The challenge for the food and drink industry and others throughout the sector is to continue to achieve economic success while reducing carbon emissions, waste and water and energy consumption.
BillerudKorsnäs claims the formability of its stretchable paper gives opportunities to differentiate in packaging design and stand out on the shelf.
FoodProductionDaily has been speaking to the people behind the stands at Fiera Milano Corbella's 23rd edition of the processing and packaging exhibition Ipack-Ima in Milan.
INCPEN (The Industry Council for research on Packaging and the Environment) has published information on the EU Commission’s initial thoughts on a Circular Economy Package .
Amid scrutiny over its water bottling operations in drought-hit California, Nestlé is spending $7m (€6.1m) to recycle wastewater at its Carnation Evaporated Milk plant in the Golden State.
The Oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association (OPA) has claimed that tests used in a study by Michigan State University, in the US, were largely irrelevant for oxo-biodegradable plastic.
The Food and Beverage industry has seen increasing interest in adopting biodegradable plastics to use biodegradation as a disposal route. However, most of the commercial polymers from the polyolefin and...
Wageningen UR is looking for companies to jointly launch a public-private partnership to answer questions about what consumers want in terms of biobased packaging of food products and how this...
A green energy initiative by the Japanese meat processor NH Foods at its Oakey Beef Exports plant in Australiahas been hailed as a “poster child” for food producers worldwide.
Finnish dairy Valio will continue use of Tetra Pak's 100% renewable carton, but not with the lactose-free milk it was trialled with.
The developer of a compound added to polylactic acid (PLA) has said it is in ‘advanced discussions’ around the technology.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has seen a 9% rise in plastic packaging recycling in 2013 compared to 2012, collecting over 311 million kg of post-consumer packaging.
The Carton Council of North America has received a Trashies award from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and Smithers Pira, in the Partnership category.
Nestlé Waters will use coffee grounds from Nespresso and Nescafé to produce energy, at a new agricultural biogas facility in Switzerland.
Novelis has launched evercycle, a 100% recycled aluminum sheet for food containers in North America with plans to expand the product globally as demand grows.
Bosch Packaging expects a significant growth in bioplastics and is carrying out systematic studies on what materials are biodegradable.
EcoBioCap has concluded with a series of presentations on the different work packages at INRA- SUPAGRO in Montpellier, France.
Egg whites in plastic can be used as alternative for petroleum-based food packaging, according to researchers at the University of Georgia, in the US.
RPC Group has launched The Fresher for Longer initiative to alert secondary school students to the problems of food waste and understand how packaging protects food.
Geo-Tech Polymers and Intertek has received a letter of non-objection from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)to remove inks and coatings from plastics recycling it into clear reuse opportunities....
Tetra Recart has seen success in Sweden with 57% of the market share of beans sold in one of its carton packages.
Anthesis Group consultancy firm, whose clients include Coca-Cola, Tesco, Arjo Wiggins and Reckitt Benckiser, has acquired TEP, in the UAE.
Tetra Pak is working on a number of initiatives to reach its goal of 40% recycling rates by 2020 including the continued development of Hangzhou Fulun Ecology Technology company in China.
Elopak has finally revealed who it has partnered with to launch a beverage carton with certified renewable polyethylene (PE).
Carrington Tea has launched its organics tea line using Innovia Films NatureFlex packaging film.
Milliken and Boomerang Plastics opened the debate on recycling PET bottles and the advantages of ultra-clear polypropene (PP) pots and trays at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham last week.