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Europe Glass EBITDA for the quarter decreased by 1%

Ardagh third quarter results sees ‘sluggish’ beer category

Ardagh Group has released its 2014 third quarter results reporting revenue of €1,311, an increase of 16% compared to 2013, claiming growth in other market sectors ‘offset continued sluggishness in the beer sector’.

dispatches from Emballage 2014, Paris

Ceisa launches film made from 100% recycled material

Ceisa Packaging has launched a transparent film made completely from recycled post-industrial waste at Emballage 2014.

Guest article

The 5 biggest legal issues for the food industry next year

Legal firm Roythornes, whose clients include Adams, Geest, Quenby Stilton, Univeg Katope, TMI Foods and the Cornish Pasty Company, is an advisor to the UK food and drink industry.

Sidel: ‘To lightweight or not to lightweight’

Lightweighting bottles are not always the best option when it comes to manufacturing packaging for different countries according to Sidel.

Energy saving oven system set to save plant bakers thousands

Plant bakers will be able to save thousands in energy costs with an oven system that optimizes air flow and incorporates heat recovery, claims developer Campden BRI.

News in brief

Huhtamaki to sell its Films business for €141m

Huhtamaki has entered into an agreement to sell its Films business to DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by German private equity company Deutsche Beteiligungs (DBAG), expected to be finalized in late 2014 or early 2015.

Spotlight

Tetra Pak, Gulfood Manufacturing, dairy products
Live from Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

Tetra Pak: Asia, Africa & Latin America will consume ever increasing share of liquid dairy products

Asia, Africa and Latin America will consume an ever increasing share of liquid dairy products, according to...

British Plastics Federation Peter Davis
Exclusive interview with former BPF director-general

‘Attacks on plastic products are not supported by scientific fact’

The former director general of The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has spoken out about the future of...

In pics: Two months of food scandals rocks Taiwan
Taiwan

In pics: Two months of food scandals rocks Taiwan

Recent reports that international furniture retailer Ikea has been using expired milk in its ice cream is...

Ball Corporation third quarter financial results
Firm to invest in India to meet demand for extruded aluminium packaging

Ball saw weaker than expected can sales after the Brazil World Cup

Ball Corporation has released its financial results for the third quarter of 2013, with weaker than expected...

Coca-Cola recognised for Tetra Pak bio-based plastic
Brazilian dairy Vigor picks up Silver for its Actilife probiotics

Coca-Cola recognised for Tetra Pak bio-based plastic

Coca-Cola’s Del Valle Reserva juice and Vigor’s Actilife probiotics have been recognised for their Tetra Pak products...

Canadean anti-bacterial packaging food cans tins health freshness

Jumpy about germs? Brands can boost safety and quality credentials with anti-bacterial packaging

The market for anti-bacterial food cans is set to grow, predicts market research company Canadean, adding the...

‘Pouch slouch’ to poor quality glass: PMMI Beverage Packaging report
PACK EXPO 2014: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

‘Pouch slouch’, premium appeal and poor quality glass: PMMI 2014 Beverage Packaging report

In this exclusive video shot at Pack Expo in Chicago we canter through PMMI’s 2014 Beverage Packaging...