A new research paper from VCMI and Packaging Technology & Research has dived into the impact that government policy could have on plastic and food waste. The paper, titled “Unwrapping the Arguments …Solving packaging and food waste through government/industry collaboration”, highlights the need for governments and the foodservice industry to commit to and be accountable for implementing collaborative […]
There is good news for consumers with a sesame allergy, as food packaging in the United States will be legally obligated to list sesame as an ingredient from the start of 2023. The newly passed Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research (FASTER) Act of 2021 denotes sesame as America’s ninth “major allergen.” The law […]
Assessing the top pandemic-era foods and the best packaging for off-premise dining By Cal Cary Is it time for a menu refresh? Maybe you’re worried you’ve tapped out your current customer base and need to attract new ones, or you just want the chance to surprise and delight your most loyal patrons again – something […]
How tamper-evident packaging improves food safety and customer satisfaction. By Paul Rutherford It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an enormous increase in restaurant delivery and takeout sales. In fact, a recent Dalhousie University study found that the number of Canadians ordering food once a week increased from 29.6% to 45.4% between […]
Nutrition For Non-Nutritionists assesses five growing food industry trends and innovations that could impact the next five to 10 years to come.
COVID-19 complicates things but Canada’s federal single-use plastic ban has been a long time coming and shouldn’t be too troubling for operators.
Canada intends to ban items like plastic bags, straws, and some takeout containers by the end of next year.
Press Release Kellogg Company announced today that it is expanding its Global Sustainability Commitments to include a goal of working towards 100 per cent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by the end of 2025. This aspiration builds on Kellogg’s current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 per cent of […]
Global franchise brand’s wrapping paper wins Innovation in Manufacturing Award from QSR & Foodservice Packaging Institute Press release Pita Pit Canada has been honored with a silver trophy award by QSR Magazine and the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) for its new environmentally friendly food packaging materials. The award, presented at the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s Fall Conference […]