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.
Carrington Tea has launched its organics tea line using Innovia Films NatureFlex packaging film.
Amcor Flexibles has won Gold and Silver at the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) Achievement Awards in Florida, US, this month.
Dole Japan has developed a 'wearable banana' for the Tokyo Marathon that tells runners their time, tweets, heart rate, and doubles as a nutritious in-race snack.
Packaging Innovations 2015 delivered a 'Hat-trick' with three-in-one tradeshows last week with Empack and Label&Print at the NEC, Birmingham (February 25-26).
Nestlé is looking to develop its guidance note on packaging adhesives for suppliers this year.
TCL Packaging has launched micro-perforated printed lidding films, to replace standard hole punched films which can let in contaminants such as dirt and insects, for soft fruit and is offering...
Coca-Cola has launched a global campaign featuring icons such as Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and Ray Charles, as it celebrates the 100th birthday of its bottle.
Silgan Containers will build a metal can manufacturing facility in Burlington, US, in the spring, according to The Greater Burlington Partnership.
An application to use a processing aid in plastics has been backed under certain conditions according to a panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Gü Puds has redesigned its packaging to expand all its product range into existing and new markets including Italy, Spain and Sweden.
Diageo and Thin Film Electronics have released a prototype Johnnie Walker Blue Label ‘smart bottle,’ which can assure consumers of authenticity, help the industry track the product, and ‘completely change...
Certain types of chemicals called phthalates found in plastics may alter baby boys’ genitals before birth, according to a study in the Reproductive Health Journal.
PepsiCo’s 2015 launches will see an increased focus on products with health benefits, while it will push smaller packages to make the most of growth in its on-the-go business.
Red Espresso is launching its rooibos tea capsules in Europe, eyeing up a continent with an ingrained coffee culture and obsession with health, convenience, and coffee pods.
With plastic bottles under fire for environmental concerns, German company Xolution believes there is room in the market for resealable cans to find a gap between bottles and cans.
Innovia has appointed Omar Shafi Khan as Group CFO, replacing David Tilston in April this year.
Traysealing and thermoforming technology company Sealpac says it will be presenting a wide range of packaging solutions and international trends at Anuga FoodTec next month.
Arkema’s application to use a copolymer in nanoform does not pose a consumer risk according to a panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Rexam will build two beverage can plants in India, starting with an initial investment of £50m ($77m) in Sri City.
Responding to market gaps created by industry consolidation and closures, Sappi North America (NA) has leapt into the packaging market with the launch of its Packaging Group and a label...
Danone has moved to patent a design for a two-compartment intended for semi-liquid dairy products such as yogurts that is easier to open and suited to multipack production.
Ocean’s Halo has launched its Seaweed Chips in Innovia Films NatureFlex packaging.
With demand for clean recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) outpacing supply, the plastics industry needs to innovate now to solve its challenges and improve utilization, according to a PET trade group.
Dutch equipment supplier Cremer has introduced a servo-driven counting machine that it claims will limit downtime for top players in confectionery.
Packaging supplier, Scobie & Junor has partnered with Premium Pack, based in Vienna, Austria, to launch Premium Max shrink bag, suitable for meat processors who pack any product with sharp...