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APP: Europe’s Out-Of-Home Packaging Market to Hit €6bn by 2020

app logoGrowth is being driven by expansion in the fast food and fast-casual market segments and rise of delivery services, according to a new report published at Interpack 2017

A new report by Smithers Pira, commissioned by Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), finds that the European out-of-home (OOH) packaging market is expected to grow by 6% to hit €6bn by 2020.

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The World Angus 2017 is just around the corner, and this year it’s coming home

angusThe 2017 World Angus Forum will feature a two-day technical conference called ‘From consumption to conception’, aimed at really delving into the world of beef production, looking at current issues and trends as well as what the future might hold for the beef production industry. The Forum takes place from Friday 16th June to Sunday 2nd July and will see Aberdeen-Angus cattle breeders from all over the world gather to celebrate the breed that they are so passionate about.

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YAMATO Joins Hayssen for Week-Long imPacked Food Packaging Event

yamatoscaleYamato Scale Dataweigh is joining automatic packaging machinery manufacturer Hayssen Flexible Systems for its week-long in-house packaging event in June.

The largest in-house packaging event in the UK, Hayssen’s imPacked 2017 will demonstrate a range of food packaging machinery in operation for a variety of applications in several food industry sectors including snack and confectionary.

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INOTEC – Sausage separation 2.0 – awarded industrial design for sausage cutting machines, iF Design award 2017

inotecThe new generation of INOTEC sausage cutting machines was awarded by Germany’s most traditional design institution iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hannover. The “iF Design Award 2017” has a tradition of over 60 years and every year more than 5.500 products of 59 countries apply for it. The critical jury members were convinced by INOTEC’s sausage cutting machine WT99-iT because of an extremely hygienic and dynamic machine design which meets all requirements in terms of sanitation and resists the tough industrial conditions of the food industry.

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Calls for considered approach to changes to international worker visa program

cattlecouncilThe Sheep Meat Council of Australia and the Cattle Council of Australia today call on the Federal Government for a considered approach to its proposal to abolish the 457 visa program to mitigate the potentially detrimental flow-on effects to Australia’s red meat industry.

Cattle Council of Australia President, Howard Smith said that as Australia’s largest food manufacturer and significant employer in rural and regional areas, the meat processing sector, which directly employs more than 200,000 Australians, it is imperative for the industry to be able to overcome skill set shortages in the domestic labour market with access to international workers.

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Sustainable procurement in supply chains addressed by new international standard

bsiBSI, the business standards company, has launched ISO 20400:2017 Sustainable procurement – Guidance. Designed to assist organizations to meet their sustainability responsibilities, ISO 20400 outlines what sustainable procurement is, and how an organization can implement sustainable procurement practically.

The overarching concern of the new international standard is to make the supply chain integral to an organization’s sustainability goals.

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Tyson Foods Commits to New, Sustainable Approach to a Better Workplace

tysonfoodsCompany initiates expanded programs to support employees

As part of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE:TSN) focus on sustainable food production at scale, the company has committed to expanded efforts to create a better workplace at its production facilities.

“We believe sustainability is about continuous improvement and solutions that last, and this includes a healthier workplace,” said Noel White, chief operations officer at Tyson Foods.

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swop Joining Hands with “Packaging Family” to Expand and Upgrade the “FMCG InnoZone”

interpackAccording to the Report of the Chinese FMCG Internet B2B Market in 2016 released by Kantar China, the overall transaction volume of the Chinese FMCG B2B industry in 2018 is estimated to reach RMB 20 trillion. This translates to numerous business opportunities for manufacturers of packaging materials and products in the FMCG packaging market. With the increased consumption of China’s middle class, higher packaging requirements are being placed on FMCGs. In the “Made in China 2025” plan, new materials are included as one of the ten major development fields.

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