Almost every refrigerated or frozen food product must be stored, transported, and sold with suitable packaging. For manufacturers and retailers, that packaging must enable damage-free transport, ensure stability, be easy to stack, and be lightweight to keep transportation costs low.
Home Run Inn also adds to its foodservice footprint with location at Chicago's Midway Airport.
May 14, 2021
Home Run Inn, Chicago’s “Premium Thin-Crust Pizza,” looks forward to a promising summer at Wrigley Field and Midway International Airport, two prominent Chicago partnerships in entertainment and travel, as well as new frozen pizza packaging.
Tetra Pak has developed 14 new Best Practice Lines (BPLs) for cheese manufacturers, the latest of which is specifically customized for Cottage cheese, launched today. The other cheeses that will benefit from these BPLs include Mozzarella, Semi-hard cheese, Cheddar, and Fresh cheese production. Together, these cheese types make up 79% of all cheese volumes and have a CAGR forecast of 3% (2021-2025). Two of the new lines (Mozzarella and Cheddar) were recently previewed at the Global Cheese Expo (6-8 April).
Eric Confer, Eriez Market Manager for Light Industries, says demand continues to grow from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for the company’s vibratory feeding solutions for integration into packaging systems. Confer says, “Packaging system OEMs rely on vibratory feeders to meter and convey a variety of bulky and free-flowing material to provide greater economy and efficiency in feeding and filling, and Eriez delivers.”
SÜDPACK has acquired LPF Flexible Packaging B.V. (“LPF”) from the Clondalkin Group. The company, located in Grootegast, the Netherlands, is a leading manufacturer of high barrier films for sensitive products. LPF was founded in 1907 and has long-standing experience in the development and production of packaging materials. For SÜDPACK, the acquisition is a further key element in its long-term growth strategy.
On the heels of a record year – and a record decade – for its retail division, White Castle is introducing a brand-new look for its retail packaging, which features a consumer-approved contemporary design with clean lines and bold colors to create consistency across the portfolio of products. The new design also appeals to customers' sense of taste with a dominant image of a single Slider.
GEA has recently opened the doors to its new GEA Pet Food Experience Center (PEX) in Galliera Veneta, Italy. The role of the new center is to drive innovation in cooperation with customers and industry partners and to function as a locus for sharing latest know-how, where partners can anticipate a high level of technological development support.
Plant-based meat company Heura has launched its new packaging, reducing the use of plastic by 80% and honoring the Mediterranean roots. Until today, the plant based meat segment has been led internationally by companies born in Silicon Valley. Heura, however, believes that the future of food must have its pillars in one of the most famous gastronomic cultures in the world, the Mediterranean.