EVRYTHNG announce a QuickStart Online Tool for brands to connect consumer products to the Web with the standard GS1 identifier codes used in every barcode, enabling mass scale direct-to-consumer smartphone interaction and supporting an industry-wide initiative to web-enable trillions of barcoded products.
Small-town Quebec business thriving in the world of handmade maple syrup candy production with new high-tech packing system
Melon 1’s partnership with CHEP and its pallet storage program helps increase sustainability and meet seasonal demands.
Courses for HACCP for manufacturing food packaging materials and Implementing SQF systems for food packaging manufactures being offered by NSF.
Rapak Europe, a business unit of DS Smith, Plastics Division, has announced the first commercial launch of Bag-in-Box with a new tamper evident screwcap adapter system. The new adapter with an external tamper evident ring was developed by Rapak´s sister…
Orkin Canada quality assurance manager – regulatory/Lab Services Alice Sinia offers advice on how facilities can prepare for an influx of pests due to Spring flooding.
Debuting at the 2018 International Production & Processing (IPPE) trade show in Atlanta, Ga. held January 30 – February 1, Sealed Air shows off its whole chicken bagging skills in a quick but elegant compact processing line featuring the company’s own high-quality digitally-printed film bags. Watch the video:
The Foods Safety and Inspection Service of the USDA has rejected a petition to increase the processing speed of young chicken plants from its 140-bird-per-minute maximum.
Scientists at the University of Manchester examine the lifecycle of sandwiches, finding it has a carbon emission similar to that of 8.6 million cars.
University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists have created a system that uses a bacteria-binding chip, a microscope and a smartphone app.
Tests show that High-density polyethylene (HDPE) can be recycled 10x or more.
Sun Basket uses TempGuard thermal insulation to better maintain proper temperatures during shipping.
Ontario egg processor happy to put all its eggs in one basket to meet its unique product coding and marking requirements.
New wet storage container for the shellfish industry offered by RPC Sæplast.
Rob Gronkowski urges teens not to put their life at risk by eating Tide liquid detergent pods as part of a dare.
New SoftPeel membrane from Sonoco provides enhanced cut-finger protection and additional printable packaging space.
Project REFUCOAT develops new sustainable food packaging with longer food preservation without gases
New sustainable packaging allows a longer preservation of food product without metalized materials and modified atmosphere additions.
Maximizing the performance and payback of your X-Ray detection technology investment
Conference Board of Canada update on Balance Calories Initiative shows an unprecedented 10.2% reduction in calories.
New FastBack FastLane slicer infeed conveyor offers safe, easy, effective singulation and strong food safety
A monthly look at some of the hits and misses in the packaging world from the viewpoint of Joe Public, Canadian Packaging magazine’s revolving columnists. From the November 2017 issue.
Manitoba pork processor leverages robust thermoforming packaging technology to boost its line efficiencies and product shelf appeal
Internet marketers of dietary supplement and skincare products banned from deceptive advertising and billing practices
Defendants allegedly misled consumers into believing they were ordering “free trials” of products; used decoy websites to conceal their deceptive conduct.
Politicians met with Canadian Produce Marketing Association and Canadian Horticultural Council to discuss issues surrounding Canadian fresh fruit and vegetable sector.
The film—as a wrap—will offer long-term preservation of food by killing bacteria by using viruses.
WaveGrip’s new WaveSafe is the world’s first covered flexible multi-pack carrier for cans.
Food manufacturing and distribution facilities honored for pest management excellence.
Canadian Packaging magazine’s annual one-day trade show continues to excel at connecting packaging innovators with buyers. PMMI, the association for packaging and processing technologies VP Tom Egan joins the growing list of speakers at the event.
Quebec sandwich maker going national with pre-made, pre-packed meals for customers looking for convenience
French cheese producer provides new look packaging for its line of spreadable cheeses thanks to RPC Bebo.
New Oven N Done, Fresh Meals Made Easy packaging solution offers supermarkets the opportunity to package fresh seafood or poultry meals with vegetables at the supermarket for easy-use by consumer.
North American companies take notice as EU manufacturers seek load stability solution