Nestlé is setting up a digital innovation team with staff drawn from the company’s marketing and technology groups, moving into an office in Silicon Valley co-located with swissnex, in 2016.
Steuben Foods has installed a CFA1224-36 filling machine from SIG Combibloc, which can aseptically fill 24,000 small-format carton packs combiblocXSlim per hour.
Kellogg has filed an international patent in the US for a food cup packaging assembly that makes it easier to stack and store food products.
Tetra Pak has expanded its Budaörs factory in Hungary, investing in a production line for Tetra Brik Aseptic packaging material and a line for Tetra Recart.
Clondalkin Kirchberg, the Switzerland based subsidiary of Clondalkin Group, has developed an aluminum free butterfoil for the dairy sector.
Industria Macchine Automatiche (IMA Group) has acquired OYSTAR Group from private equity firm ODEWALD.
IMA Dairy & Food USA (formerly OYSTAR USA) has developed a thermoforming technology for its Erca EF Series of Form-Fill-Seal Machines to create proprietary shapes for cups and bottles at...
European Project, TRADEIT, hosted a Food Packaging Brokerage event during Hispack 2015 and BTA, (Barcelona Tecnologias de la Alimentacion), food technology fair, in Barcelona last week (April 23-24).
Morinaga Milk, part of Japanese Morinaga Group, based in Tokyo, has developed 'Toyal Lotus', a non-stick yoghurt lid.
Mondelez Brazil has introduced rounder packaging for its Philadelphia cream cheese, to spoon out the contents more easily.
Danone has moved to patent a design for a two-compartment intended for semi-liquid dairy products such as yogurts that is easier to open and suited to multipack production.
Kliklok has installed two QSSF600 shrink-wrapping machines at Cotteswold Dairy Tewkesbury factory, which can pack up to 150 bottles a minute.
The acquisition of Constantia by Wendel for €2.3bn is ‘the most significant deal in the flexible packaging industry since Amcor’s acquisition of Alcan assets in 2009 ($2.8bn)’, according to Moorgate...
Kliklok has sold an additional three automatic packaging lines to R&R Ice Cream in the UK for its factory in Northallerton, Yorkshire.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks Lids) has partnered with The Lake District Dairy Co. to produce polyester lids for its Quark stir-in sauces.
Tetra Pak is a B2B company but it invests above the curve in shopper and consumer insights, and Michela Vallalta, the company’s director of consumer intelligence, tells BeverageDaily.com why....
Tetra Pak says it’s vital for its customers to strike a balance between ideal package functionality and carton cost, with liquid milk one segment where consumers tend to favor a...
Tetra Pak invited BeverageDaily.com to its R&D center in Modena, Italy, to talk trends, discuss inclusive design and its work with customers to drive innovation and improve carton functionality....
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has launched a shrink sleeve which carries a printed code on the inside of the wrap, ideal for product information or competitions.
Onex Corporation (Onex) has agreed to buy SIG Combibloc Group (SIG) for €3.75bn ($4.66bn), with the transaction expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.
Tetra Pak's Suley Muratoglu has challenged packaging designers and brands to shake up the beverage and liquid dairy markets with better graphic design implementation.
Rexam tells BeverageDaily.com it is pursuing business in the dairy drinks segment and says one notable success to date was lemonade flavored milkshake MIO in Russia.
Avery Dennison has added a food-approved top coated product, PP60 top cavitated white film, to its labelling film portfolio.
Coca-Cola’s Del Valle Reserva juice and Vigor’s Actilife probiotics have been recognised for their Tetra Pak products at the 2014 ABRE Awards (Brazilian Packaging Association).
An experienced engineering project manager who has completed projects for the likes of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola tells us that technology transfer costs are to blame for slow Indian uptake of...