Mergers & Acquisitions
Packaging Barcodes and Labels
Courtesy of Tyson Foods
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.
Courtesy of Homefree
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Courtesy of United Premium Foods
United Premium Foods Invests $1.8 Million to Boost Pet Food Processing Capabilities
Sept. 27, 2023
Courtesy of PepsiCo
PepsiCo Rolls Out Paperboard Multipack Wraps, Clips to Eliminate Plastic Rings in U.S. and Canada
Aug. 25, 2023
Dept. of Commerce Proposes Tinplate Steel Tariffs only on China, Germany and the UK
Aug. 22, 2023
Co-Founder of Prime Energy Addresses Labeling, Caffeine Content Concerns
Aug. 11, 2023
Pet Food Labeling to Get a Significant Upgrade Under New AAFCO Standards
July 31, 2023
Federal Courts Dismiss Lawsuits Against Subway (Tuna) and Kraft Heinz (Mac Prep Time)
July 28, 2023
Courtesy of Volpi Foods
Volpi Foods Unveils New Pre-Sliced Cured Meats Paper-Based Packaging
July 11, 2023
Tyson Alters Antibiotics Strategy, Labeling — Avoiding Only Those Important to Human Medicine
July 5, 2023
Courtesy of Upside Foods
Upside Foods Gains USDA Label Approval for Cell-Cultivated Chicken Product
June 15, 2023
Courtesy of Veroni
Veroni to Add ‘Humanely Raised’ Claim to All Meat Tray Packaging
May 31, 2023
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.
Shortage of Cans Lessens Conagra Shelf Presence
April 12, 2023
Even with that supply chain problem, sales grew 6% in its fiscal third quarter.
Courtesy of Frito-Lay North America
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 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.
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