Supply chain refers to the processes that take a piece of food from a producer to the consumer. It includes production, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal and looks at logistics, warehouse, transport, software, machines, traceability and RFID.
Premium Warehousing, a British warehousing and logistics handling provider, has installed AEB’s Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) software, EMCS||XPRESS which has led to faster processing of excise goods for...
BillerudKorsnäs has joined Save Food, a UN supported global initiative on food loss and waste.
Tesco’s Food Academy, its robust style of negotiating, BPA and ink migration, were some of the topics addressed at the Food Packaging Forum in Zurich last week.
Stora Enso has appointed Johanna Hagelberg as executive vice president Sourcing as of November 1, 2014.
Packaging for meat and Parakh Agro Industries UHT processed milk in aseptic flexible film pouches were some of the topics discussed by DuPont at the PAC Packaging Consortium’s “A Day...
Who made it into September's industry movers gallery with job news in the processing and packaging arena?McCain, Borealis, International Paper, CIMData, Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Petainer, Clondalkin Group and FSNS...
The German plastic packaging market is facing tougher competition, with energy costs placing native companies at a disadvantage, says a national packaging association.
The average aluminium closure recycling rate in Europe has hit 45% thanks to improved collection and recycling, according to the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).
Coveris has announced plans to close its resin resale operation, which currently operates within the company’s European Food & Consumer business unit.
Linx Printing Technologies has appointed ArnosTech from Cyprus as a distributor partner, selling its full range of Linx continuous ink jet printing and thermal transfer overprinting technologies.
Alufoil (the European Aluminium Foil Association) has relaunched its global website in 10 languages ahead of ALUMINIUM 2014, from October 7-9, at Messe Dusseldorf, Germany.
Novelis has opened a $258m aluminium recycling centre next to its rolling mill in Nachterstedt, Germany.
General Mills says the need to offset inflation is as strong as ever as it broadens the scope of cost saving measures across the value chain.
Nestlé Mexico will invest 700m pesos ($53m) over the next six years to increase milk production in the country.
Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with Advanced Inspection Services (AIS) to offer meat manufacturers fat analysis on a contract basis.
DuPont plans to invest $100m at two Texas facilities to support growing demand for its speciality high performance food packaging resins.
Carlsberg is moving towards The Bowtie Method to maximize the level of interaction and expertise between its supply chain and procurement divisions
Tetra Pak says it wants to promote the benefits of responsibly sourced sustainable timber and has joined IKEA and Kingfisher to analyse the impact of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification.
Who made it into August's industry movers gallery with job news in the processing and packaging arena? Bemis, Michelman, TriMas Corporation, Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Toray Plastics and SGS all...
EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen (European Organization for Packaging and the Environment) discussing EU legislation on a packaging and...
H.J. Heinz Company has signed a three-year contract renewal with CHEP to use its pallet pooling services across Europe.
Improved supply chain productivity using automation and better go-to-market delivery systems has driven core operating profit up 6% CAGR, says the president of Frito-Lay North America.
Industry should put less emphasis on the cost of relabelling and remember the cost of plummetting consumer confidence, according to a European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) campaign to extend mandatory meat...
Flux Power insists that large beverage companies active in everything from beer to soda are excited by the productivity advantages and cost savings its next generation lithium-ion batteries offer over...
Oman-based OCTAL will open an extrusion factory in Cincinnati, US, in December and has joined the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) for greater visibility on what it does.