Producing pizza pronto

February 18, 2013
Nation Pizza and Foods’ massive 190,000-sq.-ft. operation in Schaumburg, Ill.—one of the company’s two frozen product facilities—features seven speedy production lines that generate at least 30,000 lb. of dough an hour alone. We tour one of the two bakeries and one of four topping lines, which all feature upgraded and soon-to-be-installed equipment.
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Equipment Briefs: February 2013

February 13, 2013
Read about new snack and bakery industry equipment.
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Simple crunch time

Simple 7 Snacks works diligently to provide healthier , tasty extruded snacks
February 11, 2013
Launching its own snack brand only three years ago, Simply 7 Snacks has copacked snacks for customers across the country for years.
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DuPont Packaging Awards entry deadline approaching

February 7, 2013

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers is accepting entries for its 25th Awards for Packaging Innovation through Feb. 28. The competition is open to brand owners, packaging designers, converters and manufacturers around the world.

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Eco food labels thrive in 2013, but beware

February 7, 2013

The amount of eco-labels in the food industry is expected to swell this year, and this proliferation could have adverse consequences, according to the research group Organic Monitor.

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Study: U.S. Microwaveable Packaging 2012 to 2016

January 30, 2013

The U.S. microwaveable packaging market is expected to hit $2 billion by 2016, reflecting revenue growth of 9.4% per year during the next five years, according to a new study from Allied Development, Burnsville, Minn. One factor driving market growth is the rapid adoption of microwaveable packaging within food product categories that require increased packaging functionality.

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Equipment Briefs: January 2013

January 15, 2013
Equipment Briefs from various Suppliers. Check it out!

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A look at sustainable packaging

January 15, 2013
Kyla Fisher, corporate sustainability director at paper converter PaperWorks, Philadelphia, discusses some of the innovative materials and processes driving the recycling of paperboard packaging.

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Festida Foods chips away at consistent operations

January 15, 2013
Expanding to a new tortilla and corn chip plant paved the way for a new conveying, seasoning and bagging line featuring computer control and uniform results, as well as nonstop weighing and packaging efficiency. 

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Late PMMI board member Rich Ryan honored

January 11, 2013

Dorner Manufacturing will fund the Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship, which will be administered by the PMMI Education & Training Foundation.

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Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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Come check out the latest edition of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery! This month's edition features a special look into the family-owned Ballreich Bros. manufacturer in Tiffin, Ohio.

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