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Increased bag-format flexibility is one of many new capabilities in form/fill/seal (f/f/s) packaging systems. Versatility, high performance and high speeds go hand in hand with what manufacturers need, as does easier maintenance. But these days, equipment designed with sanitation in mind gets extra high marks.
From humble beginnings 40+ years ago in a small bakery near Boston to a 30,000-sq.-ft. plant today in Chelsea, Mass., outfitted with four production lines, Golden Cannoli Shells Inc. now generates more than 100,000 cannoli shells each day. The more spacious plant is also allowing the bakery to significantly increase its capacity.
Sonoco Plastics was recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers for the blow molded plastic jar that it developed to replace Planters Peanuts’ glass jars.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies announces new board members, its 2014 executive committee and the addition of 30 new member companies.
In May, thousands of exhibitors and visitors from around the world will converge on the Düsseldorf Fairgrounds in Germany for interpack 2014 PROCESSES AND PACKAGING, the international trade event for packaging processes and machinery for food, beverages and a host of other consumer and industrial goods.
Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Nestle are a few of the companies that contributed to an effort opposing a food-labeling initiative in Washington state, according to documents recently made public.
Eating has never been easier. Bars are everywhere. They’re eating up the competition. Snack bars, cookie bars, gluten-free, sugar-free, kids’ bars, granola bars and others. But what’s really inside the wrapping?
To capture the full suite of Celanese technology, resources, products and solutions in a single brand, the global technology and specialty materials company moves toward achieving its vision of becoming the first chemistry solution choice for customers.
February’s story visit was with John B. Sanfilippo & Son at its massive corporate headquarters in Elgin, Ill. We viewed the processing of nuts and snacks on what comprises 85 production lines.
The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.
Effects of Organic Production on Food Quality is the first comprehensive book on how organic production methods influence the safety and quality of foods, based on an unbiased assessment of the latest scientific findings. The title is a 'must-have' for everyone working within the food industry.
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Written by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery editors, our Operations Weekly weekly enewsletter provides bakers and snack food manufacturers with up-to-the-minute news, ideas and industry trends.