While frozen foods once were considered a sub-par meal choice and unhealthy newer options are giving consumers what they crave. It is evident that the novel coronavirus has shifted consumer preferences, and frozen foods is one significant market we see change.
The term “recyclable” has long been a buzzword in the food packaging industry. But now consumers and other stakeholders are demanding more than the iconic three-arrow triangle stamped on their hamburger box.
OH SNAP!® Pickling Company, based in Wisconsin, is in the final stages of installing two new high-speed SOMIC end-of-line packaging machines. The first of the popular 424 W3 wraparound case packers for retail-ready packaging has begun handling the collating and case packing of almost two million single-serve pouches per week.
Harpak-ULMA has launched its PaperSeal® packaging technology as part of the company’s initiative to fundamentally rethink packaging systems to promote green packaging alternatives across the food industry.
Georgia-Pacific is expanding its offerings to include paper padded mailers. In May, the company opened a new facility in Arizona to manufacture curbside recyclable paper padded mailers with Amazon as a key customer.
The Better With Less – Design Challenge had an international jury including packaging design experts from various fields related to packaging, design, brand strategy and innovation. After the judging concluded and the finalists chosen, a roundtable panel discussed what they saw as well as the challenges facing the packaging community.
Smurfit Kappa Colombia is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Colombia to highlight the protection and conservation of forests in the country. Under the new partnership, both organizations will work together to restore, expand and protect forests and ecosystems that are the habitat of several species of flora and fauna.
The September issue of Packaging Strategies includes our spotlight feature on labeling and what it means to consumers. Also you will find features on cannabis packaging, inclusivity in packaging’s future, automated inspection for a syrup manufacturer, a pickling company grows into new equipment, frozen foods trends and more!