Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released its U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 analysis, revealing shopper demand for dimensions of transparency along the supply chain challenged by an evolving marketplace.
One of the world’s most widely used forms of packaging – the blister pack – can now be made totally in paperboard. Two major benefits are reduced environmental impact and less consumer rage and self-injury.
For its 4th consecutive year, LUXE PACK NEW YORK honored the best eco-friendly product and business initiative submitted by this year’s exhibitors. Green packaging products & solutions were widespread at the show this year, attracting record breaking number of entrants enthusiastic to gain recognition for their eco-friendly products and sustainable CSR initiatives.
On April 24, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, University of Rhode Island (URI) President David M. Dooley, Toray Plastics (America) President and CEO Mike Brandmeier, URI College of Engineering Dean Raymond Wright, and Kalvin Cho, a URI College of Engineering student, broke ground on the construction of a new, $125 million engineering complex at URI.