17-Apr-2015 - Chemically modified carbon nanotubes to detect biogenic amines from decaying meat have been created by chemists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
17-Apr-2015 - Extruded snack makers are using low output machines to run R&D tests in-house and many are working to develop healthier variants and inventive shapes, say equipment suppliers.
17-Apr-2015 - Nestlé USA will shift a majority of its US to Puerto Rico shipments from the Port of New York and New Jersey to JAXPORT (Jacksonville Port Authority) in Jacksonville, Florida.
17-Apr-2015 - Kuraray has acquired all the shares of Plantic Technologies (Plantic), manufacturer of bio-based barrier materials.
17-Apr-2015 - QC Industries has launched what it claims are the first modular belt conveyors that can be disassembled without tools to make cleaning quick and easy.
17-Apr-2015 - Sonoco’s two fastest growing businesses in 2014 were display and packaging and flexible packaging, which both grew sales by about 6% due to volume gains, the company said at its Annual Shareholders Meeting this month.
16-Apr-2015 - Capri-Sun is expanding its presence in China, announcing a partnership with Reignwood Group that will give it the necessary sales and distribution muscle.
16-Apr-2015 - A fluorescence sensor has been developed to improve detection of bisphenol A (BPA).
16-Apr-2015 - Smurfit Kappa UK (SKUK) is to acquire Inspirepac and the majority shareholding of Beacon Packaging.
16-Apr-2015 - From purchasing a $20m triplex laminator and rotogravure press to building a composite can facility in Malaysia and opening an Innovative Packaging Solutions (IPS) R&D centre, Sonoco shared details about its upcoming projects with shareholders at its 2015 AGM recently.
16-Apr-2015 - Pepsi is inviting consumers to re-create the design of its iconic can as part of its 2015 #PepsiChallenge.
16-Apr-2015 - The results are in and the Alufoil Trophy winners 2015 have been announced by the EAFA, the European Aluminium Foil Association.
15-Apr-2015 - Grocery suppliers are being asked for their feedback on how the regulated retailers are complying with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice and on the impact of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).
15-Apr-2015 - SPI, the Plastics Industry Trade Association has launched Project Passport, alleviating challenges manufacturers face complying with food contact regulations in the US and the European Union.
15-Apr-2015 - FoodQualityNews spoke to the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) and Ecolab at Anuga FoodTec about the importance of hygienic design and systems to ensure hygiene, cleaning and sanitation.
15-Apr-2015 - Hillary Clinton will visit Capital City Fruit in Norwalk, Iowa, today (April 15) as part of her campaign trail to run for president in 2016.
15-Apr-2015 - Sidel Spare Parts & Logistics team is rolling out its spare parts service globally after initially introducing the service to various regions last year.
15-Apr-2015 - Dutch company, Eggs Posure, has developed packaging you can play with for the egg industry and has applied for a world patent with The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), which protects an invention in 148 countries across the world.
15-Apr-2015 - Food and beverage companies are increasingly turning to automation technology as they transition to Industry 4.0, according to B&R Automation.
15-Apr-2015 - Object Solutions, which works with Nestlé Wagner, Campbell Soup and Dr. Oetker, is hosting a live webinar on its Product Information Management System OS-PDM this month.