Processing & Packaging

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

By Jane Byrne

What role will active and intelligent components play in future food and drink packaging? We caught up with Chip Tonkin, director of the US based Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Interpack 2011 to find out.

Dairy UK calls for recycling revolution

Dairy UK calls for recycling revolution

By Ben Bouckley

Trade body Dairy UK has urged plastic suppliers to undertake a ‘recycling revolution’ by supplying dairy producers with more recycled plastic, as it unveiled a new industry target of a using a minimum of 30% recycled plastic in milk bottles.

Innovation in dry food packaging

Special Edition: Dry Food Packaging

Innovation in dry food packaging

By Helen Glaberson

A flour product adapted especially for its resealable plastic flour pouch and a vacuum packed chocolate bar are two products that stand out above the raft of new dry food launches, according to Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD).

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