Mergers & Acquisitions
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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
McCormick & Co.
McCormick Redesigns ‘Red Cap’ Products for First Time in Decades
March 14, 2023
Microplastics Discovered in Vascular Tissue for the First Time
Feb. 23, 2023
Ball Corp. to Close Two Plants
Aug. 18, 2022
Sprite Gives Up the Green Bottle, Dasani Goes 100% Recycled PET
July 27, 2022
Food Companies and Social Responsibility: Doing Well by Doing Good
July 5, 2022
Canada to Ban Most Single-Use Plastic
June 22, 2022
Plastic Pollution Lawsuit to Proceed in California
June 7, 2022
Kraft Heinz Partnering with Pulpex to Create a Paper-Based Ketchup Bottle
May 11, 2022
Ex-Coca-Cola Employee Gets 14 Years for Espionage
May 10, 2022
California Subpoenas Exxon Over Recycling
April 29, 2022
The California attorney general has issued a subpoena to Exxon Mobil Corp. in connection with an investigation into “deception” over recycling capabilities.
Getting the Food & Beverage Supply Chain Back on Track
Erin A. Hallstrom
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...
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.
Coors Light Eliminates 6-Pack Plastic Rings
March 1, 2022
$85 million investment by MolsonCoors will replace plastic rings with a cardboard wrap.
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