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Americas: Cascades installs equipment in Canadian plant

Recycling company Cascades is investing US$26.4 million at its Norampac corrugated board conversion plant in Drummondville, Canada to install a new corrugator, thus increasing...

Americas: 95% of respondents buy private brands, find survey

Trace One's survey of shoppers across nine countries found that despite buying private food brands often, they do not trust the safety and quality...

Americas: US’ Open Mike beer cans use Crown’s 360 End Technology

Mike Hess Brewing (MHB) introduces its Open Mike beer can, featuring Crown Holdings’s patented 360 End technology. A simple pull tab removes the entire...

World: Global aseptic packaging to grow 24% by 2020, finds report

The world market for aseptically packed products amounted to over 140 billion liters in 330 billion packs during 2014, according to the new Global...

Americas: ConAgra Foods’ facilities use BPA-free cans

ConAgra Foods' facilities in the US and Canada have completed the transition to cans without Bisphenol A (BPA) liners. While the company began canning...

Europe: Rowse Honey uses bottle design from M&H Plastics

M&H Plastics has produced a bespoke sample bottle for Rowse Honey's range of flavored honey. The 28g polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles feature branded, tamper-evident closures...

Americas: New sealant films for non-retort pouch lamination

Toray Plastics (America) releases the TreaTear LT Series of linear-tear, polyproypylene sealant films for non-retort pouch lamination, including stand-up pouches, requiring a low seal...

Americas: ADM to buy Eatem Foods Company

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) plans to buy Eatem Foods Company, a developer and producer of premium traditional, natural and organic savory flavor systems. "We’re...

Americas: CTI develops package indicators for safe products

Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has developed patent-pending ‘reveal inks’ that provide “return to fridge” reminders to products as milk, yoghurt, salsa, pickles and ketchup. “Most...

Europe: Food manufacturers reformulate products as consumers avoid certain foods, finds report

Food avoidance has become a way of life for tens of millions of consumers in the US, according to Research and Markets’ new report...
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