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.
Tetra Pak has adapted its Tetra Evero Aseptic carton bottle to make it suitable for milk products with oxygen-sensitive enrichments.
Orkla has signed a licensing agreement with LiquiGlide to use its slippery coating for mayonnaise products in the Nordics, Germany, Benelux and the Baltics.
Quantrelle Packaging Solutions is doubling the size of its facilities from 46,000 sq ft to 65,000 sq ft in London, to increase capacity in its clam packing, shrink wrapping, sleeve...
Colimatic has claimed its vacuum flowpack machine can cut down on film waste.
The Nordic Council of Ministers (Norden) has published a guidance document on metals and alloys used in food contact materials (FCMs).
In partnership with IPL, Ana’s Foods has replaced its rigid salsa containers with the SkinnyPack, a flexible-rigid container that combines thin, flexible film with a strong, rigid frame.
Heinz has apologised to a consumer in Germany after he scanned a QR code on a ketchup bottle and it took him to a porn website.
Dairies around the world must innovate and communicate to "revitalise the relevance of milk" among consumers, says Tetra Pak.
‘Despite the fact nearly all of our packaging is recyclable, it is often not recycled’, says Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) in its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report.
Designing a sustainable package is a chain activity. Many companies claim to be ‘green’ but they are just working on a green image, according to Professor Roland Ten Klooster, chair,...
This year’s WorldStar Awards saw 148 winners from 33 countries with celebrations taking place at IPACK-IMA in Milan.
One way to help in the reduction of waste is to reduce the ‘scrap rate’ of packages, says Flex Essentials as it launches control packages to the FlexPak Package Leak...
Stora Enso and NXP Semiconductors have partnered to make intelligent packaging and Stora Enso will open an Innovation Centre in Helsinki later this year.
Sutherland Packaging has developed direct print technology for both large and small-scale corrugated units, which removes the need for a lithographic label to be applied over corrugated substrates.
Coop Denmark is celebrating the success of its private label organic brand, Anglamark, but says if it expects to stay in the market it demands investment, brand protection and innovation,...
Smirnoff, Gatorade and Minute Maid have been recognised in the inaugural AWA Alexander Watson Associates Sleeve Label Awards at the International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition 2015 in Miami, Florida.
The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled a PET bottle made completely from plant materials, but says there is still some work to do before it reaches a commercial scale.
RMGroup, automated robotic packaging machinery and process systems has received £300,000 funding from the Welsh Government as it invests £1.5m in a facility in Wales, UK.
Sirane has added Oven/BBQ Smoking Bags to its Thinking-Cooking range.
Sigma Packaging has expanded its product and service offerings beyond packaging machinery to include processing and support equipment and will rename the company SIGMA Equipment, effective August 1, 2015.
Many companies that have stopped using bisphenol A (BPA) in canned food did not reveal what they are using instead, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
There is a growing awareness of the importance of quality when it comes to luxury packages and foiling, embossing or a combination of both can make a product more appealing...
Innovia Films has won its first commercial deal for its Propafilm RCU with German chocolate manufacturer, Halloren Schokoladenfabrik.
PacXpert from Dow Packaging enables the transition from larger traditional rigid containers to flexible packaging with potential cost-cutting benefits, according to a licensee of the technology.
GN Thermoforming Equipment has entered the form/cut/stack thermoforming market and revealed it has sold its first unit to a European processor for production of PET sealed containers.