Sustainable Packaging

A look at eco-conscious packaging.

ARTICLES

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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Bottled water industry supports Earth Day 2014

The bottled water industry is focused on helping people lead healthier lives and enjoy environmentally friendly communities. 
April 22, 2014
The bottled water industry is focused on helping people lead healthier lives and enjoy environmentally friendly communities. 
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Celebrate strong gains in carton recycling this Earth Day

Forty-six states now have access to carton recycling and several states reach significant statewide carton recycling access milestones
April 21, 2014
The Carton Council of North America announces that just over one million households had cartons added to their recycling programs between January and March 2014.
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Recycling of plastic film still growing

Report highlights opportunities for greater recovery
April 17, 2014
The recycling of postconsumer film packaging continues to climb with the total amount collected for recycling in 2012 exceeding one billion pounds.
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Patented barrier technology offers unique sustainability benefits

MWV introduces Evertain Barrier Packaging at SNAXPO 2014
April 16, 2014
MWV’s patented technology combines a specially sealed inner seam with barrier coating to preserve freshness and extend shelf life.
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Materials Technology: Multipacks

With a little help from my friends

Multipacks prove two or more packages are better than one.
April 11, 2014
While it’s said that more isn’t always better, consumers seem to disagree.
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McDonald’s USA joins GreenBlue’s How2Recycle Label Program

Fast food company will be the program's first restaurant participant.
March 26, 2014
A member of the SPC since 2005, McDonald’s is the first national restaurant chain to join How2Recycle, a program dedicated to clearly and consistently communicating recyclability to the public.
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Trends in sustainable food packaging

March 20, 2014
While the number of new food product launches is declining, the number of those launches based on new packaging is increasing, which is helping to expand the sustainable packaging market.
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WWF and Mondi to sustain ecosystems through responsible business practices

March 19, 2014
WWF and Mondi Group announce they will work together in a three-year strategic partnership that focuses on increasing environmental stewardship in the packaging and paper sectors.
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RPA committee will establish stronger and uniform standards for reusables in food supply chain

March 13, 2014
The Reusable Packaging Association has established a new industry-wide committee to establish sanitation standards and guidelines for reusable containers used throughout the food supply chain.
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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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NRA Show

5/17/14
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States
Every year, over the course of four days, more than 1,800 suppliers and tens of thousands of buyers come together to make lasting connections that drive business profitability and shape the future of the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry. Read More

Multimedia

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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
12/10/13 2:00 pm EST

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?

THE MAGAZINE

Food and Beverage Packaging

FBP April 2014 cover

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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Packaging Formats

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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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