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.
Recycling post-consumer PET into food contact materials using EREMA’s technology through a number of processes has been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The annual WorldStar awards (presented by the World Packaging Organisation) recognize excellence in packaging design: sustainability, functionality, aesthetics and more. Here are some of the winners in the Food category...
Avantium is to file a food contact application for the use of its biobased polymer in the next step of its partnership with Coca-Cola, Danone and ALPLA.
Unilever has poured two spreads into packaging created with an eye toward consumer convenience.
An upcoming conference will bring together top food firms and industry suppliers to hammer out sustainability, design and other packaging issues.
Outgoing New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is gunning for a ban on EPS food containers before he leaves office January 1.
Top food firms and suppliers will gather to hammer out sustainability challenges at an upcoming conference.
With store-brand packaged goods doing $108.3bn business in the US each year, the Private Label Trade Show offers insight into trends driving the booming market.
Nestlé has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven consumer firms to promote the development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.
A partnership between a winery and packaging creatives has launched a paper-based bottle to quench the thirst of sustainability-minded drinkers.
The Coca-Cola Co. is harnessing electrolyzed water sanitation technology from SPX to boost safety and sustainability at its plants.
The increasing popularity of flexible packaging among consumers and brand owners is expected to lift demand to $99.6bn by 2018.
This year's PROCESS EXPO event has treated attendees to a broad array of processing technologies, packaging equipment, educational programming, and other features. Here are some of the sights and sounds...
PROCESS EXPO, produced by the Food Processing Suppliers Association, offers industry professionals a chance to take in emerging technologies, discuss trends and taste upcoming flavors. Here are some of the...
Processing professionals from all over the world are gathered at the event, and sharing the sights, sounds and technology via Twitter.
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.
PROCESS EXPO 2013 will showcase recent equipment releases from hundreds of industry vendors.
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.
Increasing taste for natural foods products is fueling growth in the additives market, expected to hit $5.8bn by 2018.
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.
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...
Full capacity will be achieved by the second quarter of 2014, according to Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) producer Meredian.
The baking industry is acting on energy efficiency but cost comes first and this can block speedy progress, says the Carbon Trust.
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