Food Service Packaging

Benchmarking study dispels foodservice packaging recycling myths

Nearly 70 material recovery facilities responded to identify factors affecting acceptance of foodservice packaging
April 2, 2014
A recent benchmarking survey commissioned by the Foodservice Packaging Institute finds widespread but varied acceptance of foodservice packaging by material recovery facilities.
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McDonald’s USA joins GreenBlue’s How2Recycle Label Program

Fast food company will be the program's first restaurant participant.
March 26, 2014
A member of the SPC since 2005, McDonald’s is the first national restaurant chain to join How2Recycle, a program dedicated to clearly and consistently communicating recyclability to the public.
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New package holds more than food

March 25, 2014
Anchor Packaging, Inc. announces the addition of the new Embraceable oval platter and dome lid to the MicroRaves line of high heat polypropylene products.
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Tetra Pak acquires Miteco

Acquisition strengthens Tetra Pak’s capabilities in processing of carbonated soft drinks
March 25, 2014
Tetra Pak announces the acquisition of Switzerland-based Miteco, a leading provider of production solutions for soft drinks, fruit juices and liquid food, with a particular strength in carbonated soft drinks.
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Food service paper demand to reach 1.5 million tonnes by 2016

Specialty paper market expected to offer long term stability and attractive pricing for those considering entering sector
March 19, 2014
Expansion of the quick service restaurant industry has fueled increasing demands for specialty papers in the food service sector.
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Affordable upgrade from foam foodservice packages debuts

Anchor offers high heat polypropylene packages.
March 12, 2014
Anchor Packaging, Inc. announces the addition of the new Culinary Squares separate bases and lids to the successful hinged Culinary Basics® and Culinary Classics lines of high heat polypropylene packages.
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New foam, post-consumer recycled content cup launches

Pactiv’s EarthChoice cup uses up to 25%post-consumer recycled content
February 19, 2014
Pactiv LLC, the leader in foodservice packaging, has added a new line of foam cups to its EarthChoice portfolio.
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Case Study: xpedx creates “oven box” to deliver homemade cookies

February 14, 2014
By creating a box that looks and opens like an old-fashioned oven, xpedx helped recreate the warmth of baking with grandma for the customers of Thelma’s Treats.
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Cover Story: Beverage Breakthroughs

The big bad beverage industry

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
February 12, 2014
Every day consumers drink various beverages from coffee to milk, water, beer and soda.
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Holiday Packaging 2013

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (packaging)

Holiday packs are stocking store shelves with cheer
January 22, 2014
It's that time of year again. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us and not a single aspect of life is left undecorated. Every year homeowners decorate their houses, malls deck the halls and food and beverage packagers release a plethora of gift sets featuring unique packaging, intriguing combinations and special edition branded items to bring holiday cheer to the grocery aisles.
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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Creating A Winning Culture: It’s Only data Unless you Use it!

On-Demand Manufacturers are often trying to answer a simple question: why is my machine stopped?  Or more precisely what caused my machine to stop?


Food and Beverage Packaging

FBP April 2014 cover

2014 April

Check out the April 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, featuring our annual Packages of the Year cover story!

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Packaging Formats

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Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies

Many factors are relevant in making the proper choice of food packaging material, including those related to shelf life and biodegradability.

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FBP Buyer's Guide

2013 FBP Buyers Guide



Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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