Demand for bag-in-box packaging from the dairy industry for foodservice products is increasing "steadily" but potential for growth still lies in the retail sector, says Smurfit Kappa....
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‘Brand owners are constantly innovating to keep up with the changing demands and requirements of consumers, as well as to stand out in an increasingly competitive environment.
Packaging giant Tetra Pak is making progress toward hitting its 2020 targets on creating sustainable progress, boosting recycling, and reducing its environmental footprint.
Dairy containers are leading a global increase in food packaging, with growth in the sector driven by Asia and Latin America as milk-based products become more popular in these regions....
Starfrost has secured a contract with Milmeq in Australia and New Zealand to supply food processing equipment across the UK and Ireland.
One aseptic technology leader says a consumer taste for natural foods and beverage, and longer shelf life, rank among factors driving sustained growth.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose the proposed acquisition by Amcor of Detmold Group’s Australian flexible packaging operation.
With the help of Dutch research organization NIZO, US cooperative United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA) has overcome fouling issues and now boasts “longer hours of operation” on its spray drying lines. ...
French group Serac has bought 100% shares in Agami, based in Paris, to expand into the packaging manufacturing market.
Tetra Pak has launched its latest packaging development, the Tetra Brik Aseptic 250 Base Crystal carton, after a "successful field test" by Chinese dairy giant Mengniu.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Greek yogurt brand Ehrmann MIXIM is hitting shelves in specially formed containers that aim for the heart.
GEA Procomac has sold the first ever aseptic filling line in India for milk products in PET bottles to India's biggest milk producer Gujarat Co-Op Milk Marketing Federation.
Greiner Packaging Corporation will open its first US manufacturing site for the food industry in Pennsylvania, US, creating 128 jobs in the next three years.
British processor Crediton Dairy has completed the £2.2m ($3.6m, €2.7m) installation of a new high-speed filling line - an investment designed to meet increasing demand for its existing range of ESL dairy drinks. ...
Dean Foods has retooled packaging for its sour cream and cottage cheese products, adding curves and stackability to the containers.
Octal Petrochemicals will manufacture polyethylene terephthalate (PET) cups and trays for the dairy and poultry industry in Saudi Arabia.
A US engineer has been awarded $1m (€735,000) to complete the development of a biogas-powered milk cooler for sub-Saharan dairy farmers that lack access to refrigeration.
Valio’s whey powder production plant in Finland has increased its production by more than 10% with its Napcon Suite from Neste Jacobs.
DAN-Palletiser has won a contract for its multi-palletiser from Swedish dairy Norrmejerier.
Tetra Pak has launched its Tetra Top with Separable Top globally after successful trials in Scandinavia but admits its consumer reception will vary according to the local recycling culture.
Greek yogurt byproduct acid whey has become a significant concern for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), says a company tasked by the agency to complete the development of technology...
Bio-based polybutylene succinate (PBS) as a food packaging material is being investigated as part of an EU project.
Alfa Laval sees enormous potential for its ultra-fast aseptic filling machine through consumer and foodservice bag-in-box beverage applications.
Tetra Pak has updated its Tetra Therm Aseptic Flex, aseptic processing unit for indirect UHT treatment of dairy and other food products.