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“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...
By Miguel Campos, export sales manager, Advanta You’ve just received a notification on your smartphone. Remember that bottle of wine you bought this afternoon? It’s now chilled and ready to drink. Could this scenario ever be a reality? Miguel Campos,...
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....
“Packaging is becoming as important as what is in the package for more grocery shoppers,” according to the 2019 Food and Beverage Packaging Trends report from Evergreen Packaging. Evergreen believes “clean packaging” is the next step after clean label and...
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...
Almost all (95%) consumers look for healthy options when food shopping. But only 28% say those healthy foods are “easy” to find, and more than 1 in 10 consumers say it’s “difficult.” These results, from a recent survey by...
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...
By Miguel Campos, export sales manager, Advanta There are many things Americans find inexplicable about the British. Perhaps it’s the incessant use of the word "sorry" or the perplexing greeting of "you all right?" Verbal contrasts aside, the nations also have...
As consumers shop for their pets, food and treat packaging can make or break their purchasing decisions. That’s because packaging provides immediate and often visible evidence of a company’s efforts to improve food safety, appeal to current consumer demands,...
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...