Throughout the food manufacturing industry, food safety is a top priority, and in order to enhance safety in their operations, baking companies are exploring sanitary equipment design solutions borrowed from the meat and poultry sectors.
With many driving factors, aseptic packaging is becoming an increasing popular packaging format, spurring growth and providing packaging manufacturers with numerous market opportunities.
The process of sterilizing materials used in carton packaging has long been limited in efficiency by the use of hydrogen peroxide. However, a new filling machine that leverages electron beam technology may change that.
Plastic films offer up improved levels of efficiency and environmental-friendliness, which positions them as a highly-demanded food packaging solution.
Traceability and food safety go hand in hand, and in order to adhere to new food traceability requirements, food processors and manufacturers should consider automating their traceability systems.
Driven by factors including consumer awareness, improving animal welfare, and potentially reducing the rapid spread of disease — most recently, the avian flu — General Mills joins other U.S. food manufacturers in pledging to eliminate eggs from caged hens in its supply chain.
Green packaging has been receiving a lot of attention recently, and with the development of biodegradable films and laminates, Israel-based TIPA has created a sustainable solution for flexible packaging formats.
Equipment durability is an important consideration in food production, and within the harsh environments of many food processing operations, having sharp and durable blades results in better productivity and profitability.
A new process developed at the University of Maryland may help the food industry prevent recalls caused by contaminated products making it to market.
The growing demand for fresh foods and products with extended shelf lives is driving growth in the global market for intelligent packaging.