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What Expiration Dates Really Mean

Posted by Cecilia Barcenas on Sep 8, 2021 8:31:00 AM

Very often, our grocery store products come with various expiration dates and numbers. There are so many that it can be difficult to tell which ones reveal the safety information we want. This article on what expiration dates really mean will hopefully help clear up some of the mystery.

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Topics: Inkjet Coding, Date coding, inkjet coder, date code, thermal inkjet coding, date coder, Expiry Date, Expiration Date

Why Is Date Coding Required?

Posted by Cecilia Barcenas on Sep 1, 2021 9:15:00 AM

To answer the question, “Why is date coding required?” we should explore how food manufacturers work with different stakeholders. When it comes to date coding, manufacturers must live up to the standards set by the government, their industry, and their consumers. By comparing how these influences create the date codes we see on our products today, we can better understand why they are required.

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Topics: Inkjet Coding, Date coding, inkjet coder, date code, date coder

What Is Inkjet Date Coding?

Posted by Cecilia Barcenas on Aug 16, 2021 9:15:00 AM

The world of packaging and labeling can get overwhelming for some business owners and managers. Thankfully, there are resources to help guide them through whatever confusion they might encounter. Inkjet date coding, in particular, is an area that people need to be educated about. So, read on to discover the answer to, “What is inkjet date coding?”

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Topics: Inkjet Coding, Date coding, date code, thermal inkjet coding, date coder

Different Methods To Reduce Product Recalls

Posted by Cecilia Barcenas on May 26, 2021 10:39:00 AM

Don’t let a product recall hurt your business’s reputation and bottom line. Instead, be active in your production processes and transportation procedures to avoid product recalls at all costs. While you can’t get rid of product recalls altogether because, unfortunately, issues do occur, you can do your best to avoid them as much as possible. For an insightful look at the different methods to reduce product recalls for your business, continue reading. With the right preparations, can be proactive in keeping product recalls at bay.

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Topics: Consumer Protection, Food Recall, Quality Assurance, Date coding, Box Coder, Box Coding, Product Recall

Snack food company simplifies coding with Meenjet

Posted by Ken Mogensen on Mar 15, 2021 9:20:00 AM

Leading manufacturer of canister snack products eliminates excessive maintenance and upkeep.

Grand Papa’s Canister Snacks was established in 1996 as a leading supplier of canister snack products by Michael Robin - who started in the industry as a potato chip driver before becoming a self-established distributor. It has grown to become a leading snack food manufacturing and distribution company, including Robin Distributors, HMR Distributors, and MBD Distributors all located in Detroit, Michigan.

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Topics: Coding & Marking, Inkjet Coding, Meenjet, Meenjet MX1 Printer, Meenjet MX1 Coder, Date coding, Handheld printer, Handheld inkjet, Handheld coder, Non porous ink, Portable coder, Portable printer, Thermal inkjet, CIJ, Box Coder, Case Coding, Box Coding, Meenjet MX2, Success Story

Factors That Affect Date Codes on Glass Bottles

Posted by Richard Turner on Mar 11, 2021 8:54:00 AM

Glass bottles are one of the most common packaging option used in food and beverage manufacturing. Not only are they used for beverages, but also for other products such as condiments, cosmetics, and more. In regards to labeling, glass bottles must have the same identification requirements as other items. Read on to learn more about the different factors that affect expiration date stamps on glass bottles.

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Topics: Inkjet Coding, Date coding, Bottle Coding, coding and marking, date code

Types of Inkjet Coding You Should Know

Posted by Cecilia Barcenas on Mar 9, 2021 8:46:00 AM

Inkjet codes on products and packaging communicate essential production information for the food and beverage industry, medicine packaging, and more. Federal rules and regulations exist for these industries and products to ensure that labeling and coding are clear and correct for traceability and consumer protection purposes. Such regulations seek to prevent misinformation that could be harmful to retailers and consumers.

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Topics: Inkjet Coding, Date coding, inkjet coder, lot coding, coding and marking, batch coding

Reasons Why Product and Packaging Coding Matters

Posted by Richard Turner on Mar 5, 2021 8:35:00 AM

Product packaging and coding allows for manufacturers, retailers, and consumers to get all the necessary information about a product. This is one of the many reasons why product and packaging coding matters. For more on this topic and additional reasons behind the importance of coding, read the material provided below.

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Topics: Consumer Protection, Food Recall, Inkjet Coding, Quality Assurance, Traceability, Product Identification, Date coding, Label coding, Bottle Coding, Case Coding, Bar code, lot coding, coding and marking

Beverage Bottling Date Coding Practices

Posted by Richard Turner on Mar 3, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Date coding is a very important element for all products, especially food and drinks. It is not only important because it provides clarity to a product and its manufacture date, but it also provides the correct information regarding the product’s expiration date. Properly and efficiently sharing this information is crucial for all food and beverage businesses to provide safety and security to their consumers.

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Topics: Inkjet Coding, Date coding, Bottle Coding, inkjet coder, lot coding, coding and marking

Basic Labeling Requirements for CBD Products

Posted by Ken Mogensen on Feb 25, 2021 11:39:00 AM

CBD is a new and ever-evolving industry, so it can present many struggles for the businesses selling CBD products to work through. One of these problems is the labeling for products. The lack of regulations combined with the newness of the industry leaves much uncertainty when it comes to labeling. Luckily for you, we have some basic labeling requirements for CBD products that could help.

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Topics: Inkjet Coding, Traceability, Date coding, Thermal inkjet, lot coding, CBD, Cannabis

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