (PGI) status in the EU.
General Mills has paid tribute to Shirley Temple - who featured on its packaging and promotions - after the actress died last week aged 85.
Snack maker Leclerc Foods USA has snapped up a building in Arizona and plans to invest $50m to expand its operations.