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.
FoodProductionDaily took to the show floor of IPack-Ima this week to source the latest news and views from the expo in Milan.
Thorntons has installed five machines from Linx updating previous equipment from the firm.
Neenah Packaging has released two swatchbooks with colours, textures, weights and custom make options for premium packaging.
WestRock Company will be the name for a new company when the combination of MeadWestvaco (MWV) and RockTenn is completed later this year.
Just weeks after its integrated straw solution landed in the Polish market, Ball Packaging Europe has revealed that it has a broader target audience in mind than flavored alcoholic beverages...
Kliklok, which has worked with McVities, Heinz and Twinings, has won a contract with Weetabix to pack its Alpen cereal bars and Weetabix biscuits at a factory in Kettering, UK.
Nestlé has launched the biggest redesign of its iconic KitKat wrapper since it came to market 80 years ago, replacing its logo with the words ‘YouTube Break’.
The Oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association (OPA) has claimed that tests used in a study by Michigan State University, in the US, were largely irrelevant for oxo-biodegradable plastic.
Packaging in the shape of a mouth for blister packs of chewing gum, Tesco’s finest* redesign and a confectionery range of an eye-catching gang of crazy colourful characters, FoodProductionDaily picks...
The Food and Beverage industry has seen increasing interest in adopting biodegradable plastics to use biodegradation as a disposal route. However, most of the commercial polymers from the polyolefin and...
Clondalkin Kirchberg, the Switzerland based subsidiary of Clondalkin Group, has developed an aluminum free butterfoil for the dairy sector.
Banning plastic packaging is not a “viable option”, Indian businesses have warned ahead of an official meeting that will discuss a possible ban.
Smurfit Kappa has launched an automatic bag-in-box (BIB) filling machine, as an addition to an existing range, which includes the BIB 700 Evolutive and the BIB 700 SUP machines.
Four global trends were highlighted at Hispack 2015, in Barcelona, last month (April 21-24); green packaging; smart packaging; convenient, ready-to-use and easily accessible packaging and personalized.
The European Commission is taking Romania to the EU Court of Justice over its failure to amend revised EU legislation on packaging waste into domestic law.
Campina fresh milk and buttermilk will be available in Elopak's bio-based carton from June, FrieslandCampina has announced.
Finnish dairy Valio will continue use of Tetra Pak's 100% renewable carton, but not with the lactose-free milk it was trialled with.
Nestlé Monster Smarties and Nestlé Caja Roja chocolates picked up awards in the Food Packaging category of The Liderpack Awards at Hispack 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, last week (April 21-24).
Beverage can manufacturer Rexam has seen strong volume growth in Europe, including Russia, it said in a trading update this morning.
French manufacturer, Lucien Georgelin has partnered with RPC Bebo Bouxwiller to launch its fruit compotes and desserts in To-Go snack packs.
The next generation of packaging machines are cabinet-free, adaptive, simple, efficient and ready for Connected Industry, according to Bosch.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Wentus has developed two barrier films WSL 343040 and WSL 143031, for dry food products that it claims stops the migration of mineral oils from the outer...
Sacmi, which makes closures and containers for the beverage industry, says it has opened two offices in Africa ahead of Plastic Expo 2015 in Tunis (May 13-16).
Exhibits in point of purchase products (POP), smart packaging, 3D prototyping sustainability and ready-to-eat packs took centre stage at Hispack 2015, organized by Fire de Barcelona and the Graphispack Association,...
A "never before undertaken project" involving SIG Combibloc and GEA assisted Chinese dairy Mengniu's meal drink category entry.