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.
Sonoco’s two fastest growing businesses in 2014 were display and packaging and flexible packaging, which both grew sales by about 6% due to volume gains, the company said at its...
Pepsi is inviting consumers to re-create the design of its iconic can as part of its 2015 #PepsiChallenge.
The results are in and the Alufoil Trophy winners 2015 have been announced by the EAFA, the European Aluminium Foil Association.
Arla Foods has followed Valio's lead and adopted Tetra Pak’s 100% renewable carton for its Swedish organic milk brand, Eko.
Tri-Star Packaging has launched a range of multi-coloured rPET Retro Wedges in a throw-back to the 80s.
De Jong Packaging plans to install solar panels on a surface area of 16,500m² on the roof of one of its production halls in June.
Ampac has launched its first commercial stand-up pouch with Select Harvest, using a QuickZip closure and Aplix fastener.
Elopak has installed AVT’s SpectraLab, a quality assurance tool, which allows printers to more perfectly match the brand colors of its customers, at one of its carton packaging plants in...
The Carton Council of North America has received a Trashies award from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and Smithers Pira, in the Partnership category.
Ecolean plans to open an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this month, where it sees potential for the launch of its transparent aseptic pack.
Bosch Packaging expects a significant growth in bioplastics and is carrying out systematic studies on what materials are biodegradable.
Tetra Pak's 100% renewable Tetra Rex Bio-based carton will be rolled out globally after a successful trial with Finnish dairy Valio.
Ardagh Glass Group North America has launched two 750ml wine bottles with Stelvin closures for its Claret Regal and Burgundy Inspiration brands.
SIG Combibloc has entered Germany with its combisafe retortable cartons for Organic vegetables and pulses at Aldi Süd and its three ‘Bio Sonne’ brand vegetable, filled by food manufacturer Jütro,...
‘Offline coders are quietly handling the awkward jobs that would otherwise hold up production.
Consumers can use their phones to programme personalized messages on bottles, with Bluetooth technology and an app launched by Medea Vodka.
Snack manufacturers can follow in the footsteps of design students – innovating positively, without a critical mind, says a market expert.
Aseptic pouch packaging could become the standard for milk, says Swedish packaging company Ecolean.
Berry Plastics Group and Klöckner Pentaplast Group have entered into a joint partnership to sell form-fill seal packaging worldwide.
The first ovenable tray skin films are coming out onto the market now, according to Sealpac.
RPC Group has launched The Fresher for Longer initiative to alert secondary school students to the problems of food waste and understand how packaging protects food.
Tetra Recart has seen success in Sweden with 57% of the market share of beans sold in one of its carton packages.
Two US senators have introduced an act that would require food packaging to be labelled if it contains Bisphenol A (BPA).
Australian packaging company Orora has sealed a new deal to supply Fonterra with multi-wall bags for its New Zealand milk powder operations.
‘Despite the recent political and economic disruption, the MEA ambient beverage market has grown and remains one of our core markets’, says SIG Combibloc as it announced opening a joint...