Smart Packaging

The new range retains the same environmental credentials as the rest of the Tetra Pak portfolio.

Tetra Pak launches new packaging material effects​

By Jim Cornall

Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak Artistry, which the company said will help food and beverage producers revitalize the look and feel of their products.

Coveris Americas manufactures flexible plastic and paper products, including rollstock, bags and pouches, coextruded films, shrink films, coated substrates and labels.

Transcontinental acquires Coveris Americas

By Jim Cornall

Canadian company Transcontinental Inc. has agreed to acquire the business of Coveris Americas, a business held by Coveris Holdings S.A., a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., for US$1.32bn.

TRU Aseptics took over Wild/ADM's aseptic facility in Beloit, Wisconsin, last year.

TRU Aseptics receives Grade “A” Dairy license

By Mary Ellen Shoup

TRU Aseptics (TRU), a processor and contract manufacturer of low acid products, has been approved as a Grade “A” Dairy Manufacturer and Interstate Milk Shipper by the state of Wisconsin Dairy Inspection program.

Smurfit Kappa at drinktec last year. Photo: Smurfit Kappa.

Smurfit Kappa rejects International Paper buy-out

By Jenny Eagle

Smurfit Kappa has rejected a buy-out from International Paper Company (IP) because: ‘it fails to reflect the Group’s superior prospects as an independent business and represents a valuation multiple significantly below recent comparable transactions’.

The IDFA has urged the FDA to modernize dairy product manufacturing regulations that are

IDFA urges FDA to reform areas of dairy product manufacturing

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The IDFA has urged the FDA to make regulatory updates to dairy product manufacturing, including modernizing outdated standards of identity for dairy products, revising “overly burdensome” FSMA regulations, and extending the compliance date for the revised...