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Americas: Tetra Pak uses bio-based plastic for carton packaging in Brazil

Tetra Pak says all of the packages it produces in Brazil are now using bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE). Combined with paperboard, the use of bio-based...

Americas: Entries open for the annual Label Industry Global Awards

The search is now on to find the label sector’s finest, as entries open for the 11th annual Label Industry Global Awards. This awards program...

Americas: tna acquires FOODesign to broaden food processing offer

tna has acquired FOODesign, which the latter provides design, installation and service for total food processing plants. Located in Oregon, US, FOODesign offers fryers and...

Americas: H.B. Fuller opens new center for packaging design

H.B. Fuller has invested US$1 million in a Packaging Center of Excellence at its North American headquarters. The new facility opened on April 29, 2014...

Americas: Liqui-Box introduces filling system for Asian beverages, juices

Liqui-Box has revealed its latest entry level semi-automatic Liqui-Box 900 for the Asian beverage and juice markets. The system is a semi-automatic filler with an...

Americas: Berry Plastics receives award from Flexible Packaging Association

Berry Plastics Group, Inc.’s new nine-layer film for dry food packaging has received a Silver Award for Technical Innovation from the Flexible Packaging Association. “Designed...

Americas: CDC data show limited progress in reducing foodborne infections in 2013

Foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the US, according to an annual report by Centers for Disease Control and...

Americas: Health demands boost growth of dietary fiber sector

The positive attributes of dietary fiber propel their use as specialty ingredients in end-use industries such as food and pharmaceuticals, says Reportlinker.com. According to its...

Americas: Sample6’s pathogen diagnostic for Listeria species receives certification

Sample6 says its enrichment-free, single-shift pathogen diagnostic for Listeria species, has been awarded AOAC Certification from the AOAC Research Institute's Performance Tested Methods Program. According to...

Americas: ADL, SafetyChain Software to automate food safety, quality assurance programs

Canadian dairy producer Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) has selected SafetyChain Software, a food safety chain management systems (FSCMS) company, as its partner for a...
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