With the rise of obesity and other health issues among U.S. children, the Minneapolis-based company announced an initiative to help food manufacturers and foodservice operators find formulation solutions to address challenges associated with improving childhood nutrition.
The Battle Creek, Mich.-based company says it made progress on delivering health and wellness to the marketplace in 2012, executives noted in its fifth global corporate responsibility report released April 22.
Marketers are prompting something nicknamed "hand-to-mouth" snacking with packaging that encourages such behavior. Such packaging includes resealable bags that eliminate the chore of unwrapping products inside, single-serve trays, cups, bottles and more.
The 25th annual DuPont Packaging Awards will recognize past packaging breakthroughs that have changed our lives. The company is inviting industry members to vote on six breakthrough groups identified from the hundreds of DuPont Award winners throughout the years.