Smart Packaging

There are a variety of options when it comes to printing codes on products. Pic: ©Videojet

Solving coding challenges in the dairy industry

By Mike McCormick, global marketing manager, Videojet Technologies

Where dairy production is concerned, humid and wet production environments coupled with short product shelf life creates pressures for packaging operations.

LiquiGlide expands CPG portfolio. Picture: LiquiGlide.

LiquiGlide expands its CPG portfolio in condiments and dairy

By Jenny Eagle

LiquiGlide has taken on a general manager as it commercializes its first applications in packaging with coatings for condiments (mayonnaise, dressings and dips) and dairy (cream cheese, sour cream and yogurt), among others.

Dairy manufacturers can explore packaging trends at PACK EXPO in September. Pic: PMMI

Four trends driving innovation in dairy packaging

By Sean Riley, senior director, media and industry communications, PMMI

As millennials seek out products that are healthy and all-natural, dairy is often positioned as an attractive option. Recent studies have indicated that dairy, whether low- or full-fat, offers health benefits, from combatting diabetes to boosting bone...

Tetra Pak does not anticipate any change to the company's sustainability goals or demand from its customers.

Tetra Pak on Paris Agreement: ‘It’s business as usual’

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Tetra Pak has seen a rising demand among dairy processors for more sustainable filtration technology and water recovery systems, and the company believes it can continue to achieve its environmental goals despite the US withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. 

One of the machines at the Livingston site. Picture: API.

API completes holographic and embossing site

By Jenny Eagle

API has increased its holographic foil and film manufacturing capabilities after completing a £0.5m ($642k) investment at its Livingston facility in Scotland.

Marcia Pires, polymer science researcher, Braskem.

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Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

By Jenny Eagle

Thermoplastic resin producer Braskem has partnered with Clemson University in the US and Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Brazil to create intelligent packaging which can change color if a product is unfit for consumption.

KP makes packaging for the F&B market. Pic: KP.

Klöckner Pentaplast Group to acquire Linpac

By Jenny Eagle

Klöckner Pentaplast Group (KP) will acquire Linpac for an undisclosed sum to expand into the rigid and flexible film market, focusing on consumer demand for healthy and safe food with an extended shelf life.

Russia is seeking to change regulations and requirements on dairy definitions to better distinguish between dairy and non-dairy products. ©iStock/sergeyryzhov

Russia proposes changes to dairy vs. non-dairy labeling to WTO

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of Russia, has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of amendments seeking to distinguish between dairy products with or without milk fat substitutes. 

Norway's crime unit opens investigation into TINE and Tetra Pak. Picture: Tetra Pak.

TINE and Tetra Pak investigated by Norwegian crime unit

By Jenny Eagle

Dairy cooperative TINE SA has contacted the Norwegian authorities after a report in a local newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN) claimed to have exposed an improper supplier relationship between TINE and Tetra Pak.

Parcelive tracks deliveries along the entire logistics chain via transmitter devices. Picture: Hanhaa.

BillerudKorsnäs expands into the Internet of Packaging

By Jenny Eagle

BillerudKorsnäs, which manufactures beverage, snacks and confectionery packaging, is further expanding into the Internet of Packaging by investing in a minority holding in UK technology firm Hanhaa.

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