New Pearls® Olives to Go! shake up olive category
May 15, 2013
Pearls® Olives to Go! are no-mess, easy-to-open, single-serving cups filled with California-grown, large pitted black ripe olives. This consumer-friendly, breakthrough packaging will transform shopper attitudes toward olives, turning them from an occasional condiment into a lunchbox and snacking essential.Read More
Adhesives suit a range of food packaging performance needs
May 6, 2013
H.B. Fuller Company introduces a family of water-based dry bond hybrid laminating adhesives for flexible packaging in the food and industrial markets. This new Flextra® water-based line-up, PD2243, PD2167 and PD2207, is designed for high clarity, clean machining and excellent cell release. Together, the water-based adhesives offer converters three options to help maximize performance while balancing cost.Read More
Packages of the year
Food and Beverage Packaging highlights nine attention-worthy packages.
April 12, 2013
Our Packages of the Year coverage includes some of the most innovative and unsurpassed new packages that have rolled onto store shelves.
Market Trends: Produce
Protective pads keep produce safe while convenient pouches and interactive QR codes engage consumers
April 11, 2013
According to the report Global Food: Waste Not, Want Not, published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, between 30% and 50% of the four billion metric tons of food produced around the world each year goes to waste.
Dei Fratelli debuts not from concentrate Truly Tomato! & Truly Veggie! juices
March 13, 2013
Hirzel Canning Company & Farms, a fourth-generation, family owned and operated company and producers of the Dei Fratellli brand, announces the addition of Truly Tomato! and Truly Veggie! Juices to its extensive line of tomato products. Consumers can find the ready-to-drink juices on their grocers’ shelves beginning spring 2013.Read More
January 23, 2013
A global food provider has enlisted the help of KM Packaging Services Ltd. to develop a packaging solution for a new pre-prepared meal concept, which comprises raw meat and vegetables in a three compartment APET tray.Read More
Process for DPET sheet allows for transparent and straightforward traceability documentation.
January 3, 2013
To eliminate some of the risks to true traceability, thermoformers can now look at today’s new, unique direct-to-sheet process (DPET™) from OCTAL that eliminates five stages of the conventional sheet production process (pelletizer, SSP, compactor, dryer and extruder).Read More
December 14, 2012
Advances in adhesives revolve around maintaining package integrity while keeping packager expenses to a minimum.
Rice-A-Roni introduces new single-serve cups
December 11, 2012
Rice-A-Roni introduces new, single-serve, microwavable, flavored rice cups that offer a convenient way to fulfill meal-time cravings for people on-the-go.
Decas Cranberry announces Funny Face dried cranberries
December 11, 2012
Decas Cranberry Company, the second largest cranberry company in the world, announces the distribution of a single-serve packageRead More