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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...

World: Global poultry sector looks bullish in 2014, says Rabobank

The outlook for the global poultry sector in 2014 is generally bullish, driven by the tailwind of sharply lower feed costs and tight global...

Asia Pacific: Japanese regard quality packaging highly, finds report

The demand for high quality and aesthetically pleasing packaging will aid the growth of the Japanese plastics industry, according to Canadean’s report Latest trends...

Asia Pacific: Offer more single portion, convenient packaged products for consumers in South Korea,...

Packaging companies in South Korea need to capitalize on consumers’ need for conveniently packaged products in single portion sizes that are convenient to eat...

Europe: GNT’s new facility to supply coloring foods worldwide, global market sector to rise...

GNT Group opened a new facility at its headquarters in Mierlo, The Netherlands on June 6, 2014 to boost its production capacity of colouring...

Americas: The food industry can help consumers reduce their salt intake, association tells FNI

In an effort to help people better understand and limit their sodium intake, the American Heart Association (AHA) has launched a new awareness campaign...

Did You Know: How to test organic food for pesticides?

As the saying goes, “You are what you eat”. A high school student in the US recently took this saying to a whole new level,...

World: Halal-certified conveyor belts enter Middle East, company tells FNI on working with representatives

Cambridge Engineered Solutions has added new representatives in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Russia to sell and service its metal conveyor belts, filtration...

Europe: Secret snacking found to break diets among UK consumers, finds survey

The rise of obesity levels has led to a huge boost in the number of people dieting in the UK, finds a survey of...

Europe: More knowledge needed to ensure safe use of botanicals in food

The challenges related to assessing the safety of botanicals in foods and food supplements and regulating their use were highlighted at a conference held...

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