The two companies are joining forces to convert biomass into bio-based packaging materials.
Italian labeling specialist PE Labellers is celebrating after Coke-owned Brazilian water brand Água Crystal scooped a packaging award that owes much to its technology.
The corrugated box industry generally keeps a low profile, but we have recently taken part in a debate about safe packaging use in Canada.
SIG Combibloc expects its aseptic carton and filling business to “grow exponentially” in Africa in coming years as consumer demand for long-life dairy products rockets.
Integrated conveyor systems from Videojet Technologies match up material handling equipment with the company’s marking/coding gear.
Absolut Vodka’s director of packaging development confesses he is surprised by the lack of innovation in wine packaging, and insists company size is no barrier to innovation.
A food processing researcher has scored a grant of nearly $300,000 to explore bio-based antimicrobials and other nanotechnology applications for food packaging.
Sirane has launched a cook-in-bag pack that takes meats, veggies and other edibles directly from the fridge to the barbecue.
The annual WorldStar awards (presented by the World Packaging Organisation) recognize excellence in packaging design: sustainability, functionality, aesthetics and more. Here are some of the winners in the Food category...
Ishida Europe plans to expand into Africa next year and snacks will spearhead the move, its managing director says.
Rose Forgrove has introduced a flow wrapper designed to package soft, sticky or wet products.
Pouring its tomatoes into colorful pouch packaging has helped the Produce Exchange bag sales of 3m containers in just two years.
Smurfit Kappa’s packing system to stop food workers’ back problems won a trophy at Europack Euromanut CFIA’s first packaging awards.
SITEVI 2013, the International Exhibition for the vine and wine, fruit and vegetable, and olive-growing sectors, opened this week in Montpellier, France from November 26-28.
The global Polylactic Acid (PLA) market is expected to reach $5.2bn by 2020, according to Allied Market Research (AMR), but the material still faces stiff competition from other products on the market...
A resealable beet container featuring Amcor film bested the competition in this year’s UK Packaging Awards.
Unilever has poured two spreads into packaging created with an eye toward consumer convenience.
CCU Chile, which works with Heineken, Anheuser-Busch InBev, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, has installed a Sidel Matrix hotfill system to produce Gatorade sports’ drinks.
An upcoming conference will bring together top food firms and industry suppliers to hammer out sustainability, design and other packaging issues.
Outgoing New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is gunning for a ban on EPS food containers before he leaves office January 1.
Mobile devices continue to fuel consumer demand for increased transparency; more convenience; and quick, easy opportunities to be social. Expect continued emphasis on technology and social media as trend-savvy, authenticity-minded...
Flexible packaging might be gaining market share, but canned foods still figure into meal preparation at Thanksgiving and other holidays.
Allpax Products reports its Gentle Motion retort system, recently installed at a plant in Europe, cuts process time by as much as 40%.
Top food firms and suppliers will gather to hammer out sustainability challenges at an upcoming conference.
More than 10,000 visitors and 400 exhibits were present at this week’s Europack Euromanut CFIA, running from 18-21 November 2013 in Lyon, France, browsing inventions in equipment, processing, packing, labelling,...
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