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,...
Food Label Compass, a joint project by FoodMinds, Nutrition Impact and EAS Consulting Group, helps food firms navigate sweeping changes to US labeling requirements.
Ishida Europe has developed a new snack pack sealing system that uses ultrasonic technology – enabling manufacturers to make drastic film savings.
Færch Plast is ready to launch absorbers in its packages in the UK for meat and fish to extend shelf life by days.
PMMI: The Association for Packaging and Processing Technology has launched content geared toward the private-label business at an upcoming conference.
Thanksgiving, taking place this year on November 28, is a food-centric American celebration. Here are a few traditional (and not-so-traditional) packaged foods found in US kitchens during the holiday season.
‘Time and time again we hear reports about ingredients used in packaging materials migrate into the comestible contents. Frequent causes include printing inks on labels or the use of contaminated...
Cranswick has installed two HayssenSandiacre’s Merlin HSE flow wrappers for its business division supplying beef, chicken and pork to Yorkshire Baker.
Tetra Pak is helping retailers grab a bigger share of the booming private-label business with services that speed time to market.
Packaging manufacturer APPE has helped beverage brand Oji pour its recent functional fruit drink product launch into a sustainable, recycled-content PET bottle.
PACK EXPO International 2014 is expanding its tech content by welcoming an event dedicated to 'smart' packaging technologies.
Drinks manufacturer, Fruitapeel, has partnered with Linx Printing Technologies for a coder that can be used on its juice bottles and smoothies.
Planning for the future to keep pace with the ever developing packaging industry is vital when investing in machinery, according to SML.
Multivac has partnered with DuPont to create a line of thermoformable cook-in-bag packaging for consumer and foodservice goods.
Lightweighting and the move to shelf-ready packaging can be more sustainable, but also exposes delicate products such as biscuits to damage and any savings may be outweighed by extra pallet...
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