Dos Pinos in Costa Rica has partnered with Tetra Pak to launch its dairy, nectars and oatmeal brands in Tetra Brik Aseptic 200 Slim Leaf carton packs.
Johnson Matthey has partnered with Cranfield University to develop modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for prolonged storage and improved management of fresh produce through the supply chain.
The global market for breathable films is estimated to reach $3.21bn by 2021, registering a CAGR of 7.5%, between 2016 and 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets research firm. The figure was $2.10bn in 2015.
Tetra Pak has partnered with DTU (Technical University of Denmark) and several Danish research institutions to study X-ray tomography for cartons as part of a €10.5m ($11.5m) project called LINX (Linking Industry to Neutrons and X-rays).
Scientists from European agriculture research institute INRA have completed a four-year EU EcoBioCap project to develop the first biodegradable trays from oil and dairy liquid effluent.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Kirchberg has created tactile packaging for beverage bottles and yogurt lids, debuted at FachPack in Nuremberg, Germany (September 27-29).
Owens-Illinois (O-I) has partnered with the Wee Isle Dairy, in Scotland, to launch its own-brand milk in recyclable glass bottles.
Sacmi has won an order with Almarai in Saudi Arabia to install a 22-head Opera 400 Roll Fed.
Bosch has relocated its R&D activities to a new facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, having outgrown its previous location in various buildings across the city.
Developments in coding and marking technology have seen a significant shift in the equipment used by many food and beverage manufacturers in recent years.
Sonoco Consumer Products Europe has created its first rigid paper container with a nearly square layout.
Yili has partnered with SIG Combibloc to launch two Baoquzhu UHT yogurt drinks, packed in CombiblocSmall 250ml.
Berry Plastics Group has entered into an agreement to acquire AEP Industries (AEP), a manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging films in North America, for $765m, expected to close in December.
The World Packaging Organization (WPO) has created an Iran Packaging Institute (IRIP) after the US and other countries agreed to lift an economic embargo imposed in 2012 to curb Iran's nuclear program, this year.
Ice cream maker Taywell breached health claim rules according to the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), in what was the conclusion of a dispute between Taywell and rival ice cream producer Perfect World.
The LiquiForm Group has partnered with Krones, which makes filling and packaging equipment, to develop and commercialize its liquid forming and filling process.
Greiner Packaging has expanded in India by partnering with Century Ultrapack in Delhi.
Bemis has seen a consumer shift in yogurt in Latin America from high end pre-made cups to simpler style packages.
Mechelec Automation has developed a TP1002 Trolley Packer for the dairy industry to pack NIS, INFINI and ECO dairy bottles.
Packaging design agency pacproject has partnered with EcoTensil to launch its Carton Spoon in Europe.
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