New horizontal form/fill/seal machinery helps contract packager Ryt-way build its budding pet food business. Ryt-way's first customer is Hill's Pet Nutrition, for 1- and 2-lb stand-up pouches for dog treats.
Dublin, Ireland-based Jefferson Smurfit Corp. and Chicago-based Stone Container Corp. announced November 18 the consummation of the merger between a wholy owned subsidiary of Jefferson Smurfit and Stone Container.
Many types of household products sporting "antibacterial" labels are being snapped up by germ-wary consumers, but there is growing concern among government regulators and health professionals that many labels are misleading.
The creative minds behind the AriZona Beverages brand have made their first major foray into food, launching a unique salsa-and-chips meal kit (pictured is a prototype)under the new Blue Luna Café brand.