SIG Combibloc expects its aseptic carton and filling business to “grow exponentially” in Africa in coming years as consumer demand for long-life dairy products rockets.
A food processing researcher has scored a grant of nearly $300,000 to explore bio-based antimicrobials and other nanotechnology applications for food packaging.
The annual WorldStar awards (presented by the World Packaging Organisation) recognize excellence in packaging design: sustainability, functionality, aesthetics and more. Here are some of the winners in the Food category...
Avantium is to file a food contact application for the use of its biobased polymer in the next step of its partnership with Coca-Cola, Danone and ALPLA.
A resealable beet container featuring Amcor film bested the competition in this year’s UK Packaging Awards.
Mocon has launched a system that gauges oxygen transmission rates through flat materials and food packaging.
Flexible packaging might be gaining market share, but canned foods still figure into meal preparation at Thanksgiving and other holidays.
Allpax Products reports its Gentle Motion retort system, recently installed at a plant in Europe, cuts process time by as much as 40%.
Færch Plast is ready to launch absorbers in its packages in the UK for meat and fish to extend shelf life by days.
Tetra Pak is helping retailers grab a bigger share of the booming private-label business with services that speed time to market.
Powerhouse processor Bonduelle is tapping into EnWave dehydration for quick-frozen vegetables.
PACK EXPO International 2014 is expanding its tech content by welcoming an event dedicated to 'smart' packaging technologies.
Increasing hunger for fresh-cut fruit, ready-to-eat-salads and other convenience foods is helping drive growth in produce packaging.
An operation specializing in high-pressure processing has installed its second Avure line at its fresh-food facility.
Membrane filtration and aseptic filling technologies will never provide a "complete replacement" for traditional heat treatment methods in the manufacture of extended shelf life dairy products such as UHT milk,...
Food packaging, beverage bottles and other containers are driving global demand for polyethylene terephthalate.
Pinhole detection in metallising is crucial in flexible food packaging where defects can affect the barrier performance of packaging structure and jeopardize the associated shelf life, said Bobst.
PhD candidate Jenneke Heising is working on packaging with a built-in nose that can tell a smartphone how fresh fish is, before consumers buy it.
This year's PROCESS EXPO event has treated attendees to a broad array of processing technologies, packaging equipment, educational programming, and other features. Here are some of the sights and sounds...
A meat manufacturer has sought the help of a Norwegian research institute to evaluate barrier properties of its revamped packaging and avoid discolouration.
Processing professionals from all over the world are gathered at the event, and sharing the sights, sounds and technology via Twitter.
Insignia Technologies will go ahead with trials in the US, UK and Europe after renewed interest with a sizeable cash investment.
It’s Fresh! has won a slice of a €5m ($6.5m) investment to advance its technology which absorbs and locks ethylene gas, a natural plant hormone to slow the ripening and...
Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 735,000 cases of Kraft and Polly-O brand string cheese varieties in the US over concerns that the products may spoil before their ‘Best When Used...
AkzoNobel has launched antifog additives for polyethylene and ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) food packaging films to boost the appeal and shelf life of fresh products.
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