Packaging

UV, the Darwin award winner

December 5, 2012

Survival of the fittest applies to packaging systems, too, and pulsed UV light is the apparent winner of the nonchemical sterilization competition for food containers.


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Truth be told

November 7, 2012
Lee Marvin had his Dirty Dozen. The Kroger Co. goes eight times further with “Free from 101,” a list of ingredients and food additives it is banishing from its private-label natural products.
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Stackable and snappable

November 7, 2012
When foodservice accounts ask if they can sell your product, you know you have a hit.
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The 80-foot microwave

November 7, 2012
Shelf-stable foods prepared with microwave-assisted thermal sterilization may soon debut, provided the packaging riddle can be solved.
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Packaging Trends Survey: Greener Containers, Faster Speeds

October 4, 2012

Whether they acknowledge it or not, food packaging professionals are operating lines where the goals of sustainable manufacturing are playing out.


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Houston's high-rise gin

October 4, 2012
The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union may be the only organization that has not saluted New Artisan Spirit Inc. for the design and execution of its Roxor gin bottle.
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Pressure relief

October 4, 2012
New solutions to friction reduction on bottling lines are becoming available to help bottlers cope with water-reduction goals and lighter, more easily damaged containers.
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All that jazzy

October 4, 2012
In August, Britain’s best-dressed spud debuted on grocers’ shelves in a distinctive bag that lets it preen for shoppers in all its glory.
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Don’t it turn my white can blue

September 10, 2012
Credit Todd Berardi for finding a way to be different while bending to convention.
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Less filling, same price

September 10, 2012
With ingredient prices trending up and shoppers unwilling to pay more, food packagers are shifting to downsized containers.
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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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