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Thirst for success as STI Group renews Jim Beam contract

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19-Sep-2014 - STI Group has double reason to celebrate this week as it won the beverage category of the ProCarton/ECMA Awards 2014 and its entry has secured a renewed contract with Jim Beam Global.

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And the winner is… ProCarton/ECMA Awards 2014

Shelf ready packaging for mints, a Gelato Box and Reber Advent calendars with cartonboard were some of the winners at the Procarton/ECMA Awards 2014 in Sorrento, Italy, last week.

Mineral oil migration key concern at ECMA/ProCarton Conference

Mineral oil migration, the EU Commission Circular Economy and its Packaging and Packaging Waste directive were key concerns at The ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) and ProCarton Conference in Sorrento, Italy, this week.

Where is the ‘Muda’? MAI and Danone call for ‘innovation environment’

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) was a buzzword at the ECMA/ProCarton Conference in Sorrento, in Italy, this week but according to Gordon Crichton, director, Institut du Management de L’Achat Industriel (MAI) ‘everyone is talking about it but no-one is doing it’. 

Bühler Aeroglide to assess industrial-sized conveyor dryers for food production

Convection conveyor dryers can be a major source of lost revenue in food production and industrial applications with some operating 30% below their efficiency level, according to Joe Tordella, manager, Field Engineering, Bühler Aeroglide. 

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Nestlé seeks to patent aseptic closure for 'non-destructive' spoilage detection from DairyReporter.com

Nestlé has applied to patent a closure system for aseptically-filled containers that allows for the “non-destructive detection” of spoilage.

Coke International ‘uniquely positioned’ to capture $300bn beverage growth from BeverageDaily.com

Coca-Cola International president Ahmet Bozer insists his company is uniquely positioned to capture a $300bn world growth opportunity between 2014 and 2020.

Gene activators: Veggie micronutrients join the fight against diabetes and heart disease from NutraIngredients.com

Supplements containing the phytochemicals sulforaphane and quercetin are being trialled for their potential to decrease the risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, on the back of new in vitro research at the University of Warwick.

Dispatches from Euro Fed Lipid Congress, Montpellier.

Saturated fats may not cause heart disease: Researcher from FoodNavigator.com

Saturated fatty acids shouldn’t be avoided as they don't cause cardiovascular disease - but 'excess' is the important word, says a human nutrition expert.

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