Smart technology

SABMiller has launched a ‘smart sensor’ technology that tells consumers when their beer is at the perfect drinking temperature.

The future of packaging knows no bounds, says CDP

By Jenny Eagle

There are some exciting opportunities ahead as the future of packaging knows no bounds, according to Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), but how can manufacturers tap into this space while taking into consideration the high costs?

Schneider Electric to pay biggest Superfund penalty in EPA history

$6.87m penalty for allegedly violating cleanup operation

Schneider Electric to pay biggest Superfund penalty in EPA history

By Jenny Eagle

The US Justice Department, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed Schneider Electric USA will pay a $6.87m penalty for allegedly violating a cleanup operation.

Palsgaard celebrates CO2-neutrality milestone

Palsgaard celebrates CO2-neutrality milestone

By Jenny Eagle

Palsgaard, which makes emulsifier/stabilizer blends, which are used in products from cake mixes to chocolate, confectionery, dairy and ice cream, is the first Danish food producer to achieve CO2-neutrality.

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The Future of Confectionery Packaging: ISM & ProSweets 2016

‘Space-Age’ QR codes, on-pack features and edible packaging

By Jenny Eagle

‘Space-Age’ QR codes, more on-pack features and edible packaging were topics discussed during The Future of Confectionery Packaging panel session at ISM & ProSweets 2016, in Cologne, Germany, last month.

E2open acquires Terra Technology

E2open acquires Terra Technology

By Jenny Eagle

E2open has acquired Terra Technology, which works with Mondelēz International, ConAgra Foods and Kellogg

Swisslog debuts ‘Robot of the Future’ in Dubai

Museum of the Future 2018

Swisslog debuts ‘Robot of the Future’ in Dubai

By Jenny Eagle

Swisslog, which manufactures automated machines for warehouses and distribution centers, has debuted its CarryPick robot at Dubai’s Museum of the Future.

Union seeks injunction to block Oreo capacity shift to Mexico. Photo: iStock - chiarabramuzzo

Oreo bakers’ union files lawsuit against Mondelēz

By Douglas Yu

Mondelēz International faces a court case brought by disgruntled employees at its plant in Chicago, half of whom will lose their jobs after the company shifted the factory’s Oreo production to Mexico.

Holton Food Products Company

Mantrose-Haeuser to expand into bakery sector

By Jenny Eagle

Mantrose-Haeuser edible coatings and specialty ingredients for the food, confectionery, pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial industries, has acquired Holton Food Products Company.

Nestlé Research Centre

Nestlé to join AIPIA Advisory Board

By Jenny Eagle

The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and its new president Dick de Koning of PACKZ, has made changes to its Advisory Board.

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