Digital printing, QR coding and tracking are developments to be explored

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Dare to be different: What's next for food packaging?

By Rachel Arthur

The pressure to reduce costs has had a big influence on food packaging over the last five years, but it could now be time to dust off ideas which offer differentiation and added value.

Commodity sourcing and supply chain relationships are a focus for bakers looking to manage costs, says Federation of Bakers and American Bakers Association


Bakers look to commodity supply for cost management

By Kacey Culliney

Rather than innovative formulation changes to manage costs, bakers across the globe are instead going back to basics and cleverly sourcing commodities. 

SIG, Graham Packaging, Evergreen, Pactiv results overview

Reynolds Group sets out 2013 goals

By Joe Whitworth

Reynolds Group recorded a much improved 2012, despite still posting an overall loss, and outlined existing expansion and cost reduction initiatives as aims for this year.

Twinkies maker Hostess Brands files for bankruptcy

Twinkies maker Hostess Brands files for bankruptcy

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Wonder bread and Twinkies maker Hostess Brands has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to allow it to restructure, but does not expect to stop producing or delivering any of its products during the process, the company said on Wednesday.


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