Performance Packaging has launched an alternative aseptic process to sterilize flexible packaging and its contents, avoiding hot-filling, retort processing, peroxide or peracetic baths and sprays, irradiation, pulsed light or electron-beam irradiation.
Wipak Walsrode has won an innovation award for its tactile lacquer packaging, used to package cheese products for Arla Foods.
A new study by scientists at the University of California has found that contents of many bifidobacterial probiotic products differ from the ingredients listed.
UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web technology for flexible packaging and sleeves.
The Greek yogurt revolution will continue its stateside ascent, according to Technavio. The market is slated to grow 5% each year before reaching $4bn in 2019.
Coveris has launched the first industrial injection compression IML system for spreads with Unilever and Plastisud, saving up to 20% wall thickness weight.
As the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) heads towards it annual Congress, this year in Jaarbeurs, Utrecht (18-19 November), we ask AIPIA’s managing director Eef de Ferrante what has been happening in the sector in 2015.
Danone has created a new climate plan that it says will target zero-net carbon emissions.
Global consumption of dairy alternatives is set to rise rapidly driven by Asian-Pacific, according to a recent report.
Tetra Pak has characterized six underlying needs of Millennials who are the largest and most influential generation of consumers, and explains how to target them through product formulation and packaging to attract their attention.
Elopak is the first major packaging company and the first Norwegian company to join the RE100 campaign, in partnership with The Climate Group, to engage, support and showcase influential companies committed to using 100% renewable power.
The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK, which represents Tetra Pak, Elopak, and SIG Combibloc, has announced it will become a joint owner of OPRL, which runs the UK’s on-pack recycling label scheme.
Tetra Pak will be reaching out to consumers through ad-on-pack and digital advertising and holding events for doctors and nutritionists, to promote the benefits of UHT milk in Morocco later this year.
Tetra Pak has informed all of its key suppliers they will be expected to file ethical performance reports on the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), to improve supply chain transparency.
After a late April inspection from the FDA took Columbus-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream off the shelves, the company confirmed that they are now back in stores across the country.
Napco, which works with Nestle, Mars and Kwality ice cream, has expanded its corrugated, paper and plastic packaging manufacturing capabilities to include extrusion coating, rotogravure printing and aluminium lidding.
Uflex is expanding an Indian plant to move into aseptic packaging with the facility expected to be operational by April 2017.
Printpack has developed a photochromic ink which claims to revolutionize the packaging industry in the intelligent, interactive market segment.
Together with Ardagh Group, the University of Twente and consultancy DéDutch, European dairy producer Emmi has launched a microwaveable All In One Fondü, with metal bowl and ready-to-eat cheese fondue.
Coveris has partnered with Arla and Valio on its In-mould labelling (IML) for thermoforming.
In dairy, texture is everything. Download this free white paper to learn how objective analysis can help you create the ultimate cream...