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Published on May 13, 2020
Published on March 4, 2020
Published on October 2, 2019
Team member Dylan Spruit presented his research at ISTA’s Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference.
Published on August 19, 2019
In August 2019, professor Almenar delivered a talk about new packaging materials for fresh-cut produce as keynote speaker at the 4th International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce.
Published on June 1, 2019
In June 2019, professor Almenar was the recipient of the 2019 IFT Food Packaging Division Outstanding Volunteer Award at the IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo.
Team member Jack Fehlberg awarded the 2019 IFU Student Excellence Award by the International Fruit and Vegetable Juice Association (IFU)
Published on May 24, 2019
In May 2019, team member MS student Jack Fehlberg was awarded the 2019 IFU Student Excellence Award by the International Fruit and Vegetable Juice Association (IFU).
Published on March 15, 2019
In March 2019, several team members were recognized because their contribution to advancing the packaging field at the School of Packaging Awards Banquet.
Professor Almenar honored by the Senior Class Council of Michigan State University as one of their "Outstanding Faculty Award" winners
Published on March 1, 2019
In March 2019, professor Almenar was honored by the Senior Class Council of Michigan State University as one of their "Outstanding Faculty Award" winners.
UBE America Inc. and Michigan State University’s School of Packaging Partnership on E‐Commerce Food Packaging
Published on February 20, 2019
UBE America Inc. and Michigan State University’s School of Packaging Partnership on E‐Commerce Food Packaging.
Published on June 25, 2018
University Showcase Presentations at the 2018 United Fresh Produce Association Trade Show in Chicago June 25, 2018.
Published on April 12, 2018
He was recognized at the Eight Annual Awards Banquet which honors the significant accomplishments of students who have received awards and scholarships together with the individuals and organizations who made them possible.
Published on March 1, 2018
Dr. Almenar was invited by the American Society of Baking to give a talk about the future of bakery packaging at BakingTech 2018 on February 26, 2018.
Published on February 22, 2018
Dr. Almenar was invited by the Cali Chamber of Commerce to give a talk about innovative food packaging at Epicentro Cluster 2018 on February 22, 2018.
Published on June 28, 2017
The research work was entitled "Development of a Novel Antimicrobial Pouch made of Polyethylene Terephthalate coated with a UV-curable Formulation containing 2-(E)-hexenal and its Effects on Blueberry Shelf Life"
Published on March 1, 2017
"Ever wonder if anyone else is facing the same professional challenges as you? Or just looking to connect with some new people in your field?"
Published on June 6, 2016
"Almenar achieved something that seemed impossible: a container that keeps the onions sliced fresh for at least two weeks."