Articles Tagged with ''packaging''

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Bottled water to become number one packaged drink

Last year, the bottled water segment grew 4.7 percent and is expected to grow to $13 billion in 2014.

BMC says in the past five years the bottled water market has grown from 14.4 percent of the overall beverage market to 17.8 percent.


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Dry Processing Technology

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The Coperion K-Tron Intelligent IBP 250 FFS packaging machine provides accurate weighing and dosing, plus hygienic packaging for crystalline, granular, beaded or flaked goods.


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Market growth for ready-to-drink coffee

Though fresh brewed iced coffee is the cold coffee beverage of choice, a growing number of consumers in the market for cold coffee are grabbing ready-to-drink (RTD) canned or bottled coffee, according to a recent study from Multi-sponsor Surveys.


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Food Packaging

Keeping ingredients separate enhances fresh taste

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

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