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

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

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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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MAP Check 3 boosts efficiency at leading Scandinavian snack maker

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KiMs, one of Scandinavia’s leading snack food producers, continually strives for efficiency improvements.One of the first areas the company looked at was the quality-assurance testing on the modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) line at its factory in central Denmark. After doing so, it decided to invest in Dansensor’s new MAP Check 3 on-line gas analyzers on three of the plant’s MAP lines.


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Trending: Then, now and forever

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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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Nonni’s Biscotti launches greener product packaging

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Biscotti baker Nonni’s Biscotti revamps its packaging in effort to reduce waste and help customers reduce their carbon footprint.
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Dow Performance Packaging launches Innovation Center

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The Performance Packaging business is launching Pack Studios, a collaborative capability that it says can accelerate packaging application projects through a global network of labs, experts and testing equipment.


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Packaging Corp. of America to buy Boise for $1.27 billion to add mills

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Packaging Corp. of America, the fourth-largest U.S. producer of corrugated shipping cases, agrees to purchase Boise Inc. for about $1.27 billion, to boost capacity. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter. The move will boost the company’s presence in the Pacific Northwest.


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PACK EXPO partners with Koelnmesse GmbH for global reach

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PACK EXPO and Koelnmesse GmbH collaborate to promote their packaging and processing industry events and provide insight for companies considering expansion in North America, Europe and India. This arrangement will allow PACK EXPO attendees to come away with a better picture of global factors impacting their packaging and processing operations, the two groups say.


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Depositing system fills multiple package styles

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Mequon, WI  Yamato’s custom-designed depositing solution is engineered to handle a wide variety of applications.
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Equipment Briefs: February 2013

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Read about new snack and bakery industry equipment.
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AIB HACCP Workshop for Packaging

Manhattan, KS
United States
Following the GMP Workshop for Packaging Manufacturing Facilities, AIB will present a hands-on, step-by-step program to develop and verify your HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) program. AIB's HACCP Workshop receives high marks from participants for its informative approach and active student participation. This program has the approval of the HACCP Alliance and provides students with a practical science-based approach to the critical program needed in food packaging manufacturing plants. Read More

The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging

10/25/12
Mississauga
Canada
Contact: Lindsey Ogle
The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging offers a comprehensive introduction to sustainability considerations that apply to the entire packaging life cycle: material sourcing, packaging design, manufacturing, transport, and end-of-life.

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2014 Bakery of the Year: Capistrano's Wholesale Bakery, Phoenix AZ

Here’s a look at Capistrano’s Bakery, our 2014 Bakery of the Year.

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Food Plant of the Future: The Future of Wastewater Management

Available On-Demand Effective management of wastewater is becoming increasingly critical to food and beverage processors as the cost for incoming water increases...

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September's Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery publication features on defining whole -grain foods, as well as a special feature on the 2014 Bakery of the Year: Capistrano's Wholesale Bakery!

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Organic Production and Food Quality: A Down to Earth Analysis

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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