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    PACK EXPO Connects

    November 9, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    PACK EXPO will be a virtual show for 2020, known as PACK EXPO Connects.  It will feature live chats, live product demos and enhanced lead generation are just a few of many items offered to maximize opportunities for industry connections. Connect

  • Opinion Packaging

    Packaging Misconceptions Unwrapped

    July 22, 2020 by Birgit Blain

    RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 23… In this age of plastic dependency and growing mountains of packaging waste, brand owners need to take responsibility. The consumer conscience is shifting in favour of sustainable packaging and affecting purchase decisions. Before jumping on

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    PGP International launches faster, more efficient automated packaging line

    January 20, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    A new automated flour packaging line at PGP International’s Woodland, Calif. plant is making valve bag packing faster, safer and more energy-efficient. The new line features a high-speed filling process that improves the density and deaeration of the flour to

  • Nestlé launches fund to boost packaging innovation

    January 16, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Nestlé announced that it will invest up to CHF two billion to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. Building on its 2018 commitment to make 100

  • Nulogy partners with Skjodt-Barrett Foods to improve manufacturing operations

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Nulogy, a provider of agile supply chain solutions, announced a partnership with North American food manufacturer and packager Skjodt-Barrett Foods to bolster agility and collaboration within Skjodt-Barrett’s contract manufacturing and custom ingredients operations. Nulogy’s cloud-based Agile Customization Platform enables contract

  • PFAS in food packaging

    December 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    By Carol Zweep Certain PFAS chemicals are found in food packaging. Some PFAS have known human toxicity and tend to accumulate in the human body. As such, migration of PFAS from food packaging into food has raised concerns about the

  • truLOCAL launches 100% recyclable packaging

    November 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio, a Canadian subscription service that delivers small-farmed, pasture-raised, antibiotic-free, locally produced meats directly to consumers’ doors, announces the launch of 100 per cent recyclable packaging at a time when many in the food subscription category are struggling to do

  • Eagle Product Inspection predictions on packaging trends

    September 10, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Looking ahead to the approaching new decade, shifting consumer demands will drive changes in packaging and, along with those changes, the way that manufacturers inspect packaged goods for quality and safety. According to Simon King, head of global sales, service

  • NIKU Farms bring sustainable packaging to Canada

    August 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    TORONTO – NIKU Farms is proud to be the first meat company to bring ground-breaking Green Cell Foam insulated packaging to Canada for its farm-to-door meat subscription boxes. This step takes the Toronto-based company beyond its previous 100 per cent

  • Single-use plastics ban: Issues and challenges

    August 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    By Carol Zweep On June 10 of this year, Prime Minister Trudeau announced a ban on single-use plastics to come into effect as early as 2021. The list of banned items has not yet been determined but is expected to

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