Packaging

Packaging

Recycling Assistance

Standardized label helps consumers recycle packaging
June 6, 2013

Nearly all packages will carry a How2Recycle Label by 2016 if the developer of the labeling system achieves its goal.


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Food Packaging

Microwaveable popcorn pops in ‘bowl’

A gusseted bowl design with a tear-strip opening moves to Canada to replace the traditional bag for Orville Redenbacher’s microwaveable popcorn.
May 13, 2013

The Pop Up Bowl’s wider mouth, sturdier sides and transparent top and bottom provide a stable serving “dish.”


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Food Packaging

Mobile portion control

Flexible packaging delivers on-the-go convenience and single-serving calorie counts.
May 13, 2013

As more consumers snack more often, brand owners provide products in portable, single-serving packs to appeal to these grab-and-go consumers and the retail outlets they frequent.


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Clear packaging shows off snack bar

A new flavor helped inspire a transition from opaque to clear film packaging.
April 9, 2013

A new flavor, coconut chocolate dipped mixed nuts, helped inspire thinkThin, Los Angeles, CA, to transition from opaque to clear film packaging so consumers could see the natural ingredients in its Crunch bars.


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On edge beverages

A functional beverage deserves an equally functional package.
April 9, 2013

A functional beverage deserves an equally functional package like the Tetra Brik Aseptic Edge carton SunOpta Inc. chose for the launch of its Sunrich Naturals brand SoL Sunflower Beverage.


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Packaging

Prize-winning packs

Microwaveable bacon package wins Product of the Year Award.
April 9, 2013

A microwaveable, susceptor-equipped bacon package for Embotits Espina, a 102-year-old maker of cold cuts headquartered in Vic, Spain, earned the Product of the Year Award.


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Packaging Materials

Multifaceted empowerment

New packaging materials add functionality, improve sustainability, lengthen shelf life and enhance shelf impact of food products.
March 6, 2013

Innovative packaging materials and concepts give new and established products greater functionality, sustainability, shelf life and shelf impact.


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Packaging

Shake your bottle

March 6, 2013

Old ideas that clicked are tailor made for recycling, provided they have a contemporary twist.


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Packaging

Creative support for craft brewers

European and major domestic breweries have been using metalized paper labels for years. US craft brewers are now picking up on the trend.
March 6, 2013

While mainstream beer makers wrestle with a market in decline, craft breweries continue to enjoy double digit growth.


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Seriously committed

An infant formula manufacturer makes a big commitment to its new container with a highly automated and state-of-the-art packaging line.
March 6, 2013

Most manufacturers are involved with packages. Perrigo Nutritionals, on the other hand, is firmly committed to its new infant formula container.


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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

Podcasts

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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Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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