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Deli

compromised or altered because
of the packaging."
Indiana Carton, Bremen,
Indiana, produces paperboard
folding cartons for deli and chicken to-go and rotisserie sleeves.
As a part of its Signature Process,
Indiana Carton offers clients access to its full-service graphic design department where in-house
designers create eye-catching
designs and logos on the packaging using sustainable ink as part
of the company's commitment to
sustainability.
"Sustainability is really important. It's a growing trend that's
not going away," says Alicia Petty
MacDonald, vice president of

marketing, Indiana Carton. "Since
we produce paperboard folding cartons, we have a renewed
resource, and we can offer that
sustainability and earth friendly
option that many Americans are
concerned about."
At Indiana Carton, sustainability also includes helping retailers streamline the number of
packaging SKUs kept in stock. The
company offers unified solutions
for multiple eating occasions such
as chicken and deli to-go meal
selections.
Each of the company's paperboard folding cartons abides
by strict Safe Quality Food (SQF)
standards, a certification program

Preserving the eye appeal
of the food in the store and
during transport assures a
table-ready presentation."

of the Food Marketing Institute,
Washington, D.C. "SQF is a certification that many, including Sam's
Club and Panera, are starting
to do," says Petty MacDonald.
"Holding SQF certification is
important, especially as more
and more food manufacturers
are being asked to abide by these
guidelines. Level 3 certification is
not a requirement but it's a way
the company is able to

Marilyn Stapleton, Anchor Packaging

demonstrate our commitment
to staying ahead of the curve."
While sustainability and safety
may not yet be top of mind for
all consumers, convenience is a
trend everyone can support, most
recently in the form of ready-togo meal kits and food delivery.
In-store delis are prime competitors, offering the same take-away
convenience as restaurants and
fast-casual with the added benefit
of more healthy and indulgent choices. By pairing the
right packaging with the
right products, food looks
and tastes as good at
the destination as it
did in the store.

Choosing the best package for the environment can be a challenging task and should consider end-of-life disposal along with
performance and price. Anchor Packaging's polypropylene products contain 40% less petroleum-based resin and a minimum of
10% FDA-approved post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate
(RPET). The packaging is dishwasher safe, reusable and recyclable at the curbside in many U.S. communities.
"Clean packaging is the next challenge for packaging manufacturers," according to Evergreen Packaging, a manufacturer
of fiber-based products. "Grocery shoppers have higher expectations than ever before, and packaging is an extension of the
shopping list."
Consumer requests for clean packaging and evolving municipal
recycling and composting laws mean packaging manufacturers
must remain nimble in their sustainability offerings. TC Transcontinental Packaging's plants are certified SQF Level 2 and Level 3
and AIB Superior, suggesting sustainability is not only a trend but
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a priority for the entire industry. "Consumers wish to contribute
to a better environment with what they consume and reducing
packaging waste," says TC Transcontinental Packaging's Rebecca Casey. "However, they are also asking to understand how
recycling works and how they can make a significant impact, and
there are definitely opportunities to educate them on the topic."
Evolving consumer expectations and widely differing sustainability mandates city-to-city mean packaging manufacturers
often strive to meet the demands of the greatest common denominator. Manufacturers are also looking ahead when it comes
to safety by providing tamper-evident packaging designed to
enhance food safety.
"Extensive consumer interviews indicate that many consumers
are not aware of packages designed to prevent tampering," says
Anchor Packaging's Marilyn Stapleton. "These features are
most important for the retailer to identify and remove possibly
tampered products from the shelves."

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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019
Editor's Note - Marketing food — and values
Contents
The Wire - Supermarket openings up 30% in 2018
NPD: Millions of consumers ready to try meal kits
Breakfast driving global growth
Consumer perceptions of ‘clean’ are changing
Doing well, doing good
Partners in health
Strengthening the supply chain
Bakery - Single-serve success
Cakes
Deli - Soup & salad bars
Chicken packaging
Meat & Poultry - Meating of the minds
Beef marketing trends
Produce - Produce butchers
Tree fruit
Seafood - Traceability and transparency
Food Safety - Controlling slips & falls
Commissary Insider - REFRIGERATION AND FREEZING
SPOTLIGHT - VALUE-ADDED SEAFOOD
PACKAGING/TECHNOLOGY - SOUS VIDE
OPERATIONS - CONTROLLING SHRINK
PROFILE - ANTHONY & SONS BAKERY
Product Showcase
Advertisers
Fresh Takes
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Consumer perceptions of ‘clean’ are changing
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Doing well, doing good
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Partners in health
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Strengthening the supply chain
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Bakery - Single-serve success
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Cakes
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Chicken packaging
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Seafood - Traceability and transparency
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - Commissary Insider - REFRIGERATION AND FREEZING
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - SPOTLIGHT - VALUE-ADDED SEAFOOD
Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - PACKAGING/TECHNOLOGY - SOUS VIDE
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - OPERATIONS - CONTROLLING SHRINK
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019 - PROFILE - ANTHONY & SONS BAKERY
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