Berry Plastics Group has entered into an agreement to acquire AEP Industries (AEP), a manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging films in North America, for $765m, expected to close in December.
While the SmartLabel initiative has been dismissed by some as an elaborate conspiracy by big food companies to avoid mandatory on-pack GMO labeling statements, it will ultimately have far broader significance...
Researchers are developing an edible milk-based protein alternative to plastic food packaging.
The LiquiForm Group has partnered with Krones, which makes filling and packaging equipment, to develop and commercialize its liquid forming and filling process.
Newamstar, which works with Nestlé, Danone and Coca-Cola, has partnered with ZWCAD Software Company (ZWSOFT) to purchase over 100 sets of ZW3D software to design packaging and blow molding machines...
Mechelec Automation has developed a TP1002 Trolley Packer for the dairy industry to pack NIS, INFINI and ECO dairy bottles.
Packaging design agency pacproject has partnered with EcoTensil to launch its Carton Spoon in Europe.
Berry Plastics Group has announced it will close a consumer packaging manufacturing site in Dunkirk, New York, axing 50 jobs.
International Dispensing Corporation (IDC) has announced a strategic sales and marketing alliance with Privatmolkerei Naarmann GmbH, an ultra-high temperature (UHT) dairy in Germany.
A border town in Punjab has played host to the opening of a Rs1bn (US$14.9m) fully-integrated aseptic beverage manufacturing facility.
Aluflexpack, which produces flexible packaging for the confectionery and dairy industry among others, has been granted a €20m ($22m) loan from the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development).
A fire broke out at one of three production units belonging to Aptar Group at its facility in Annecy, France on Saturday (June 25).
Canadian food manufacturer Lassonde has expanded its product range with recloseable carton packs from SIG Combibloc for its Oasis NutriSolution Hydra+ for people with difficulty swallowing (dysphagia).
RPC, which makes rigid plastic packaging for the food, dairy and beverage market among others, is set to acquire British Polythene Industries (BPI) for £261m ($379m), in August, subject to...
Evergreen Packaging has launched a line of SmartPak cartons in four sizes of 40oz, 48oz, 52oz and 59oz to meet a rising demand for different sizes.
Metsä Board has partnered with BOBST, Kodak, Marbach, Henkel, and Knauer to develop an ‘Elevated Drink Box’ (EDB) based on the ‘bag in box’ concept.
Smurfit Kappa has partnered with YéO, a subsidiary of the French dairy group Sodiaal, to create a Pouch-Up packaging for yogurt drinks.
A bespoke butter tub from RPC Superfos has led to a 65% increase in sales, according to Norwegian dairy cooperative TINE.
GEA has launched a Doy-style bag filled from the top instead of the side, which it claims can enable a higher fill rate.
SIG Combibloc has partnered with Zappar to launch its first carton packs with ‘zapcodes’, which use augmented reality (AR) to engage consumers in ‘real time’ with interactive experiences such as...
Graham Packaging has beaten Coca Cola’s Christmas Bow label and Tetra Pak’s Tetra Rex bio-based carton to take Diamond place in this year’s DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation....
Elopak has partnered with Nippon Paper Industries to launch its Pure-Pak carton in Japan.
Gebo has expanded its Aidlin brand optimizing its performance with OptiFeed, which handles up to 80,000 caps per hour in the food, dairy and beverage sector.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury has partnered with Berhalter to install its SMARTembosser for embossing aluminum lids.
French yogurt brand Yoplait has partnered with Norwegian illustrator Esra Røis to launch ‘stand out’ Limited Edition packaging for its latest product, Double 0%.