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Key: Food sorting demands power and speed

Food sorting technology is evolving to meet producer demand for faster machines and precise performance, according to a Key Technology executive.

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Waters tackles substance migration of packaging materials

Packaging material manufacturers must control and monitor their product to ensure there is no risk from extractable and leachable components, said Waters.

Hormel applauds Avure for HPP technology

Hormel Foods has recognized high-pressure processing technology firm Avure with its Spirit of Excellence Award.

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that pitches in on the eco effort with compostable materials, natural paper, and other features.

Foodborne illness strikes Food Safety Summit attendees

Four people who attended the recent Food Safety Summit conference and exhibition reportedly have been stricken with a foodborne pathogen.

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Changes to Nutrition Facts panel may have limited impact on consumer perceptions, says Hartman Group from FoodNavigator-USA.com

Proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts panel  on food and beverage labels are well-intentioned, but may not have as much effect on how consumers perceive products as policymakers hope, according to Hartman Group.

Nespresso concedes in anti-trust battle: We don’t accept but we will cooperate from FoodNavigator.com

Nestlé's brand Nespresso will allow greater use of competitor coffee capsules in its machines following a French anti-trust investigation.

PepsiCo CEO: 'Several of our brands virtually define their categories' from BakeryAndSnacks.com

Power brands like Doritos, Lay’s and Quaker Oats are allowing PepsiCo to stay strong in volatile market conditions, CEO Indra Nooyi says.

Hershey ‘tricking US consumers with fake Maltesers’, claims Mars from ConfectioneryNews.com

Mars has launched US legal action against Hershey accusing it of copying its Maltesers brand in all-red packaging.

US cereal U-turn: 10% upswing over next four years, says Packaged Facts from BakeryAndSnacks.com

Cereal makers can expect a turnaround year thanks to favorable consumption patterns and a booming young Hispanic population, says Packaged Facts.

Lab M aims for the Pinnacle with pre-poured plates from FoodQualityNews.com

Lab M has launched a line of pre-poured plates using its own dehydrated culture media (DCM).

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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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Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards 2014

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FPD serves up hot industry topics in 2014

FPD serves up hot industry topics in 2014

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