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On the day 27 associations issued a joint open letter imploring the EU to keep to its word and scrap widely despised sugar quotas across the bloc in 2015 -...
Nestle is cracking down on food contact materials in recycled paper as it addresses some of the challenges of reducing its environmental impact, according to head of packaging Anne Roulin.
Finsbury Food Group has sold its free-from business to Genius Foods for £21M to focus on its core bread and cake business ̶ and reduce debt.
Toppan Printing Co., is investing 27bn Yen (US$292m) in what it described as the “mother factory” in Japan in anticipation of flexible packaging growth overseas.
Scotland is attempting to boost recycling rates by offering “recycle and reward” pilot schemes for empty bottles and cans.
Maize flours with coarser particle size are the most suitable for making gluten-free bread, a study finds.
While cost reduction is fuelling packaging reduction, the high cost of environmentally-friendly packaging relative to oil remains a barrier to widespread adoption by the food industry, according to Datamonitor packaging...
Packaging suppliers and manufacturers must address water use and preserve the protective role of packaging when approaching the issue of packaging sustainability, DuPont’s sustainability director told FoodProductionDaily.com.
Cereplast’s new venture Algaeplast aims to develop 100% algae-based packaging within five years, Frederic Scheer, managing director of the subsidiary, told FoodProductionDaily.com.
Food and drink packaging’s sustainability could be improved through more developed analytical software, wider use of consumer communication tools and more varied and detailed information, according to one leading academic...
Sunsweet Bakery has launched a new line of purple colored plum-infused baked goods that offer a tasty, new experience with a ‘myriad of health benefits’, it says.
Unilever and Nestlé say Oxfam missed an opportunity for a wider and more comprehensive debate about food ethics after the NGO published a damning report on the supply chains of...
The Real Bread Campaign has slammed UK industrial bread manufacturers on the misleading use of ‘wholemeal’ and ‘wholegrain’ and has called for meaningful legal definitions and robust regulation.
ADM Cocoa has introduced a new intense cocoa powder at Gulfood in Dubai this week, tapping into consumer interest in richly coloured and intensely flavoured cocoa products.
FoodProductionDaily.com takes a look at the key moves that have taken place in the industry this past month. Husky, Mocon and Eriez are some of the firms involved in the...
A snack is a snack in every market making global brand building easier, a Euromonitor analyst says.
Vie de France Yamazaki has closed a frozen bread facility in Chicago to shift production to a larger plant in Atlanta as demands and expansion plans outstretch capacity.
Irish food and ingredients giant Kerry Group has reported a 10.8% increase in operating profit for the year of 2012 on the back of strong growth driven by its ingredients...
Associated British Foods – worst-in-class in an Oxfam report critical of 10 food giants for essentially operating under a corporate social responsibility (CSR) “veil of secrecy” – has hit back, slamming the...
A US flour and grain blend recall has hit major brands including Frito-Lay and Mondelez and forced widespread precautionary recalls on snacks, cereal and biscuit products.
US snack firm Snyder’s-Lance said it will close a Canadian facility to cut costs and consolidate production.
Gast Group is previewing its GAST and JUN-AIR ranges of air moving equipment and launching three oil-less rocking piston air compressors and vacuum pumps at ComVac, Hannover in April.
Frozen food manufacturers can now create inexpensive ice cream desserts with toppings that can be heated in a microwave without melting the ice cream thanks to another breakthrough from Shieltron.
Food manufacturers can access more economical pick and place systems thanks to the launch of UK automated packing specialist Pacepacker Services' second hand Blu-Robot solutions.
Pregis has implemented its predictive tech support system to try and prevent downtime before it occurs.
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