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Interpack 2014: Less, better, smarter

By Bill Bruce, Contributing Editor
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From the latest large-format digital printing to integrated packaging lines, the exhibition featured time-saving, energy-saving and environmentally friendly innovations.


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Carton recycling expected to expand to 55 percent of US households this year

The Carton Council of North America reported strong gains in carton recycling for 2013.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The Carton Council of North America reported strong gains in carton recycling for 2013.
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Food Packaging

‘Bone’ appétit!: New advances for pet food industry

By Cindy Dubin
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 A pet peeve for some dog owners is not being able to feed their pets a warm meal. But that problem is being addressed with a heated, moist supplement for dry food in a package familiar to the world of single-serve soups, pastas and snacks. 


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Making renewable and recyclable cartons sustainable

Taking down the barriers to carton recycling helps to make cartons more recycle friendly for consumers.
By Mikell Knights
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 Sustainability is a consumer trend that is transforming the packaging industry. The top three concerns in relation to beverage packaging include recycling or landfilling, renewable resources and energy, said Erin Reynolds, marketing director at Evergreen Packaging, at last year’s Sustainable Packaging Forum in St. Petersburg, FL. 


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Tomato waste project shows promise in replacing BPA coatings

A project to determine the suitability of tomato waste as a replacement for BPA can liners has been delayed.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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The substitute material would be derived largely from tomato skin.
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Carton Council praises significant 2013 expansion of carton recycling access

Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.


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TECH FLASH

Consumers expect increased packaging recyclability

Almost nine in 10 expect manufacturers to increase recyclability.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The package itself is the most popular source for recycling information.


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Packaging

Packaging’s first foldable bottle

The award-winning design combines the features of a carton pack with the features of a bottle and performs as an aseptic package.
By Mikell Knights
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The product won two European packaging awards this year.
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Carton Council announces packaging milestone

Cartons can now be recycled in 45 percent of US households.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Cartons can now be recycled in 45 percent of US households.


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TECH FLASH

Tetra Pak survey shows demand for renewable materials, environmental labeling

Separate-and-sort recycling remains most popular in mature markets.
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Sales in developing markets are reflecting consumer environmental concerns as well.
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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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2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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