Research by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) suggests that peanut allergies in children have increased by 21 percent since 2010. Food allergies are a growing public health concern, and one that the food processing industry must respond to.
The challenges of poor power quality in the food industry
October 10, 2018
From powering microwaves to keeping fridge-freezers running, electricity plays an integral role in the food chain. Yet even before products reach the hands of consumers, a constant supply of reliable power is required to ensure that food is produced safely and properly.
The Contract Packaging Association (CPA) announces the latest release of its landmark State of the Industry report, which expands on 2017 research, forecasts further into the industry’s future and provides insights for anyone involved in contract packaging.
Milliken & Company will feature its expansive portfolio of plastic packaging solutions at PACK EXPO. The materials meet consumer demand for packaging that conveys clarity and quality, contributes to a healthier planet and enables innovative designs.
The acquisition provides Rohrer with additional thermoforming capacity, expanded product range and the largest combination run program for printed and thermoformed visual packaging products in the world.
The European Union (EU) aims to levy measures to reduce plastic waste, including a new packaging law that regulates product responsibility for packaging much more stringently, aims to promote the consideration of environmental impact already during design and make it tangible in the price.
INV Pack, exclusively distributed in North America by Matrix Packaging Machinery, introduces the MVA3 compact vertical form fill seal (VFFS) sachet packaging machine for mono doses of cosmetics, food and other products. A pharmaceutical model is also available.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies you will find “The Latest Packaging Innovations Changing the Rules,” “The Future of Cannabis Packaging” and “OEE and a Multi-Metric Approach,” along with articles on beauty and alcohol social media influencers, batch vs. continuous and aseptic sterilization, challenger brands bridging ecommerce and retail, and a popular Michigan brewing company who has what it takes to tap into the community.