Baking products

Feature Article

Display unit and the right message increase cereal sales

A test display fixture bearing a healthful product message for General Mills cereals lifted brand sales 17%, category sales 1%—and reduced shopper decision-making time.
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Million dollar donation to engineering education

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. has donated $1 million to support graduate engineering fellowships at the University of Rhode Island, located in Kingstown, RI.
OFF THE SHELF: Packaging in the baking aisle
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OFF THE SHELF: Packaging in the baking aisle

Jim Butschli reports on novel approaches to packaging that he's been noticing in the supermarket baking aisle.
Supplier News

Ryt-way Industries acquires Robert's Packaging, Inc.

Ryt-way Industries LLC, headquartered in Lakeville, MN, has announced that it has acquired Robert’s Packaging, Inc., of Battle Creek, MI.

Don't rest on successes, speaker says at PLMA Expo

Morning News Beat editor implores both national brands and private brands to continually understand consumer needs in working better with retailers.
Materials Product Brief

Zip-Pak: Resealable pouch

Zip-Pak’s Zip360™ flexible pouch features a wide opening and pour-spout functionality and enables graphics around the entire surface area of the pouch.
Materials Product Brief

Toray Plastics (America): Bio-based sealant films

Ecodear® advanced compostable bio-based films from Toray Plastics are clear and metallized heat-sealable films made with 
renewable resources.  See it at PACK EXPO Booth #2935. 
Materials Product Brief

Zip-Pak: Resealable carton

Zip-Pak's Zipbox is a carton that combines the structural benefits of traditional cartons with the convenience and resealability of flexible pouches.
Machine Product Brief

Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc: Metal detector

Mettler-Toledo Safeline's Super Throat metal detector is designed specifically for the inspection of free-falling products in vertical packaging applications.
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Kuka evaluating robotics for food packaging

Converting from conventional to robotic packaging offers a cost-saving, productivity-improving solution for food processors faced with labor challenges, product integrity concerns, floor space limitations and the need for flexibility in packaging applications.


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