No country in the world loves a snack like the United States. Whether due to Americans’ level of disposable income, demand for convenience, interest in meal replacements or desire to indulge in exotic flavor options at a reasonable price, the U.S. remains the globe’s single largest market for snack foods.
The food and beverage packaging industry is undergoing constant change. New developments in automation, and a continuing focus on flexibility, continue to support the advancement of manufacturing operations in the areas of efficiency, sustainability and food safety.
In a recent study, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reported on the perceptions of industry stakeholders surrounding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in 2011.