Packaging

PMMI–PACK EXPO presents food packaging and retail options at FMI Connect 2014

March 14, 2014

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO tradeshows, and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) are partnering to bring the PMMI–PACK EXPO Possibilities in Packaging Pavilion to FMI Connect 2014, to be held June 10-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago.


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Robots lend a helping hand

March 11, 2014

Marketplace trends are fueling the expansion of robotics in the baking and snack industries. While robots are primarily being used by bakers and snack manufacturer to package product, they have many other uses, thanks to machine vision and interface tools. 


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Angelic Bakehouse’s production purity

March 11, 2014

Thanks to their new 22,000-sq.-ft. production facility in Cudahy, Wis., the folks at Angelic Bakehouse now have the room, additional equipment and the structure they need to efficiently produce sprouted whole-grain breads, buns, rolls and flatbread/pizza crusts using an unusual process.


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GMA, FMI unveil consumer education campaign

March 7, 2014

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) unveiled a national consumer education campaign on March 3 to bolster awareness and understanding of the nutrient-based labeling system Facts Up Front.


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Success with sustainable packaging

March 6, 2014

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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Is it wise to shift from rigid to flexible packaging?

February 21, 2014

There are plenty of reasons to make the move. The way consumers view and interact with packaged products is changing. With more needs for convenience and sustainability, conventional package types are being replaced by flexible options designed to meet these consumer needs. The flexible packaging market is estimated to be worth $351 billion by 2018, so it’s quickly gaining market share from other sectors such as rigid containers.


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Harpak-ULMA Packaging adds automation product manager

February 18, 2014

Martin Knowles joins Harpak-ULMA Packaging as automation product manager.


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Trending: Then, now and forever

February 14, 2014

This look back into 30 years of packaging innovations shows how far certain packaging structures, trends and conveniences have come and examines the many features that consumers love.


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Trade groups: GMO labeling is on the way

February 14, 2014

Groups for Monsanto, PepsiCo and other major food companies are teaming to form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF). The group hopes to create one national standard for Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) labeling and oppose efforts in various states that are pushing for better consumer information.


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Palletizing panache

February 12, 2014

Modular designs and sophisticated electronics, as well as easy cleaning, food safety, remote servicing and environmentally friendly designs, are just some of the highlights of today’s palletizing systems.


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