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Tyson Foods' new Danville virginia facility
Capital Spending

Tyson Opens New $300 Million Fully Cooked Plant in Danville, Virginia

Nov. 29, 2023
Highly automated facility will produce four million pounds of fully cooked poultry products per week for Tyson Foods’ retail and foodservice channels.
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Packaging Materials

Cookie, Brownie Maker Homefree Wins Google Single-Use Plastics Challenge

Nov. 22, 2023
Processor has focused on reuse of foodgrade materials for snack packaging and environmentally friendly cookie boxes.
Legal Issues

U.S. Senator Reintroduces Real MEAT Act to Label Alternative Proteins as ‘Imitation’

Nov. 17, 2023
Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) originally introduced the Real MEAT Act in 2019 to clearly differentiate alternative proteins from animal proteins on product labels.
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Snack Foods

The Fresh Factory Expands Snack Bar Production Capabilities

Nov. 13, 2023
Carol Stream, Ill.-based food and beverage processor has targeted the growing refrigerated snack bar category for growth.
Coca-Cola Co.

Coke Celebrates Recycled Bottle Rollout With Free Pizza

Oct. 22, 2023
Coca-Cola's rPET bottle is rolling out in new markets, including Chicago, Atlanta, and the Pacific Northwest.
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Packaging Barcodes and Labels

Hershey, Reese’s Take Heat for Potentially Misleading Sweepstakes Messaging

Oct. 17, 2023
A consumer advocate claims “no purchase necessary” communication is not clear to consumers until after they’ve actually purchased the Reese’s peanut butter cups.
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Packaging Materials

Arnold Bread, Bimbo Bakeries USA Launches New, Environmentally Friendly Bread Bags

Oct. 3, 2023
According to the company’s release, the bread bag is North America’s first to use 30% post-consumer recycled content.
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Regulatory Compliance

EFSA Says Bisphenol A in Food is a Health Risk

April 19, 2023
After European Food Safety Authority report, European Commission authorities will have to decide on limits or a ban.
Packaging Materials

Shortage of Cans Lessens Conagra Shelf Presence

April 12, 2023
Even with that supply chain problem, sales grew 6% in its fiscal third quarter.
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Packaging Materials

Frito-Lay, Quaker Open Greenhouse to Push Compostable Packaging Innovation

April 4, 2023
PepsiCo expects facility to accelerate innovation by shortening the timeline from concept to certification.
McCormick & Co.
McCormick Red Cap Redesign
Packaging Materials

McCormick Redesigns ‘Red Cap’ Products for First Time in Decades

March 14, 2023
New bottles and caps focus on improving the shelf life and ease of the product for consumers.