Friday, January 22, 2021
SafetyChain Software
The food and beverage industry has a plastic problem. According to new research from PreScouter, 35% of plastic waste stems from the industry.  While one solution is to make it easier for consumers to recycle, PreScouter’s report explores why reusable...
The coronavirus outbreak has changed how consumers shop for groceries and what items they buy — they’re stocking up on pantry essentials, buying more food items online, and cooking more meals at home. But how does food packaging factor...
SPONSORED CONTENT By SafetyChain Food Manufacturing facilities use Overall Equipment Effectiveness as the go-to metric for identifying losses and benchmarking progress towards improving the performance of their throughput. It’s used to identify the percentage of manufacturing time that is truly productive....
“Sustainability has become one of the biggest issues in food and beverage today—and packaging is a key component of the move toward sustainable business practices,” states the 2020 Sustainable Packaging Report from Winsight Grocery.  “Sustainable packaging is no longer a...
Our Did You Know? series, by contributing editor Mary George, covers hot topics and innovative technologies in the rapidly evolving food and beverage processing and packaging industry. Chances are that you have “eaten” a package or two already today, that is, if...
As food and beverage companies adopt sustainability initiatives, much of the efforts are going toward redesigning packaging. Some brands are focusing on packaging that’s easier to recycle and reuse, while others are favoring materials that quickly break down in...
92% of people believe food and beverage brands should actively promote recycling. 81% of people prefer to buy from brands that have made a commitment to environmental sustainability. More than half of consumers are willing to pay more...
Our Did You Know? series, by contributing editor Mary George, covers hot topics and innovative technologies in the rapidly evolving food and beverage processing and packaging industry. Walk the aisles of any food store and it’s easy to be overwhelmed...
From carrying food in from the field, to shipping processed products, to assembling a supermarket display, packaging matters. So, as a follow-up to our exploration of emerging trends in food packaging, we’re taking a look at several innovative technologies...
Consumer trends in the food industry are often a driver for changes like new product lines and reformulations. But according to two recent reports, revamping packaging has a lot of promise for pleasing customers. And the benefits aren’t just...