Sirane has launched a cook-in-bag pack that takes meats, veggies and other edibles directly from the fridge to the barbecue.
Thanksgiving, taking place this year on November 28, is a food-centric American celebration. Here are a few traditional (and not-so-traditional) packaged foods found in US kitchens during the holiday season.
PROCESS EXPO 2013 will showcase recent equipment releases from hundreds of industry vendors.
Local officials have granted $200,000 in government funding to bolster processing capabilities at a food facility.
Start-up company, Cuckoo, has partnered with Greiner Packaging to produce air tight sealant PP (polypropylene) pots for its debut Bircher muesli range.
Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has developed inks that provide reminders when a product has been out of refrigeration and temperature has started to rise.
The UK ready-meal packaging market is growing an average of nearly 6% annually; one retailer has revamped its food-to-go packs in hopes of taking a bigger bite.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called for research tenders to help identify how vacuum and modified air packaging (MAP) will affect the growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is developing the UK’s first food engineering degree in response to a “scary” shortage of young people and women in food science.
High Pressure Processing (HPP) is widely used to pasteurize food, but most food producers ‘hide’ the method because of consumer perceptions, a HPP consultant said.
LINPAC Packaging has developed Vertiwrap, a hinged box made from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) for on-the-go wraps and tortillas.
Linpac Packaging has helped a UK supermarket chain move to vacuum skin packaging (VSP) from modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for some of its meat products.
RPC Tedeco-Gizeh has developed an ultra-clear polypropylene (PP) material to replace amorphous polyethylene terephthalate (A-PET) in its plastic containers.
The declining number of public laboratories for carrying out food testing is “concerning”, according to a UK committee report on the horse meat scandal.
Around 4% of disposable packaging for fruits and vegetables are damaged on their way to the consumer compared to only 0.1% of reusable packaging, according to a German market analysis.
Only 1% of people don’t throw berries away according to a UK poll which found more than 50% of consumers are resigned to high levels of food waste.
Concept Systems, an Oregon-based system integrator, offers a broad range of processing, packaging and technology services to professionals in the food manufacturing sector.
AkzoNobel’s appeal against the decision to block its takeover of Metlac Holding has been rejected by the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal.
Crown Holdings has commercialized two Southeast Asian facilities in Nong Khae, Thailand and Da Nang, Vietnam to meet demand for aluminium beverage cans.
KM Packaging Services Ltd. has launched a high-performance lidding film designed to extend the shelf life of chilled ready meals.
Par-Pak has been fined $90,000 by the Ministry of Labour (MoL) after a worker was caught in moving machinery and suffered a fractured bone.
Lyco Manufacturing has released a cooking system that helps food manufacturing operations recapture heat and water from cooker overflow in pasta, rice and vegetable processing.
Texwrap Packaging Systems has helped a longtime Tennessee producer of sausage and sausage products improve the efficiency of its shrink-wrapping operation.
The meat industry is driving high pressure processing (HPP) in Europe due to extended shelf life benefits opening new markets, according to Avure.
NASA has agreed to fund the development of a 3D food printer to supply food for astronauts during space travel and help feed the world’s growing population.
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