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.
Recent market intelligence indicates use of active and intelligent packaging for meat products extends the useful life of the foods, while expanding the potential for profit.
With the opening of its expanded and updated flexible packaging plant, the company is stepping up efforts to boost efficiency.
Reynolds Group says it will perform a strategic review of the world’s second-largest carton producer SIG Combibloc after an approach by an unnamed suitor looking to buy the business.
Rigid packaging will remain a necessity for some food and pharmaceutical applications, according to Transparency Market Research (TMR) – but Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) believes the door is wide open...
The developer of plant-based plastics for packaging and other applications has landed $1.6m in funding from a Canadian government program.
The flexible packaging manufacturer has received the go-ahead from the American Institute of Baking for its products to be used in food-contact applications.
The packaging giant has signed onto The Recycling Partnership, a group of food, beverage, and package firms dedicated to increase US recycling rates.
P.E.T Engineering has designed packaging for Devin, mineral water in Bulgaria, made from Glasstar resin, which looks like glass.
The pressure to reduce costs has had a big influence on food packaging over the last five years, but it could now be time to dust off ideas which offer...
The support program is designed to guide food packaging and processing operations through the ins and outs of effective use of coding and marking equipment.
Krones said today that it will scrap packaging and palletising operations at its subsidiary Kosme, which specializes in smaller-sized filling and labelling machines for small bottlers and SMEs.
Sidel Services has cut PepsiCo energy by 19%, thanks to feedback from an annual survey.
The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) is hailing The Kennedy Group for its PureVue recycling-friendly, sustainable labels for PET containers.
A master class produced by Labelexpo Americas teaches professionals the ins and outs of designing and creating effective food labels and packaging.
The label specialists are spreading the word on sustainable packaging to food brands, beverage makers, and other companies at Labelexpo and other events.
The founder of Endoline Machinery, Ronald Yates, died aged 86 in February this year and his grandson, Andrew Yates, continues to work as European sales manager for the firm.
The sustainability-minded company will host a course showing food firms, packaging producers, and other stakeholders how to craft effective, sustainable packaging.
The Coca-Cola Company CEO Muhtar Kent says the ‘romance of the smaller package’ is critical to building more romance around brands such as Coke in the US.
INCPEN (The Industry Council for research on Packaging & the Environment) is expanding its Fresher for Longer campaign in conjunction with WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) and Kent Waste...
Tri-Star Packaging has seen a rise in demand for artisan wrap packaging, deli-style papers, eco-friendly salad boxes and pots to suit the latest street food trends, such as Mexican, South...
The Canadian government is proposing changes to its labels on food packaging to make the data more accessible and easily understood by consumers.
A processing and packaging plant (which provides frozen and canned foods under the Green Giant brand) has been hit by a fire.
Neoplanta’s Patelina meat and fish pates pâtés have been launched in resealable, shelf-life extending cups, designed by Grenier Packaging International.
Ardagh Group will close its Salem glass container facility this year, due to the ‘loss of significant business at the facility.’
UK company ValueForm – which has created food packs made from straw – says it wants to lead a change in supermarket and food retail packaging.