Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Tactile packaging adds a stand-out touch

9/18/2014

  • Packaging Digest

Brands are turning to tactile packaging to create products that are both aesthetically pleasing and pleasant to the touch. Canned drinks manufacturers use surface patterns on aluminum that allow for m… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Food companies cut 6.4 trillion calories from marketplace, report says

9/18/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The 16 companies that make up the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation were able to cut calories sold from 2007 through 2012 by 6.4 trillion, or about 78 per person, according to a report published in… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Irish Dairy Board looks to double U.S. sales by 2020

9/16/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Irish Dairy Board plans to double its U.S. sales by 2020 to $500 million, with the expectation that American consumers will pay extra for its premium butters and cheeses. The dairy cooperative has… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Australian creates new chocolate-coated rhubarb treats

9/18/2014

  • ABC (Australia)

A rhubarb farmer in Tasmania has developed a recipe that involves freeze-drying fresh rhubarb and coating it with chocolate, which he plans to market under the name "Rhuby Delights." Although still a … Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Lawsuit attempts to halt Indianapolis recycling proposal

9/17/2014

  • Indianapolis Star (tiered subscription model), The

An Indianapolis resident and two paper companies have filed suit against the city, alleging that a new recycling deal does not align with bidding and public notice standards. The plan, which includes … Read More