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Plastics Make it Possible® And "Ace of Cakes" Duff Goldman Launch Video Series On Reducing Food And Packaging Waste

Food Network Chef Uses Plastics to Help Reduce Waste - Viewers Have Chance to Win $500

This summer, Plastics Make it Possible® is teaming up with celebrity chef and television personality Duff Goldman to launch a video series on the importance of reducing food and packaging waste in the kitchen. In this exclusive series, launched today on the Plastics Make it Possible® website, Duff shows how to prepare some of his favorite foods while demonstrating how plastics can help cut down on waste.

A trend to watch out for: Indulgent breakfast cereals in France

A desire to indulge is the main motivator of bakery and cereals consumption, especially for women

Over a third of bakery and cereals consumption in France is motivated by the desire to indulge, meaning that it is vital for manufacturers to underline products' sensory credentials, such as their superior taste, crunchiness, and indulgent fillings. Innovations in ingredients, flavors and textures will fuel growth in cereals, with consumers eager to find new taste experiences.

Amcor Celebrates World Environment Day by Launching 14th Annual Earthwatch Expeditions

Coinciding with World Environment Day, global packaging leader Amcor announces it is partnering with the Earthwatch Institute for the fourteenth successive year, to offer co-workers the opportunity to participate in environmental research expeditions to Brazil and India.

Bringing to life Amcor's Core Values of Social Responsibility and Teamwork, the Earthwatch expeditions will provide 15 co-workers with the chance to learn about, and contribute to, important research on topics such as conservation, biodiversity, climate change and ecosystem health.

Z Trim to Show How to Lower Costs of Meat Products at IFT Show

Z Trim Holdings, Inc. ("ZTH") (OTC Markets: ZTHO), a bio-technology company providing value-added ingredients to a variety of industries, will show the food industry how it can lower costs by extending yields for finished meat products at this year's Institute of Food Technologists ("IFT") trade show, June 21-24, in New Orleans, LA.  

Lunching in South Korea

The South Korean instant dry noodles brand Gooksoo has introduced a folding box for noodles, which creates room to add hot water into the container.Packaging companies in South Korea need to capitalise on consumers' need for conveniently packaged products in single portion sizes that are convenient to eat on-the-go, finds new report by Canadean.

Office workers need packaging that allows them to eat on-the-go to suit their busy lifestyles

Consumer Behaviour Key to Sustainable Proteins Success

Major changes in consumer lifestyles are necessary if the food industry is to avoid a proteins crisis. Protein alternatives to meats and seafood will be featured in the upcoming European edition (June 5-6, Amsterdam) of the Sustainable Foods Summit.

According to the FAO United Nations, demand for animal proteins is expected to rise by over 30% by 2050. The expanding population and changing dietary habits in the developing world are putting pressure on existing protein sources.

Russian Food Industry Seeks Urgent Renewal and Investment

Food ingredients finds a warm home in Moscow with the launch of Fi & Hi Russia in 2015

UBM Live, the organisers of Fi Europe, have partnered with RESTEC to announce the launch of Food ingredients Russia, to be held 27-29 April 2015, in Moscow. Russia currently imports 98.3% of its food ingredients for food production, according to a report by the RBC.

Thai consumers want smaller packs

Packaging companies and their manufacturers need to introduce smaller and lighter packs to meet Thailand's changing needs.

Thailand is undergoing a rapid process of urbanisation. The rural population, which mainly works in the low paying agricultural sector, is moving to towns and cities in search of better paying manufacturing jobs. 7.8% of the population is forecast to have migrated from rural to urban areas between 2000 and 2020. These newly urban consumers will have to stick to a very tight shopping budget and, as such will need smaller packs in order to keep products affordable and attainable.

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