While Nestlé's chief executive continues to query the motives
behind the Italian government's seizure of million of litres of its
baby milk, details are emerging that infant formula from Royal
Numico and SMA Nutrition may...
As Nestlé recalls two million litres of baby milk in four European
countries due to a packaging problem, the company is attempting to
calm consumer fears that their children were in danger ofingesting
a printing chemical from drinking...
US-based Graham Packaging is to acquire four Tetra Pak plants that
make HDPE (high-density polyethylene) plastic bottles for
nutritional beverages and value-added dairy beverages supplying
markets in Belgium, Brazil, Turkey, and the...
The recent unparalleled consumer trend for dairy-based beverages
and probiotic drinks, together with the emergence of a so-called
single-serve society, are two factors that are continuing to buoy
polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging...
Aluminium packaging giant Alcan is investing $55 million to build
and equip two new Russian plants - a clear indication that foreign
firms are beginning to take notice of the Russian packaging market,
writes Anthony Fletcher.
A UK firm has come up with an innovative packaging and processing
solution that will allow smaller retailers to create their own
branded ice-cream products at the point of sale (POS), giving them
the opportunity to penetrate the highly-consolidated...
Thin, flexible and easy to handle - that is the major food
packaging trend emerging on the Polish market, helped along by
rising sales of dairy products and new hygiene laws on baked goods
in shops, writes Chris Mercer.
The lagging UK packaging industry is vesting hopes in the dairy
sector as the source of a next generation of innovative packaging,
but individual companies view this opportunity as unlikely to
benefit British domestic packaging sales,...
US scientists have designed an edible film made from natural
ingredients that protects foods coated in the material from
spoiling. The film can also hold vitamins and other nutrients
within it to boost the nutritional value of the...
Packaging and bottling systems provider Krones has developed a new
high-speed packing tray capable of running at up to 100 cycles per
minute and a new PET-Asept Filling System for cold aseptic filling
of high- and low-acid products...
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) consumed some 200,000
tonnes of processed cheese last year, a rise of nearly 18 per cent
on the 165,000 tonnes consumed in 2000, according to Proteus
Insight. The UK market analyst believes...
Kerry Foods, a leading supplier of value-added foods to major
supermarket chains, has installed a PA2016 heat-sealing machine,
equipped with modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) capability, at
its production plant in County Wicklow,...
UK cheese producer Wensleydale has linked up with Ulma, a leading
player in the country's flexible packaging marketplace, for a new
packaging solution to cope with increasing production of speciality