Food and Beverage

Icing the Cake of Spouts & Fitments for Flexible Packaging

HQC solves a production challenge with a custom weld spout for frosting DecoPro™ by CSM Bakery Solutions is a ready-to-use cake-decorating bag pre-filled with the company’s popular Brill® buttercrème frostings in an easy, resealable format. The flexible package allows consumers to bypass the cumbersome pail-to-bag frosting method and achieve greater product-portion control.

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Is the Safety of Your Food or Medical Product’s Packaging a Shot in the Dark?

It’s easy enough for a company to slap a photo of someone in a white lab coat onto their website and throw around the term “compliant.” Don’t fall for such deceptions. There are a lot of different variations in phrasing regarding regulation for materials that come in contact with food and medicine, plastics among them. […]

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Food Safety Compliance

Serious about Food Safety  HQC is inspected and approved by multiple third-party auditors Safety really matters when it comes to food and drink. Whether made here in the U.S. or abroad, many products including plastic caps, scoops or closures or pouch fitments/weld spouts are not made with food safety–compliant materials. They are also not manufactured […]

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Why Dig for Powdered Product at the Bottom?

HQC’s 8oz powder plastic scoop adapts to container contours for easier access Anyone who’s used 8oz powder plastic scoops before knows the challenge certain ones can pose. In the past, many 8oz plastic scoops have been made with a pointed front end. This allows the powder to flow from the scoop in a small, controlled […]

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Integrating RFID into the Bottling Process

Insert Molded RFID into a High Speed Beverage Application by Erin J. Wolford One of the problems in the beverage bottling industry is that the machinery goes so quickly that a delicate part of the filling equipment often breaks off. By the time the machinery is completely stopped to repair and clean up the equipment, […]

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