As the world continues to grapple with the deadly coronavirus and social distancing guidelines extended through April 30th, a growing number of retailers are using the same technology that has helped with crowd control during holiday shopping to limit potential exposure to COVID-19 for consumers and employees.
Aptar Food + Beverage, part of AptarGroup Inc., has launched InvisiShield™ platform technology, an anti-pathogenic packaging solution seamlessly integrated into sealed packages to protect fresh-cut produce from harmful pathogens like bacteria, fungi and viruses.
Packaging Strategies and Flexible Packaging editorial director Kristin Joker and PMMI’s Jorge Izquierdo discuss why the FDA is pushing for clearer food labels. Part 2 of 6
August 21, 2019
Americans throw out about $161 billion worth of food each year, and consumer uncertainty about the meaning of the dates that appear on the labels of packaged foods is believed to contribute to about 20 percent of food waste in the home. To dispel this confusion and reduce food waste, the FDA is pushing for clearer food labels.
Country Pure Foods, a producer of juice-based products and a contract packaging solution for other beverage companies, is adding aseptic flexible packages from Ecolean to its product offering because of the package’s unique conveniences, shape and low environmental impact.
Advanced materials science, innovation and industry collaboration led to the creation of fully recyclable packaging for Bear Naked’s leading line of granolas and granola bites. We go inside the sustainable journey.
It was about three years ago when Bear Naked Granola decided it wanted to overhaul the packaging on its line of best-selling granolas and granola bites. As a leading brand in the granola space, it wanted to take the lead in another important category: sustainable packaging. But the brand wanted to maintain the feel, function and appearance of its current packaging.
What’s changed about this year’s PACK EXPO International because of the pandemic? Nothing! Well, just the name. And format. But you can still make connections and see the latest trends. Get the lowdown on PACK EXPO Connects with Flexible Packaging’s preview in the October issue! Also, see how Midwest values helped bring two companies together when one of them was looking to bring pouch converting in-house. Find out what’s driving automation investments for converters and much more!