Tetra Pak has partnered with Akef Pack-tec, an Egyptian shopping bag manufacturer to open a recycling plant in Egypt, in Q4 2014.
Tetra Pak has donated $1.5m to the victims of typhoon Haiyan, in the Philippines, and sent 500,000 packs of UHT milk.
Nestlé has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven consumer firms to promote the development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.
The Americk Group, which has invested over £9m ($14m) in equipment in the last two years, has acquired Systems Labeling Limited, a UK label producer.
An ageing population, new EFSA health claims, protein perceptions and a focus on sugar as opposed to fat are some key considerations that are or should be driving the dairy industry, according to an analyst.
Venezuelan food manufacturer Empresas Polar claims it has created the country’s first non-refrigerated yogurt, named MiGurt.
Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina will cut 246 jobs when it closes two plants in Eindhoven and Woerden, Netherlands.
Green polyethylene (PE) is growing with Tetra Pak, General Mills and Danone adopting the technology but is not yet at full capacity, according to Braskem.
Insignia Technologies will go ahead with trials in the US, UK and Europe after renewed interest with a sizeable cash investment.
Breast Cancer UK has called for the immediate ban on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food and drinks packaging as part of a manifesto launched at a parliamentary reception this week.
Axion Consulting has seen a major breakthrough in sorting technologies which could increase the recycling of an estimated 180,000 tonnes of waste polypropylene (PP) pots, tubs and trays every year in the UK.
Drinktec’s organizers claim that the trade show is ‘simply the best’ after almost 70,000 visitors attended the show, which won glowing reviews from GEA, Ecolab, Döhler and Gebo Cermex.
What were your impressions of DrinkTec 2013 in Munich last month, in terms of the beverage concepts and processing and packaging solutions on show? How would you rate the show on a scale of 1-10?
Bright Dairy has credited Tetra Pak with helping it “cement” the premium image of its ambient yogurt brand, Mosili’an, which the Chinese dairy giant recently relaunched in the Tetra Prisma Aseptic carton.
Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny joined executives from Tesco, Glanbia and the World Bank to address "Our Food, Our Future" in Dublin on Thursday September 26.
NanoBarrier is bidding to improve and modify bioplastics using nanotechnology to boost properties to compete with traditional oil-based plastics.
Tetra Pak expects to see more canned food manufacturers turning to flexible carton packs thanks to consumer preference.
US dairy processors are countering declines in fluid milk consumption by processing non-dairy beverages including iced teas and coffees, almond or soy-based ‘milk’ drinks and even lemonades.
Ben Bouckley and Mark Astley from BeverageDaily.com and DairyReporter.com chat about technology and trends at Drinktec 2013, including the show’s growing international focus and the trend towards added-value dairy beverages.