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Americas: Frozen bakery goods company goes digital in factory

Frozen bakery goods company Specialty Bakery has deployed technology company NetSuite to run its entire core business including sales, purchasing, order management, supply chain...

Americas: Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration

Tufts University biomedical engineers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in an...

Asia Pacific: Zebra Technologies offers Asset Visibility Service

Zebra Technologies Corporation expands the Zebra OneCare managed services portfolio with Asset Visibility Service (AVS). Designed to increase mobile computer and thermal printer performance, AVS...

Europe: Researcher makes durable plastics from plants, clay

A new more sustainable material developed by reinforcing commercial bioplastic using additives from plants such as nanocellulose and oregano extracts can solve the most...

Americas: Amcor introduces metal-free, high barrier packaging

Amcor introduces AmLite Ultra to its existing line of AmLite, which is metal-free packaging. It offers an even higher barrier, using Amcor’s Ultra SiOx coating,...

Americas: CrownSmart engages consumers with cans

Crown Holdings and Zappar have released CrownSmart to deliver augmented reality (AR) to brands and consumers, as well as other services like gaming, couponing...

Americas: Team wins competition for cold boxes for rental

A team of MIT and Harvard University students won the first-ever MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize for smart, modular, refrigerated shipping boxes that...

Americas: Sealed Air division partners on food safety systems

Sealed Air's division, Diversey Care partners with food safety management company iCertainty to allow customers to gain business insights for reducing food safety risk,...

Asia Pacific: Cornell receives US$4.8M to develop GE eggplant in region

To strengthen capacity to develop and disseminate genetically engineered (GE) eggplant in Bangladesh and the Philippines, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has...

Americas: Researchers discover tomato waste generates electricity

A team of scientists is exploring damaged tomatoes that are unsuitable for sale at the grocery store as a source of energy. Their pilot project...

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