26-Feb-2015 - Innovations that prevent food wastage, such as Heinz ketchup moving from glass to plastic then an upside down squeezy bottle, cook-in-a bag packaging and coffee refill pouches, were praised at Packaging Innovations 2015 at Birmingham NEC, this week.
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