Food and Beverage Packaging Blog

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Food and Beverage Packaging editors and invited bloggers discuss industry trends, innovative new packages and offer a closer look at packaging issues.

Improving food traceability through item-level coding

How item-level coding is empowering consumers and benefiting food producers and retailers.
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Green Thoughts on sustainable packaging: Physics or psychology?

Too narrow of a focus on sustainable packaging can be troublesome for these three reasons.

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Food safety, packaging and inks

The topic of food safety drew a strong spotlight at the Food Packaging Technologies Summit held  April 5-7 in St. Louis.

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A blockbuster deal in rigid plastics packaging

One analyst said the deal between Silgan Holdings and Graham Packaging creates an oligopoly in rigid plastics packaging, another sees it as a move away from commodity plastics.
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Lessons learned from pet projects

Chris Small of WellPet adheres to three tenets for successful packaging development: Communicate, offer, and facilitate.
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UNCONTAINED: Moving thoughts at ProMat/Automate

Some random thoughts about the ProMat/Automate 2011 show, just winding up at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
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POP and packaging impact: The view from Germany

According to the Munich-based market research firm facit, the influence of packaging on purchasing decisions is twice as high as that of TV advertising, billboards or print media.
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UNCONTAINED: The Daily Show goes bananas

As a big fan of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” I was surprised to see him dabbling in my world Monday night. More...
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Lawyer: Food Safety Act a work in progress

The Food Safety Modernization Act originated from “bad PR” for the food industry and will require meticulous and accessible record-keeping by food and beverage processors. More...
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New microwave technology a disrupter for food packaging?

Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization (MATS) could be commercial as soon as 2012.

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