A new report into UK High-density polyethylene (HPDE) recycling rates has revealed that milk bottle recycling rates hit a high of 76 per cent during 2010, but 20,000 tonnes of plastic a year are still sent to landfill.
Shorter product shelf life, the need to use a raft of coatings and changes in the appearance of food and beverage cans are all potential consequences of the French ban on bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging from 2014, said the German Metal Packaging Association.
FoodProductionDaily.com gained an exclusive interview with Tetra Pak president and CEO Dennis Jönsson to discuss the demand for less packaging but improved product functionality, as he prepared to address delegates at the World Dairy Summit 2011 in Parma,...
Tetra Pak president and CEO Dennis Jönsson has admitted that his company didn’t do enough to raise awareness of the recycling potential of cartons during their crucial formative years in the UK market.
Tetra Pak claims that an ‘industry first’ combination of closure technologies will allow it to extend low-cost large openings into new ambient beverage categories with its new Tetra Brik Aseptic Edge 1000 carton.
A monster dairy processing facility claimed to be one of the “largest, most modern and technologically advanced plants in the world” is scheduled to open in the first week of November, family owned pizza cheese giant Leprino Foods has confirmed.
UK dairy processing giant Robert Wiseman Dairies is set to introduce a new 'tinted' milk cap that it claims will significantly increase the quantity of recycled plastic available for use in its packaging.
New global guidelines on packaging sustainability will help companies reduce their carbon footprint while boosting efficiency and spur more effective communication between players throughout the supply chain, said Unilever’s Nigel Bagley.