Easter food isn't just chocolate and jelly beans; packaging decorated with chicks and bunnies can be found in shelves all over retail stores. Here are some examples of festive packaging...
Industrial bread manufacturers should stop over-packing bread because thinner plastic films do not impact shelf life standards, researchers say.
Lightning Labels says putting natural-leaning food and beverage products inside sustainable packaging and labels can turn shoppers into customers.
Toray Plastics has expanded its line of polyester lidding films designed to withstand oven temperatures of up to 400° F.
Alcoa will spend $40m to increase production of its specialty foils for aseptic and flexible packages at its rolling mill in Itapissuma, Brazil, creating 50 extra jobs.
Smithers Pira has released a report which shows which trends will impact the flexible packaging market over the next 10 years.
A Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) funded study insists that design principles in the home are as important as behavioural change in encouraging European consumers to recycle more.
Pregis is challenging students to create the perfect protective package—one that can guard a delicate egg during a 30-foot drop—and prove their packaging prowess.
Videojet has launched CO2 laser-marking units that can code up to 150,000 food packages per hour.
Systech Illinois, which makes gas analysis instruments, has partnered with Ultrapharm gluten-free bakery to monitor its modified atmosphere packs (MAP).
Gypsy Crunch has launched its line of gluten-free, artisanal granolas in flexible pouches with Velcro closures, extending product shelf life.
A US appeals court has ruled to keep in place regulations requiring country-of-origin labels on packaged meats.
Rexam today began building a new $190m plant in Switzerland that will ultimately incorporate three lines for the company's specialty Slim and Sleek beverage cans.
'Packaging is not easy to produce at the drop of a hat, particularly artwork. That’s why the food industry has been looking at the automated production of artwork; to create...
US Aragonite Enterprises has launched renewable plastic, made from materials culled from the ocean, imbued with anti-microbial properties.
Single-serve packages may help overweight people cut food consumption, says a researcher who claims limited research has been done on its relation to pack size.
The British Plastic Federation’s Rigid Plastics Packaging Group is to co-host a Twitter Q&A session about plastic packaging.
Cans of FrieslandCampina’s Rainbow Condensed Milk will have their traditional paper labels replaced with heat-shrinkable plastic that can better survive the “difficult environmental conditions” experienced in the Middle East....
Essentra Packaging has launched its AquaSense pad, an item of active packaging which controls the moisture content within packs.
The manufacturer has released a compact, high-speed machine designed to fill and cap up to 450 1.75-L PET juice carafes per minute.
Food distributor Système U (France) will swap cans for the Tetra Pak ‘Tetra Recart’ carton, allowing it to ship almost 400 more packages per pallet.
Wine producers and retailers should follow consumer demand and offer more screw top closures for wine and spirits, says the European Aluminium Foil Association Closures Group (EAFA).
Swiss packaging manufacturer Greiner Packaging International unveiled its K3D dairy cup this month. It claims it is the first time cardboard has been shaped into the structure of a curved...
Essentra Packaging has launched its Re:Close Tape, which can deliver promotional messages as well as function as a resealable tape.
Retailers’ clout in confectionery packaging decisions is mounting after consolidation in the retail sector, according to the editors of a National Confectioners’ Association publication.