The NoTree™ line of hot cups, cold cups and bowls from compostable products company World Centric® has been selected as the 2019 NEXTY award winner in the Best Environmentally Responsible Packaging category.
The food service industry is in the midst of a major transformation. Digital technology is increasingly interwoven into the food service experience. A whopping 45% of QSRs now provide a pick-up in store feature on their mobile apps.1
According to the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students, 84% of professionals working for fast-moving consumer goods are under more pressure to quickly bring new products to the market than they were five or 10 years ago.
Shane Bertsch is the new vice president of Strategic Planning & Innovation for INX International Ink Co. Bertsch joins INX after spending the last 13 years at HAVI, a global supply chain and packaging service provider for leading food service brands.
Waddington NorthAmerica (WNA), a Novolex brand, introduces Blaze, hot food containers that make takeout and deliveries better than ever. The containers come in a variety of sizes and styles, with hinged or two-piece options.
MetsäBoard's new Prime FBB EB features a medium barrier against moisture and grease, making it suitable for food and food service packaging. It also can be recycled in paper or paperboard waste streams.
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) Women's Alliance Network has launched the Red Circle Honors program to recognize women and companies that have had a positive impact on women's careers and gender balance in the food and beverage industry.
There is a new contender in the spicy food world. The Powerful Pepper Company made its debut and brought its first product offerings to the greater Atlanta area and opened its online store to the public.
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.