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PACK EXPO International Dishes Up Food Packaging Innovation
PACK EXPO International delivers food packaging solutions to address all of your concerns—from safety and regulations to consumer trends, sustainability and SKU proliferation.
Be sure to visit Healthcare Packaging EXPO for crossover solutions, especially for products that incorporate adaptogens, probiotics and other health-trend ingredients.
Discover special sealants, films, pouches and other packaging technology to extend the shelf life of clean-label products.
Visit the PACKage Printing Pavilion for digital printing and converting technologies that give products a premium look and customizability.
Discover new technologies for automation, e-commerce and retail-ready packaging, flexible machinery to accommodate a variety of shapes and sizes, materials and equipment for pouches and more.
Explore sophisticated food safety technology such as modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), sanitary filling systems, code-scanning systems, tamper-proofing, detecting and weighing.
PMMI Is Your Source for Food Industry News
Trimming the fat from meal delivery packaging
A new delivery option allows consumers to receive one-week shipments of food in a smaller package fitted with compostable insulation panels made from corn.
Card applicator automates grab and go
The unique, dual-chambered format of thermoformed snack pack trays limit space for messaging, leading to an intelligent, automated solution for nutritional information cards.
Color-coded spice closures
A global leader in spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorings launched a new bi-textured and bi-colored closure solution for the European food market.
Value-added packaging for sugar
A sugar company added robotic palletizing for bundled trays and display pallets that offer flexibility and high-efficiency picking.
Stand-Up Pouch Takes Circular Route to Recyclability
Confronted with questions around sustainability, food companies are working to make recyclable flexible pouches a reality using the “How2Recycle” label.
Delicate tools for delicate foods
An oven-to-case turnkey solution features flexibility and handling for delicate foods.
Plant-based food market takes root
New data shows plant-based meat, eggs, and dairy foods are outpacing conventional animal products, driving a need for additional packaging.
PRODUCE INDUSTRY NEWS
Keeping fruit fresh from field to table
Educational institutions in Brazil collaborated to develop packaging that makes the most of less than ideal refrigeration options and keeps food fresh.
Sustainable nut pouch
A new flexible package for nut company is one of the first commercial pouches to use such a high proportion of PCR plastic.
Sticking with what works
To meet growing demand and maximize food safety on their new packaging lines, a produce company turned to a metal detection system it was familiar with from other facilities.
Grape packer comes in from the fields
A California grape grower broke with tradition, bringing grape packing in-house and automating the process with semi-automated packing lines and robotic depalletizing and palletizing.
Plant-based food takes root
Plant-based meat, eggs, and dairy foods are outpacing conventional animal products and are a key engine for retail and packaging growth.