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 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.
It’s no secret that brands, regardless of industry, are constantly exploring new ways to incorporate sustainability into their products or business models. But there are still plenty of surprises coming from consumers when it comes to buying eco-friendly products.
The Food & Beverage Innovation Forum 2019 (FBIF2019), was held in Hangzhou International Expo Center in China on April 23, 2019. The forum, themed as “Gaining New Momentum from Open Innovation,” focused on the new format in the food industry. More than 120 global speakers and 4,000+ decision-makers from 700+ leading companies were in attendance.
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.
The LEONI B-Flex P³ by LEONI offers a flexible, slip-resistant attachment solution for industrial robots especially for the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, serving picking, packing and palletizing applications.
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.
Trends are funny. Some trends seem to quickly grab the attention of the public, only to fizzle out after the launch of the next trend. In retail, this is most notable with the latest kids’ toy — as soon as the holidays have passed so has the hype.
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.