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 head of food packaging innovation at UK retailer Marks & Spencer has urged companies to invest in smaller, more adaptable machines to keep up with the pace of packaging...
Packaging company Nampak has opened an additional glass furnace at its manufacturing plant in Roodekop, South Africa, while eyeing up growth across the rest of the continent as well.
The average aluminium closure recycling rate in Europe has hit 45% thanks to improved collection and recycling, according to the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).
UPM Raflatac says the launch of its craft beverage label stocks will help producers communicate an artisan image on cans.
A US federal court has denied The International Group’s (IGI’s) motion for summary judgment in a case alleging the wax maker and FPC (Flexible Packaging Corp.) provided Kellogg with non-merchantable...
French company FEMAAG says a native producer of premium waters is testing its new ‘easy-to-open’ pack system for shrink wrapped bottles and other large brands are also interested.
The UK’s traffic light label has incited more objections than the Nordic keyhole system because the former is more negative in its nutrition guidance, says the European Commission.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has unveiled a checkweigher targeting high-rate food can lines.
The first edition of a Biobased Packaging catalogue, compiled by Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research has been launched by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs to the NVC Netherlands...
Pacepacker Services CEO Dennis Allison says food industry interest in robots has rocketed in the UK this year but warns that the nation lags well behind countries like Germany in...
Norwegian seafood firm, King Oscar, has relaunched its mackerel can, with an Easy Peel opening produced by Ardagh Group.
Innovations in packaging have allowed a newly formed Australian seafood company to expand their business to national and international markets.
A fire broke out at Silgan White Cap factory in Valmont Industrial Park, Pennsylvania, US, yesterday.
Iggesund Paperboard has won a partnership with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to supply its passengers with its folding box board Incada.
Weetabix has redesigned its pack to draw attention to the cereal's nutritional value in a crowded marketplace, its senior brand manager says.
The Ardagh Group has produced a limited edition Diet Coke bottle to commemorate Homecoming Scotland 2014.
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.