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The International Packaging Institute (IPI) whose industry members include Bosch, Amcor, Nestle and SIG celebrated its 10th anniversary recently and will hold regional seminars for SMEs in 2015.
Iggesund is using its Christmas card as an ambassador for its paperboard material and to display printing techniques on five sections done with the help of a team of undergraduate...
Researchers at SINTEF, an independent research organisation in Scandinavia, have built a robot called Gribbot to extract breast fillets from chickens, normally done by human hands.
A record 35 attendees from industry-related organizations in the US and Canada took part in the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) Folding Carton Boot Camp earlier this month.
The steer away from carbs will continue into 2015 but if industry is clever, the shift presents plenty of opportunities, says a healthy foods expert.
Marketing insight from Frito-Lay, snacking trends for the future and wheat science were just a handful of the best-read stories on BakeryandSnacks for 2014.
Methane gas could be used as a feedstock to produce affordable PHA bioplastic, according to the CEO of a US-based start-up.
General Mills has reported a significant slump in profits for its second quarter, pulled down by a tough environment in North America, particularly across breakfast cereals.
Grupo Bimbo has bought Saputo Bakery via its Canadian subsidiary Canada Bread for C$120m ($103m).
Stora Enso will split its Renewable Packaging Division into two segments; the Consumer Board and Packaging Solutions, from January 1, 2015.
W. R. Grace & Co. and Milliken & Company are partnering to enable polypropylene (PP) manufacturers to develop differentiated resin portfolios.
The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’...
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that Pork Farms’ acquisition of Kerry Foods’ chilled savoury pastry (CSP) business may substantially lessen competition in the sector.
The EU Food Information to Consumers (FIC) regulation has been the biggest challenge for snack makers during 2014 and difficulties aren’t over yet, says the European Snacks Association (ESA).
EPAL (the European Pallet Association), and UIC, a European Pallet Exchange Group (managed by Rail Cargo Group/OBB, on behalf of UIC), has ended a two year conflict and forged a...
Midnight cereal chomping, energy-dense sports snacks and on-the-go breakfast replacements are just some of the trends set to shape the snacking market next year, according to Datamonitor Consumer.
Auckland University researchers have found that a diet that is high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers.
Using glycemic index (GI) as a guide to healthy food choices may not help improve cardiovascular risk factors or insulin resistance, researchers warn.
The UK will publish an extensive report on the role of carbohydrates in the diet next year, presenting opportunities for bread makers to fight back against carb-bashing, says the Federation...
A method for finding bread volume has been approved by the American Association of Cereal Chemists – International (AACCI).
The European Commission has announced plans to withdraw from the Circular Economy package leading to widespread disappointment from industry bodies.
Adept has said it wants to grow its mobile robot business in food and packaging to make a new type of industry.
Antioxidant-rich cereals, protein-packed snack bars and bread tailored to women’s nutritional needs were just some of the product innovations identified by Datamonitor Consumer during 2014.
Only a handful of food processors worldwide are so committed to sustainability as to have built a facility that qualifies for the highest level of certification in the LEED (Leadership...
As part of a plan to focus on its strengths, Cascades Inc. has agreed to sell its North American boxboard manufacturing and converting assets to Graphic Packaging Holding Company for...
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