Technology

Today's product developers have a range of options to incorporate into their tech-stack to make their product stand out from the competition. Pic: GettyImages

Ramping up the future of food innovation

By Gill Hyslop

The ability to quickly adapt to customer demands and embrace new technologies are what separate global food and beverage leaders from the rest of the pack.

Today's shopper has an entire world of information at their fingertips to find out the history and benefits of the ingredients used within a product in an instant. Pic: GettyImages

The rise of the digital snacker

By Gill Hyslop

Technological advancements have opened seemingly infinite possibilities for innovation within the snack and bakery industry. We’re in a new era of food manufacturing with the ability to create a more connected experience for consumers and more efficient...

Talking Dawn’s people, patent-pending tech and trends

Talking Dawn’s people, patent-pending tech and trends

By Gill Hyslop

At the International Bakery Industry Exposition (IBIE) held in Las Vegas, US, last month, Dawn Foods unveiled its 2023 global bakery trends reports and showcased it’s game-changing non-sticky doughnut glaze. BakeryandSnacks also used the opportunity to...

A rendering of the Artisan Marketplace.

Senses unite in artisanal bent at this year’s IBIE expo

By Kristine Sherred

The massive show will bring thousands of baking industry and supply chain professionals to Las Vegas, September 8-11. Here’s a taste of what to expect from the show’s focus on craft and getting back to baking’s roots.

Processing innovation: Robots of the future make their debut at Tokyo Pack 2018

Processing innovation: Tokyo Pack 2018

Robots of the future make their debut at Tokyo Pack 2018

By Jenny Eagle

An MiR100 portable heavy goods robot by Kantum and a flying drone called Prodroneto, which will be launched in December, made their debut at this year’s Tokyo Pack 2018.

CPEIA: We see a tremendous opportunity to help shape the evolution of this industry through PE

Special Edition: Active, Intelligent Packaging

PAC and CPEIA launch active and intelligent packaging network

By Joseph James Whitworth

PAC, Packaging Consortium and the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) have partnered to speed up development and adoption of intelligent packaging.

EuroPack Summit 2015 Monaco

EuroPack Summit 2015, Monaco, France

IPI: ‘It's hard to measure how successful innovation is’

By Jenny Eagle

The word innovation has been misused and overused in the wrong context in commercials and in marketing statements, according to Prof Dr Ingo Buren, director, science and technology, IPI (International Packaging Institute).

POP exhibits at Hispack 2015 packaging show

Live from Hispack 2015, Barcelona

POP exhibits take centre stage at Hispack 2015 packaging show

By Jenny Eagle

Exhibits in point of purchase products (POP), smart packaging, 3D prototyping sustainability and ready-to-eat packs took centre stage at Hispack 2015, organized by Fire de Barcelona and the Graphispack Association, this week (April 21-24).

Packaging Innovations 2015

Packaging Innovations 2015

By Jenny Eagle

Packaging Innovations 2015 delivered a 'Hat-trick' with three-in-one tradeshows last week with Empack and Label&Print at the NEC, Birmingham (February 25-26).

DuPont, Mintel, Avure, Kortec highlight packaging trends

Pack Expo 2014 post show round up

DuPont and collaborators highlight packaging technology trends

By Heidi Parsons

DuPont brought together executives from the Mintel Group, Macro Engineering & Technology, Brampton Engineering, Avure Technologies, and Kortec in a seminar at Pack Expo on packaging technology trends.

IDEX companies produce a range of processing and packaging machinery for food manufacturing and other markets.

INTERPACK 2014

IDEX: The food packaging world is getting smaller

By Jenni Spinner

Differences between food consumers and markets around the globe are disappearing due to safety and performance standardization, according to one packaging expert.