Tetra Pak says it wants to promote the benefits of responsibly sourced sustainable timber and has joined IKEA and Kingfisher to analyse the impact of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification.
Danone will expand its children’s range Danonino globally expanding into Russia and Asia after initial success in Spain and the UK.
Tetra Pak will close a packaging factory in Lund, Sweden, due to come into effect in February 2015, axing 250 jobs.
Croatian milk and dairy company, Dukat, is one of the first companies to sign up to Coveris Rigid 3D Digital Laser Engraved (DLE) technology.
Labelling of infant formula sold in the Pakistani department of Punjab must now include the warning “mother’s milk is the best food for your baby and helps in preventing diarrhoea and other illnesses,” according to new prohibition and guidance rules released by the region’s government.
Amcor’s LiquiForm, which uses consumable liquid instead of compressed air to hydraulically form and fill a container on one machine simultaneously will be commercialized in two to three years’ time.
Delta Packaging will open a 10,000m² production plant in Poland in June next year, to expand its services across Europe.
Reynolds Group says it will perform a strategic review of the world’s second-largest carton producer SIG Combibloc after an approach by an unnamed suitor looking to buy the business.
Arla has unveiled new and existing dairy product families in DuoSmart Light cups by Coveris in Finland.
‘It has been decades since expectant parents felt compelled to paint the nursery walls baby blue for boys and cotton candy pink for girls.
TwoPac, a wholly owned subsidiary of BioGaia healthcare company, will invest €1.7m in a factory expansion in Eslöv, Sweden.
Innovia Group, Symingtons, and Allied Glass were some of the firms recognised at the British Private Equity Venture Capital Association’s (BVCA) Management Team Awards 2014 in London, this week.
Tetra Pak will invest a further €36m in its packaging material plant in Izmir, Turkey to complete a €60m technology upgrade it started in 2012.
UTB Industry has taken over Constar, which was declared bankrupt in May and will relaunch it as part of the UTB Group.
Coveris Rigid has started producing polypropylene (PP) trays for fresh food packaging in Poland as it plans to expand its extrusion and forming manufacturing facilities.
Avantium has closed a financing round of $50m from a consortium including Swire Pacific, The Coca-Cola Company, DANONE, ALPLA, and existing shareholders to advancing PEF packaging material.
The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) WorldStar Awards saw 139 winners across 35 countries from 249 entries this year.
Packaging will form part of 11 food and beverage-based pilot projects starting next month to measure and communicate a products environmental performance.
Paolo Ventrelli from GEA Procomac tells us that the firm’s White & Safe bottle now on trial in Italy will overcome light barrier problems that have hampered PET uptake in ESL/UHT white milk.
Cheese appeals to consumers looking for a quick, protein-rich snack. Here are some examples of packages that are the cream of the crop.