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Hershey: Miniature change brings big sustainability boost

The candy giant pared just 0.05 g from each Miniatures bar wrapper, but the tiny change means huge environmental gains.

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Two-compartment pouch shakes up jerky packaging

Jerk Nation pouches with jerky and seasoning separated, engineered by Thought For Food and Son, invite consumer interaction.

Invento launches aluminum-PET hybrid containers in US

Invento Americas is launching dual-material beverage containers geared toward consumers thirsty for stand-out packaging.

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Food Safety Summit outbreak is no laughing matter

People all over social media are having a field day with the news of a foodborne illness striking a food safety event—but pathogens are no joke.

Berry Plastics film keeps edibles high and dry

Berry Plastics has engineered a nine-layer film material to protect cereals and snacks against moisture, reportedly with a lighter weight than conventional films.

What food would look like in luxury packaging

Milk by apple, flour by Prada, coffee by Cartier

An award-winning artist and designer has created an art exhibition showing people what food and drink would look like in luxury branded packaging.

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'Barrels are bullshit' says next-gen Aussie cooper with eyes on Asia

While wine barrel innovator Flexcube is targeting New World wineries in the Americas for half of its international sales, the Australian company has not forgotten about vineyards across the Asia-Pacific region.

Bemis heats up award-winning sandwich pouch for Hillshire

Flexible packaging specialists at Bemis have crafted a heat-and-eat sandwich pouch for Hillshire Brands, landing an achievement award in the process.

Mess-free starch molding: The dirty tray menace will be history, says LHT

LHT Consultancy and Eagle Vision have developed a system that can help gummie manufacturers save upwards of $50,000 a year by detecting problems on starch molding lines.

Global Industry News

Indian government urged to probe Nutricia India doctor bribery allegations from DairyReporter.com

The Indian government has been urged to investigate claims that infant formula manufacturer Nutricia India, a subsidiary of the Danone Group, approved illegal payments by its employees to doctors.

‘Double whammy’: Senator insists FDA rule could cripple craft brewers from BeverageDaily.com

Senator Charles Schumer is calling on US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Margaret Hamburg to strike out a new rule that will hinder brewers selling spent grain to farmers for animal feed.

General Mills apologizes and backtracks on consumer legal policy from BakeryAndSnacks.com

General Mills has reverted back to its old online legal terms following backlash and media outcry over its arbitration clause.

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Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Relive the action at Foodex 2014 in Birmingham, UK, as we rub shoulders with the likes of...

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Interpack and Pack Expo 2014

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Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards 2014

And the Oscar for best pack goes to...

The 2014 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards were presented this month at the annual meeting of the Flexible...

FPD serves up hot industry topics in 2014

FPD serves up hot industry topics in 2014

Automation, sustainability, shelf-life extension, smart packaging and other technologies are some of the items FoodProductionDaily has planned...

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