The Basics of a Pressure Sensitive Label

September 2, 2014 by Linda Kosidlo

The pressure sensitive labels that you see on the products and cartons you use everyday may appear to be a simple device, but there is more to that label than meets the eye. Pressure sensitive labels are actually made of several layers of specialized materials sandwiched together to create a label that looks good, identifies something, and lasts as long as it is needed.

Industry Date Labeling Initiative Provides More Info


As part of an ongoing joint Product Code Date Labeling initiative, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association have released two new documents: a white paper providing general background, context and resources regarding the effort, and specific, detailed implementation guidelines for manufacturers and retailers that adopt the voluntary industry-standard nomenclature for product code date labels.

Turning a Passion into a Career

June 23rd, 2016
Turning a Passion into a Career

For a career that involves as much cleaning, heavy lifting, long hours, and poor pay as professional brewing, few jobs are as glamorized. But, as almost any professional brewer would agree, there’s no better industry to be in, and hardly any job is more satisfying than making beer.

4 fast-moving trends in food and beverage packaging

4 fast-moving trends in food and beverage packaging

Formed around some of the key findings from Mintel’s latest report on global packaging and other industry research, here are some of the evolving trends that are predicted to make a significant impact on brand packaging design and influence how consumers interact with packaging for foods and drinks in 2016 and beyond.

Expert Panel Confirms Importance Of GMO Labeling

TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016 Without mandatory GMO labeling, consumers will not be able to reflect their values in their food choices.

That’s one conclusion of an expert panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences to assess the genetic engineering of crops.

KFC’s Edible Nail Polish is Real?

KFC’s Edible Nail Polish is Real?

KFC has launched an edible nail polish - and by edible, it means you can lick your nails after applying the polish. And it's not even a joke, even if it is part of a marketing campaign run by Ogilvy & Mather Group in Hong Kong.

KFC worked with McCormick and Company, which creates the spice blends for the chain's fried chicken, to make sure the polish tasted like the real thing.