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Food Packaging

Keeping ingredients separate enhances fresh taste

By Shane O'Halloran
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Competition in the dessert sector is fierce, making eye-catching product appearance, multiple flavor options and functional packaging indispensable.


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Heineken sells packaging business to Crown

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Dutch brewer Heineken N.V. has signed an agreement with Crown Holdings Inc. to sell its Mexican packaging business EMPAQUE for $1.23 billion.


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McDonald’s brings its coffee to grocery store shelves nationwide

By Jeremy Gerrard
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In a partnership with Kraft Foods Group, Inc., McDonald’s USA is packaging its signature coffee to make it available for purchase at grocery stores and other retailers nationwide by early 2015.


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TECH FLASH

Sustainable food packaging: waste can be an underutilized resource

Georgia-Pacific’s John Mulahy discusses waste reduction and solutions to implement sustainable measures in the food industry
By Jeremy Gerrard
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Manufacturers should view waste as an underutilized resource, address over or under design in packaging and get to know their consumers’ values.


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GMA report spotlights achievement in environmental sustainability

By Jeremy Gerrard
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The Grocery Manufacturers Association has released a report highlighting progress in environmental sustainability, leadership and innovative business practices among food, beverage and consumer product companies that are working to reduce their environmental footprints.


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SeaWorld and Coke develop eco-friendly cup

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Using Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle packaging technology, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment deputed a refillable plastic cup manufactured from plant-based materials.


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Dog Tag Brewing cans honor fallen heroes

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Sporting a tagline of “Enjoy your beer. That’s an order,” Dog Tag Brewing company has launched specialty beer cans detailing the personal stories of military personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty.


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World Cup champagne gets packaging worthy of a champion

By Jeremy Gerrard
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As the 2014 World Cup continues to ignite the globe with football fever, official champagne supplier of the games Taittinger, announced the release of a limited edition Brut Réserve NV and a gift carton made for the competition.


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PMMI researchers study growth of ready retail packaging

By Jeremy Gerrard
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With an increasing demand for ready retail packaging (RRP), a new report from PMMI suggests manufacturers are ready to invest in specialized equipment in order to keep up with industry growth.


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WPO to open entries for WorldStar Packaging Awards

By Jeremy Gerrard
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With the addition of the new Point of Sale category, the World Packaging Organization announced entries for the 2015 WorldStar Packaging Awards will open on July 1.


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The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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