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Americas: Barry-Wehmiller companies merge

Barry-Wehmiller says Hayssen Flexible Systems and the bag converting and bag filling divisions of Thiele Technologies will form BW Flexible Systems. Meanwhile, the BW...

Americas: Sun Chemical released UV/EB inks for food packaging

Sun Chemical has launched two ultra violet/electron beam (UV/EB) inks for primary and secondary food packaging that are compliant with global standards, including Nestlé...

Americas: “Sugar-glass” film uses viruses to kill germs in food

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial 'sugar-glass' coating...

Americas: Holista releases low GI noodles

Holista CollTech has developed a noodle formula certified to have a recorded Glycemic Index (GI) reading of 38 in independent tests conducted by Glycemic...

Americas: Barry-Wehmiller companies merge as Design Group

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group and Barry-Wehmiller International have merged to form a consulting platform called Design Group. The merger will have 1,400 professionals offering IT consulting...

Americas: IFF joins global food initiative

IFF joins FReSH, a project of the World Business Council on Sustainable Development designed to improve the health of people and the planet by...

Americas: Young adults are interested in fortified foods, report

About 25% of US adults specially seek out foods and beverages with high amounts of probiotics or prebiotics, according to the 2017 National Consumer...

Americas: TricorBraun forms company with Amfora Packaging

TricorBraun and Amfora Packaging has formed a 50-50 joint venture company called TricorBraun South America SAS. The joint venture will cover five countries in South...

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Americas: Drivers behind more green intake among consumers

US consumers' consumption of fresh produce grew steadily at about 1.3% between 2011 and 2016, according to a Packaged Facts report. "Fruit and vegetable producers...