Packaging

Automation, flexibility trending in end-of-processing-line packaging

Increasing customer demands coupled with the need for automation and labor reduction make end-of-line packaging a key area for food producers. We r... continue reading »

Cascades launches eco-friendly packaging line designed for fruits, vegetables

Cascades, a leader in eco-friendly recycling, hygiene and packaging solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its new range of Cascades FreshTM ... continue reading »

New research report examines ‘Preserving the Food Chain’

Food loss and waste (FLW) currently causes an estimated $1 trillion in economic losses globally each year. This constitutes a major humanitarian crisi... continue reading »

Optima introduces Remote Assist to work with customers in real time

Optima has developed a new software application called Remote Assist. The program puts the company in contact with customers and, together with the op... continue reading »

Choosing the right vertical form fill seal (VFFS) bagger

It takes decades for a produce processor to build up its brand, but only seconds to ruin it. A product recall traced back to contamination in your ... continue reading »

Packaging firm ePac to open Northern California facility

ePac Flexible Packaging has announced plans to open its a facility near Sacramento to serve the Northern California area. The company has begun acc... continue reading »

Plastic-free, compostable packaging wave underway

The packaging industry is facing rapid change, and nowhere was this more evident than at Fruit Logistica 2020 in February,¬† where sustainable packagi... continue reading »

Eriez’s detection, screening equipment keeps food free of contaminants

Eriez¬†metal detectors, magnetic separators and vibratory feeders, screeners and conveyors are successfully incorporated throughout food processing an... continue reading »

Multi-functional beverages, better-for-you snacking among packaged trendsetters

The U.S. consumer packaged goods industry increased by 2.2% in 2019, outpacing 2018 growth of 2.0%, according to the eighth annual Boston Consulting G... continue reading »

Syngenta’s purple tomato wins coveted innovation award

Each year, the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA) is presented to outstanding innovations in the fruit and vegetables supply chain. This year, th... continue reading »