Packaging

In-depth look into new packaging concepts pertaining to refrigerated and frozen foods.

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Italian Cheese Processor Reduces Packaging Weight of Aldi’s Private Label Mozzarella Cheese

April 4, 2014
Italian manufacturer Gruppo Francia reduced the packaging weight of Aldi’s private label Cucina mozzarella cheese by half after switching to the SuperLight pot from RPC Superfos, Denmark.
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Frozen Food Manufacturer Transforms to Solventless Packaging

April 2, 2014
Comexi Group, a flexible packaging supplier, Inplacsa, a flexographic printing manufacturer and Maheso, a frozen food processor, all located in Catalonia, teamed up to achieve a more sustainable packaging for Maheso’s Pop Nuggets.
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PMMI Ensures Today’s Youth Has Skills to Fill Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Jobs

April 1, 2014
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, Reston, Va., wants to ensure that today’s youth holds the skills and know-how to apply for tomorrow’s manufacturing jobs.
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New Daisy Brand Cottage Cheese Packaging Features Colored Lids

March 20, 2014
Dallas-based Daisy Brand, the maker of Daisy cottage cheese and sour cream, introduced new, modern packaging that highlights what makes "The Daisy Difference"—better ingredients.
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Coleman Natural Foods Supports Non-GMO with New Labels

March 4, 2014
Coleman Natural Foods, Kings Mountain, N.C., enhanced its commitment to providing consumers with non-GMO choices thanks to its non-GMO project verification labels for its ROSIE and DRAPER VALLEY FARMS organic line of poultry products.
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Land O’Lakes’ Cultured Products Don Stackability Packaging Enhancements

February 26, 2014
Land O’Lakes sour cream, cottage cheese and dip products arrived on retailer shelves through the upper Midwest with a new packaging look.
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Hudsonville Ice Cream Revamps Packaging

February 19, 2014
Hudsonville Ice Cream, Holland, Mich., has a new look with easier-to-read packaging that highlights flavors and gluten-free statements.
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Packaging Guidelines for the Cold Food Industry

February 10, 2014
PMMI's Tom Egan offers some packaging tips in relation to updated FSMA mandates, food safety advancements and planning for tomorrow.
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Greek Yogurt Wins the Hearts of Consumers

January 13, 2014
MIXIM, a new fat-free Greek yogurt packaged in a distinctive heart-shaped container, will make its debut on store shelves in California, Arizona and Nevada this month.
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Keller’s Creamery Unveils Advanced Packaging for its Holiday Butter Sculptures

December 20, 2013
Keller’s Creamery, owned by Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), Kansas City, Mo., unveiled advanced packaging for its butter sculptures.
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EVENTS

Discover How ConAgra and Hormel use OEE to Drive Business Results

6/5/13
Online

ON DEMAND Manufacturers face stiff headwinds and to battle the storm they need more effective development methods for operational excellence programs like OEE. 

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The Emergence of Aseptic Packaging for Extended Shelf Life

4/29/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas
In this webinar you will learn about aseptic packaging and why you would use it, the products and applications that are a good fit for aseptic processing and packaging, types of equipment available to produce aseptic products, and the benefits of aseptic packaging over more conventional hot fill or retort processing. Read More

Best of Food & Beverage Packaging

4/29/14
The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
United States
The Best of Food and Beverage Packaging is an event like no other in packaging: Combining the most relevant technologies and trends in the food and beverage packaging segments with the vision needed to successfully sell to consumers in this ever-shifting market landscape. Read More

Global Pouch Forum

6/11/14
Westin Beach Resort
321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States
The Global Pouch Forum is the largest conference focused on pouch formats in packaging and their growth prospects worldwide, attracting an audience of more than 500 attendees in 2013. Read More

EXPO PACK Mexico 2014

6/17/14
Centro Banamex
Mexico City
Mexico

EXPO PACK Mexico 2014, the most important event in Latin America, will present the latest machinery for packaging and food processing, materials, packaging and other related goods and services.

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International FoodTec Brasil

8/5/14
Curitiba
Brazil

In 2014 International FoodTec Brasil will become the new hotspot for the food processing and packaging industry especially in the meat, poultry, fish and cheese sectors – from which you can benefit right from the start.

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PACK EXPO International 2014

11/2/14
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States
Mark your calendars for the debut of PACK EXPO International 2014, November 2 – 5, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois! Read More

PACK EXPO East

2/16/15
Philadelphia, PA
United States

The processing and packaging industry’s most respected name in professional events is proud to announce a brand-new premier show: PACK EXPO East.

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Expo Pack Gualalajara

3/10/15
Guadalajara
Mexico

Over 10,000 professional buyers from the West and Bajio region will attend EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015.

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Anuga FoodTec

3/24/15
Cologne
Germany
Contact: Matthias Schlüter

The heart of the industry’s most important trade fair for food and drink technology is beating in Cologne, Germany!

And the beat goes on – stronger than ever! Anuga FoodTec will again be the pulse of the industry - for exhibitors from all over the world and for anyone who wants to invest in knowledge, contacts and innovations.


 

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