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Timm Johnson, vice president of sales and marketing at Spee-Dee Packaging, discusses the challenges of accurately and efficiently filling packaging with dry foods. One major concern is employing high standards of sanitation to ensure food safety.
This online retailer ships billions of packages each year. Hear how Amazon is pushing to reduce packaging waste, minimize damage and delight customers. Brent Nelson, senior manager of customer packaging experience – sustainability, explains how the company’s Frustration-Free Packaging program is moving to the next level to develop packaging solutions in collaboration with brand owners and manufacturers through a vendor incentive program. For additional information, visit www.amazon.com/packaging
In an effort to close the loop on packaging use, a number of global packaged goods companies have announced Loop, a scheme to offer products in returnable and reusable packaging. The partnership has been announced at the World Economic Forum by Tom Szaky, CEO at Terracycle, which is coordinating the program. Tom gives an inside look at how Loop will operate.
Research and analytics company Nielsen recognizes 25 products that are reshaping the consumer landscape. Nielsen Senior VP Jenny Frazier discusses how these products were chosen and their impact on the market.
At Global Pouch West, Packaging Perspectives sits down with keynote speaker Jan Tharp, interim president and CEO of Bumble Bee, an iconic seafood company. She discusses where the company is heading, the role of sustainability in both fishing and packaging, as well as how the growing use of pouches is opening up new opportunities for shelf-stable seafood.
Flexible packaging continues its rise. Delve deeper into the reasons why in this issue. We also explain the latest buzzword in food packaging as well as why counting may make more cents for you than weighing. (See what we did there?)