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Containers may give glass jars a run for their money

Amcor rolls out PET containers that take metal lug closures

Amcor Rigid Plastics aims to make the “PET or glass?” question moot with its introduction of a 24oz hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container that accepts metal lug closures.

Shaking up the US juice aisle: Can creative flavours and Tetra Pak cartons rejuvenate a ‘stagnant’ shelf?

US supplier LiDestri Food and Beverage is setting its sights on juice, using healthier products and Tetra Pak cartons to shake up the sector. 

Special Edition: Track & Trace

Honeywell technologies track food products from grower to grocer

In post-Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) America, traceability has become a huge issue throughout the food supply chain. Honeywell is leveraging its scanning and mobility technologies to help food companies comply with traceability requirements “from point of origin to point of sale.”

Special edition: Track and Trace

Global food traceability technologies market to hit $11.15bn in 2015

Foreign producers are stepping up to tighter traceability regulations of export destinations, a trend which is pushing the global food traceability technologies market forward, according to business information portal Visiongain.  

US SVP cleared by European Commission to buy Linpac

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Linpac Packaging (Linpac) by Strategic Value Partners (SVP).

dispatches from Emballage 2014, Paris

Dylog targets detection of similar density contaminants

Dylog has launched an X-ray machine to detect low density products at Emballage 2014, in Paris.

News in brief

CGP Coating Innovation unveils Corrosafe

CGP Coating Innovation has launched a range of corrosion inhibiting products at the Emballage trade show.

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...