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Amcor LiquiForm to be commercialised in two years

Amcor LiquiForm to be commercialised in two years

Amcor’s LiquiForm, which uses consumable liquid instead of compressed air to hydraulically form and fill a container on one machine simultaneously will be commercialized in two to three years’ time.

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Ending the lockout is 'just and proper' rules judge

US district judge orders Kellogg to cease Memphis lockout

A US district judge finds Kellogg guilty of unfair labor practices and grants an injunction to force an end to its Memphis lockout, nine months on.

Packaging design inspiration gallery: TIE-INS

In addition to pushing summer blockbusters and television shows, foods in packaging that promotes movies, programs, cartoons, and other non-food items can be hot sellers at retail. Here are some notable current and past examples of packaged products tie-ins worth digging into.

Yearsley Logistics to build third superhub for frozen food

Yearsley Logistics, frozen food logistics provider, will complete the second phase of a three-part, £5m expansion of its freezer “superhub” warehouse in December.

'Commercial appetite' for photopurification growing with data: SurePure

The “commercial appetite” for SurePure’s Turbulator photopurification technology will increase as the data supporting its safety and benefits grows, says the South African company.

Safety first: Partnership promotes food knowledge and industry growth

Elevate Canada and Alchemy Systems are joining to build the country’s food industry with job development and safety training.

Meat prices are beefing up

Food producers are feeling the heat as the cost of red meat continues surging, but analysts anticipate the trend likely will cool later in the year.

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'A MIXED YEAR AND A TOUGHER ONE THAN WE ANTICIPATED AT THE START': CFO DEIRDRE MAHLAN

Diageo’s top line takes a hammering: 2014 results show Chinese dragon bites from BeverageDaily.com

Diageo said today that foreign exchange movements ‘severely impacted’ its 2014 top line while Chinese anti-extravagance measures also hit hard – our slideshow dissects the Johnnie Walker distiller's performance.

ADM to pay $430,000 settlement for violations from FoodQualityNews.com

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $430,000 to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) at five large oil storage facilities.

Merck Millipore makes filtration an EZ-Fit from FoodQualityNews.com

Merck Millipore has launched the EZ-Fit Filtration Unit for bioburden (microbial limit) testing.

German choc firm shifts packaging to Poland in search of cheaper labor from ConfectioneryNews.com

Hachez, owned by the Danish Toms Group, will move part of its packaging production from Germany to Poland in an attempt to claw back some of its recent losses.

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Flexible packaging emphasizes convenience

Top five flexible packaging trends

A leader from packaging provider Zip-Pak has offered his views on what trends are driving the flexible...

Krones will slash Italian jobs to ensure site’s ‘long-term future’

Krones will slash Italian jobs to ensure site’s ‘long-term future’

Krones said today that it will scrap packaging and palletising operations at its subsidiary Kosme, which specializes...

Food packaging labels must be easier to understand: Canada

Canada demands clearer nutrition labels

The Canadian government is proposing changes to its labels on food packaging to make the data more...

Food safety violations land Sysco a $19.4m penalty

Sysco penalized $19.4m for unrefrigerated food storage

Food distribution giant Sysco has been ordered to pay nearly $20m in restitution for keeping perishable food...