New label materials and technology.


New legislation would protect consumers by eliminating confusion and advancing food safety

Coalition for Safe Affordable Food applauds introduction of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
April 23, 2014
This legislation protects consumers and ensures the safety of food ingredients made through the use of modern agricultural biotechnology.
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Machinery Technology: Labeling

Labeling from start to finish

New labeling machinery delivers improvements for primary packaging to tertiary packaging.
March 11, 2014
Labeling and printing machinery today must address growing customer desires for speed, flexibility and positive user experience.
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Ten ways to make your packaging pop with a custom label

March 6, 2014
Consumers are being forced to wade through too much clutter to find what they’re looking for. That’s why product differentiation is so critical in today’s marketplace.
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Three-dimensional label on wine bottles wins award

TricorBraun earns bronze award
February 3, 2014
Wine bottles with 3-D labels won a Bronze award in the 2014 World Beverage Competition’s packaging division for bottles. The specialty labels provided a new perspective for Okanagan Villa Estate Winery’s Vibrant Vine wine.
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The ins and outs of gluten-free packaging

January 27, 2014

Celiac disease and gluten allergies are life-altering conditions that affect roughly 3 million Americans, disturbing their well being and forcing them to drastically change their diet. 

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Fort Dearborn Company achieves BRC Certification

All 12 of the company’s facilities on schedule to be BRC certified for packaging in 2014
January 16, 2014
Fort Dearborn Company announces that it has certified six of its 12 facilities to The British Retail Consortium Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials set forth by the Global Food Safety Initiative.
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New market study profiles regional beer label trends and choices

January 8, 2014
Change is a constant in the global beer market today, as a result of mergers and acquisitions, the rise of micro-breweries, legislation, and new trends in beer packaging and labeling.
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DuPont Cyrel users recognized with TLMI Label Awards

The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. announced the winners of its 36th annual label awards competition.
December 18, 2013
The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. announced the winners of its 36th annual label awards competition.
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Avery Dennison adds food safety and promotion portfolio to its Select Solutions™ offering

November 29, 2013
Avery Dennison has introduced a Select Solutions Food Safety and Promotion portfolio.
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Low-density, multi-layer shrink sleeve film enables seamless end-of-life separation

Sealed Air ShrinksPET recycling concerns with new Cryovac®LT-1 shrink sleeve label
October 17, 2013
Sealed Air has expanded its presence in the shrink label market with the unveiling of its new Cryovac® LT-1 shrink sleeve label, among the first in the industry with a density lower than the 1g/cc standard which guides polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling.
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AWA International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition

Hyatt Regency
Cincinnati, OH
United States
AWA International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition is the 8th in the series of dedicated conference platforms addressing this unique method of product labeling and decoration. Read More

Best of Food & Beverage Packaging

The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue

Best of Food and Bev PackagingThe Best of Food and Beverage Packaging is an event like no other in packaging: Combining the most relevant technologies and trends in the food and beverage packaging segments with the vision needed to successfully sell to consumers in this ever-shifting market landscape.

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PLMA International World of Private Label Trade Show

RAI Convention Center,
For nearly thirty years, PLMA’s annual “World of Private Label” International Trade Show has brought retailers together with manufacturers to help them find new products, make new contacts, and discover new ideas that will help their private label programmes succeed and grow. Read More

LabelExpo Americas 2014

Rosemont, IL
United States
Labelexpo Americas launched in 1989 and is the largest label event in the Americas Read More


McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States
Featuring everything graphic communications professionals need to adapt and grow their business Read More



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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?

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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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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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