March 31 was a tough day for FPI staff. Why? This was the day we announced the cancellation of our spring 2020 conference due to COVID-19. Our mid-May dates were unfortunately still in the “danger zone” as far as lockdowns and inability to gather in large groups. On the date this blog was posted, FPI […]Read More #FPISpring2020 – the Conference that Never Was
With so much going on in our present and an uncertain future, we thought we would take this back to our roots with a look at the past. We at FPI hope you are safe and healthy and enjoy this brief look at the history of foodservice packaging. Foodservice packaging owes its creation to Dr. […]Read More Foodservice Packaging: How Did It All Begin?
2020 is an unprecedented year for the foodservice packaging industry. To-date, we have seen more regulations, ordinances, and legislation aimed at foodservice packaging than we have in any year before. These new proposals range from taxes on bags to complex extended producer responsibility schemes. Additionally, we are seeing these proposals at all levels of government, […]Read More Legislative Updates – Busy Start for 2020
Happy New Year! We have a lot to be excited about here at FPI. The new decade kicks off with FPI adding a new face, so we thought it would be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know more about our team as we begin another year together. I’ll start with a little […]Read More Meet the FPI Staff
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 […]Read More Auld Lang Syne