Horst Bittermann made his debut as president of Pro Carton at the ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) Congress (September 20-21) in Riga, Latvia, this year, taking over from Roland Rex who stood down in June after eight years.
ECMA (The European Carton Makers Association) has revised its business strategy to tackle growing challenges within the industry such as Brexit, food safety, recruiting a younger workforce, currency fluctuations and sustainability.
The use of PET as a packaging material is expected to grow globally within the liquid dairy sector, says Sidel, as it plans on showcasing its Aseptic Combi Predis blow fill seal filler, at Pack Expo 2018.
Sugar reduction and ambient drinking yogurt are two of the most interesting trends in Latin America at the moment, but both present technical challenges to food and beverage companies. Hydrocolloids are part of the solution, explains CP Kelco’s regional...