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World: Retort packaging demand to soar, pushed by Covid-19 pandemic, urbanization, says report

The retort pouch packaging market is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate of 5.61% during the forecast period from 2020 to...

Americas: Unilever buys nutrition company

Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire Liquid I.V., a U.S-based health-science nutrition and wellness company. Based in El Segundo, California, Liquid I.V. was founded...

Americas: Consumers confused about whole grain labels, finds survey

Whole grain labels on cereal, bread, and crackers are confusing to consumers and could cause them to make fewer healthy choices, according to the...

Americas: Bimbosan’s baby food packaging has 40% bio-based material, ProAmpac

Flexible packaging company ProAmpac is producing its first ProActive renewable products for the baby food market with Bimbosan’s newest premium baby formula, cereal supplements...

Americas: Rianta appoints Optima Machinery Corp as distributor in region

Optima Machinery Corporation is representing Rianta Packaging Systems in Canada and the US. Rianta has 55 years of experience providing packaging solutions for food...

World: Use powdered food for safer meal preparation, personalized nutrition, says Blendhub

With the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting how people live, work and play, the food supply change is adapting to the volatile changes and directives by...

Americas: Intertek Alchemy releases free online course on safety amidst COVID-19

Intertek Alchemy has released a complimentary training course that trains food industry workers how to recognize symptoms, prevent transmission, and effective measures to mitigate...

Americas: Rising income, pricing raise demand for meat, finds report

Meat-eaters are increasingly selecting plant-based protein options rather than meat for health, environmental, and flavor reasons. Nevertheless, meat consumption worldwide is expected to increase...

Americas: Eating an egg a day does not raise CVD risk, find researchers

Consuming up to one egg per day does not appear to be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, according to a new study and meta-analysis led...

Americas: Sugary drinks may affect cholesterol levels among adults, finds study

Middle-aged and older adults who drank sugary beverages daily were at greater risk of developing abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to those who...