Packaging

Dairy Dialog podcast 37: IFT and PACCOR

Dairy Dialog podcast 37: IFT and PACCOR

By Jim Cornall

This week’s podcast features several interviews from the IFT event in New Orleans earlier this month, as well as with PACCOR about their next-generation bottle caps. We also have our weekly update on the dairy markets with INTL FCStone.

The new box, made from PE (polyethylene) coated cardboard, can be widely recycled in the UK.

Solero trials wrapper-less multipack ice cream

By Jim Cornall

In the UK, Unilever has launched a trial of the first wrapper-less ice-cream multipack for its Solero Organic Peach product, with 35% less plastic compared to the original Solero Organic pack with individual plastic wrappers.

More than 61m gallons of milk are wasted by households in the UK every year, at a cost of £25m. Pic: Getty/Anon_Pichit

Could better packaging revive the milk industry?

By Beth Newhart

A study commissioned by Noluma International, which offers light protection services and certification for CPG products, suggests that proper light-protective packaging could help stem the decline in fluid milk consumption.

Lactips is looking to the replacement of polyvinyl alcohol films in home care and I&I applications, such as dishwasher tabs.

BASF signs contract with Lactips

By Jim Cornall

BASF and Lactips have signed an exclusive contract to market Lactips’ water-soluble, 100% bio-based and fully biodegradable material prepared from natural ingredients.

Arla Foods and Noluma feature in this week's podcast.

Dairy Dialog podcast 31: Arla Foods packaging announcement and Noluma

By Jim Cornall

This week’s Dairy Dialog podcast features two interviews, one with Arla Foods’ head of Europe, Peter Giørtz-Carlsen on its recent packaging announcement, and another with Noluma International LLC CEO Divya Chopra on light damage of milk. We also have...

Arla’s head of Europe, Peter Giørtz-Carlsen.

Arla looks to sustainable packaging across Europe

By Jim Cornall

Dairy products in the fridges of European households are getting better for the environment. By the end of the year, across six countries, Arla is making 600 million fresh milk cartons renewable and 560 million yogurt pots recyclable, cutting 7,330 tonnes...

Dairy manufacturers are struggling with production efficiency, unplanned machine downtime, maintaining quality, and environmental sustainability.

Processing dairy trends at ProFood Tech

By Beth Newhart

Production efficiency, automation innovation and CPG trends in dairy were all showcased at the ProFood Tech show in Chicago last week.

The show also includes 45 hours of educational programming.

What’s new at ProFood Tech 2019?

By Jim Cornall

ProFood Tech, which takes place March 26-28 at McCormick Place, Chicago, will deliver an array of best practices and innovative solutions in processing to food and beverage professionals.