Stand-up pouches saw an increase of 33% (80m units) in the US in 2013, and will be one of the fastest growing types of packaging up to 2017, according to Euromonitor International.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has paid tribute to the chair of one of its panels who has died.
Japan offers packaging companies an opportunity to develop more attractive products, with the importance of aesthetics built into its culture, according to market research agency Canadean.
Tetra Pak today claimed world leadership in the processing of carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) after buying Swiss beverage processing firm Miteco.
Indian Tobacco Company (ITC) will open a Rs.700 crore ($113m) food manufacturing facility producing branded packaged biscuits, snacks, noodles, juices and Atta (wheat/powder flour).
Actisafe has added a height-adjustable work platform to its industrial safety products.
RockTenn will acquire Simpson Tacoma Kraft Paper Mill for approximately $343m, which is part of Simpson Lumber Company in Tacoma, Washington, US.
The Allotrope Foundation is working to craft a framework that enables laboratory environments to effectively, intelligently manage systems and data.
Governments, NGOs and consumers are driving change in the bakery sector, but how can industry keep up? What’s the next direction for healthy bakery? And will this future need to be regulated?
A representative of AIB International says that building a strong safety program requires a cultural connection among food operation personnel.
Bemis Company will close one of its Pressure Sensitive Materials plants in Ohio, US, in May, axing 115 jobs.
Dairy containers are leading a global increase in food packaging, with growth in the sector driven by Asia and Latin America as milk-based products become more popular in these regions.
Detectamet is launching a jumbo version of its stapleless stapler, to avoid using metal staples or loose sheets of paper in a food production area.
Winkler Plastic in California, US, has changed its name to Nuconic Packaging as part of a rebranding initiative.
Husky Injection Molding Systems has restructured its global business following its acquisition of Schöttli Group.
A representative with Alchemy Systems says the most important resource a company relies on to ensure operation-wide food safety is its staff.
A Canadian graduate student is translating her lifelong passion for food into a career dedicated to a safe food supply.
Mars Food North America is recalling one production lot of Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice Original Long Grain White Rice due to punctures in the pouch packaging.
Nigerian not-for-profit SERAP said today it would report Coca-Cola and its local bottler to the United Nations for ‘serious breaches of corporate responsibility’ after consumer allegations of defective products.