It is not surprising that in our Top 50 Food Packaging Companies list, Nestlé, Tyson, JBS, PepsiCo and Mars are consistently the top names. The ongoing concern over health is a topic that frequently rises to the top of their lists. Is an increased healthy portfolio the secret to sales growth?
The ready-to-eat market comprises packaging of prepared foods by foodservice operations of supermarkets, convenience stores, mass retailers and other stores (e.g., natural foods stores, club stores) and excludes precooked products from food manufacturers.
Dawnfresh has invested in automation to ensure compliance with retailers’ codes of practice. The OAL Connected system controls the packaging line preventing product recalls related to label and date code errors as well as delivering a 10% uplift in packaging line throughput.
Eagle Product Inspection has launched a system designed specifically for the poultry industry – the features and benefits incorporated in the design of the RMI 400 cannot fail to make waves where poultry production is concerned.
Label Insight's 2017 Shopper Trends Study reveals that 67% of consumers say it is challenging to determine whether a food product meets their needs simply by looking at the package label, and nearly half of consumers (48%) consider themselves "not informed at all" about a food product even after reading the label.
Building on the recent strategic alliance with Label Insight, Nielsen announced the launch of Nielsen Product Insider, a retail and consumer measurement tool designed to transform on-pack nutrient and food ingredient labels into quantifiable attributes.
Speed scratch cooking – taking semi-prepared, healthy ingredients and creating a homemade meal – along with zero waste, drinkable soup, grass-fed dairy, microgreens, sea plants, vinegar seen as top trends by industry expert Mareya Ibrahim.