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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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New food tub has re-closing convenience

RPC Bebo Plastik introduces a versatile and user-friendly re-closable food packaging concept
March 19, 2014
The new Bebo Twist container can be specified in either mono or multilayer polypropylene and with a variety of decoration options to meet individual customer requirements.
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Natural food company launches snack-sized burritos in new packaging

Red’s Natural Foods launched the snack at Natural Products Expo West.
March 14, 2014
Red’s Natural Foods launched the snack at Natural Products Expo West
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Granola reseals with ease

New granola brand debuts in innovative reclosable bag.
March 11, 2014
The granola's Velcro resealable 14-ounce package was one such innovation that came out of consumer feedback.
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Market Trends: Snack Food Packaging

Snack attack: Snack packs assemble to secure the future of snacking.

March 11, 2014
Consumers lead active lives. Busy schedules demand foods that fit into those lifestyles
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Olive oils take a note from fragrance packaging

Chateau d’Estoublon cultivates olive oil in innovative packaging
February 28, 2014
It would almost seem as if one of the most stunning Chateaux and its breathtaking 494 acres, nestled into the southern slopes of the Alpilles mountains near Provence, were just waiting for a couple with the passion, drive and commitment to excellence of Valerie and Remy Reboul to give forth the truly extraordinary fruits of its soil.
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Vermont food business packs fresh ingredients in glass jars

BPA-free packaging enhances brands safe, natural food commitment
February 5, 2014
The soups are packaged in glass jars, an ideal, BPA-free and environmentally friendly container that preserves the rich taste of the ingredients.
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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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Holiday Packaging 2013

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (packaging)

Holiday packs are stocking store shelves with cheer
January 22, 2014
It's that time of year again. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us and not a single aspect of life is left undecorated. Every year homeowners decorate their houses, malls deck the halls and food and beverage packagers release a plethora of gift sets featuring unique packaging, intriguing combinations and special edition branded items to bring holiday cheer to the grocery aisles.
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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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EVENTS

Best of Food & Beverage Packaging

4/29/14
The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis

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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The Automation Conference 2014

5/20/14
Chicago Marriott O'Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL
United States
If you work with industrial automation products and technologies, The Automation Conference (TAC) is the one event that is specifically designed for you. Now in its third year, TAC offers two days of education and networking for professionals in the discrete manufacturing, continuous and batch processing and packaging fields. Read More

PLMA International World of Private Label Trade Show

5/20/14
RAI Convention Center,
Amsterdam
Netherlands
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

IDDBA Dairy-Deli-Bake

6/1/14
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO
United States
Discovering what's new is one of the top reasons that the IDDBA show is a must-attend event for retailers, manufacturers, and industry professionals. Read More

Global Pouch Forum

6/11/14
Westin Beach Resort
321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States

Global Pouch Forum logoThe Global Pouch Forum is the largest conference focused on pouch formats in packaging and their growth prospects worldwide, attracting an audience of more than 500 attendees in 2013.

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IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo

6/21/14
New Orleans Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
United States
More than 18,000 of the world’s top food science and technology professionals, representing the most prominent organizations in the global food sector, will join us in New Orleans this summer to learn about the most recent product, ingredient, and technology developments, and their potential business impact, as well as to identify trends that will shape the industry. Read More

NASFT Summer Int’l Fancy Food & Confection Show

6/29/14
New York City, NY
United States
Discover 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. Read More

American Association of Meat Processors Convention

7/19/14
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Milwaukee , WI
United States
AAMP’s annual convention is geared toward U.S., Canadian, and Foreign operators of small and very small firms in the meat, poultry & food business: packers, processors, wholesalers, HRI, retailers, caterers, deli operators, home food service dealers, and catalog marketers. Both members and non-members of the Association attend this event looking for a vast array of ideas, supplies, and services. 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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Check out the April 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, featuring our annual Packages of the Year cover story!

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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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