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Seeing the big picture of sustainability

Materials, equipment and logistics all play a role in evolving the sustainability of manufacturers

Though sustainability solutions are rarely restricted to a single focus, packaging plays an important role in cost effectively minimizing waste, without sacrificing form or function.


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Food Packaging

There’s a cap for that

New cap reseals container for later use, preserves cool temperature and carbonation, and helps prevent spillage.
Bridging the gap between conventional beverage cans and meeting the demands of a mobile generation, German-based ACTEGA DS and US company Dayton Systems Group (DSG) have developed the non-breakable, recyclable DSG Beverage Cap Can, with a reclosable feature that was previously available only on glass.


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DuPont honors excellence in packaging

16 awards given out at this year’s event from a field of 200 entries

Food and beverage packaging solutions receive three gold awards.


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Curve appeal

Last year, some members of the dairy industry thought it hip to be in square packaging. But Dean Foods, Inc. is taking a more circuitous route. Its Land O’Lakes brand sour cream and cottage cheese products are appearing on retailer shelves throughout the upper Midwest in curved packaging.


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

 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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Sculpted butter moves to supportive packaging

Butter sculptures, holiday-themed products manufactured by Keller’s Creamery, which is owned by the Dairy Farmers of America, are now being offered in a new, advanced packaging design.
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Easy open portion pack now in North America

An audible, snap-opening function integrated into the lower web of the thermoformed package allows consumers to open the package with one hand.
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Know the recycling impact of your PET container

The PET Packaging Recycling Calculator app is free for iPhone and Android.

Packaging manufacturers continue to push performance boundaries, but oftentimes little consideration is given to the impact on the recycling stream.


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Reseal your beverage cans

A new resealable closure solution for beverage cans allows the consumer to portion canned beverages.

 A larger opening releases more aroma and flavor, and accomodates a straw. 


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Package update raises bagel maker’s efficiencies

Einstein Noah restaurant group needed a new, sustainable box that would make loading more efficient.

 The new packages will save money, boost efficiency, lower the restaurant group’s carbon footprint and showcase its bagels and cream cheese. 


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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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FE September 2014

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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