Packaging preserves food throughout the supply chain of distribution, storage, sale, and use and carries information about nutrition and storage on its labels. Without it, goods can become exposed and contaminated. It can also refer to the process of design, evaluation, and production of packages.
SilverFox Innovations has agreed to pay Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) $1.1m settlement for misappropriating trade secrets.
UK business Great Food Affairs is expanding its Slabs crisp brand – which claims to be four times thicker than standard crisps - with a single-serve range.
‘Buying the right or wrong meat packaging equipment can spell the difference between an efficient and profitable meat packaging firm and a non-efficient one that has varied production, and efficiency...
Tetra Pak’s gable top, which was first introduced in Europe as Tetra Rex Bio-based last year, has been launched in the US and expects to deliver more than 100 million...
Flex Films, which makes BOPET, BOPP, CPP and high barrier films for food packaging for clients including Bemis, Amcor, Constantia Flexibles and Huhtamaki, has launched a zero BOPET film for...
Morinaga America (MA) has redesigned packs for its entire Hi-Chew candy line as it looks to grow US company sales 400% in the next five years.
Nonni’s Foods, North America, has relaunched its packaging for its Biscotti biscuits, to more prominently display images of fresh almonds, walnuts, dark chocolate, real caramel and toffee.
Bonds Confectionery will expand its Sweet Shop Favourites packs with the addition of Rhubarb and Custard to the range.
Entrepreneur, Glenn Stephens, MD, SHI Ltd, created a buzz with his ‘Great Bite’ shark-themed mints and packaging concept at ProSweets 2016, in Cologne, Germany.
IMA Dairy & Food USA (formerly OYSTAR USA) has partnered with Triballat-Noyal dairy company in France, to develop a 125g cup for its organic yogurt brand Vrai.
Tetra Pak has announced that the company expects to deliver more than 100m packs of its Tetra Rex Bio-based to customers during 2016.
A service to monitor Asia-Pacific packaging-related legislation that offers real-time updates has launched in Singapore.
‘CPG manufacturers are desperate for innovation that drives both top and bottom line growth, and at the same time, consumers are pressuring them to deliver more value’, according to Thomas...
The International Sweets and Biscuit Fair (ISM) has announced the top three innovations at this year’s show in Cologne, Germany.
Over the past 20 years, packaging has evolved to effectively deliver on sustainability including economic, environmental, and social learnings, according to The ULS (Use Less Stuff) Report.
The European polyethylene terephthalate (PET) industry association, Petcore Europe, is hosting a workshop on tracers in plastic packaging material at the VLEVA Conference Centre, in Brussels, Belgium, on February 24.
PWR Pack, which supplies robotic packaging to the food manufacturing industry, is expanding its production facilities as it moves into 3D grippers.
The Big Beverage Company has signed a licensing agreement with Cuipo Water and plans to launch a flavored and sparkling drink with the company at the end of the year.
US paperboard manufacturer Lamitech is extending into the bakery board market with the acquisition of Signature Food Boards.
Non-sugary snacks, closely aligned with meal-replacement foods, are demonstrating strong growth, which signals a shift in a consumer mindset to one more focused on health, according to Bosch.
Hershey’s has launched its Chocotubs crunchy cookies with chocolate dip, in in-mould labelling (IML) packaging with labels from Verstraete IML, in Brazil.
From Crown’s LED lighting to give seasonal, limited edition, premium biscuits and confectionery a striking on-shelf appeal to Bosch’s WRF 600 Flex roller former for multilayer bars – we round up some...
Piedmont Candy has installed a pre-made pouch filling and sealing packaging machine supplied by Matrix Packaging Machinery, to launch a range of mini puffs.
Solidus Solutions, previously Smurfit Kappa Solid Board Packaging, has partnered with The Verse Oogst Box, an online ordering service from The Greenery for delivering fresh fruits and vegetables in a...
Packaging’s importance has been increasing in emerging markets, with Asia’s new influence predicted to drive the segment’s value to almost US$1bn by 2020, according to a new industry report....