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.
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’.
Simionato is celebrating after achieving double sales figures since it was acquired by HayssenSandiacre, part of Barry-Wehmiller Company in 2011, its 50th anniversary last year and its first imPACKED show...
An experienced engineering project manager who has completed projects for the likes of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola tells us that technology transfer costs are to blame for slow Indian uptake of...
Tetra Pak claims to have harnessed the power of plants by launching the world’s first milk carton made entirely from plant-based, renewable packaging materials.
Schib Packaging exhibited at Simionato imPACKED for the first time this week following the announcement it has been bought out by Hayssen Flexible Systems.
Food packaging is heralding an ‘age of emotion’ with brands tapping into the trend of personalization, attendees at Empack 2014 in Stockholm heard this week.
Simionato, a HayssenSandiacre company, which develops and produces linear and multihead weighers and vertical packaging machines, opened its doors to food processors and distributors this week.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Great Britain warns that more consumer education is needed to reduce the number of PET bottles being sent to landfill, while the company is researching the reasons...
Ishida has created 68 new jobs at its UK manufacturing base, after doubling sales of its weighing and packing equipment over the past three years.
Ultimate Packaging has installed an HP Indigo 20000 digital press to build on what it offers to current customers and expand into new markets.
The head of food packaging innovation at UK retailer Marks & Spencer has urged companies to invest in smaller, more adaptable machines to keep up with the pace of packaging...
Packaging company Nampak has opened an additional glass furnace at its manufacturing plant in Roodekop, South Africa, while eyeing up growth across the rest of the continent as well.
The average aluminium closure recycling rate in Europe has hit 45% thanks to improved collection and recycling, according to the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).
UPM Raflatac says the launch of its craft beverage label stocks will help producers communicate an artisan image on cans.
A US federal court has denied The International Group’s (IGI’s) motion for summary judgment in a case alleging the wax maker and FPC (Flexible Packaging Corp.) provided Kellogg with non-merchantable...
French company FEMAAG says a native producer of premium waters is testing its new ‘easy-to-open’ pack system for shrink wrapped bottles and other large brands are also interested.
The UK’s traffic light label has incited more objections than the Nordic keyhole system because the former is more negative in its nutrition guidance, says the European Commission.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has unveiled a checkweigher targeting high-rate food can lines.
The first edition of a Biobased Packaging catalogue, compiled by Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research has been launched by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs to the NVC Netherlands...
Pacepacker Services CEO Dennis Allison says food industry interest in robots has rocketed in the UK this year but warns that the nation lags well behind countries like Germany in...
Norwegian seafood firm, King Oscar, has relaunched its mackerel can, with an Easy Peel opening produced by Ardagh Group.
Innovations in packaging have allowed a newly formed Australian seafood company to expand their business to national and international markets.
A fire broke out at Silgan White Cap factory in Valmont Industrial Park, Pennsylvania, US, yesterday.
Iggesund Paperboard has won a partnership with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to supply its passengers with its folding box board Incada.
Weetabix has redesigned its pack to draw attention to the cereal's nutritional value in a crowded marketplace, its senior brand manager says.