The Reusable Packaging Association announces the winner of the 2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging award program: The Kroger Company with reusable packaging supplier Polymer Logistics for a palletizing solution.
Behavioral research firm Insights Now has released a report on the Clean Label movement (consumer-driven demand for elimination of allergens and other ingredients from food and non-food products). The report identified consumer misperceptions around food, beverage and supplement ingredient claims.
Standard-Knapp (S-K) based in Portland, Connecticut, announced an agreement to partner with EoL Packaging Experts (EoL), an international market leader in end-of-line packaging solutions for the food and beverage industry.
Frozen food packaging has a job to preserve food from the time it is prepared to the time it is eaten, all the way throughout the product's journey. The packaging helps to maintain original color, flavor and texture and generally more of their nutrients than foods preserved by other methods.
Triumph and disaster can occur with the introduction of a new product or a line extension of an existing product, and they can happen during the redesign of a legacy brand. Every problem — and by extension, every resolution — has its own unique set of circumstances. And time is of the essence. Here are a few universal thoughts to consider.
Customers have started field testing Tetra Pak paper straws for beverage products in Europe. Tetra Pak is now the first carton packaging company to provide such straws for beverage cartons in the region.
Stand-up pouches are one of the most convenient, flexible and trendy new packaging options. They’ve been around for decades, but with the public’s growing interest in efficiency and waste reduction, they’re rapidly growing in popularity.
The Food & Beverage Innovation Forum 2019 (FBIF2019), was held in Hangzhou International Expo Center in China on April 23, 2019. The forum, themed as “Gaining New Momentum from Open Innovation,” focused on the new format in the food industry. More than 120 global speakers and 4,000+ decision-makers from 700+ leading companies were in attendance.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!