Food value chain: processing and packaging
Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted annually. 

The source of the problem is different in different economic regions. In industrialized countries, more than 40% of food waste takes place during distribution and beyond, including time on retail shelves and in consumer homes. On the other hand, in developing countries, more than 40% of food waste takes place before distribution, including the post-harvest handling and processing phases.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Ninety-seven children of Crown employees around the world were recently recognized as recipients of the John F. Connelly Scholarship Fund. Since its launch 25 years ago, the fund has attracted approximately 18,500 applicants and has awarded over $3.8 million dollars to support one year of post-secondary education for 1,873 students. This year's recipients were chosen from 685 applications, representing 110 Crown locations in 25 countries.

LaSalle University Visit
Thursday, August 25, 2016

There has been a strong relationship between Crown and La Salle University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) ever since the late John Connelly served as our company’s chairman. 

Metal packaging variety
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Many countries under the “emerging markets” umbrella, when combined, form an economic powerhouse. As a global leader in metal packaging, Crown Holdings, Inc. has been supporting beverage brands in emerging markets for decades.

Seaming for metal packaging
Monday, July 18, 2016

When it comes to metal cans, the ability to lock-in and preserve the freshness of ingredients, while also keeping out unwanted elements such as microorganisms and oxygen – is a big advantage. The double seam, found today on virtually all food and beverage cans is a simple and proven way to provide such a hermetic seal. In the following series, we’ll outline a few key steps will lend you a better sense of how to achieve a fault-free seal.

metal can seaming
Monday, July 11, 2016

When it comes to metal cans, the ability to lock-in and preserve the freshness of ingredients, while also keeping out unwanted elements such as microorganisms and oxygen – is a big advantage. The double seam, found today on virtually all food and beverage cans is a simple and proven way to provide such a hermetic seal. In the following series, we’ll outline a few key steps will lend you a better sense of how to achieve a fault-free seal.

Friday, June 24, 2016

When it comes to metal cans, the ability to lock-in and preserve the freshness of ingredients, while also keeping out unwanted elements such as microorganisms and oxygen – is a big advantage. The double seam, found today on virtually all food and beverage cans is a simple and proven way to provide such a hermetic seal. In the following series, we'll outline a few key steps will lend you a better sense of how to achieve a fault-free seal.

Double Seaming Made Simple
Friday, June 17, 2016

When it comes to metal food cans, the ability to lock-in and preserve the freshness of ingredients, while also keeping out unwanted elements such as microorganisms and oxygen – is a big advantage. The same can be said for the secure containment of internal carbonation and pressure in beverage cans. 

Metal Cans for Tomatoes
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

According to research from the Illinois Institute of Technology shared at the 2016 Experimental Biology Conference, an easy and fast way to increase our daily fruit and vegetable intake is to incorporate canned foods, such as tomatoes, into our meals.

Brunel Students Present Their Recommendations
Thursday, June 2, 2016

One of the most important elements for brands to take into consideration is the emotional power their products evoke - technology has allowed product interaction to be a two-way conversation. In the final installment of our series, we take a look how brands can harness positive customer interaction by means of emotional engagement. 

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