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Americas: Packaging machines demand soar as market conditions improve, report

Improved economic conditions in emerging nations, changing dietary preferences globally, and a rising demand for nutritious and ready-to-eat food products are driving demand for...

Americas: A tray that both cooks and serve a barbecue rib meal, Advanta

Traditional packaging of barbecue ribs for retailers and consumer preferences for a fuss-free cooking and cleaning have resulted to a packaging that cooks in...

Americas: Meal kits offer the convenience that consumers want

When meal kit subscription services came on the scene a few years back, they stirred up a lot of buzz and consumers gave them...

Americas: Dairy fat consumption linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes, study

Higher levels of biomarkers of dairy fat consumption are associated with lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new research published recently...

Americas: RTD coffee drinkers want functionality in beverages, report

US ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee consumers want options that include antioxidants (47%), promote brain health (40%), are anti-inflammatory (35%) or have added probiotics (30%), according...

Americas: Extending product shelf life with active and intelligent packaging

Thanks to their unique multi-functionality, active and intelligent packaging (A&IP) features are already in use for many consumer packaged goods. In particular, the food...

Americas: Women who eat much fresh produce lowers breast cancer risk, study

Women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially of aggressive tumors,...

Americas: Omega-3 intake during pregnancy lowers preterm birth

Pregnant women who had low plasma levels of long chain n-3 fatty acids in their first and second trimesters were at a significantly higher...

World: Almonds introductions grew by 12%, report

Almond introductions grew in four out of the five key categories for almonds worldwide, including confectionery (22%), snacks (19%) and bakery (17%), as well...

Americas: Consumers have dinner together as a tradition

US consumers ate nearly 100 billion dinner meals in 2017 with the vast majority of those meals being shared with others in the home,...
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