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Silgan has identified a “couple of hundred million dollars of opportunities” as part of a project aimed at reducing systems costs of canned food products from steel to store.
Nestlé Waters North America is under fire from high-profile US shock jock Glenn Beck, who rubbished the company’s Pure Life water and its PET bottle on his radio show Monday....
Global adoption of groundbreaking Shieltron microwave packaging is happening across the course of 2013, according to Shieltronics, the company behind it.
Praxair will focus on developing its temperature controlled systems in the coming year in response to US customer demand, according to Phil Davis, associate director, marketing and communications.
Russia is moving to ban US meat imports in the row over instances of contamination with ractopamine, a growth promoting chemical banned in Russia, with more contaminated consignments detected....
Rinco Ultrasonics has claimed a breakthrough for ultrasonic film sealing of flexible packaging aimed at dry and liquid foods.
Canadian beverage labeling giant CCL Industries has pulled out of a deal to acquire John Watson & Co., a Scottish producer of labels for Scotch whisky and other spirits.
Rexam today opened a new can manufacturing plant in Southern Finland, and claims the £68m ($107m) investment is partly inspired by a pack mix shift in beer sales from glass...
Danish equipment supplier Aasted has been exhibiting a chocolate tempering machine at ProSweets in Germany that it claims uses an old process consuming 50% less energy than conventional tempering.
Incorporating titanium dioxide (TiO2) onto a thin low density polyethylene (LDPE) film and exposing it to UVA light can reduce microorganisms, according to researchers.
GEA Refrigeration Technology is offering manufacturers better quality food quality, longer shelf life and improved capacity with the launch of a High Velocity Freezer (HVF) unit.
Eurofins has bought Dutch food testing centre Laboratorium Zeeuws-Vlaanderen (LZV) in a move that shores up its food and feed testing prowess in The Netherlands.
International Paper is “through the transformation plan”, according to its CEO who said the company has been rebuilt and has performance potential with existing assets.
EnWave has signed an additional agreement with Milne Fruit Products for its Radiant Energy Vaccum (REV) technology to test and develop dried peas and corn.
The cardboard packaging market will continue to be driven by ecological aspects for 2013 but also increased interest in special effects, the CEO of PAWI Packaging says.
Public concerns about nanotechnology in food processing highlight important areas for further research, according to a US paper just published in the journal Nanobiotechnology.
Crown Food Europe has launched a consultation process with staff at its Worcester, UK site due to declining food packaging sales.
A fresh produce firm claims its adoption of an automated water jet machine for topping and tailing celery has enabled it to extend the shelf life of the product.
Pathogens, foodborne viruses and pesticide residues are the three most important concerns for the safety of fresh produce, according to the results of a European workshop.
Ball Corporation has delivered 11.5-ounce cans to AriZona for its line of teas and beverages to provide a size option to consumers.
Food chain contaminant tributyltin (TBT) causes transgenerational obesity in mice, according to researchers in California, suggesting it could raise similar concerns to Bisphenol A (BPA).
Swiss-based PET packaging specialist Sidel has opened a dedicated packaging and tooling center in Pune, India to offer customers improved regional service and boost time to market.
Manufacturers can test the Listeria-killing potential of heat treatments in factories by using the enzyme amylase to simulate the behavior of the pathogen, scientists have discovered.
Specialty Food Ingredients (SFI) has received 5 log validation for its steam pasteurization system on certain products.
ABP Food Group has stressed that the horse meat identified in beef burgers, which has been found to come from Poland, did not come from its plant in the country as the...
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