Bisphenol A (BPA) is absent from infant foods and formulae in Canada, according to the results of routine product testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
Linpac Packaging has developed a range of hinged bakery boxes which are lighter than previous designs to ease the eco-tax burden on retailers and manufacturers across Europe.
Packaging polymers are growing in the developed and developing world, driven by the constant demand for more food to feed the world’s expanding population, according to PlasticsEurope.
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The latest European packaging manufacturer to announce it would be passing on raw material cost increases is UK company Paccor, which makes rigid plastic food packaging.
Demand for fresh, everyday consumables is fuelling growth in the active, intelligent and controlled food and drink packaging market, the latest report from BCC Research claims.
France and Germany have teamed up to work on improving polymer sourcing for plastic packaging and address environmental challenges.
Sirane has said it is already working on projects to help Courtauld 3 become a reality and meet food waste targets.
Packaging firm Mondi overcame weak European demand to post first quarter strong profit figures, boosted by recent acquisitions, and strong performances in South Africa and its Packaging Paper division.
The ‘al-desko’ breakfast trend has hit Britain and prompted consumer demands for re-sealable, easy to open cereal packs, says a Mintel analyst.
Packaging firm Weidenhammer has entered Chile in a move it believes, together with constant investment in innovation, will more than offset struggles in the harsh European market.
Food manufacturers are avoiding printer maintenance and facing higher waste and even recall costs as a consequence, according to Martyn Lynch, managing director and chief executive at Abington auditors.
Bioplastic packaging and a modern plastic alternative to the tin can are just some of the innovations RPC Group is currently working on, the company revealed at its press conference in Dinklage, Germany, on April 18.
Aseptic packaging has taken a leap forward in the Netherlands, with Unilever launching its Unox brand into aseptic cartons for the first time in partnership with SIG Combibloc.
RPC is capturing increasing numbers of food manufacturers that are switching to plastic packaging from other materials - and not just for lightweighting - the company claimed at its press conference last week.
Lightweighting will remain a big trend influencing RPC Group's business strategy, according to Pim Vervaat, the packaging firm's new boss.
AB InBev claims that a new bowtie-shaped Budweiser can riffing on its logo, a permanent addition to its US packaging portfolio from May 6, is wholly unique and ‘very appealing to young adults’.
The state of California has placed bisphenol-A (BPA) on its ranking of dangerous chemicals that should not be used in products consumers are exposed to.
Researchers have produced starch from plants not usually used for food purposes, potentially opening up whole new sources for foods and packaging materials.
HB Fuller has launched two adhesives to help customers get food products packaged and shipped faster.