The increasing popularity of flexible packaging among consumers and brand owners is expected to lift demand to $99.6bn by 2018.
'Another bold innovation by Amazon.com, Vendor Flex, could have enormous repercussions for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. The online giant has reportedly begun working symbiotically with its vendors to speed...
A meat manufacturer has sought the help of a Norwegian research institute to evaluate barrier properties of its revamped packaging and avoid discolouration.
Sidel has installed a Combi PET bottling line at Harris International, which produces mineral water, still and carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) in Uganda.
Local and regional US liquid dairy processors are increasingly opting for glass in an effort to set their products apart from big brands at retail level, according to US packaging...
Venezuelan food manufacturer Empresas Polar claims it has created the country’s first non-refrigerated yogurt, named MiGurt.
Heinz has changed the packaging on its Hot Sauces brand to reflect a growing trend for spicy food.
Delkor Systems is giving PROCESS EXPO attendees a sneak peek at a high-speed robotic packing machine developed in collaboration with Tetra Pak.
Flexible packaging has taken off, but recyclability has been a challenge; one company reportedly has solved the puzzle with a fully recyclable stand-up pouch.
NatureWorks has launched a biopolymer grade designed for sheet extrusion in food packaging for higher heat performance.
Total has teamed up with Husky and Sidel to develop and demonstrate two-step high density polyethylene (HDPE) injection stretch blow molding (ISBM) technology.
Engaging consumers with creative packaging can help encourage trial, build your brand, and increase loyalty. These food and beverage packages use interactive ideas to encourage shoppers to buy, eat, drink...
Ball Packaging says a unique Facebook crowdsourcing project with Döhler exploring consumer ideas for the future for energy drinks was a cost effective way to gain ideas and raise B2B...
Green polyethylene (PE) is growing with Tetra Pak, General Mills and Danone adopting the technology but is not yet at full capacity, according to Braskem.
A Sonoco Plastics package has landed first-place honors for its design and sustainability.
SlipNOT has joined the organizers of PROCESS EXPO event in donating to help feed the hungry.
AkzoNobel has launched antifog additives for polyethylene and ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) food packaging films to boost the appeal and shelf life of fresh products.
Flexible stand up pouches have gained significant traction in the confectionery industry this year, according to recent market research and interviews with packaging suppliers.
CarbonLITE, a recycler partnered with brand giant Nestle, is breaking ground on a facility that will process around 1.6bn used PET bottles each year.
Metabolix has said that biopolymers are still playing catch-up in some areas but are on a level in others as the firm launched its latest product.
Orange County, California council members have voted five to two to ban local food vendors from using polystyrene products, like Styrofoam, to package food.
Well the show may be at an end for another three years but I enjoyed my first visit to Dusseldorf and K Show. Plenty of meeting people, walking around the...
Royal DSM claims to have enhanced properties of polyamide 6 in blown film for flexible food packaging.
APPE has seen its thermaLite pasteurisable PET jar adopted by Marks & Spencer for its pickles supplied by food manufacturer G’s.
Borealis has launched a low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer produced with high pressure tubular technology.
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