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Egg whites in plastic can be used as alternative for petroleum-based food packaging

Egg whites in plastic can be used as alternative for petroleum-based food packaging, according to researchers at the University of Georgia, in the US.

Rexam jumps on ‘fantastic’ opportunity for beverage cans in India

The beverage can remains a ‘novel’ form of packaging in India, according to manufacturer Rexam. But having seen a 72% increase in sales volume in 2014, the company predicts the packaging will become much more popular. 

SGS and Trace One launch T Transparency software built on cloud-based social network

SGS Supply Chain Solution has partnered with Trace One to utilise its T Transparency software to communicate more effectively across the supply chain on a cloud-based social network.

‘Some food packaging designs are awkward to code online’

Doy style stand-up pouch for snacks and soups presents serious challenges for coding

‘Offline coders are quietly handling the awkward jobs that would otherwise hold up production.

News in brief

Unisys wins 3-year IT contract at EFSA

Unisys Corporation has been awarded a multi-million Euro contract as part of a consortium to deliver IT services and support for the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

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Tetra Pak turns recyclable cartons into fireworks

Tetra Pak turns recyclable cartons into fireworks

Tetra Pak is working on a number of initiatives to reach its goal of 40% recycling rates...

LiquiGlide non-stick coating car windshields

LiquiGlide defends attack from author who says its food product was created for coating car windshields

LiquiGlide CEO and co-founder, Dave Smith has defended the use of its non-stick coating for food applications...

Nestlé to develop its guidance note on packaging adhesives
Packaging Innovations 2015

Nestlé to develop its guidance note on packaging adhesives

Nestlé is looking to develop its guidance note on packaging adhesives for suppliers this year.

Gü Puds redesigns packaging language barriers
Packaging Innovations 2015

Gü Puds redesigns its packaging to overcome language barriers in new markets

Gü Puds has redesigned its packaging to expand all its product range into existing and new markets...

Not just any old bottle: Diageo ‘smart bottle’ thwarts counterfeiters and boosts consumer experience
Patent-pending technology on Johnnie Walker Blue Label goes beyond QR codes

Not just any old bottle: Diageo ‘smart bottle’ thwarts counterfeiters and boosts consumer experience

Diageo and Thin Film Electronics have released a prototype Johnnie Walker Blue Label ‘smart bottle,’ which can...

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