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Food Cans Overview – Can Manufacturers Institute | Washington, DC

All Food Containers are Not Created Equal

The metal food can remains one of the safest, most environmentally-friendly and economical packaging forms. Innovations in metal packaging design have opened an exciting and fresh chapter in the life of the metal can, guaranteeing its place in the consumer market and on the pantry shelf.

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#ThrowBackThursday: Amazi Will Not Only Lead You to Water, It Will Tell You What's in It

In the lead-up to this year’s Sustainable Brands Innovation Open — our competition for startups poised to make scalable, sustainable impacts — we’re catching up with some of our favorite game-changing solutions from past years. This week, we have an update from SBIO 2014 finalist and Target Award winner Amazi. Last year, Amazi blew the […]

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#BusinessCase: Employee Innovations Help ConAgra Save 97M Gallons of Water, 15M Pounds of Packaging – and $70M

A growing number of companies large and small are finding they can save substantial amounts of money by optimizing various aspects of their operations, thereby proving the previously elusive business case for sustainability. The latest example: ConAgra Foods. This week, the consumer products giant announced the winners of its 2015 Sustainable Development Awards, an internal […]

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Survey Reveals Uncertainty about Labeling Processes

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Ready meals in barrier trays

French ready meal producer Gendreau Group and its subsidiary VIF have launched a range of high-quality ‘country style’ ready meal items in a thermoformed barrier plastic tray.

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Ossid: Hot water tunnel for end-seal shrink wrap applications

Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, has introduced the new 500 HWT waterfall type hot water tunnel for assured package integrity in end-seal applications; it can be ordered with new Ossid tray overwrappers and integrated with Ossid end-seal machines already in the field.

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Flexible robotic collator & loader saves time, money and space

Food and Beverage Packaging: What’s the difference between robotics and automation? Chris Follows: While the terms have become perhaps incorrectly interchangeable, robotics is the term used to describe the field of robots and its uses.

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Brands: Why Should It Be Up to Walmart to Tell Us If You Are Sustainable?

Walmart recently launched its Sustainability Leaders online shop. While I commend the company’s efforts over the past six years to elevate sustainability as an important attribute of products and their manufacturers, I feel that this launch is a bit misplaced. I am sure that it will be successful in terms of awareness and conversions, and I […]

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Pee-Powered Toilet Could Help Light Refugee Camps

Sometimes clean technology doesn’t need to be sanitary. Students and staff at the University of the West of England in Bristol now have the opportunity to test out a prototype toilet that uses urine to generate electricity, The Guardian reports. Researchers at the university and the charity Oxfam developed the “pee power” toilet to prove […]

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Stand-up pouch shaped like a mason jar

The Schur Jar pouch also grabs attention with clear front panel and premium printing.

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