RTD teas provide undeveloped opportunities for flexible packaging, but brand owners must look long term rather than expect short-term penetration, one analyst believes.
General Mills hopes to influence purchase decisions in the cereal aisle with a limited edition comic book series across selected Big G brands.
BASF has expanded its Ultramid C production for flexible food packaging films in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Beverage brand Rumble is shaking up the nutritional drink category by launching in aluminum bottles from Ball Corp.
‘Brand owners are constantly innovating to keep up with the changing demands and requirements of consumers, as well as to stand out in an increasingly competitive environment.
Packaging giant Tetra Pak is making progress toward hitting its 2020 targets on creating sustainable progress, boosting recycling, and reducing its environmental footprint.
Stand-up pouches face a fight to wrest beer market share from traditional formats like bottles and cans that are ‘ingrained in the consumer’s mind’ but could carve out their own...
Carton packaging is a cheaper and better way to package olive oil, according to Crete olive oil co-operative Peza Union Crete.
Sirane has launched the first nylon based ovenable bag that can be flow wrapped and heat-sealed, the UK packaging company claims.
Stand-up pouches saw an increase of 33% (80m units) in the US in 2013, and will be one of the fastest growing types of packaging up to 2017, according to Euromonitor International.
Japan offers packaging companies an opportunity to develop more attractive products, with the importance of aesthetics built into its culture, according to market research agency Canadean.
Dairy containers are leading a global increase in food packaging, with growth in the sector driven by Asia and Latin America as milk-based products become more popular in these regions....
Winkler Plastic in California, US, has changed its name to Nuconic Packaging as part of a rebranding initiative.
LiquiGlide is celebrating an anniversary milestone after seeing demand grow for its Invention of the Year Award, a wet slippery coating used in packaging.
Emerging economies will drive food containers sales to $139bn by 2017, according to research firm Freedonia.
Premium green tea brand Teasy will launch in the UK this spring using Rexam's aluminum Fusion bottle to distinguish it from 250ml slimline cans.
The Reusable Packaging Association is bringing together industry members to hammer out stronger sanitation guidelines for reusable food containers.
Zego, a manufacturer of allergen-friendly snack bars, has launched wrappers and boxes with QR codes enabling consumers to keep tabs on allergen products.
Materne North America, the makers of GoGo squeeZ Applesauce, will reportedly invest $85m in a food processing plant in Nampa, Idaho, creating 230 jobs.
MillerCoors has stepped up to be the first US brewer to pour one of its beers, Miller64, into cans and bottles with nutritional labelling.
‘When the symptoms of chiselling show up in the packaging part of a business, it is more common than not to see the company in question has made a culture...
Adept Technology has landed an award for its SoftPIC food gripper, designed to handle delicate edibles and tricky packaging.
Demand from elderly consumers and students for consumer packaging that is lighter in weight and easy to carry has led to a move away from breakable glass, according to Esterform...
Thanks to labor efficiency, boosted productivity, and greater flexibility, robotics play a larger role in processing and packaging lines than ever.
Budweiser is launching a limited edition ‘trophy’ aluminum bottle in 40 countries worldwide this year in honor of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.