Packagers weighing their
choices from an environmental standpoint should take full account of the
overall material savings that often are achievable through flexible packaging,
even at the expense of sweeping recyclability claims.
Bellisio Foods, makers of Michelina’s, is test-marketing a
new line of frozen foods cross-branded with “The Joy of Cooking.”... I just have one problem with the concept: Isn’t the whole
point of buying frozen foods to experience the joy of not
While the wireless sensor technology
mentioned in the press release below describes applications for consumers, I
see potential for use in food and beverage manufacturing plants as a way to
remotely monitor packaging machinery for preventive maintenance.
I’ve heard a lot of abstract talk about the
importance of training, but Debra’s words brought it home to me in the way no
consultant or equipment supplier could. Here’s a woman who wants, in fact is
desperate, to do a good job, and is stymied by lack of training.
Check out the February 2016 issue of Packaging Strategies today, featuring our cover story on household packaging. Other features include the importance of sustainability to consumers, trends in snack food packaging, and much more!