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  • Flexible Packaging Leads the Way

    Retortable, microwaveable pouches and flexible packs that can 'breathe' are leading the way.

    Kate Bertrand Connolly, Packaging Editor
    06/14/2007
  • Rejuvenating Nostalgic Brands

    When a product is entrenched in the cultural history, revitalizing the brand can be a balancing act between rejuvenation and sacrilege.

    David Feder, Managing Editor
    04/25/2007
  • Power of Repetition Boosts Customer Awareness

    Food processors with branded or private label items in multiple categories can use the psychological power of repetition to boost consumer awareness and possibly even sales.

    Kate Bertrand Connolly, Packaging Editor
    02/13/2007
  • Nanotechnology in Processing and Packaging

    Nanotechnology’s promises may be fulfilled earlier in the processing and packaging areas than in the ingredient realm, with improved filtration, new structural materials and sensors that detect pathogens.

    Mike Pehanich, Plant Operations Editor
    10/30/2006
  • Fast and Easy is the Packaging Imperative

    At home and on the go, fast and easy is the packaging imperative. New innovations provide single-serve solutions for products ranging from vegetables to wine.

    Kate Bertrand Connolly, Packaging Editor
    10/30/2006
  • Perfecting the Plastic Package

    The 19th annual DuPont Awards find innovation the world over. The awards honor not just the packaging but also the technology and processes, equipment and converters that create the end-use packages. Nominations are accepted from both packaged goods marketers and from companies directly involved in the creation of the packages. Take a look at this year's winners.

    09/29/2006
  • Demographic Segmentation Becomes Common Packaging Strategy

    Demographic segmentation, the time-tested tool of mass media advertisers, is becoming a more common packaging strategy as food companies develop line extensions to appeal to every conceivable sliver of the population.

    Kate Bertrand, Packaging Editor
    09/12/2006
  • Gourmet Foods Need Visual Sizzle

    The packaging recipe for high-end foods and beverages pairs visual sizzle with product protection.

    Kate Bertrand, Packaging Editor
    07/11/2006
  • Edible Coatings the Packaging of the Future?

    The growing demand by consumers for healthier and more ecological foods has driven researchers to develop new systems of packaging that prolong the useful life of the products and that are, at the same time, recyclable. Protection is currently carried out with a mixture of synthetic chemical compounds that are not completely biodegradable. One of the most popular alternatives in the last few years is the edible coating – a transparent film that covers the food item and acts as a barrier to humidity and oxygen.

    05/09/2006
  • First Class Glass Packaging

    Processors gravitate to glass packaging for branding, premium positioning and product protection.

    Kate Bertrand, Packaging Editor
    03/13/2006
  • McDonalds Asks Consumers to Make Wise Choices

    McDonald’s is fighting a battle for the entire food industry, putting nutrition facts on wrappers and asking consumers to make wise choices.

    Diane Toops, News and Trends Editor
    01/01/2006
  • Marketing 101 - The Final Chapter

    After about 100 columns, John Stanton is retiring. Will you take up his crusade against brand erosion and bean counters?

    John Stanton, (Retiring) Contributing Editor
    12/19/2005
  • 2005 Processor of the Year: Tyson Foods

    Despite the pitfalls of the animal protein market, North America’s biggest food processor for years has been adding value to meats, tightly running its plants and staying close to its Arkansas values.

    Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief
    12/12/2005
  • December 2005 Packaging Roundup

    A new, DuPont-sponsored survey found that nearly three quarters of U.S. consumers (72 percent) are willing to pay more for improved food and beverage packaging that guarantees freshness. This roundup of packaging materials will help processors meet consumers' expectations.

    12/12/2005
  • Gas Prices Change Eating Habits

    If a lot of your eggs are in foodservice and fragmented retail formats, it’s time to reconsider the good old grocery store and people cooking at home.

    11/01/2005
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