The leader of a packaging organization fires back at claims that reusable plastic containers used to transport produce are unsanitary.
Retailers are piling the pressure on confectioners to swap paper records for quicker mobile scanning technology to trace the source of raw ingredients, protecting them in the event of a...
Dow, Unilever, and other food-focused companies are pitching in to fight hunger and improve access to healthful, sustainable food.
PolyOne Corp. has launched an arsenal of technology products designed to help food manufacturers and brand owners protect products against fraud.
ACE (Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment) needs 10 more converting plants to get certified to meet CoC (Chain of Custody) certification for all beverage carton manufacturing plants by 2018.
Sidel has won a contract with Moha Soft Drinks to install a production line for its carbonated soft drinks (CSD) and water in Ethiopia.
In this guest article, Lauren LaFronz at Triple Point Technology looks at the role that mobile technologies can play in the fast-moving and increasingly volatile agri-food sector.
ITW Warehouse Automation insists US demand is growing for shuttle or cart-based automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) as a solution for ‘brown’ and ‘greenfield’ warehouses.
The manufacturing and extraction of raw materials are the most pollutant stages of the life cycle when producing bio-based films, according to a study.
Automatic sorting systems using diffraction grating could boost recycled content of plastic food packaging and be available within a few years, claims Axion Consulting.
The FAO has issued a toolkit for reducing food waste, as it reveals the direct economic cost to food producers stands at $750bn (€561bn) a year, in a new report.
Unilever has increased its use of CHEP’s service in Europe by 70%, replacing white-wood exchange pallets with CHEP’s managed pooling system.
Packaging Corp. of America (PCA) has expanded its cartonboard capacity with the acquisition of Boise Inc.
Frito-Lay has added 20 electric vehicles to its New York distribution fleet just two months after it announced plans to shift 20% of vans from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG).
Ishida Europe has launched a screw feeder weigher for sticky, difficult-to-handle fresh products.
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s priorities for the coming year include cutting foodborne illness and speeding up recalls.
With an eye on cost-cutting and safety, processors are increasingly turning to firms like Microscan for high-tech inspection tools.
Tudor Rose International, which works with The Jordan Ryvita Company, Kraft Foods, Unilever and The Burton Biscuit Company, will switch from paper-based processes to standardised, automated management of its logistics...
TruTag Technologies has launched tiny sensors that let food firms add security features to food packaging, and to the food itself.
A future-looking conference calls upon leaders from every aspect of the food supply chain to tackle issues with long-term impact on the industry.
With the global prebiotics market growing exponentially, smart processing firms stand to profit by taking advantage of the surge.
With a focus on turnover in Northern Europe, Citres has partnered with RPC to produce polypropylene jars (PP) jars for its pesto, sauces, olives and vegetables.
More than 52% of post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles available were collected in the EU27 countries plus Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey last year.
Simplot food processing plant has been given a $1.5 million federal grant from the $840 million Clean Technology Investment Programs to upgrade its freezing tunnels at a vegetable production site.
Multivac Marking & Inspection will unveil its automated print monitoring directly at the label dispenser of its cross web labellers at Fachpack 2013.