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Bingo Bagger machine fills need for cheese packaging for foodservice and wholesale industries

WeighPack Systems has introduced its Bingo Bagger machine designed for foodservice and wholesale applications for the food and dairy industries and has started marketing its cheese packaging capabilities.  

Interpack 2017

Treofan turns to phthalate-free packaging films and mineral oil barriers

Treofan has started to offer its customers phthalate-free packaging films on request using phthalate-free base polymers in the extrusion process.

Interpack 2017

‘Cows head’ sliced cheese packs, small pouch formats and paper packaging take centre stage at Mondi

Mondi has expanded its packaging portfolio based on current trends, differentiating its products at the point of sale.

Interpack 2017

Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

Thermoplastic resin producer Braskem has partnered with Clemson University in the US and Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Brazil to create intelligent packaging which can change color if...

NMPF calls for FDA labeling crackdown of 'dairy imitators,' while Califia Farms trusts 'common-sense wisdom' of consumers

America’s dairy organizations are demanding that “dairy imitators” must start complying with federal regulations that require dairy products labeled as 'milk' to contain dairy milk.

PolyOne presents updated light-blocking additive for dairy packaging

At the 5th Duxes Dairy China Summit held recently in Beijing, PolyOne presented an update to its light-blocking technology for liquid dairy packaging.

Interpack 2017

ULMA Packaging thermoforming and flowrapping tech to break into new markets

ULMA Packaging says it wants to break into new markets with its thermoforming and flowrapping technology as its TSA 680 automatic tray sealer takes centre stage at Interpack.

Interpack 2017

Constantia Flexibles: ‘Current megatrends are affecting the development of packaging tech’

Urbanization, sustainability, changing demographics, brand protection, responsibility and globalization are six megatrends affecting the development of packaging technology today says Constantia Flexibles.

Interpack 2017

Cosmo Films showcases BOPP Black Velvet Lamination film for premium F&B

Cosmo Films is exhibiting its BOPP Black Velvet Lamination film and speciality films for PSA (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive) labeling applications at Interpack.

Interpack 2017

Bosch CPI software connects yogurt packaging to IoT Cloud

Bosch is showcasing a machine for yogurt packaging that connects to CPI (Connected Packaging Industry) software transferring information to the IoT (Internet of Things) Cloud.

Naarmann’s tap provides ‘The Answer’ for UHT demand in Pakistan

German dairy brand Privatmolkerei Naarmann says a novel form of packaging will be central to its strategy as it prepares to begin distribution of UHT milk in Pakistan, the world’s...

Sealed Air cuts down labor and improves food safety with BL75 bag loader and Grip & Tear packaging

Sealed Air’s BL75 fully-automated, high-speed bag loader has been available for several years in Europe, but is now available in the US to help cheese processors improve operational efficiency by...

Nutrition companies embracing new technology, Vitafoods survey shows

Almost two thirds of nutrition companies are implementing new forms of technology, with around half increasing their R&D spend this year, according to a survey by the organizers of the...

Scientists create printed transistors for interactive smart food labels

Scientists at AMBER (Advanced Materials and Bio-Engineering Research) at Trinity College Dublin have created printed transistors from 2-dimensional nanomaterials for the first time. 

Interpack 2017

Palcut POS concept ensures visibility as retail chains ‘limit in-store promotions’

Palcut, which works with Kellogg’s, Mondelēz and Arla Foods cutting custom-sized paper from rolls for palletization, has launched a Point-of-Sale (POS) concept; the Antim intermediate sheet.

Butter battle between Ornua’s Kerrygold and Wisconsin creamery spreads to trademark lawsuit

Ornua Foods North America has filed a trademark lawsuit against Old World Creamery and its newly-formed brand, Eurogold, in Wisconsin for naming its new butter product “Irishgold” because Ornua says...

NiceLabel and Arla work together to integrate labeling system

NiceLabel, a developer of label and marking productivity software solutions, recently worked with Arla Foods to standardize its label management for all of its industrial printers.

Klöckner Pentaplast Group to acquire Linpac

Klöckner Pentaplast Group (KP) will acquire Linpac for an undisclosed sum to expand into the rigid and flexible film market, focusing on consumer demand for healthy and safe food with...

News in brief

Gizeh creates twin chamber cup for Müller yogurt dessert

Gizeh has developed a twin chamber cup for a yogurt dessert line by Müller.

Silgan Holdings completes $1bn WestRock acquisition

Silgan Holdings has completed its $1bn acquisition of WestRock Company specialty closures and dispensing systems business.

Ledo ice cream debuts RPC Superfos EasySnacking pot

Ledo has partered with RPC Superfos to launch its Croatian ice cream dessert, Kremsnita, in an EasySnacking pack.

ProFood Tech 2017

Tetra Pak launches smaller packaging to capture sports nutrition and fortified milk markets

Tetra Pak has launched two new portion size options, Tetra Prisma Aseptic 200 and 250 Edge with DreamCap 26, targeting on-the-go consumers.

Recycling robotics uses AI to sort food and beverage cartons from other materials

A new artificial intelligence-powered robotics system has been developed to divert cartons away from landfills, with possibilities to sort other recyclable materials in the future. 

Synerlink expands into milk, desserts, yogurts and juice sector

Food packaging technology supplier Synerlink has acquired Ermi, which manufactures aseptic fill-seal bottle and cup fillers for milk, desserts, yogurts and juices.

Russia proposes changes to dairy vs. non-dairy labeling to WTO

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of Russia, has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of amendments seeking to distinguish between dairy products with or without milk fat...

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