Packaging

StePac’s modified atmosphere packaging eliminates need for ice in vegetable shipping

A packaging product from StePac L.A. with modified atmosphere/modified humidity packaging (MA/MH) technology aims to change long-haul packing for fr... continue reading »

Genera gets funding for agricultural-based food packaging plant in Tennessee

Genera has secured more than $118 million in a new investment for an initial manufacturing facility to produce its Earthable line of sustainable agri... continue reading »

Fox Solutions’ pouch bagger wins United Fresh innovation award

[caption id="attachment_10836" align="alignright" width="300"] Fox Solutions' Pouch Bagger[/caption] Fox Solutions' Pouch Bagger 2.0 (FSPB2) was th... continue reading »

Reusable Packaging Association elects new chairman, adds marketing executive

[caption id="attachment_10825" align="alignright" width="300"] Michael Wasson[/caption] Michael Wasson has been named the Reusable Packaging Associ... continue reading »

INFICON to debut new packaging leak detector at PACK EXPO

INFICON (www.inficon.com) is expanding its portfolio of non-destructive leak detection equipment to include the Contura S600, which features an oversi... continue reading »

Frozen Food Aisle

Five tips to attract young consumers to frozen fruits and vegetables

Current trends, especially those that involve the younger generation, could create advantages for the frozen fruit and vegetable sector. Elena Ozer... continue reading »

United Fresh announces winners of innovation awards

[caption id="attachment_10764" align="alignright" width="300"] natures frequencies's Food Freshness Card for Packaging[/caption] Seven Produce Inno... continue reading »

Brambles finalizes sale of reusable packaging company IFCO

IFCO Systems, a provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced that its acquisition by Triton and Abu Dhabi Investment Author... continue reading »

Prop 65 Label Non Official

Prop 65 labeling law an easy target for enforcers seeking payday

If a company’s products are commercially available to California residents, those products are subject to the state’s Proposition 65 warning label... continue reading »

FDA wants food makers to utilize ‘Best If Used By’ date labeling for non-perishable goods

The Food and Drug Administration is urging the food industry to adopt “Best If Used By” introductory phrase for date labeling that has to do with ... continue reading »