Auld Lang Syne

I can’t believe the new year is almost here. In some regards, it feels like we’ve already been speaking about and working on 2020 for months — waiting to see what the legislative and regulatory landscape will look like, building the presentations we’ll give to various audiences around North America, planning our own upcoming FPI […]

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Unpacking the 2019 Packaging Awards

We recently returned from our fall conference in Louisville where we had a great time meeting with members, watching and engaging with dynamic presentations, and crowning the winners of the 2019 Packaging Awards. This competition is known for its Package of the Year award, the highly coveted award chosen from the winners of each of […]

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Trending Up and Down

Another year, another enticing Trends Report. And what a rollercoaster ride this year has been! If you are a member of FPI, or have been following along over the years, you’ll know that every year we collect opinions from companies throughout the foodservice packaging supply chain, including raw material and machinery suppliers, packaging manufacturers, distributors […]

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Industry Challenges in California

Foodservice packaging is increasingly coming under attack through product bans and new regulations across North America. Most notably in 2019, the industry faced its biggest challenge in California.  Proposed early in this year’s legislative session, Assembly Bill 1080/Senate Bill 54, by Assemblywoman Gonzalez and Senator Allen, would have provided unprecedented authority to CalRecycle to set […]

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