30-Jul-2014 - Key Technology has reworked its vibratory conveyors with a stainless-steel rotary finish to resist bacterial attachment.
30-Jul-2014 - A chicken farmer’s daughter is calling for clear and mandatory ‘method of production’ labelling on poultry meat – by dressing up as a chicken called ‘Rosa’ and touring Europe for 39 days.
30-Jul-2014 - Mars in 2012 wrote to the UK’s Department of Health to express concern over the potential impact on branding and intellectual property rights should tobacco plain packaging policy be extended to food – something the Institute of Economic Affairs said could cost the government big bucks should a mega-confectionery brand take legal action.
30-Jul-2014 - The food and beverage industry today is faced with the question of whether corporate procurement is more effective than decentralized procurement. While its challenges set it apart from other industries, F&B organizations share common procurement practices with those in other industry sectors.
30-Jul-2014 - Delta Packaging will open a 10,000m² production plant in Poland in June next year, to expand its services across Europe.
29-Jul-2014 - Recent market intelligence indicates use of active and intelligent packaging for meat products extends the useful life of the foods, while expanding the potential for profit.
29-Jul-2014 - Kellogg will close a snack plant in Georgia by the end of 2015 as part of its restructuring program, Project K.
29-Jul-2014 - With the opening of its expanded and updated flexible packaging plant, the company is stepping up efforts to boost efficiency.
29-Jul-2014 - The antimicrobial specialist is teaming up with scientists at the University of Georgia on technology to increase the safety of secondary poultry processing environments.
29-Jul-2014 - Ardagh Group looks set to proceed with its long-awaited stock market launch in the second half of next year, according to Moody’s Investor Service.
29-Jul-2014 - Reynolds Group says it will perform a strategic review of the world’s second-largest carton producer SIG Combibloc after an approach by an unnamed suitor looking to buy the business.
29-Jul-2014 - Rigid packaging will remain a necessity for some food and pharmaceutical applications, according to Transparency Market Research (TMR) – but Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) believes the door is wide open for flexibles to take a big bite out of rigid packs.
29-Jul-2014 - ABB has opened a Regional Robotics Packaging Application Hub in Singapore.
28-Jul-2014 - The developer of plant-based plastics for packaging and other applications has landed $1.6m in funding from a Canadian government program.
28-Jul-2014 - The flexible packaging manufacturer has received the go-ahead from the American Institute of Baking for its products to be used in food-contact applications.
28-Jul-2014 - The packaging giant has signed onto The Recycling Partnership, a group of food, beverage, and package firms dedicated to increase US recycling rates.
28-Jul-2014 - The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) audits at two 2 Sisters Food Group plants have given the sites the all-clear.
28-Jul-2014 - The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has started audits at two 2 Sisters Food Group plants after hygiene standard concerns at the poultry processor.
28-Jul-2014 - P.E.T Engineering has designed packaging for Devin, mineral water in Bulgaria, made from Glasstar resin, which looks like glass.
28-Jul-2014 - Ishida Europe met the Queen at Buckingham Palace recently to celebrate winning this year’s Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.