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Americas: ConAgra Foods’ facilities use BPA-free cans

ConAgra Foods' facilities in the US and Canada have completed the transition to cans without Bisphenol A (BPA) liners. While the company began canning...

Europe: Rowse Honey uses bottle design from M&H Plastics

M&H Plastics has produced a bespoke sample bottle for Rowse Honey's range of flavored honey. The 28g polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles feature branded, tamper-evident closures...

Americas: New sealant films for non-retort pouch lamination

Toray Plastics (America) releases the TreaTear LT Series of linear-tear, polyproypylene sealant films for non-retort pouch lamination, including stand-up pouches, requiring a low seal...

Americas: ADM to buy Eatem Foods Company

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) plans to buy Eatem Foods Company, a developer and producer of premium traditional, natural and organic savory flavor systems. "We’re...

Americas: Heat Resistant MAXStick labels released

MAXStick Products has released its newest line of liner-free label products: Heat Resistant MAXStick. The range has a resilient heat resistant thermal coating and is...

Americas: Cascades installs equipment in Canadian plant

Recycling company Cascades is investing US$26.4 million at its Norampac corrugated board conversion plant in Drummondville, Canada to install a new corrugator, thus increasing...

Americas: 95% of respondents buy private brands, find survey

Trace One's survey of shoppers across nine countries found that despite buying private food brands often, they do not trust the safety and quality...

Americas: US’ Open Mike beer cans use Crown’s 360 End Technology

Mike Hess Brewing (MHB) introduces its Open Mike beer can, featuring Crown Holdings’s patented 360 End technology. A simple pull tab removes the entire...

Americas: Sustainable Foods Summit on promoting ecology in food industry

Ecology will be the theme of the North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit in San Francisco, US, on January 22 to 23,...

Americas: PMMI Research finds Mexican packaging machinery market remains strong

After a slow recovery period, Mexico’s packaging machinery marketplace is coming back strong, according to PMMI’s 2013 Mexico Packaging Machinery Market Study, published in...

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