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Egg carton box award winner to expand overseas

Helge Schultze and his team pick up their prize

Eggbox 10er Hofer Goldland/Freiland has created an eggbox which it believes offers better protection and can be stacked easily for transport and are filled on automatic machines.

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Dairy Crest to close UK glass bottling and cream potting plants

British processor Dairy Crest plans to close two plants with the loss of approximately 260 jobs - a move it has attributed in part to the fall in demand for milk in glass bottles.

Convenience is key - but what does this mean for food safety?

Convenience-driven consumers also expect higher food quality and more adventurous options, says the Cofresco Forum.

Loma X5 spacesaver X-ray unit fits into production lines

Loma Systems has launched the X5 spacesaver X-ray, a food inspection unit which has been designed for food production zones where space is at a premium. 

Global Industry News

Hepatitis A outbreak study reveals berries as source from FoodQualityNews.com

A case-control study to find the source of a Hepatitis A outbreak in Italy has revealed that berries were the main risk factor followed by raw seafood.

News in brief

French firm produces world’s first MSC-certified baby food from FoodNavigator.com

French firm Yooji has become the first baby food company to carry the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) seal, the certification body has said.

India

Indians going sweet on chocolate thanks to Cadbury revolution from FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Largely due to Cadbury’s marketing nous, India’s chocolate market has changed dramatically since the ‘Nineties, with consumers eating more and different varieties, a new report has highlighted.

Premium private label drinks colonize branded EU shelf space: Canadean from BeverageDaily.com

An increasing number of private label drinks are gaining traction in space traditionally reserved for ‘premium’ brands, according to Canadean, as retailers appreciate the margins such products can offer.

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Coca-Cola Europe Share a Coke
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Coca-Cola Europe: ‘By keeping finance away from the table we are free to innovate'

Coca-Cola Europe entered into a debate about disruptive packaging and if firms should let finance people into...

Tetra Pak, trends, packaging, sustainability, edible packaging,
Edible food packaging, funny designs and unexpected materials

Tetra Pak: 5 Global Emerging Trends

Tetra Pak analysts Anna Larsson, Bettina Scatamachia and Kristina de Verdier look at five global emerging trends...

EU legislation packaging & packaging waste directive
EuroPack Summit celebrates 10th anniversary

EU legislation on packaging & packaging waste top of the agenda

EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen (European...

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60-second interview

What do you do? Michelle Newman Kliklok International

As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food...

Carlsberg Circular Economy EU Commission

Carlsberg to adopt The Bowtie method to maximize level of expertise

Carlsberg is moving towards The Bowtie Method to maximize the level of interaction and expertise between its...

Sidel edible oil PET glass packaging

PET packaging pounces on traditional glass territory: Sidel eyes up edible oils

Sidel sees growth in the edible oils market as a ‘huge opportunity’ for its PET packaging business...