Packaging / Labeling: Page 2


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    Leftovers: Pop-Tarts celebrates the Day of the Dead; Blake Lively creates a buzz with nonalcoholic mixers

    Kellogg redesigns its toaster pastries and partners with Latino groups to commemorate culture, and Elf on the Shelf slips into the cereal bowl again.

    By Food Dive staff • Oct. 1, 2021
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    75% of cell-based meat companies prefer the term 'cultivated' for their products

    The Good Food Institute polled 44 leaders in the space last month, finding the results matched up with a 2019 consumer study the advocacy group had done.  

    By Oct. 1, 2021
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    Coca-Cola scores highest on sustainable packaging, but most CPGs fall short, report says

    While progress has been made, As You Sow finds reason to doubt companies will meet their own goals, mostly because of the reliance on plastic.

    By Sept. 30, 2021
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    Kind veterans launch plant-based Mexican brand Somos

    Daniel Lubetzky worked with former colleagues from the popular bar maker to create a line of entrees, sides and chips all produced in Mexico. 

    By Sept. 28, 2021
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    Organic and animal welfare claims drive sales, SPINS finds

    These numbers, presented last week at Natural Products Expo East, show consumer concerns for health and sustainability spurred by the pandemic are continuing.

    By Jessi Devenyns • Sept. 28, 2021
  • Ball Corporation investing $290M in new aluminum can plant in Nevada

    The facility is scheduled to begin production in late 2022, which would help the packaging giant keep up with demand after facing shortages of the material last year.

    By Jessi Devenyns • Sept. 27, 2021
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    Tetra Pak launches accelerator program to speed product development

    The packaging and processing company will offer its expertise in formulation, processing and marketing to food and beverage brands.

    By Sept. 24, 2021
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    PepsiCo launches compostable bag for Off The Eaten Path brand

    The packaging, available this month at Whole Foods Market and other retailers, is primarily made from nonfood, plant-based sources.

    By Sept. 24, 2021
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    Deep Dive

    Technology is revolutionizing food, but how can it be explained to consumers?

    Companies are making real dairy, meat and eggs without animals and using fermentation to produce new analogs, but the challenge is describing it in a way that sounds appetizing — and not like science fiction.

    By Sept. 20, 2021
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    Danone's Evian partners with Loop on water bottle made with recycled plastic

    The new packaging continues the brand's sustainability push, while providing validation for the upstart's technology that has drawn skepticism.

    By Sept. 20, 2021
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    PepsiCo to cut use of virgin plastic as part of broad sustainability goal

    The Fritos and Gatorade manufacturer pledged to halve use of the material per serving by 2030 and expand its environmentally friendly SodaStream sparkling-water business.

    By Sept. 16, 2021
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    Leftovers: Angry Orchard brings the heat with hot sauce line; Twix shakes things up with new seasoning

    The hard cider maker adds its fruity flavors to a line of spicy sauces, while Goldfish brings back the '90s with a Jalapeno Popper flavor paired with "snacking pants" created by iconic superwide jeans maker JNCO.

    By Food Dive staff • Sept. 10, 2021
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    Hershey tests plant-based chocolate bar

    The Pennsylvania snack maker and confectioner is selling Oat Made bars in select markets as it continues its push into better-for-you products.

    By Sept. 8, 2021
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    Leftovers: Starburst takes flight with aerated gummy; Pebbles cereal hits the candy aisle

    The popular chewy candy puts a softer texture to its familiar flavors, while Nerds leans into its name with a limited edition Dungeons & Dragons packaging.

    By Food Dive staff • Sept. 3, 2021
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    Chobani launches paper yogurt container as it moves away from plastic

    It took the food maker two years to develop the new packaging for its Single-Serve Oat Blend product, which the company could eventually bring to other items in its portfolio.

    By Aug. 26, 2021
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    False advertising lawsuits are ramping up in food and beverage

    A review of current cases and trends shows that legal action challenging "healthy," added sugar, artificial flavoring and "all-natural" claims will escalate in the year ahead, write Pooja Nair and Cate Veeneman of Ervin Cohen & Jessup.

    By Pooja S. Nair and Cate Veeneman • Aug. 23, 2021
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    Deep Dive

    Progress report: Brands face increasing pressure on recyclability claims in 2021

    Major corporations have pledged to make big recycling-related changes by 2025, and environmental groups are holding them accountable through reporting requirements, shareholder agreements and lawsuits.

    By Megan Quinn • Aug. 17, 2021
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    Coca-Cola changes taste of Zero Sugar to be more like Coke

    The flavor, which was achieved by tweaking the ingredient mix, also includes a new package design. The product will start hitting U.S. shelves this month.

    By July 13, 2021
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    Labatt USA debuts recycled, photodegradable plastic beer carrier rings

    The packaging comes as a European consortium of CPG companies announced last week the world's first enzymatically recycled plastic bottles.

    By June 28, 2021
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    ReGrained's flour earns Upcycled Food certification

    Processed from spent grain used to make beer, the company said the product contains more fiber and protein than whole-grain flours, and uses less water to produce.

    By June 17, 2021
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    Leftovers: Alkaline water maker wants to be Badass; Just add water and oil for Jada's plant-based meat

    The new beverage brand sources its nutrient-rich water from melting glaciers, and Torani creates an allergen-free chocolate hazelnut flavor.

    By Food Dive staff • June 11, 2021
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    Deep Dive

    Meat processors wrestle with worker shortages as US economy reopens from COVID-19

    With protein demand soaring, companies like Tyson Foods are offering employees better benefits and flexible hours as they consider wider use of automation throughout their businesses.

    By June 9, 2021
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    Consumers are more confident about healthy eating as pandemic impacts wane, study says

    The International Food Information Council's 16th annual report on consumer attitudes and priorities found some predictable shifts and some surprises. 

    By May 19, 2021
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    Leftovers: Cheez-It takes the cake; Lay's turns up the heat with summer flavors

    The sweet treat, to be sold in limited quantities, contains an entire box of Kellogg's popular cheese cracker, and Can-O-Que packages BBQ sauce made with beer in a can.

    By May 14, 2021
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    Diageo's Pulpex partners with Stora Enso to ramp up paper bottle production

    The sustainable packaging company, which has PepsiCo and Unilever as partners, is planning for mass production of its wood fiber packaging in 2022. 

    By Barbara Smith • May 12, 2021