It is not surprising that in our Top 50 Food Packaging Companies list, Nestlé, Tyson, JBS, PepsiCo and Mars are consistently the top names. The ongoing concern over health is a topic that frequently rises to the top of their lists. Is an increased healthy portfolio the secret to sales growth?
The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) has announced the winners of its Safety Awards Program for 2017. Categories included best annual safety experience and greatest annual safety improvement.
Karlville, a global leader in in converting machinery and shrink sleeve applicators, will host a facility tour at its Miami Technology Center on June 13 as a prelude to the annual Packaging Strategies Global Pouch Forum.
ProMach announces the opening of a new facility, ProMach Atlanta in Statham, Ga., for upgraded and expanded multi-brand manufacturing, customer support, aftermarket parts distribution and Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT).
The sustainability movement grew up and out of smaller companies that prioritized environmental responsibility in catering to niche consumer preferences. Now, sustainability features prominently in the brand promises and cost saving strategies made by food manufacturers of all sizes. So, how does a budding food manufacturer looking to scale up from a retail or small production operation begin to tackle sustainability? Three packaging professionals provide their advice for an environmentally responsible scale-up strategy.
Carola K. Herbst from the DLG’s (German Agricultural Society) Food Competence Center, speaking at Anuga FoodTec 2018, which took place in Germany last month, said the lifestyle of consumers dictated what and how people want to eat.
Manufacturers and users of industrial packaging may not always be aware of a product’s final destination or end purpose, meaning it could become subject to regulations not considered in the original packaging selection or manufacturing process. The only time users become aware of the issue could be when requests for regulatory compliance statements are made. Packaging users and manufacturers should proceed with caution in how these requests are handled, as they can often be fraught with risk.