With a rising scrutiny on the safety and quality of packaging, Bureau Veritas is encouraging packaging organisations to look at the latest requirements in the recently published BRCGS Packaging Standard.
Single-use foodservice packaging is increasingly being defined by the sustainability agenda, creating opportunities for innovative materials and formats that can match the performance of existing pack designs with a lower carbon footprint.
‘There is a trend for plastic packaging acquisitions despite all the bad rap for plastic, and that’s despite companies such as DS Smith turning towards Amazon,’ claims Nick Mockett, head of packaging M&A, Moorgate Capital.
This week’s podcast features three interviews, with Stephen Jones, managing director of Somerdale International, whose cheeses have made it in to Costco’s first store in China; Aarti Arora-McLean, brand communications lead at Scottish eco-friendly packaging...
Bosch has agreed to sell its packaging machinery business in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC), at the end of the year for an undisclosed amount.