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.
CGP Coating Innovation has launched a range of corrosion inhibiting products at the Emballage trade show.
Treatment at the end of life is one key factor in the environmental performance of self-adhesive label materials, according to UPM Raflatac.
Foreign producers are stepping up to tighter traceability regulations of export destinations, a trend which is pushing the global food traceability technologies market forward, according to business information portal Visiongain....
In post-Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) America, traceability has become a huge issue throughout the food supply chain. Honeywell is leveraging its scanning and mobility technologies to help food companies...
Locus Traxx Worldwide has partnered with Paramount Citrus, in the US to track and monitor its cargo.
General Mills will shut down and sell its first cereal manufacturing plant under the $40m cost-cutting program announced earlier this year.
DS Smith, Plastics Division has launched a fold-flat plastics container which it claims has performance, weight, folding/unfolding time, space, reusability and recyclability benefits.
Corbion Purac will construct a PLA (Polylactic acid) production plant in Thailand, as it eyes up global growth in demand for the bioplastic base.
The global polymer market is expected to grow to over 300m tonnes by 2018, despite a ‘roller coaster ride’ in recent years, according to AMI Consulting.
Philibert Savours will upgrade its commercial department, announcing a head of global sales in January.
More than four-fifths of food and consumer goods companies say that water poses a fundamental risk to their business, according to a new report from CDP.
Two French entrepreneurs have launched ‘HalalTest’, a portable device that tests food for the presence of pork.
Who made it into October's industry movers gallery with job news in the processing and packaging arena?Clondalkin Group, Comexi Group, RPC Bebo UK, Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Kiwi, Hughes Equipment...
Danone Waters has warned that EU plans to introduce rules obliging bottled water brands to assess their product environmental footprint risks discriminating against hard-pressed SMEs.
Multivac has celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony of a €11.9m distribution centre in Wolfertschwenden, Germany, with more planned in other regions.
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.