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CCL Decorative Sleeves launches limited edition sleeve with Beefeater Gin

CCL Decorative Sleeves has partnered with Beefeater Gin to supply limited edition sleeves on its bottles to capture the essence of London.

Novel packaging will see 6% growth in soup trends by 2017

Tetra Pak: What have manufacturers done to stop the ‘soup slide’?

‘When temperatures drop, soup sales heat up. But in recent years, consumer attitudes toward the category have been chillier than winter in Alaska, and declining sales of this venerable and...

dispatches from European Bioplastics conference

Bioplastics industry sets out key messages

End of life options including biodegradability, compostability and recyclability and ensuring Europe remains competitive where two themes from the first day of the European Bioplastics conference.

Goal: A larger share of the $55bn rigid packaging market

Berlin Packaging blazes hiring trail, adding 100 employees

To further its ambitious growth strategy, Berlin Packaging has announced it will hire 100 people to work in its existing offices in 25 US metropolitan areas by the end of 2015.

‘We try to be one of them’: Tetra Pak exec discusses drive for vital shopper insight

Tetra Pak is a B2B company but it invests above the curve in shopper and consumer insights, and Michela Vallalta, the company’s director of consumer intelligence, tells BeverageDaily.com why....

Downsizing, underfilling cartons key to capturing DIP consumer loyalty: Tetra Pak

Scaling down and underfilling milk cartons is key to securing the future loyalty of Deeper in the Pyramid (DIP) consumers in emerging markets, says Tetra Pak.

Researchers find migration of ink components on the inside of packaging

Researchers from the Spanish University of Zaragoza have carried out a PCA (Principal Component Analysis) on inks commonly used in food packaging materials and the migration of ink components to...

IN DISCUSSION WITH...FABIO THOMAZELLI, TETRA PAK

Tetra Pak says dairy consumers ‘tend to accept’ less package functionality

Tetra Pak says it’s vital for its customers to strike a balance between ideal package functionality and carton cost, with liquid milk one segment where consumers tend to favor a...

Australia

Aussie vitamin container seals place at World Packaging Design awards

Australian natural health major Blackmores has won three categories at the Australian Packaging Design awards for their bulk pack design, and will now progress to the WorldStar packaging awards.

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AMERIPEN brochure highlights packaging's role in e-commerce sustainability

With the holiday season upon us, AMERIPEN has published a brochure that tells consumers how packaging helps ensure e-commerce sustainability. 

dispatches from Emballage 2014, Paris

Multivac plans rigid packaging on entry-level thermoformer

Multivac is developing cutting units for rigid film packaging on its entry-level thermoformer.

MONTHER T. AL HARTHI, CEO, CHATS WITH BEVERAGEDAILY.COM

Saudi Arabia beverage giant Al Rabie reveals global growth ambition

The CEO of Saudi Arabian food and beverage giant Al Rabie Saudi Foods tells BeverageDaily.com that the company is keen to expand beyond its powerbase in MENA to the Europe...

TOUR TETRA PAK'S R&D FACILITY: EXCLUSIVE PHOTO GALLERY

In the Halls of the Carton King: Touring Tetra Pak Modena

Tetra Pak invited BeverageDaily.com to its R&D center in Modena, Italy, to talk trends, discuss inclusive design and its work with customers to drive innovation and improve carton functionality....

O-I completes €55m factory upgrade in Italy

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has spent €55m on upgrading its San Polo facility in Italy, to better serve the Italian beer and non-alcoholic beverage markets.

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging unveils 'UK first printed shrink sleeve coding'

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has launched a shrink sleeve which carries a printed code on the inside of the wrap, ideal for product information or competitions.

dispatches from Emballage 2014, Paris

Print power: Markem-Imaje launches 9400 Series

Markem-Imaje has launched the 9400 Series multi-substrate inkjet printer at Emballage 2014.

dispatches from Emballage 2014, Paris

Ceisa launches film made from 100% recycled material

Ceisa Packaging has launched a transparent film made completely from recycled post-industrial waste at Emballage 2014.

Sidel: ‘To lightweight or not to lightweight’

Lightweighting bottles are not always the best option when it comes to manufacturing packaging for different countries according to Sidel.

Containers may give glass jars a run for their money

Amcor rolls out PET containers that take metal lug closures

Amcor Rigid Plastics aims to make the “PET or glass?” question moot with its introduction of a 24oz hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container that accepts metal lug closures.

Shaking up the US juice aisle: Can creative flavours and Tetra Pak cartons rejuvenate a ‘stagnant’ shelf?

US supplier LiDestri Food and Beverage is setting its sights on juice, using healthier products and Tetra Pak cartons to shake up the sector. 

Special Edition: Track & Trace

Honeywell technologies track food products from grower to grocer

In post-Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) America, traceability has become a huge issue throughout the food supply chain. Honeywell is leveraging its scanning and mobility technologies to help food companies...

dispatches from Emballage 2014, Paris

Jindal claims first OPP sealant film for stand-up pouches

Jindal Films has claimed it has introduced the first biaxially orientated polypropylene (OPP)-based sealant film for stand-up pouches.

Packaging analysis boosted with FTIR upgrades

Agilent Technologies has enhanced some of its Fourier transform infrared spectrometer (FTIR) microscopes claiming it will allow customers to analyze samples that were never before possible.

Pack Expo 2014 post-show round up

Start-up boom sparks budget packaging demand

The flurry of start-up companies in baking and bars has sparked business demand for entry-level packaging machines, says the marketing head of PAC Machinery Group.

Pack Expo 2014 post show round up

Resealable candy moves on from Eighties: Enter child resistant and sensory cue packs

Presto Products Company says consumers are demanding more from closure features and claims confectionery firms can leverage child resistant resealing technology and zippers giving auditory affirmation that a product is...

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