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Produce Packaging

Covers the various types of packaging for fresh produce.

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New shrink film introduces thinner anti-fog alternative to PVC for produce

Sealed Air Cryovac CT-311 shrink film clears the fog around produce packaging
July 7, 2014
With today’s release of Cryovac CT-311 anti-fog shrink film, Sealed Air has opened a clearer path for processors to achieve better performing and more sustainable fresh produce packaging.
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Private label groceries growing in popularity

According to Market Force study, milk, cheese and chips are most prevalent private label purchases
June 20, 2014
More shoppers are purchasing private label (store brand) products this year compared to last year, according to a recent study of more than 6,200 consumers by Market Force Information
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Retail Ready Packaging Hits the Shelves and the CPGs

June 15, 2014
Rrrip! The stock boy opens and places a tray of product on the shelf. Rrrip! He does it again.
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New, recycled post-consumer PET thermoformed food containers debut

Placon’s refresh containers put the spotlight on fresh, grab-and-go foods.
June 4, 2014
The tamper-evident, eco-responsible Crystal Seal reFresh thermoformed plastic food packaging’s design eliminates unnecessary sidewall ribbing for strong visual appeal with excellent versatility in fresh, cold & dry food merchandising.
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More Americans choosing foods, beverages based on healthfulness

Survey also shows fewer than 1 in 4 having “emotional” conversations about food
June 3, 2014
The number of American consumers who consider healthfulness when purchasing their food and beverages has shown a significant uptick in the past two years.
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Food industry alliance publishes toolkit for reducing food waste

The toolkit offers solutions and how-to advice for manufacturers, retailers and restaurants
May 20, 2014
An alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announce the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill.
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Sustainable polyethyelene made from sugarcane debuts in Europe

Dutch potato supplier Schaap Holland adopts packaging made of Coveris’ Green PE.
May 12, 2014
Green PE is a polyethylene type made of sugarcane and combines numerous advantages – for the environment, processing manufacturers and ultimate consumers.
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Natural-labeling litigation

Preparing for the next five years
April 8, 2014
The flurry of litigation initiated over “natural” food labeling began half a decade ago and entered a new stage this January, as the FDA declined an invitation from three federal courts to formally define the term “natural” on food and beverage labels.
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Episode 60: Calling all innovative packages- January 2014

January 16, 2014
Submit your package for the Best of Food and Beverage Packaging awards. Submit yours by February 28.
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Healthy yet busy lifestyles influence produce packaging trends

Study forecasts increase in produce packaging demand
November 22, 2013
US demand for produce packaging is forecast to increase 3.3% per year to $5.7 billion in 2017. Growth will outpace expected expansion in fresh produce production, reflecting the important role of packaging in the protection, safety assurance, and marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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EVENTS

Fruitech Innovation – Nature is a perfect machine. Sustainable

11/27/13
Stella Polar Congress Center
Fiera Milano Rho (South Gate)
Milan
Italy
On November 27th 2013 Ipack-Ima Spa will hold a seminar entirely dedicated to technology innovation in the fruit & vegetable Read More

IMPACT CHINA: Food & Beverage Global Summit 2014(FBGS2014)

9/17/14
Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast
China
Contact: Tracy Lee
IMPACT CHINA: Food & Beverage Global Summit 2014 (FBGS2014), will bring together 300+ regulators, senior representatives of the world's larger food & beverage producers, retailers, distributors and participants from the global food & beverage fraternity to discuss the latest strategies and practical solutions for success in China and come away with new ideas and contacts to harness China’s growing influence on the global food and beverage marketplace. Read More

National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention

10/11/14
Marriott Orlando World Center
Orlando, FL
United States
The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention isn’t your typical industry meeting. While there are breakfast speakers, an industry workshop and an awards banquet, most of your time spent at the NFRA Convention will be in one-on-one business meetings with the companies of your choice Read More

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