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 Coca-Cola Company, Carlsberg Group and Henkel were some of the companies who attended this year’s EuroPack Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this month.
Garden Cut, part of Indianapolis Fruit Company, has launched a branding and label design for its pre-cut and ready-to-use products in retail stores.
The ‘Horsegate’ scandal in 2013, where horsemeat was found in prepared frozen meat products and ready meals allegedly containing beef, was not a food safety but a food integrity issue...
Reducing bottle weight requires minimal investment but gives significant returns – without sacrificing iconic designs, according to Bacardi.
Asian awareness of PVC-free packaging is growing, according to ACTEGA DS, a company which produces coatings and sealants for the industry.
Premium fruit and vegetable juice manufacturer, James White Drinks, has used social media to choose the redesigned label for its Classics English apple juice range.
Packaging which expands into a bowl and opens in the oven are just two inventions created by Swedish design duo Tomorrow Machine, who took time out to discuss their work...
CCL Decorative Sleeves (CCL) has created glow-in-the-dark bottle sleeves for British water brand Whitewater.
Flexible packaging supplier Tyler has launched an augmented reality (AR) technology app it says will lower design costs for customers.
ITC has developed a shelf-ready packaging (SRP) for consumer goods where the pack turns into a retail shelf.
Cascades has announced that operations have partially resumed at the Greenpac and Niagara Falls containerboard mills, following a fire on Saturday.
Eggbox 10er Hofer Goldland/Freiland has created an eggbox which it believes offers better protection and can be stacked easily for transport and are filled on automatic machines.
Asia’s largest packaging show Tokyo Pack will take place on October 7-10 with one of the focus areas smaller pack sizes to cater for Japan’s single-person households and aging population....
British processor Dairy Crest plans to close two plants with the loss of approximately 260 jobs - a move it has attributed in part to the fall in demand for milk...
STI Group has double reason to celebrate this week as it won the beverage category of the ProCarton/ECMA Awards 2014 and its entry has secured a renewed contract with Jim...
Shelf ready packaging for mints, a Gelato Box and Reber Advent calendars with cartonboard were some of the winners at the Procarton/ECMA Awards 2014 in Sorrento, Italy, last week.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) and Tesco have joined forces in an attempt to boost recycling rates in Great Britain.
Mineral oil migration, the EU Commission Circular Economy and its Packaging and Packaging Waste directive were key concerns at The ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) and ProCarton Conference in Sorrento,...
Convenience-driven consumers also expect higher food quality and more adventurous options, says the Cofresco Forum.
Tetra Pak has appointed company veteran Brian Kennell as president and CEO for the US and Canada.
Clondalkin Group has announced the appointment of Roy McAdoo as vice president of sales and marketing for its flexible packaging division.
DuPont plans to invest $100m at two Texas facilities to support growing demand for its speciality high performance food packaging resins.
Plastic Technologies Incorporated (PTI) is launching an initiative to help manufacturers that blow PET bottles cut energy costs.
SICK has launched a TranspaTect photoelectric distance sensor for clear material detection without the need for a reflector for transparent and semi-transparent trays and bottles in the UK.
Flexible packaging company Coveris has revamped its website to simplify navigation and provide customers and investors with more product information.