- THE MAGAZINE
- FOOD MASTER
Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor
If market share numbers are indicative of trade show attendance, 27,000 packaging machinery buyers from food and beverage companies prowled the aisles at the 2012 PACK EXPO event, and they had the kind of checkbook balances that make equipment fabricators’ eyes water.
If the past is prologue, production of food and beverage products will look a lot different in 10 years than it does today.
For food and beverage companies focused on landfill reduction, the effort yields solid financial returns.
An enhanced X-ray system moves the technology beyond contaminant inspection to precise analysis of the fat and lean components of meat.
‘All-natural’ and good-for-you claims on food packages are fueling a growing number of class action suits.
The tea bag’s image can use some polishing, and what better way than to create a championship competition where the winners use an alternative to the standard flat-pack tea bag?
What Mars did for M&Ms, digital printing is doing for beer and other products in customizing and personalizing products, though US converters are just beginning to tap those capabilities.
A partnership between US entrepreneurs and German investors is helping retailers meet demand for Greek yogurt with store-brand options.
This year’s World Food Prize honors a US-born scientist’s work in reshaping farming practices to make them more efficient and productive by changing the way water is delivered.