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.
Tetra Pak has launched a range of hot-melt adhesives and lubricants, called Tetra Pak hot melt adhesives, in partnership with Henkel, for its own filling machines.
TRM Packaging, which manufactures and prints retail ready packaging, has added the next phase of automation as part of an £8m investment to increase plant capacity output by a third.
Grocery suppliers are being asked for their feedback on how the regulated retailers are complying with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice and on the impact of the Groceries Code...
SPI, the Plastics Industry Trade Association has launched Project Passport, alleviating challenges manufacturers face complying with food contact regulations in the US and the European Union.
Hillary Clinton will visit Capital City Fruit in Norwalk, Iowa, today (April 15) as part of her campaign trail to run for president in 2016.
Sidel Spare Parts & Logistics team is rolling out its spare parts service globally after initially introducing the service to various regions last year.
Avery Dennison has filed a lawsuit at a court in Germany to stop UPM Raflatac from manufacturing, marketing, or selling Raflex MDO without a licence.
The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) has called on all companies in the polymer industry to work together through a difficult period of stable or falling prices of polyethylene to...
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has seen a 9% rise in plastic packaging recycling in 2013 compared to 2012, collecting over 311 million kg of post-consumer packaging.
Cargill is on track to make its goal of completely sustainable palm oil supply by 2020, the company has said in its second palm oil progress update, summing up the...
Tomra Sorting Food is stepping up its focus on Japan by launching a Japanese-language website.
Novelis has launched evercycle, a 100% recycled aluminum sheet for food containers in North America with plans to expand the product globally as demand grows.
Replacing plastic trays with a cardboard system could allow US retailers to slash US bread prices while maintaining profit margins and lowering costs for manufacturers, says the maker of the...
SGS Supply Chain Solution has partnered with Trace One to utilise its T Transparency software to communicate more effectively across the supply chain on a cloud-based social network.
Unisys Corporation has been awarded a multi-million Euro contract as part of a consortium to deliver IT services and support for the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
ExxonMobil treated guests to samples of bakery products, in partnership with its customers who use its food grade lubricants, at Anuga FoodTec last week.
Rockwell Automation has secured a contract with a large food manufacturer to implement its Connected Enterprise across 100 plants worldwide.
The European Pallet Association (EPAL) has recorded a production of 66.3 million of EPAL euro pallets in 2014 with 3% growth compared to 2013.
Bartec Benke claims to have seen a roaring trade with its Tiger milk measuring system, as Bartec closes its largest acquisition to date with Top Group.
A coalition of NGOs has released a policy recommendation on how companies should move forward on the use of nanotech in foods and supplements. The document recommends corporate transparency and...
Condoleezza Rice, who served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at Dematic’s 30th Annual Material Handling & Logistics Conference (September 13–16)...
Chromatic Technologies (CTI) a manufacturer of thermochromic packaging material, whose clients include Coca-Cola, Fanta and Heineken, has launched all pantone colors for its PowerCapsules plastic technology.
Geo-Tech Polymers and Intertek has received a letter of non-objection from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)to remove inks and coatings from plastics recycling it into clear reuse opportunities....
Toyo Ink Group has merged two wholly-owned subsidiaries Toyo Ink Chemicals and Toyo Ink Taiwan into a single operating entity.
Tetra Pak is working on a number of initiatives to reach its goal of 40% recycling rates by 2020 including the continued development of Hangzhou Fulun Ecology Technology company in China.