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FPA joins Dow Chemical as co-sponsor of the ‘Energy Bag’ initiative

The recently launched ‘Energy Bag,’ Plastics-to-Energy pilot program, co-sponsored by Dow, Republic Services (a recycling firm) and the Flexible Packaging Association, will demonstrate the viability of flexible packaging resource recovery as an end-of-packaging-life option.


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The sustainability spectrum

Consumers are ready for ‘greener pastures’ in sustainable products as sustainability characteristics drive a large amount of product switching. Also, sustainable practices often lower bakers’ and snack manufacturers’ internal costs. But are these food producers heeding the call to meet this demand?


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FDA’s biotech foods’ labeling policy still receives strong support

Despite public controversy as states debate the mandatory labeling of foods produced through biotechnology, a key majority of consumers advocate the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) current labeling policy for foods produced using such technology, says an International Food Information Council survey.


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DuPont announces packaging award winners

The packaging and industrial polymers manufacturer presents 16 awards at its 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation ceremony.


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UTZ Certified publishes new conduct code

The Amsterdam-based program for sustainable cocoa, coffee and tea farming says the new code has a simpler structure that will enable more farmers to join.


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Benchmarking study dispels foodservice packaging recycling myths

Nearly 70 material-recovery facilities responded to identify factors affecting acceptance of foodservice packaging, a study commissioned by the Foodservice Packaging Institute reveals.


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Sustainable packaging trends: What considerations are there in reducing food waste?

Consumers are recycling cans, bottles, paper and plastic—a virtual ‘no-brainer’ across the country. Americans and the towns in which they live are striving to get greener. So what really happens to a package at the end of its life? That’s only one of several factors that go into its sustainability score.


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Success with sustainable packaging

Sister pub Food & Beverage Packaging features PMMI’s Kate Achelpohl, who looks at how store brands engineer success with sustainable packaging.


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B.E.S.T. in Baking recipients recognized at IBIE

IBIE chairman Mike Beaty and Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery publisher Jeff Heath presented B.E.S.T. in Baking plaques to 17 companies during the 2013 International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE). Five companies were also recognized with Honorable Mentions.


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Wire Belt expands New Hampshire facility

Wire Belt of America held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 12 to celebrate the expansion of its Londonderry, N.H., facility.


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