Food packaging is heralding an ‘age of emotion’ with brands tapping into the trend of personalization, attendees at Empack 2014 in Stockholm heard this week.
Simionato, a HayssenSandiacre company, which develops and produces linear and multihead weighers and vertical packaging machines, opened its doors to food processors and distributors this week.
‘Packers & processors must renew their FDA registrations between October 1 and December 31, 2014.
175 chemicals with known hazardous properties are legally used in the production of food packaging, according to a study by the Food Packaging Forum (FPF).
Defatting oats creates more concentrated levels of dietary fiber, particularly beta-glucan, research suggests.
Mettler-Toledo Garvens has introduced a checkweigher so food manufacturers can achieve higher throughput rates and future-proof production lines.
Michelman celebrated the opening of its Advanced Materials Collaboration Center (AMCC) at the company’s global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio recently.
A recent development in food packaging technology can delay the ripening of fruits and vegetables, offering a way to tackle the huge volumes of food waste, according to Cellresin Technologies.
Venair, which makes industrial silicone hoses for firms including Coca-Cola, has launched Vena MF-L, which it claims is the first conformable silicone hose on the market.
GEA Refrigeration Technologies, which makes industrial refrigeration systems, has changed its key account management structure this year. Paul Ryan is the key account manager for the segment.
Ultimate Packaging has installed an HP Indigo 20000 digital press to build on what it offers to current customers and expand into new markets.
Tesco’s Food Academy, its robust style of negotiating, BPA and ink migration, were some of the topics addressed at the Food Packaging Forum in Zurich last week.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Great Britain warns that more consumer education is needed to reduce the number of PET bottles being sent to landfill, while the company is researching the reasons why people say they recycle when they don’t.
Ishida has created 68 new jobs at its UK manufacturing base, after doubling sales of its weighing and packing equipment over the past three years.
The European Pallet Association (EPAL) has introduced a 800 x 600 mm half pallet with three skid boards which it claims is more robust and longer lasting than the current “Düsseldorfer” one on the market.