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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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Will it really be enough for the future?

By Alan Edington
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During the last few years, sustainability has received significant attention from many different groups.
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Large food companies often pick up the cost of recycling

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More large U.S. food and beverage companies are dealing with the idea of ‘extended producer responsibility,’ and are recycling their product packaging as part of the cost of doing business. Last year, for example, some 11 million six-oz. yogurt cups were collected through a recycling program, according to Stonyfield Farm, the New Hampshire yogurt maker. Opposition to mandated responsibility for packaging after use is growing just as much, even among companies that are already required to do it abroad.
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Minnesota governor honors Delkor Systems’ international business success

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Recently, Delkor was among 10 Minnesota firms honored by Governor Mark Dayton for success in international business. Delkor was given the 27th Annual Governor’s International Trade Award for significant investments to develop markets in Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Australia and New Zealand.
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A Snack Retrospective

Here’s a glance at some of the breakthroughs, events, products and happenings that took place in the snack food industry within Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s 100-year existence and even a ‘tidbit’ before.
By Lauren R. Hartman
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According to the website, ideafinder.com, we consume more than 4.3 billion lb. of snack food a year, which could be why snacks may soon end up becoming America’s favorite meal. What an interesting time for Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery to celebrate its centennial anniversary. Coincidentally, the Snack Food Association (SFA), Arlington, Va., an international association that has manufacturing members, including snack manufacturers and suppliers to the snack industry in more than 50 countries around the world, is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2012. We congratulate the SFA on an incredible job.
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