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Nestlé USA closes its Puerto Rico distribution center

Nestlé USA shifts its Puerto Rico shipments to a third US facility

Nestlé USA will shift a majority of its US to Puerto Rico shipments from the Port of New York and New Jersey to JAXPORT (Jacksonville Port Authority) in Jacksonville, Florida.

Sonoco display & packaging and flexibles business is its fastest growing market

Sonoco’s two fastest growing businesses in 2014 were display and packaging and flexible packaging, which both grew sales by about 6% due to volume gains, the company said at its Annual Shareholders Meeting this month.

$86m factory now operational as distribution broadens

Beijing and beyond: Capri-Sun expands operations in China

Capri-Sun is expanding its presence in China, announcing a partnership with Reignwood Group that will give it the necessary sales and distribution muscle. 

Sensor developed to improve BPA detection

A fluorescence sensor has been developed to improve detection of bisphenol A (BPA).

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Kuraray completes acquisition of Plantic

Kuraray has acquired all the shares of Plantic Technologies (Plantic), manufacturer of bio-based barrier materials.

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Crown workers to protest at Carnival Cruise Lines AGM in London

Boycott row with Crown Holdings Canada spills over into London

A boycott has broken out in Canada urging consumers not to buy beer manufactured in cans by...

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Tetra Pak 2014 financial results

Tetra Pak challenges: Losing market share on ambient white milk to NSS & increased competition from the plastics industry

Tetra Pak has released its financial results for 2014 with €10.9bn net sales, up 1.7% from 2013,...

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Anuga FoodTec 2015 review

Bosch Packaging carrying out ‘systematic studies’ on bio waste materials

Bosch Packaging expects a significant growth in bioplastics and is carrying out systematic studies on what materials...

Egg whites bioplastic alternative petroleum-based food packaging

Egg whites in plastic can be used as alternative for petroleum-based food packaging

Egg whites in plastic can be used as alternative for petroleum-based food packaging, according to researchers at...

Anuga FoodTec 2015
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Face in the crowd: Anuga FoodTec 2015

Resource efficiency and sustainability were the underlying themes at Anuga FoodTec, in Cologne, Germany, this year.

EU moves on criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals

European Commission to consider 700 chemicals for endocrine disrupting status

The European Commission is to look at 700 chemicals to predict whether they could be considered as...

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