Packaging Materials


Courtesy of Cafe Spice
Packaging Materials

Cafe Spice Changes Retail Tray Packaging to More Eco-Friendly Alternative

July 10, 2024
Indian meals processor will use a more sustainable option for its plastic trays in retail products, plans to embark upon similar initiative with foodservice products.
Packaging Materials

FDA: Major Source of PFAS in Food Packaging No Longer Sold in U.S.

Feb. 29, 2024
Certain grease-proofing materials with PFAS are no longer available in the U.S. for food packaging applications.
Courtesy of Homefree
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.
"Arnold Bread Truck, Totowa, NJ 3"
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.
Courtesy of PepsiCo
Packaging Materials

PepsiCo Rolls Out Paperboard Multipack Wraps, Clips to Eliminate Plastic Rings in U.S. and Canada

Aug. 25, 2023
Paper-based packaging solution is recyclable and expected to eliminate millions of pounds of plastic packaging in North American marketplace.
Tin cans for food on wooden background
Packaging Materials

Dept. of Commerce Proposes Tinplate Steel Tariffs only on China, Germany and the UK

Aug. 22, 2023
Consumer Brands Association claims a tentative victory for consumers and canned goods manufacturers, as preliminary decision imposes no tariffs on five nations listed in steel...
Courtesy of Volpi Foods
Volpi Foods' Eco-Pack packaging
Packaging Materials

Volpi Foods Unveils New Pre-Sliced Cured Meats Paper-Based Packaging

July 11, 2023
New “Eco-Pack” packaging uses paper material that is curbside recyclable and reduces plastic use by 80 percent, according to the company.
Bisphenol A Bpa
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.
Material Handling

Getting the Food & Beverage Supply Chain Back on Track

March 11, 2022
Rick Williams is on the podcast this week to talk about what the food and beverage industry is going to need to get better at if we’re going to improve our supply chain issues...
Packaging Machinery

Processors Under Pressure When it Comes to Packaging

March 7, 2022
More expensive materials, labor and transport add up to a challenge for users of all kinds of packaging.
Beverage Products

Coors Light Eliminates 6-Pack Plastic Rings

March 1, 2022
$85 million investment by MolsonCoors will replace plastic rings with a cardboard wrap.
Fruits and Vegetables

Study: Wrapped Produce Gets Wasted More

Feb. 24, 2022
Wrapping fresh produce in plastic is counterproductive and may actually lead to more food waste, according to a study by a British nonprofit.