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Hershey: Miniature change brings big sustainability boost

Candy giant Hershey has reduced 0.05g from each Miniatures bar wrapper, making a tiny change which has led to huge environmental gains.

Deluge of questions on EU label regulations

Clients’ queries on upcoming EU labelling regulations will dominate Melanie Ruffell’s appointment as a principal food law advisor at Campden BRI. 

Are glass manufacturers feeling the pinch?

The plastic bottle has been recognised for its flexibility and the easy way consumers can get a product out of a container, controlling the amount dispensed.

Invento launches aluminum-PET hybrid containers in US

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

Heavy metals from China's farmland put consumers in Australia at risk

The risk of consuming harmful heavy metals by eating produce from China’s heavily polluted farmland is now so great that one Australian industry body has warned a parliamentary inquiry due to look into country-of-origin labelling laws that current requirements put the health of consumers at risk.

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.

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Are food companies getting social media right? In a word, 'no' from FoodNavigator.com

Fear is a major roadblock to many food companies getting it right when it comes to social media, according to business mentor and entrepreneur Mike Greene.

Australia experiencing Danone Nutricia infant formula shortage from DairyReporter.com

Karicare and Aptamil brand infant formula products are in short supply in Australia for the second time in just over a year, as manufacturer Nutricia Australia New Zealand (Nutricia ANZ) struggles to keep up with increasing demand.

Vegetable taste trend sweeps into US spirits and beer: Treatt reveals from BeverageDaily.com

Vegetable-based drinks are now so entrenched in the US that the trend is even moving into the spirits and beer sectors, according to Treatt, as the company insists there is already a need to differentiate.

NZ infant formula exporters have 'actions...to undertake' to meet Chinese standards from DairyReporter.com

Some New Zealand infant formula manufacturers and brand-owners could be temporarily blocked from exporting to China if they are unable to meet the requirements of a new register by May 1.

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Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

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