Stora Enso launches lighter liquid packaging boards
Stora Enso has reengineered its Natura liquid packaging board to reduce raw material use and lower basis weight.
Dairy proteins could have packaging potential
Food-packaging products made from dairy ingredients could provide a viable alternative to petroleum-based packaging products, according to scientist based at the US Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
Tetra Pak to trial green plastic for carton closures
Tetra Pak has agreed to carry out a limited trial to source green plastic from Brazil for use in its carton packaging in what the company said is a first for the sector.
Tetra Pak launches 'unique' hermetic direct driven dairy separator
The world’s first hermetic direct driven dairy separator cuts energy consumption by more than a third and doubles production time said manufacturers Tetra Pak as it launched the system today.
Tetra Pak beverage pasteurizer cuts costs and product losses
A new intelligent beverage pasteurizer will cut product losses by almost a third, slash downtime and reduce energy and water consumption significantly, said manufacturers Tetra Pak.
Tetra Pak announces global launch of chilled liquid dairy products carton
Tetra Pak has announced the global launch of a carton for chilled liquid dairy products that it says is cost effective, facilitates stackability and boasts user-friendly features for consumers.
Consumers rank glass as most eco packaging material, says FEVE
Half of those surveyed in a European wide study said that glass has a more positive impact on the environment than other packaging materials such as plastics, metal cans and cartons, according to the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE).
Rock paper may offer packaging alternative
Limestone derived paper offers food manufacturers an environmentally responsible packaging material for a range of products, as not being sourced from timber, it helps to preserve the earth’s forests, claims its distributor.
New resin targets dairy and confectionery packaging markets
A new polypropylene (PP) injection moulding grade of plastic resin allows food packagers the ability to increase production, while cutting down on the material needed, the manufacturer claims.
New cost cutting, sustainable technology for dairy processors, claims Tetra Pak
A new processing line can provide dairy processors with lower operating costs and energy savings, claims manufacturer Tetra Pak.
Milk Link invests to target packaging innovations
Milk Link, a UK-based dairy cooperative, has announced it has
completed a major investment at its Oswestry cheese-packaging
plant, which its claims will become one of the most advanced sites
of its kind in the country.
Aseptic film improves safety of bag-in-box packaging
Arena Products is responding to the increasing pressures for
manufacturers to ensure food safety by adding aseptic-filling
capabilities to its Air-Evac Bag-in-Box packaging.
New polystyrene milk bottles reduce costs, waste, claims BASF
BASF, a major chemicals and plastics producer, has teamed up with
beverage bottle manufacturer ALPLA to create a bottle for milk and
yoghurt drinks using impact resistant Polystyrene (PS-I).
Amcor launches monolayer plastic packaging for milk
Amcor recently announced the launch of its single layer plastic
bottles, meeting demands for quality products that are also good
for the environment.
Tetra Pak convenience package claims prolonged shelf life
A new convenience aseptic package for ice-lollies and juice drinks
can hold different volumes without the need for machine