Packaging

Plant-based coating that prevents pathogens, spoilage in food developed by Rutgers

Aiming to produce environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic food wrap and containers, a Rutgers scientist has developed a biodegradable, plan... continue reading »

ValTara’s SleekWrapper i65 designed for hard-to-handle products

The ValTara SleekWrapper i65 sets the bar when it comes to flow wrapping hard-to-handle products, such as soft baked goods, tortillas, fresh produce, ... continue reading »

Packaging provider nVenia appoints Paul Ferrandino to VP of sales

nVenia, a packaging solutions company within the Duravant family, has appointed Paul Ferrandino as senior vice president of sales. Ferrandino will... continue reading »

WeighPack launches new system for box gusset bag products

WeighPack announces the launch of their new coffee bagging system for premade box gusset bags, but the system is easily adaptable for other products t... continue reading »

Edible, shelf-life extending produce coating developed by Nabaco

A new edible coating, NatuWrap, extends the shelf life of fresh produce, cutting down on food waste. NatuWrap keeps moisture in and oxygen and unwa... continue reading »

Column: Food waste reduction necessary on multiple fronts

Reducing food waste can cut greenhouse gas emissions, feed the hungry and save billions of dollars.  In 2015, the U.S. set a goal to cut food loss... continue reading »

Ensuring Safe and Toxic-Free Foods Act of 2022 introduced in Senate

Senate Democrats are introducing a bill that would strengthen the FDA's Substances Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) rule. [caption id="attachmen... continue reading »

Moisture control pouch by SAVRpak has successful trials in extending produce shelf life

SAVRpak has released a new moisture-control technology that extends the shelf life of fresh produce by up to three times, trials have shown. The Dr... continue reading »

PMMI membership continues to grow

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, continues its sustained growth, adding 27 new companies at its Spring Board of Direct... continue reading »

New three-pound mesh bags for Mountain King baby golds, reds

MountainKing has introduced new, three-pound mesh bags of its popular baby-sized Red and Gold potatoes designed to generate a higher ring for retail g... continue reading »