The Food & Beverage Innovation Forum's (FBIF) Marking Awards 2019, global food & beverage packaging design awards, was held in Hangzhou April 23, 2019. The competition received more than 500 designs from 200 global brands and agencies.
Lay's has unveiled its Smiles campaign along with 31 stories across a variety of flavors and varieties — all featuring the faces of "Everyday Smilers" who are making an impact in their local communities and beyond.
The plastic protective packaging market is projected to pass 9 million tons in 2019, according to a new study. This is due to the focus of manufacturers on streamlining and optimizing plastic protective packaging, to advancements in plastic properties in line with reduced waste.
The PMMI Foundation, a part of PMMI, has announced the winners of three $5,000 scholarships to students studying food and beverage processing, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering at four-year PMMI education partners.
GreenPrint, an environmental technology company providing turn-key sustainability programs is partnering with Plastic Bank, an organization globally recognized as one of the most important solutions to stop ocean plastic. GreenPrint calculates CO2e emissions via payment transactions and invests proportionately in certified projects to develop and market sustainability programs for its clients.
The Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) will host a breakfast networking event featuring Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman in space and second female director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 23-25; Las Vegas Convention Center).
Through a healthy hydration program developed by the alliance, grants, recycling bins and thousands of bottles of water will be awarded to PTAs across the country with the goal to help families live healthier lives by encouraging them to choose water.
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.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we cover the Top 100 food & beverage packaging companies, 3D technology for experience and brand packaging, linear transport systems, case and tray sealing, frozen food trends and more!