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‘The Poster Boys of HPP!’: Coldpress takes smoothie fight to Innocent

‘The Poster Boys of HPP!’: Coldpress takes smoothie fight to Innocent

Cold Press MD Andrew Gibb reveals the HPP juice and smoothie brand’s sales could hit circa. $5m in 2014 and is unfazed about taking on the might of Innocent Drinks and Tropicana.

Published: 09-Apr-2014

CSB-System eyes English speaking market expansion

CSB-System eyes English speaking market expansion

Business software specialist CSB-System says it is keen to expand in English-speaking markets such as the US and UK, and claims it offers beverage firms a level of system integration that rivals cannot.

Published: 31-Mar-2014

Consumer packaging feedback key to cracking new markets: Tetra Pak

Consumer packaging feedback key to cracking new markets: Tetra Pak

Tiziana Molaro

Lead User Experience Researcher - Tetra Pak

Consumer feedback on the functionality of packaging is increasingly important for Tetra Pak as it expands into new markets, according to the company's head of user experience research.

Published: 16-Dec-2013

Metabolix: We are working towards packaging

Metabolix: We are working towards packaging

Packaging will be a new and important market in the future with increasing emphasis on clarity, according to Metabolix.

Published: 11-Dec-2013

CMT plug assist boosts thermoforming clarity

CMT plug assist boosts thermoforming clarity

CMT Materials has launched a syntactic foam plug assist used in tooling for thermoformed packaging.

Published: 07-Nov-2013

US regional milk differentiation efforts driving glass demand: Stanpac

US regional milk differentiation efforts driving glass demand: Stanpac

Murray Bain

Vice President of Marketing - Stanpac

Local and regional US liquid dairy processors are increasingly opting for glass in an effort to set their products apart from big brands at retail level, according to US packaging firm, Stanpac.

Published: 06-Nov-2013

Greek yogurt increased the relevance of protein analyser: FOSS

Greek yogurt increased the relevance of protein analyser: FOSS

Jeff Boedigheimer

Process Sales Manager - FOSS North America

The growth of Greek yogurt has increased the relevance of in-line protein analysers within the North American dairy industry, FOSS has claimed.

Published: 06-Nov-2013

Novamont launches compostable film packaging

Novamont launches compostable film packaging

Novamont has launched the latest generation of bioplastics under its Mater-Bi portfolio, including a film for food packaging.

Published: 20-Oct-2013

EU packaging 10-year review will see dramatic changes

EU packaging 10-year review will see dramatic changes

The EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, which sets recovery and recycling targets for EU Member States, must increase EPR (extended producer responsibility) scheme transparency and focus on minimizing post-consumer packaging waste, said Virginia Janssens, MD, Europen (European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment).

Published: 14-Oct-2013

Paperboard multipacks boost Chinese dairies' 'brand presence': Graphic Packaging

Paperboard multipacks boost Chinese dairies' 'brand presence': Graphic Packaging

Roxanne McSpadden

Director of Global Marketing - Graphic Packaging

Speaking with DairyReporter.com at drinktec 2013 in Munich last month, Graphic Packaging's director of global marketing, Roxanne McSpadden, explained why the US packaging firm has turned its attentions to the increasingly-sophisticated Chinese dairy industry.

Published: 08-Oct-2013

ITWWA predicts US take-off for ‘shuttle-based’ storage systems

ITWWA predicts US take-off for ‘shuttle-based’ storage systems

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.

Published: 04-Oct-2013

HEUFT reveals industry X-Ray first and Stargate-SG1 actress tie-up

HEUFT reveals industry X-Ray first and Stargate-SG1 actress tie-up

Martina Frey, product manager, HEUFT InLineII IXS, explains why the bottle inspection machine breaks ground, while the firm unveiled a unique tie-up with Stargate-SG1 actress Amanda Tapping.

Published: 04-Oct-2013

Hollywood actor Saoirse Ronan honoured for Irish food sustainability film

Hollywood actor Saoirse Ronan honoured for Irish food sustainability film

Irish film star, Saoirse Ronan, has been honoured by the Irish Minister for Agriculture for her role promoting food sustainability.

Published: 02-Oct-2013

Claranor 'to prove' pulsed light cap sterilization suitable for aseptic

Claranor 'to prove' pulsed light cap sterilization suitable for aseptic

Christophe Riedel

Managing Director - Claranor

Claranor has partnered with a German dairy processor in the hope of verifying that its newest pulsed light cap sterilization technology can meet the log reduction requirements of aseptic and extended shelf life (ESL) products.

Published: 01-Oct-2013

Rexam reveals industry interest in taking Editions tech to Fusion bottles

Rexam reveals industry interest in taking Editions tech to Fusion bottles

Rexam says its novel Editions printing technology can be used with the firm’s aluminum Fusion bottle, which recently caused a stir with the Pepsi Beyoncé launch in Italy in August 2013.

Published: 25-Sep-2013

Craft beer stardom beckons for GEA Brewery Systems

Craft beer stardom beckons for GEA Brewery Systems

Jens Neidhardt, sales director, GEA Brewery Systems talks craft brewing trends and why the firm chose to launch its more compact Craft-Star brewhouse in 2013.

Published: 19-Sep-2013

G.Mondini and Digi Europe aim to cut label waste

G.Mondini and Digi Europe aim to cut label waste

G.Mondini and Digi Europe have collaborated to launch an integrated weigh station with a coding system that allows printing directly onto film on the top of the tray, eliminating the need for labels and the cost of dispersing unwanted backing paper.

Published: 17-May-2013

Eagle highlights key components in machinery design for meat industry

Eagle highlights key components in machinery design for meat industry

Eagle Product Inspection has identified sanitation and survivability as key factors in the design of the new machines for the meat industry it unveiled last week.

Published: 16-May-2013

New RPC chief sets out future strategy

New RPC chief sets out future strategy

Lightweighting will remain a big trend influencing RPC Group's business strategy, according to Pim Vervaat, the packaging firm's new boss.

Published: 19-Apr-2013

Healthy ancient grains cause extrusion challenges in snacks, says Bühler

Healthy ancient grains cause extrusion challenges in snacks, says Bühler

Mike Shaw

Sales Account Manager for Extruded Products - Bühler

There are processing challenges for extruded snack manufacturers when developing healthier products with ancient grains, whole grains and fruit, says Bühler.

Published: 21-Mar-2013

Tetra Pak director outlines ‘holistic’ approach to sustainable packaging

Tetra Pak director outlines ‘holistic’ approach to sustainable packaging

Mario Abreu, global environment director, recycling and base materials, at Tetra Pak’s Global Environment team, tells BeverageDaily.com that while closed-loop recycling is important, the firm favors a more holistic approach to the Holy Grail for sustainable packaging.

Published: 19-Mar-2013

Gap analysis and training audits first step in building food safety program

Gap analysis and training audits first step in building food safety program

Gap analysis or training audits are the best methods to start building a food safety program, according to AIB International.

Published: 13-Mar-2013

Metal tin packaging has gone ‘back to basics’, says Crown

Metal tin packaging has gone ‘back to basics’, says Crown

Véronique Curulla

European Marketing Manager - Crown

The metal tin packaging market has gone ‘back to basics’ – to what is good for the environment and good for Europe, marketing manager for Crown says.

Published: 25-Feb-2013

Energy use halved with grassroots tempering, says Aasted

Energy use halved with grassroots tempering, says Aasted

Dennis Holmud

Senior Specialist - Aasted

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.

Published: 30-Jan-2013

Packaging constantly changing to respond to lifestyles, says INCPEN

Packaging constantly changing to respond to lifestyles, says INCPEN

Packaging is like a mirror to social developments, fashions and trends which enables constant response to innovation, according to INCPEN.

Published: 30-Nov-2012

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