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.
The sustainability-minded company will host a course showing food firms, packaging producers, and other stakeholders how to craft effective, sustainable 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 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.
Svenska Retursystem and Full Belly Farm have received Excellence in Reusable Packaging Awards from the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA).
Personify's Gail Barnes has called on dairy brand owners to "be proud" of their sustainability efforts and use tools such as Twitter to spread the word to consumers.
The spirits brand is raising a toast to sustainability with lighter packing and recyclable bottles.
PepsiCo Europe says it plans to grow the size of its contract manufacturing business six-fold in as many years to accelerate food and beverage innovation and boost productivity.
A public-private partnership has been launched to boost investment and create a competitive market for bio-based products - including food packaging - in Europe.
Adomas Pranevicius, general manager of MyDrink Beverages tells BeverageDaily.com readers how to choose the right contract manufacturer for their product – and why it's vital to assess everything from capabilities...
Arla has unveiled new and existing dairy product families in DuoSmart Light cups by Coveris in Finland.
RPC Kutenholz has created a bottle with a ‘more modern shelf presence’ for Schwartauer’s 2kg dessert sauces.
The Videojet 7510 fiber laser is designed to mark a range of packaging materials, including plastics and metals.
One of the biggest challenges in creating biodegradable material for dairy packaging is the need to withstand thermal treatments such as sterilization and pasteurization, according to the Technological Institute of...
The aluminum packaging specialist believes thirsty World Cup fans converging on Brazil will push consumption of beverages in aluminum cans past the 2bn-unit mark.
KHS claims to have developed the world’s lightest 500ml PET bottle for highly carbonated beverages with a screw cap weighing 10.9g, and says the package can unlock savings of $270,000...
Nearly two thirds of US consumers will spend more on speciality eggs, but most don’t fully understand what terms describing humanely raised eggs mean.
The company has launched MicrOs, a sized-down version its heat-and-eat pasta, in single-serve snack packaging.
Sidel claims to have launched the world’s first pasteurisable lightweight PET bottle for beer but says PET still only represents a fraction of the total packaging market in this sector....