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Packaging company Smurfit Kappa releases sustainability report

Sustainability is changing innovation as companies rethink packaging to tackle environmental waste, according to a survey from Smurfit Kappa.

ProSeal adds tray positioning system

ProSeal America, Richmond, Va., has a new tray positioning system that eliminates the trial and error usually associated with establishing the spacing of trays in the sealing process.

Terphane’s antifog film provides clear view of product

Terphane has films that use a process that avoid chemical solvent coatings to provide antifogging of produce containers, allowing a heat-sealed package that shows the product clearly even when there’s condensation.

Zespri boosts kiwifruit production through Hazel Tech

Growers with New Zealand kiwifruit marketer Zespri International will be using a new product from Hazel Technologies to improve production.

Packaging sees brisk business in wake of pandemic

Many unanswered questions still hang over the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but the health crisis, which froze some food sales outlets and forced major alterations in others,  also changed consumer buying habits.

NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux partners with Fifth Season

Fifth Season, Pittsburgh, is partnering with National Hockey League Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux, and has a new direct-to-consumer website and service.

Eagle Eye storage tech investments prolong red potato season

Eagle Eye Produce, Idaho Falls, Idaho, continues to ship Idaho-grown red potatoes, thanks to investments in storage technology.

Procurant offers cloud-based traceability service

Procurant, Los Gatos, Calif., has a new cloud-based traceability service.

Inline Plastic unveils redesigned Safe-T-Fresh Rectangles line

Inline Plastics has revamped its popular line of Safe-T-Fresh Rectangles.

Apeel Sciences secures $250 million in financing

Santa Barbara,Calif.-based Apeel Sciences has announced $250 million in new financing, and endorsements from Oprah Winfrey and Katy Perry. 
The financial boosts brings the company’s valuation to more than $1 billion.