It seems that the U.S-China trade war is slowing. According to National Public Radio, the president agreed to relax some of the tariffs he imposed on Chinese imports. In exchange, Beijing has agreed to buy more American products and make other changes.
Located in Metro Detroit, Ultimation Industries LLC, a conveyor technology and automation company, has been in business for 30 years. Owner and CEO Jackie Canny was a finalist for Amazon's Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year Award in 2019. The company was also named one of "Metro Detroit&'s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" in 2019.
U.S. plastic bag manufacturers and recyclers just signed a wide-ranging sustainability commitment for the industry and renamed their coalition the American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance (ARPBA). The agreement by ARPBA members includes a target that 95% of plastic retail bags be reused or recycled by 2025.
The global food packaging market will approach $400 billion by 2025, making operational improvements and new equipment critical for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies to keep pace, according to the newly released infographic and report from PMMI.
Asda has joined forces with some of the U.K.’s best known brands to launch its first ‘test and learn’ sustainability store in Leeds, England, with a mission to find new ways to reduce plastic and encourage customers to reuse and refill.
Shoppers will be looking to discover new seasonal citrus favorites for an extra boost of vitamin C this winter. Frieda’s will be offering new grab-n-go citrus pouches for two new items this year: mandarinquats and lemonade lemons.
While we wait for the FDA to compile and review the responses to its request for comments on Fixed Quantity Unit of Use Blisters Packaging, Docket No. FDA-2019-N-1845 in response to the SUPPORT Act of 2018, we want to take the safer packaging of opioids conversation a bit further.
The food and beverage industry is being transformed by growth in e-commerce; however, many grocers see it as the biggest threat to their businesses, according to a recent survey by TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank.
The way food is packaged and marketed is constantly changing, thanks in part to consumer trends, the goal of packaging sustainability and the never-ending fight to reduce food waste. This has resulted in a wide variety of enhancements that continue to evolve.
This issue of Packaging Strategies highlights alcohol consumption trends during coronavirus including social media engagement; how to get the best pricing for your business and your customers; when and how to automate your packaging line; a jerky snack brand redesign; the importance of flexible packaging; and the tipping point in eCommerce.