Consumers and producers are united in their desire for lighter,
functional packaging on the Russian food market, driving the
development of plastics and paper in the dairy, bakery and
confectionery sectors and sending traditional...
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,...