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Americas: Accraply releases pressure-sensitive labeling machine

Accraply introduces Sirius 100, a pressure-sensitive labeling machine for fast-moving, highly flexible production lines. Designed to minimize downtime with tooless changeovers, the machine brings the...

Americas: BASF sells US manufacturing site to align with strategy

BASF has reached an agreement to sell its manufacturing site in Kankakee, Illinois and the associated businesses of vegetable-oil-based raw material sterols and natural...

Americas: Nestlé beverage range dons SIG’s paper straws in Brazil

Nestlé Brazil's Nescau beverage range is now fitted with SIG’s combiblocMini carton packs and renewable and recyclable paper straws. This helps to meet the sustainability...

Americas: Olam Food Ingredients buy chile pepper business for US$108.5M

Olam Food Ingredients, through its subsidiary, Olam Americas, Inc. has agreed to acquire the US-based chile pepper business (CPB) of major maker of condiments...

Americas: Ocean Spray, Amai Proteins partner on reduced sugar products

Ocean Spray has announced a partnership with Amai Proteins in an effort to incorporate healthy, sweet proteins into the product portfolio. Through joint development...

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...