Packaging & Packing Materials, Containers

Tetra Pak's renewably sourced cap

Nestlé and Tetra Pak roll out renewable cap

By Helen Glaberson

Food giant Nestlé has teamed up with Tetra Pak to launch a cap made from 100 per cent renewably sourced materials for two of its Brazilian milk brands.

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).

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

By Rory Harrington

A new intelligent technology that gives a running countdown of a product’s shelf life by analysing time and temperature data could replace traditional ‘use by’ dates on food labels, said the Norwegian company spearheading the development.