GEA will launch in November its new vertical SmartPacker CX400 D-Zip for pre-packaged food products for retail and foodservice. It combines fast, high-quality operation with maximum flexibility and uptime. Apart from producing premium quality D-ZIP bags, this easy-to-use machine can produce more than 10 different bag styles for a wide variety of applications such as candy, nuts, frozen fruits and grated cheese. The new machine integrates a newly developed corner seal unit, designed to reduce complexity and improve quality, flexibility and serviceability, thereby meeting the demands of today’s processors.
Innovative new product lineup designed to take advantage of the takeout and delivery boom and customer focus on safety.
September 14, 2020
US Foods announced the launch of its Fall Scoop 2020 catalog, titled “On Point With Off-Premise – Designed To Make It.” This special edition of Scoop features 14 products designed to address trends within off-premise dining such as labor-saving products perfect for DIY meal kits, and products that will help ease diner safety and hygiene worries, including tamper-evident packaging and sanitation items.
In the upcoming September issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, we highlight the pandemic pivots made by Sysco and US Foods in 2020 due to COVID-19 and its effect on foodservice clients like restaurants, hotels, caterers, stadiums, and other volume venues. While putting that story together, we also had a chance to speak to another foodservice distribution giant, Golden State Foods (GSF) and its Chairman and CEO, Mark Wetterau.
Sabert Corp., Sayreveille, N.J., entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LBP Manufacturing LLC, a Cicero, Ill.-based producer of environmentally progressive and sustainable food and beverage packaging.
When it comes to foodservice packaging materials, respondents say there is growing interest in paper and fiber, deemed by some to be more “sustainable.”
October 29, 2019
The Foodservice Packaging Institute, Falls Church, Va., released the 11th annual Trends Report, which reveals that industry opinions are largely focused on sustainable packaging and customization of products to meet consumer demand.
Expansion of foodservice industry, along with the emergence of takeaway and grab-and-go services will continue to provide potential growth prospects of the market.
July 26, 2019
Worldwide sales of compostable foodservice packaging reached approximately 6,400 tons in 2018, equaling revenues worth $16.7 million, according to a report published by Future Market Insights, Valley Cottage, N.Y.