Beverage packaging design will revert away from a recent shift towards cost effectiveness, and back to longer-term trends such as added value and convenience, as countries begin to emerge from...
Food and beverage industry robots offer productivity and cost savings that the industry cannot ignore, according to French end-of-line packaging machinery specialist Cermex.
All of Arla’s fresh milk and Cravendale polybottles now contain 15% recycled plastic, and bosses are confident of doubling this percentage to 30% by 2015, the firm has revealed.
Huhtamaki has reached an agreement to sell most of its European rigid packaging operations for €52m as part of an ongoing strategy to offload what it sees as a non-core...
SIG Combibloc has launched a new 1-litre aseptic carton pack for long-life milk products that shaves 28 per cent off the carbon footprint of its standard packs.
The world’s first 100 percent biodegradable chip packet attracted a lot of noise last week, but not the buzz that SunChips’ maker FritoLay had been hoping for.
Milk Link and APLIX have joined forces to develop a new open and closure system to make cheese packaging more intuitive.
Developers of an eco-friendly packaging coating made from starch and clay designed to replace plastic films are seeking partners for commercialisation of the innovation.
Convenience and versatility are two benefits of a “unique” easy-to-open and resealable packaging design for use across a range of materials and sectors, said Mondi Consumer Bags and Films.
Producers must ensure packaging is more sustainable as customers remain convinced that food packing is excessive and are altering their consumption patterns as a result, warns research from Datamonitor.
Sustainable packaging is a buzzword on the lips of consumers and industry players alike. But what is sustainable packaging and how far has the sector come in developing a road...
Greiner Packaging has developed a green version of its K3 packaging technology – a new plastic-cardboard combination for cups and tubs.
BoPP film producer Taghleef Industries (Ti) has announced plans to enter the bioplastics polylactic acid (BoPLA) packaging market by the end of this year.
New active and intelligent packaging rules and guidelines introduced last year across Europe should bring much-needed clarity to the sector and pave the way for innovation, said one expert as...
Foodex this year sees a series of seminars on the latest regulation pertaining to third party inspection certification and packaging aswell as new food hygiene initiatives, research and innovation developments...
Stora Enso has reengineered its Natura liquid packaging board to reduce raw material use and lower basis weight.
Life cycle analysis of different milk packaging options has revealed that minimising weight and recycling offer the biggest environmental benefits.
Global leaders across the packaging, food manufacturing and retail sectors have approved a set of common definitions and principles for sustainable packaging.
Food-packaging products made from dairy ingredients could provide a viable alternative to petroleum-based packaging products, according to scientist based at the US Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
A leading carton trade body has criticised the UK’s packaging strategy for failing to recognise the significance of renewable materials after a study found 90 per cent of consumers...
Dairy packaging specialist Stanpac is relocating its Dallas operation to Brenham, Texas, in a move that strengthens its partnership with Blue Bell Creameries.
Production of recycled HDPE is accelerating fast as milk processors race to meet the 2010 Milk Roadmap targets.
Tetra Pak has agreed to carry out a limited trial to source green plastic from Brazil for use in its carton packaging in what the company said is a first...
Figures from the Dairy UK sustainability report reveal progress on green packaging but significant disparity exists across the industry.
A limited number of Breyers ice cream tubs that may contain undeclared wheat are being recalled by makers Unilever in conjunction with the FDA.