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Tetra Pak: Top Six Millennial Needs

‘Millennials are coveted by major brands and represent a significant and disruptive force for the F&B industry’

Tetra Pak has characterized six underlying needs of Millennials who are the largest and most influential generation of consumers, and explains how to target them through product formulation and packaging...

Elopak first packaging company to join RE100 campaign

Elopak is the first major packaging company and the first Norwegian company to join the RE100 campaign, in partnership with The Climate Group, to engage, support and showcase influential companies...

The two companies will assume joint control over four Coca-Cola bottlers

European Commission approves The Coca-Cola Company and Cobega acquisition

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Cobega (Spain) for joint control of Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) in the UK.

Tetra Pak 2015 Sustainability Report

Tetra Pak to launch ad-on-pack advertising to promote UHT milk in North Africa

Tetra Pak will be reaching out to consumers through ad-on-pack and digital advertising and holding events for doctors and nutritionists, to promote the benefits of UHT milk in Morocco later...

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

Tate & Lyle launch Middle Eastern recipes with a healthier twist

Tate & Lyle launched a menu of Middle Eastern recipes with a healthier twist at Gulfood Manufacturing, in Dubai last week (October 27–29) to tackle the growing number of consumers...

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

Napco expands into extrusion coating, rotogravure printing and aluminium lidding

Napco, which works with Nestle, Mars and Kwality ice cream, has expanded its corrugated, paper and plastic packaging manufacturing capabilities to include extrusion coating, rotogravure printing and aluminium lidding. 

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

Tetra Pak: Consumers prefer natural sweeteners, with artificial sweeteners the number one concern

With 30% of the global population overweight or obese, there is an acknowledgement this is a real problem (not just from sugar and juice beverages). Consequently, consumers are paying more...

Uflex taps into aseptic packaging demand

Uflex is expanding an Indian plant to move into aseptic packaging with the facility expected to be operational by April 2017.

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Ball to acquire remaining stake in ‘one of most successful JVs in our history’

Ball Corporation is to acquire the remaining stake in what it called ‘one of the most successful joint ventures in the company's history’.

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Copper & Kings appoints two distribution partners for its American Brandy and Absinthe spirits

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has appointed two distribution partners for its American Brandy and Absinthe spirits.

RPC Superfos answers Middle East trend with camel milk ice cream tubs

RPC Superfos has partnered with Al Ain Dairy Company in the UAE to launch ice cream made from camel’s milk in RingLock tubs.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra throw spotlight on Middle East

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra will focus their efforts on the Middle East at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week (October 27-29) with two conferences entitled Next Generation Manufacturing and...

AB InBev and SABMiller reach agreement on takeover deal

A deal to create the world’s largest brewer has been agreed ‘in principle,’ AB InBev and SABMiller have announced this morning. 

‘Elemis’ sugar replacer to revolutionise bakery industry

UK bakery market to grow by 9% by 2020

Ulrick & Short has sold its first sugar displacement product, ‘Elemis’, as it predicts the UK bakery market will grow by 9% by 2020.

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The live debates: Call for panellists at ISM and ProSweets sessions

ConfectioneryNews will host three live sessions at ISM and ProSweets 2016 and seeks experts in confectionery packaging, chocolate reformulation and companies with innovative strategies to reach Millennials to join our panels.

Mars opens center to address food safety risk portfolio

Mars Incorporated has opened a pre-competitive research and training facility in China to address food safety.

Update on European Commission Phase II proceedings

Ball receives warning Rexam deal may increase price of aluminium cans and bottles

Ball has allegedly received a statement of objections (SO) from competition watchdogs over its deal with Rexam, warning it may increase the price of aluminum cans and bottles.

Syntax China to sell Michelman HP Indigo presses

‘Rapid development of Chinese digital printing market’

Michelman has signed a distribution agreement with Syntax Technology, in Beijing, China, to sell its HP Indigo presses.

EuroPack Sustainability Forum: McDonald’s, Nestlé & Sealed Air

‘People don’t understand packaging sustainability - they expect the big brands to take care of it’

The sustainability of packaging is a huge issue. People don’t really understand how all things work together but they expect big brands to take care of it and we are...

Verstraete IML nears completion of Maldegem factory

Verstraete IML will complete an additional 2,400 m² of production space by opening a factory in Maldegem, Belgium, in December.

Umisol installs Infrared Blocking window filters at Coca-Cola

Umisol has partnered with The Coca-Cola Company to install its Infrared Blocking Filter at its Services Building at its company HQ in Brussels.

ECMA Congress 2015, Bucharest, Romania

‘If there is no progress in property freedom and corruption there will be no sustained growth in Romania’

Romania adopted a revised Fiscal Code last month which will see a budget deficit of 2%, and a gradual cut in VAT, down to 20% as of January 2016, and to 19% in 2017.

ECMA 55th anniversary: ‘Bucharest is in a country full of contradictions’

The European Carton Maker’s Association (ECMA) opened its 48th Congress in Bucharest, Romania, today (September 10), under the theme ‘One Europe; Embrace Multiple Realities’. 

AKG to become a ‘Centre of Expertise’ for Veolia

AKG is to become one of Veolia’s Centre of Expertise, specializing in polypropylene (PP) recycling, compounding and manufacturing.

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Triple partnership to boost biomass steam boiler installation in F&B industry

AvantiRenewables, a division of AvantiGas, has partnered with Byworth Boilers and Janfire UK to offer industrial biomass steam boilers to the F&B industry with no upfront capital.

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