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.
Steel recycling rates in North America have rocketed from 15% in 1988 to 71% in 2012, according to Crown.
A leader from packaging provider Zip-Pak has offered his views on what trends are driving the flexible field.
Wrigley has filed a patent for a novel flexible chewing gum packet that can be squeezed to release the product.
The company’s efforts to boost packaging recycling rates, and increase packaging and manufacturing sustainability, will be the center of a program on the Pivot network.
The packaging giant, specializing in board and other paper-based materials, has announced it is ahead of the game for 2020 sustainability goals but has raised the bar in several areas.
Addivant’s WESTON 705 liquid antioxidant has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for food contact applications.
SmartFare, a package geared toward chilled ready meals, is designed to offer producers a sturdy, sustainable packaging with shelf appeal.
Inconsistencies in food packaging date labeling leads to unnecessary waste, according to one former Trader Joe’s leader.
Glass is more relevant than ever and offers benefits in terms of health, sustainability and a circular economy but according to FEVE (the European Container Glass federation), these attributes go...
ColorMatrix, which specialises in liquid colour and additive technology for thermoplastic applications, said the biggest trend over the next five years will be the reduction in packaging weight and improving...
More small-scale confectionery companies are using pick and place robots to package delicate products as technology becomes more affordable, according to PWR Pack.
Draco Natural Products and TRU Aseptics are joining forces to produce a line of whole fruit and vegetable ingredients, housed in aseptic packaging.
RPC took part in a Twitter debate this week as part of Recycle Week 2014 (June 16-22) in partnership with recycling organisation Recoup.
Respak is designed to give food producers a sustainable alternative to polycoated packaging material.
PMMI reports the market for shelf-ready food and beverage packaging is growing, thanks to retailers hungry for presentable products and simple stocking.
A Toronto labor dispute that began nine months ago at Crown Holdings is escalating with strike leaders now urging the Canadian public not to drink beer brands in cans from...
Premium pasta sauce purveyor Victoria Fine Foods has revamped its label, putting its all-natural ingredients list front and center.
The two packaging powerhouses are joining to produce and sell flexible containers promising shelf presence and sustainability.
Krones is celebrating after US business publication Forbes named it among Western Europe's 50 most trustworthy companies.
The glass packaging giant has opened the doors on a facility combining an R&D center and pilot plant to connect customers with containers and technology.
The packaging specialist has been recognized from two high-profile food customers.
Saladshots has launched a line of salad dressings, housed in recloseable flexible pouches, to encourage kids and adults to eat their veggies.
Savory snacks are a perfect fit for the World Cup and industry has injected huge efforts into flavor development, pack design and marketing campaigns to draw the punters in, says...
Chef Boyardee, a brand from ConAgra Foods, is returning to ‘pop top’ lids on all canned pasta dishes.
Packaging created by Pepsico, HB Fuller, Clear Lam, and other companies has taken top honors in the 2014 AmeriStar awards—now, onto the WorldStar competition.