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FOOD - Pulse of The Industry

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FOOD - Pulse of The Industry

PACK EXPO East showcases the very latest packaging machinery and equipment, materials, containers, automation technology and controls for the food industry.

See the latest news facing the food industry here and keep up with advances to help you appeal to changing tastes and ensure safety and security from vendors you can connect with at PACK EXPO East. And make sure to register for PACK EXPO East to see this equipment running live that will provide solutions to all your food packaging challenges.



Revolutionizing case packing

Vegan cheese switches to robotic case packing for vacuum packs and flexible bags in multiple case sizes, using one system to handle product from four lines.



Design creates inclusive organics

Packaging for new affordable organic food brand makes products eye-catching and approachable.



Salad dressing moves from glass to PET

A new recyclable, BPA-free and lighter container for salad dressing maintains premium look.



Snack produce uses promotional approach

Resembling team jerseys, the bags play to fan enthusiasm for World Cup while drawing attention to the snack tomatoes for health-conscious consumers.



Keep it Lean and Clean

On-the-go eating persists globally, with consumers looking for portion control and convenience in bite-size, flavorful and healthful foods. Regardless of when or how meals are eaten, consumers are increasingly cautious when it comes to what is in food.



Industry Focus on Brand Protection

With the onset of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the rising cost of recalls and the increase in counterfeit products, the food and beverage industry seek brand protection solutions.



High Pressure Processing helps keep products fresh without preservatives

In the past, the most common way to safely increase shelf life was through preservatives, additives or heat processing. But now, with the growth of High Pressure Processing (HPP), food manufacturers can deliver a fresh product with reduced or no chemical preservatives – as well as without the sodium these additives may contain.



Staying on top by staying in front

Greek yogurt leader plumbs the depths of its brand along with consumer desires to create exciting new package designs that reflect its goal of universal wellness.


Seafood design with consumer in mind

New package graphics convey the high quality of its 30-plus SKUs and invite consumers to picture a relaxing, healthy, and easy meal.