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Resin to the occasion

The current trend towards quality ready-to-cook, freezer to microwave meals continues unabated. As a consequence, a number of innovative products have hit the market to...

Sachet savvy

Packaging firm Ileos has added a new product to its range of Flexpaq sampling sachets. The Swift Open Sachet, as it is called, has been...

Speedy solutions

One of Europe's leading manufacturers of heat-sealing machines, Packaging Automation, has upgraded its flagship Vision range to operate at even faster speeds. The company's Vision...

Amcor strengthens its position

Packaging giant Amcor continues to consolidate and diversify its global business. Latest innovations include a new product launch in the UK and a financial deal...

The great giveaway

As with many other food sectors, the poultry processing industry loses a considerable amount of money from wastage throughout the supply chain. Danish firm Scanvaegt...

Potassium without the taste

Balchem Encapsulates, a business segment of Balchem Corporation, has launched three microencapsulated forms of potassium targeted at the food industry - dipotassium phosphate (available in...

A-maizing concepts

New research confirms that consumers are becoming more switched on to issues of environmental sustainability. This has greatly affected the food and drink industry, where...

End result

Leading beverage can manufacturer Amcor has begun manufacturing SuperEnd beverage ends Down Under under license from packaging giant Crown. The high-performance can ends are being...

Rising to the challenge

Finnish consumer packaging specialist Huhtamaki prides itself on its ability to cover virtually every aspect of the food production industry. Its recent partnership with Fazer...

Taking stock

Strict legislation, growing public concern and the threat of legal action has made food safety the priority of the industry. Little surprise then that innovations...

Sensitive issues

US-based public health and safety company NSF International has granted Refrigeration Solutions' Thermo-Cube certification to NSF Protocol P235: Temperature Mimicking Sensors, a certification that verifies...

Business mushrooms

Exotic products are flooding the European and American food market these days as the price of items once thought of as prohibitively expensive declines. The...

Graham Packaging wraps up Frito-Lay deal

Graham Packaging is making its first entry into the salty snack food market,supplying high-density polyethylene rigid canisters for Frito-Lay's new Staxpotato crisps. The new Stax...

Interbrew packs a punch in Korea

Interbrew has introduced its PET beer packaging, Q-Pack, on the South Korean market for its local brand OB, a move that is part of an...

UB goes virtual

European snacks manufacturer United Biscuits has appointed Vanco, the global virtual network operator (VNO) to design, implement and manage its European Wide Area Network (WAN)....

Tray again

Landec, a developer and marketer of technology-based polymer products for food applications, launched the latest product offerings of its food subsidiary Apio at the recent...

Mapping the future

Agilent Technologies has commercialised the first 60-mer oligonucleotide microarray for the study of rice, a staple food for half the world's population. Working in collaboration...

All wrapped up

A current trend among food manufacturers has been the adoption of high speed production methods. New technology has enabled processors to produce goods faster than...

High protection

Voridian, the world's largest supplier of PET resins for packaging, has launched a new PET resin that provides ultraviolet (UV) light protection for food and...

Cadbury repackages for India

Cadbury India has announced that it is to change the packaging for its Dairy Milk chocolate bar following last month's allegations that a batch had...

Kerry in clover

It's all change at Irish dairy firm Kerrygold. The company has boosted production capacity using Ilapak's Delta 3000 HSR inverted, electronic flow-wrapper, and has also...

All Thai'd up

UK supplier of oriental chilled ready meals, Kwoks Foods, has launched a new product range for one of the UK's largest supermarkets. The new Asda...

New solutions

Food manufacturers are increasingly using technology to improve output and quality. By using cutting edge software to link up every aspect of the supply chain,...

Amcor seizes the day

Drinks company Stock Vital has launched its new product line, Carpe Diem fresh, using the latest packaging technology from Amcor. The company felt that Amcor's...

Plastic from plants

Food processors and manufacturers have long been urged to take greater responsibility for the environment. Unbiodegradable food packaging for example has proved to be a...

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