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?
Nestlé USA announced that it has agreed to acquire Sweet Earth, a plant-based foods manufacturer based in Moss Landing, CA. Sweet Earth's portfolio spans all meal occasions, diversifying Nestlé's offering beyond its existing category leadership in meals and snacks.
Traditional eating patterns – three square meals per day – are no more. What was once a breakfast smoothie may serve as a late-day snack or tomorrow’s lunch. Through this haphazard way of eating, snacking has become the norm in our daily fast-tracked lives.
On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced that the industry will be required to implement a new Nutrition Facts Panel for packaged foods to reflect new scientific information, including the links between diet and chronic diseases such as obesity and heart disease.
Consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) continue to face major changes across the industry. Ecommerce and digital marketing continue to rise steadily in importance, though physical stores show no signs of going away.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we take a look at the packaging robotics industry, learn about some of the latest products to be featured at PACK EXPO LV, sustainability innovation, and much more!