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Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that pitches in on the eco effort with compostable materials, natural paper, and other features.

Published: 18-Apr-2014

Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Relive the action at Foodex 2014 in Birmingham, UK, as we rub shoulders with the likes of SIG Combibloc, Ishida and Berry White not Barry White!

Published: 26-Mar-2014

IDFA Dairy Forum 2014 in pictures

IDFA Dairy Forum 2014 in pictures

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) Dairy Forum 2014 in Palm Springs, which attracted stakeholders from across the sector, has drawn to a close. But don't worry if you missed it. Here are a few of the highlights...

Published: 30-Jan-2014

Eggnog, Cheese and Brussels Sprouts: Dairy gets festive for Christmas

Eggnog, Cheese and Brussels Sprouts: Dairy gets festive for Christmas

Christmas Day is almost upon us, and it seems that dairy processors across North America and Europe are just as excited. Here's a small selection of their festive dairy product and packaging efforts...

Published: 23-Dec-2013

Danone to 'Brogurt': New directions in functional dairy 2013

Danone to 'Brogurt': New directions in functional dairy 2013

We cast an eye over key dairy NPD in 2013, as Powerful Yogurt flexes its ‘brogurt’ muscles and one startup hopes its German-style quark can sweat a new US dairy category.

Published: 10-Dec-2013

Cartons, fillers, and one-way mirrors: Inside... Tetra Pak Modena

Cartons, fillers, and one-way mirrors: Inside... Tetra Pak Modena

Tetra Pak was kind enough to invite DairyReporter.com to its behemoth R&D facility in Modena, Italy, to witness first hand the multi-departmental efforts that go into the development of new packaging concepts and filling technology...

Published: 10-Dec-2013

What could be the next Greek yogurt?

What could be the next Greek yogurt?

In 2007 Greek yogurt accounted for just 1% of US yogurt sales. Six years later, the product now commands more than a third of the sector. This led Innova Market Insights, while exhibiting at FiE 2013 in Frankfurt, to pose the question: What's the next Greek yogurt?

Published: 27-Nov-2013

Got Lady Gaga? Our list of the most controversial dairy campaigns

Got Lady Gaga? Our list of the most controversial dairy campaigns

From milk mustaches on David Beckham and Hugh Jackman to the nightmarish A Clockwork Orange and the speakeasies of the 1930s, our list runs down the milk advertisements that shaped public perceptions of dairy, and the backlash to some very contentious choices.

Published: 08-Nov-2013

Technology, ingredients, and the Blues Brothers: The International Dairy Show in pictures

Technology, ingredients, and the Blues Brothers: The International Dairy Show in pictures

After four days, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) International Dairy Show in Chicago has come to an end. Don't worry if you missed it though, here are some of the highlights...

Published: 07-Nov-2013

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit

The US dairy industry is making efforts to do what for years the confectionery and bakery sectors have been doing - getting into the Halloween spirit (or ghost if you prefer). Here's a selection of the best attempts by US processors to make their dairy scary.

Published: 31-Oct-2013

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

Silver Pail’s MD tells DairyReporter that the end of EU milk production quotas could bring price changes and discusses some of the trends shaping Ireland’s $3.6bn per year dairy export market. 

Published: 24-Sep-2013

The Last Great Stand! Drinktec 2013's Top 5...

The Last Great Stand! Drinktec 2013's Top 5...

The sheer scale of DrinkTec 2013 takes the breath away, as do many of the stands at the show, with unrivaled theatrical effects from our personal Top 5, which includes Krones, KHS, GEA, SACMI and WILD Flavors.

Published: 19-Sep-2013

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

DairyReporter.com is reporting live from Munich in Germany this week, bringing you the latest from beverage and liquid food industry trade show, drinktec 2013. Day two saw us meet up with the likes of Sacmi and Graphic Packaging to pinpoint which dairy industry trends are driving their latest technological developments...

Published: 18-Sep-2013

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day One

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day One

DairyReporter.com is reporting live from beverage and liquid food industry trade show, drinktec 2013, in Munich all this week. See what we got up to on day one...

Published: 17-Sep-2013

Top 20 Dairy Manufacturers - US firms suffer, Asian firms soar

Top 20 Dairy Manufacturers - US firms suffer, Asian firms soar

Nestlé extended its lead at the top of Rabobank's Dairy Top 20 table - moving drastically away from the likes of Danone, Fonterra, and FrieslandCampina. Can you guess who filled the other 19 spots?

Published: 10-Sep-2013

Top 10 UK Yogurt Brands - Müller dominates, Danone dwindles

Top 10 UK Yogurt Brands - Müller dominates, Danone dwindles

Müller continues to fight off competition from Yoplait and Danone-manufactured brands such as Activia - topping a Mintel list of the best selling UK yogurt brands. But who else made the top ten?

Published: 30-Aug-2013

In pics: Questions asked about Fonterra's C. botulinum crisis timeline

In pics: Questions asked about Fonterra's C. botulinum crisis timeline

As Fonterra battles for its reputation in countries that have received batches of its whey protein concentrate contaminated with the C. botulinum bacterium, it is also facing a fight on the home front. Questions are already being asked about the speed with which the world's biggest dairy exporter has reacted to the crisis, and how it has provided information to New Zealand's authorities.

Published: 06-Aug-2013

Top 5 US Yogurt Brands - Yoplait top, Chobani toppled, Dannon trails...

Top 5 US Yogurt Brands - Yoplait top, Chobani toppled, Dannon trails...

US yogurt consumers have shown that their taste for Greek yogurt isn't waning after voting Chobani, Yoplait, Dannon and Stonyfield Farms amongst their favorite yogurt brands in the influential 2013 Harris Pool EquiTrend study.

Published: 02-Aug-2013

What does your favorite ice cream flavor say about you?

What does your favorite ice cream flavor say about you?

Your favorite ice cream flavor could say more about you than you might think, US specialty ice cream store chain, Baskin Robbins, has claimed. What's you favorite flavor? 

Published: 18-Jul-2013

Häagen-Dazs 'Secret Sensations' with Bradley Cooper: General Mills launches – in pictures

Häagen-Dazs 'Secret Sensations' with Bradley Cooper: General Mills launches – in pictures

From the Millenial "drinkify" trend to Häagen-Dazs with Bradley Cooper, DairyReporter.com takes a look at the latest yogurts, ice cream, and shakes by General Mills.

Published: 15-Jul-2013

US dairy industry lobbying 2012: Who spent what and why?

US dairy industry lobbying 2012: Who spent what and why?

Every year US dairy manufacturers and organisations pump millions of dollars into political campaigns in an attempt to influence proposed legislation. In 2012, the industry spent more than $7m. DairyReporter.com spoke to 2012's top five US dairy industry spenders about their priorities last year and in the year ahead.

Published: 27-Mar-2013

FoodProductionDaily.com hits Emballage 2012

FoodProductionDaily.com hits Emballage 2012

FoodProductionDaily reports on some of sights of this year's Emballage packaging materials and technology trade show in Paris, which drew to a close yesterday.

Published: 23-Nov-2012

Top 5 US yogurt brands - Chobani wins while Danone, Yoplait brands lose out

Top 5 US yogurt brands - Chobani wins while Danone, Yoplait brands lose out

US yogurt consumers showed their taste for Greek indulgence in an influential 2012 research poll by Harris Interactive, reporting higher satisfaction levels with major brands such as Chobani and surprise below average scores for products including Dannon Activia.

Published: 14-May-2012

What's made the newswires cry 'holy cow' this year? 2012 so far in pictures

What's made the newswires cry 'holy cow' this year? 2012 so far in pictures

We check off some eye-catching dairy dates for the first quarter of 2012, a year that has seen Nestlé come out fighting against alleged infant formula in India, and a prominent US scientist questioning the need to cut sodium levels in cheese on taste, labeling and safety grounds. 

Published: 19-Apr-2012

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