Articles Tagged with ''packaging''

Beverage packaging market to be worth $125.7 billion by 2018

Asia Pacific is predicted to be the fastest growing region in that period.
Asia Pacific is predicted to be the fastest growing region in that period.
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Attract and Inform: Using graphic enhancements to differentiate packaged goods and highlight important product information

Today’s average consumer is much more aware of what information is required on CPG packages.

Many consumers seek out local or organic goods or products that fit their dietary restrictions.

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Modified atmosphere packaging can help meet logistical challenges while improving freshness

MAP packaging does not affect taste or nutrition the way heat sterilization and freezing do.

Gases commonly used in preservation include oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen.

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Cup packaging line

 Meeting all 3-A Sanitary Standards, the Oystar Erca M-F 14 cup packaging line for the food and dairy industries forms, fills and seals cups of various shapes and sizes at a maximum forming depth of 70mm at a rate up to 21,600 cups/hr. 

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Is there a robot in your line’s future?

Robots aren’t all things to all people, but in the right place, they can be a big time and labor saver.

 Robots can help increase overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), which improves a processor’s bottom line. 

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Digital printing poised for growth

Next generation printing technologies offer shorter lead times and lower cost.

We discuss the future of digital printing technologies with Kate Achelpohl, director of member communications at PMMI.

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FDA no longer approves BPA in infant formula packaging

The action comes in response to a petition from March 2012.

Written objections and requests for a hearing will be accepted until August 2012.

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BPA-free plastics on trial in Texas

Plastic resins marketed by Eastman Chemical may contain chemicals that act like estrogen hormone.
Plastic resins marketed by Eastman Chemical may contain chemicals that act like estrogen hormone.
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Canned foods stocked in 98 percent of American households

A new survey reveals the shelf-stable standby has endured.
A new survey reveals the shelf-stable standby has endured.
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UK scientists recommend pregnant women reduce exposure to packaging to avoid BPA

European assessments of BPA clash with FDA guidance.

Scientists recommend pregnant women adopt a safety first approach, given the difficulty of assessing exposure risk.

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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.


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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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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