Packaging is the first thing shoppers see on the shelf. Find out what companies are doing to ensure their products come in enviro-friendly, easy-to-open options.


World Kitchens undergoes brand makeover

July 28, 2014

The Wisconsin meat snack manufacturer refreshes its logo, packaging design and size options.

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WorldStar Packaging Awards 2015 open for entries

July 17, 2014

The World Packaging Organisation is accepting entries through Oct. 10 for its global packaging awards program.

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Snyder’s-Lance answers the ‘what’s next in snacks?’ question

July 10, 2014

Portable and adventurous is how Snyder’s-Lance Inc. sees snacking, which is becoming more of a lifestyle these days. U.S. consumers are strapped for time, which means totable delivery formats and packaging are key.

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July 2014: Equipment Briefs

July 9, 2014

Equipment Briefs from various Suppliers. Check it out!

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tna opens Thailand office

July 2, 2014

The Bangkok location will host tna sales, project management and service teams.

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Packaging News:

FPA joins Dow Chemical as co-sponsor of the ‘Energy Bag’ initiative

June 19, 2014

The recently launched ‘Energy Bag,’ Plastics-to-Energy pilot program, co-sponsored by Dow, Republic Services (a recycling firm) and the Flexible Packaging Association, will demonstrate the viability of flexible packaging resource recovery as an end-of-packaging-life option.

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Nominations open for Packaging Hall of Fame

June 17, 2014

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is accepting nominations for the Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2014 until July 15.

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New edible films to preserve bread longer

June 12, 2014
New edible films that contain clove and oregano oils are said to preserve bread longer than commercial additives, a study shows.
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Packaging update

June 1, 2014

Innovative packaging materials, closures and equipment help bakers and snack manufacturers meet consumer demand for safe, portable products, while reducing costs and addressing food safety, traceability and waste issues.

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FDA’s biotech foods’ labeling policy still receives strong support

May 30, 2014

Despite public controversy as states debate the mandatory labeling of foods produced through biotechnology, a key majority of consumers advocate the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) current labeling policy for foods produced using such technology, says an International Food Information Council survey.

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Custom Holography Simplified: Brilliant New Possibilities for Designers, Brands and Printers

Contact: Rebecca Bemke
On-Demand:Learn to incorporate custom holographic images and patterns into print, label, display and packaging to improve shelf impact, positioning, authenticity and security.

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Discover "Next Generation" Packaging Ideas at FMI Connect


Attendees at FMI Connect 2014 will have the opportunity to experience what’s in store for packaging at retail, as product packaging and displays continue to play a critical role in consumers’ overall shopping experience.

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July's issue of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery features a special look at the chips market and industry, as well as an Editor's Note on snacking substantially.

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