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Trends in sustainable food packaging

While the number of new food product launches is declining, the number of those launches based on new packaging is increasing, which is helping to expand the sustainable packaging market.
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The gold standard of global standards

Best practices in establishing for international industries

In today’s global marketplace, the simple question of a product’s legality may result in an answer that is anything but simple. The many differences in local legal frameworks between countries can make the issue of legality extremely complex. Confusion abounds and the cost of noncompliance can be high, both literally and figuratively. So how should a company operating internationally best manage the issues of legality and compliance? The answer lies in global standards.

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Better-than-recycling sustainable packaging

Rapidly-renewable fiber generates sustainable paper packaging

Rapidly renewable fiber is sustainably-sourced from tree plantations in regions like Southeast Asia, whose tropical climate year-round allows for accelerated tree growth and shortened maturity cycles for harvesting.
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2015 January

Check out the January 2015 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on the explosion of the snack packaging industry, the popularity of prepared foods, and much more!

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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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The Packaging Guide 2015

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