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Thoughtful package design protects freshness

With thoughtful design, packaging functionality can be extended to enhance the product, improve the consumer experience and make the sale in the brief... 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 »

Addressing labor challenges through automation, robotics

Almost from the moment robots first appeared in factories in the 1960s, the immediate reaction among factory workers was a fear that automation would ... continue reading »

PMMI shares top beverage-industry trends driving change

The beverage industry has been in a state of ongoing change as manufacturers adapt to shifting consumer preferences and demands. Consumers seek bev... continue reading »

Column: Packaging for ready-to-eat plant-based meals

Convenience, or ready meals, exploded in consumption since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic as restaurants shuttered and more people ate at home... continue reading »

Packaging leader PMMI announces partnership with supply chain org F4SS

F4SS, the Foundation for Supply Chain Solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologi... continue reading »

PACK EXPO East offers chance to see latest processing, packaging technology

With the ongoing pandemic's influence in place since March 2020, opportunities to see new processing and packaging products and technology have been s... continue reading »

‘Ugly’ produce yields attractive results

Have you ever passed over that imperfect apple, those misshapen bell peppers or “ugly” tomatoes in the grocery store? This is typical behavior... continue reading »

PMMI introduces new educational course on standards development

During PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO last month, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies released a new ed... continue reading »

Organic food sales should remain elevated

U.S. organic sales soared to new highs in 2020, jumping a record 12.4% to $61.9 billion. This marked the first time that total sales of organic food a... continue reading »