Self-adhesive label trade association FINAT is to create a forum between European and Indian labelling industries in order to give companies in both regions a better chance of doing business...
COLOGNE, Germany: Aseptic cold filling is being promoted here at a four-day conference on food technology as another solution to meeting the demand for minimally processed foods and drinks.
A metallised biodegradable film targeting the confectionery business has been launched by Innovia Films.
The federal government's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to amend weighing standards for meat and poultry products.
A food company is on the hunt for experts to develop equipment that can package cooked pasta more efficiently, according to an anonymous proposal put forward by a consultancy.
German-based Treofan has entered into a new agreement with US-based NatureWorks to market its biodegradable film to food packagers.
A wrinkle-free pack film for confectionary products has been launched into the European market.
A printer has been launched on the market specifically designed for coding dairy products.
A new paper grade for self-adhesive labels used by breweries has been developed for high-speed production.
A range of trays and depanning suction cups are the latest products to be made out of metal-detectable plastic produced for the food industry by a UK company.
In a move that brings it closer to a key customer, Graham Packaging has opened a new bottle-making plant in Zoetemeer, the Netherlands, on site with Royal Numico.
A new shrink-label film provides a high-clarity barrier for displaying food products.
The EU's packaging industry association has called on the European Commission to crackdown on members states who break the rules under the bloc's harmonised system of law.
A Spanish company claims to have developed what it calls the fastest robot in the world for the personal care industry.
Rexam is catering to increased demand for different sized beverage cans.
A plastic container for potato granules features a snap-off, re-closable cap, eliminating the need for a can opener.
The European Commission has reopened debate on harmonising and increasing legislation on food labelling across the bloc, a move that could potentially lead to greater costs for businesses.
Over manufacturer's objections the UK's food regulator yesterday approved a colour-coded nutritional labelling scheme for products.
While exports of aluminium foil from Europe rose nine per cent in 2005, internal demand decreased by one per cent as manufacturers continue to downgauge and source material elsewhere.
New smart label technology holds the promise of reducing the chance of spoilt or contaminated meat reaching retail shelves and of increasing consumer confidence in food safety.
The issue over the use of carbon monoxide additives in meat continues to simmer in the US, with an industry body claiming that the potential food scare is a myth...
A new draft UK regulation that would halve the allowable limit of epoxidised soybean oil (ESBO) in the polyvinyl chloride gaskets used to seal baby food jars.
A water soluble film has been designed to meet the demand for the packaging of dry ingredients used in mixing and batching operations within the food processing industry.
A new 'tamper evident' bowl with a sealed lid, which can only be removed by breaking the tear flap and 'safety lock' on the packaging, offers food producers a better...
Tetra Pak has rolled out it's A3/Flex packaging line worldwide, claiming no other carton packaging line around can offer food producers the same versatility.