Meat/seafood

Packaging developments for meat, seafood and poultry.

ARTICLES

Market Trends: Produce packaging

How can packaging improve produce?

Produce packaging heats up aisles and homes.
By Liz Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief
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As we move into fall when foods fresh from harvest abound, this season really is the perfect time for nature’s candy, produce.
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Oceans apart – but united by quality packaging

Leading canned seafood brands driving innovation to promote sales
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When it comes to appreciating the qualities of traditional foods, nothing unites the continent of Europe with the vast plains of the United States and the great sweep of Asian landscapes more than their mutual and abiding fondness for tuna.
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Packs bring improved freshness and shelf life

Innovative solutions debut for safe and sustainable packaging of seafood
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Around the globe approximately 130 million tonnes of fish and other seafood products are consumed on an annual basis.
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Design firm redesigns food company logo and packaging

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Amidst a myriad of dehydrated food brands, The Katadyn Group called upon Capsule for a holistic brand and package redesign for AlpineAire as they consolidated three brands toward a more manageable and engaging solution.
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Frozen meatball brand to launch upgraded design and nutritional improvement

Nate’s to reveal new product packaging and non-GMO label
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In addition to the improvements on appearance, the new design will also emphasize the brand’s recent non-GMO status and showcase Nate’s latest efforts to create all-natural and exceptionally healthy products for consumers.
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PMMI Corner

Opportunity in Reducing Uncertainty

Manufacturers advance track-and-trace capabilities in light of pending food safety regulations.
By Jeffrey Barach, PhD, PMMI Consultant
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In a recent study, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reported on the perceptions of industry stakeholders surrounding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in 2011.
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Food manufacturers, suppliers and retailers view of peripheral supply chain partner responsibilities

Food Packaging Safety Forum, July 2014
By Gary Kestenbaum, Sr. Food Packaging Safety Consultant, EHA Consulting Group, Inc.
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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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Active and intelligent packaging is a top priority in fight to save food waste

AIPIA/ITENE road-mapping event at interpack confirms importance of Active & Intelligent Packaging technologies
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AIPIA/ITENE road-mapping event at interpack confirms importance of Active & Intelligent Packaging technologies
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Next generation barrier shrink film launches

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Engineered from the company’s previous innovative lidding solutions, the newcomer is an extension of the class-leading peelable KSeal lidding films that are already supplied to the meat, poultry and fish packaging sectors in North America.
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Market Trends: Meat/Poultry/Seafood

Primal instincts

Protein packaged goods make hunting and gathering more convenient than ever.
By Rebecca Eve Schweitzer, Associate Editor
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High-protein diets like Paleo and the Primal Diet are trending.
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EVENTS

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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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
9/30/14 2:00 am EDT

Achieving High Speeds and Maximizing Productivity on Your Packaging Line

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Food and Beverage Packaging

FBP September 2014 cover

2014 September

Check out the September 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on flexible packaging, robots in packaging, and much more!

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The Food and Beverage Packaging Store

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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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