Prepared Foods

Market trends surrounding the prepared foods segment.

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"Convenient," "healthy" and "creative/new" are packaging watchwords

Report show these trends in $25 Billion branded refrigerated meals and meat market
Major trends in the category of branded refrigerated meals and meats products are centered on making products more convenient, healthier, and more creative or original in their approach to flavors and ingredients.
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Cover Story: PACK EXPO show preview

PACK EXPO International blows away the Windy City

This year’s show aims to educate, inform and inspire.
PACK EXPO International takes place next month and promises to be an exciting showcase of all things packaging
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Market Trends: Produce packaging

Dairy a-go-go

New dairy packaging serves consumers on the move.
Life gets busy, and food packaging continues to trend toward portable, snack-friendly formats.
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We all scream for private label

Private label grocery products show big potential for growth.

Grocery shopping is a necessary activity for most people and the process in which people are going about it has changed dramatically over the years. Fads have emerged from clipping coupons to online shopping and even monthly food delivery subscriptions. One thing shoppers all seem to agree on is grocery shopping with the intent of saving money and buying quality food for less. 


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New barrier packaging solution launches

RPC Superfos’s award-winning SuperLock® barrier packaging solution is now available from RPC Containers Blackburn.
RPC Superfos’s award-winning SuperLock® barrier packaging solution is now available from RPC Containers Blackburn.
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Latino food shoppers increasingly mirror habits of American consumers overall

Hispanic food shoppers have been devoting an increasing percentage of their food dollars to the center of the store, but there are a wide variety of food products that Latinos choose not to buy.
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Portion packaging of frozen treats

Portion control cup sealers deliver low-cost, tamper-evident, sealed packaging for frozen food start-ups
With the public consuming more single portion snacks than ever, frozen food start-ups with the “next great” frozen dessert or culinary delight must figure out how to navigate the delicate balance between conserving precious capital and providing professional-grade packaged products.
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Waste less food on summer road trips

Plastics help keep food fresher while reducing packaging waste
Summer is peak season for road trips, which usually include plenty of snacks and beverages. But nobody wants to end the trip with spoiled food and heaps of waste.
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Food manufacturers, suppliers and retailers view of peripheral supply chain partner responsibilities

Food Packaging Safety Forum, July 2014
Now more than ever, members within the food supply chain are commanded to apply industry best practices, which are in a state of evolution as precipitated by the FSMA, GFSI, and other industry best practice-based guidance and processes.
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Vegetable products launch

Veggie Patch grows the produce category with the launch of two new vegetable products
Vegetable purchases have grown by 14% over the past five years and are expected to experience a double-digit increase over the next five years.
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