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