Tetra Laval has filed a patent for technology that harnesses the power of electromagnetic fields to increase the speed of inserting sticks into frozen ice cream.
Sachets you can open with one hand; ready meal trays made from paper; and 'bubbly' designs for bottles - all were on display at Empack 2014 last week.
Food processing equipment manufacturer FOODesign, a tna company, has launched its hot oil batch-pro 12, a series of cookers and fryers outside of the US.
Europen is calling on upcoming EU legislation to refrain from setting mandatory national packaging design requirements, saying this will undermine the internal market for goods in the EU.
Tesco packaging manager Paul Earnshaw insists the retailer is keen to banish the perception that packaging is a Cinderella discipline given its importance in the overall consumer ‘brand experience’.