The US stand-up pouch market has seen dramatic growth over the past five years, increasing by 50% in unit volume terms to approaching 17 billion units in 2013. Beverages and pet food are the largest end use categories, each accounting for one-third o… Read More »
Spear has added Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) to its portfolio of standards. Following the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Spear achieved FSSC 22000 Certification for each of its US-based facilities, South African facility and the FSS… Read More »
This month’s letter from Europe starts with a short dissertation on British food. Readers who have lived or worked in Britain can skip the next paragraph.
There have been huge advances in British food since the days of over-boiled vegetables a… Read More »
No, we are not discussing cooking blogs with this column, but rather the business of food. A significant percentage of the labels printed by converters every day end up on some kind of food product. But food labels have unique requirements that are i… Read More »
Competition is fierce and regulations are abundant when it comes to food. Labels offer brand owners a way to catch consumers’ eyes and comply with requirements while providing product information. Read More »