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.
Before and during PROCESS EXPO in October, The Food Processing Suppliers Association, in partnership with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, will run the campaign with all proceeds and donations received to help fight hunger in the greater Chicago area.
Takeout food packaging from several leading U.S. grocery stores is likely treated with harmful PFAS chemicals, according to a new study released by Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and Toxic-Free Future. However, PFAS-free alternatives are widely available and in use.
For several years, the Packaging Strategies list of the Top 50 Food Packaging Companies has changed very little. Sure, there has been some juggling of the ranks, but once again, Nestlé, JBS, Tyson, Pepsico and Mars round out the top five food packaging companies in the 2018 rankings.
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) launched a new campaign promoting the value of reusable transport packaging systems for the movement of food from farm, producer or processor to point of sale that includes a new website to serve as the central platform to communicate the total supply chain performance advantages of reusable transport packaging (RTP).
Correct packaging, according to specification, is a given in the food sector. It’s about ensuring safety and compliance, and upholding brand reputation. The fundamental requirement is that food is free from unwanted contaminants and high quality; the outer packaging must be accurate and the label correctly positioned, and the product needs to be within the correct weight tolerances. Read how advanced detection technologies can meet retailer and consumer demand for packaging conformity.
The Food Safety Alliance for Packaging (FSAP), a technical committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), has released a product stewardship document for food packaging. The product of an FSAP food brand owners working group, participating companies aim to provide a list of best practices for all of the food packaging supply chain to access.
In the November issue of Packaging Strategies, we feature a new trend: Re-commerce, brands and Generation Z, resealable closures in food packaging, a pretzel company with filling & weighing equipment for more productivity and much more!