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.
Increased recovery and recycling targets mooted in an EU review have been backed by EUROPEN, providing they look at existing waste management infrastructure, capacity in member states and disparate performances....
Children are the smallest consumers, yet they can carry big power in terms of a household's food purchases. Here are some kid's food packages that tout the taste, convenience, and...
Beverage brand Rumble is shaking up the nutritional drink category by launching in aluminum bottles from Ball Corp.
Stand-up pouches face a fight to wrest beer market share from traditional formats like bottles and cans that are ‘ingrained in the consumer’s mind’ but could carve out their own...
Packaging giant Tetra Pak is making progress toward hitting its 2020 targets on creating sustainable progress, boosting recycling, and reducing its environmental footprint.
A trio of industry leaders recently gathered in a battle of wits, presented in a game-show format, to see whose knowledge of crucial food safety issues is the most impressive.
Cereplast, a manufacturer of bio-based, compostable plastics for packaging and other applications, has filed for bankruptcy.
Water is crucial in any food-related operation, but water systems don’t usually come to mind when plant managers look at improving operational efficiency.
Quality and safety testing outfit Intertek has expanded its range of laboratory capabilities for gauging fitness of film and flexible polymer packaging.
The Full-wrap Label Consortium is making progress on challenges associated with recovery and recycling the shrink labels found on PET beverage and food containers.
Toray Plastics (America) has launched a metallized BOPP film designed to lock out oxygen and moisture on flexible food packages.
Tetra Pak claims it can save its juice, nectar and still drinks customers up to 20% in energy costs by using a significantly lower pasteurization temperature.
Insights from Pepsico, Kraft, Coca-Cola, and other industry players add to the value of The Packaging Conference.
Hexacomb Corp. has launched sheets to protect pallets of large liquid containers, striking a balance between sustainability, cost conservation and product protection.
Ardagh Group has designed a more ecological 330ml glass bottle for Coke weighing just 190g that is 26% lighter than its comparable 2005 bottle.
Siemens says process automation in breweries cuts out human error and boost product quality, especially in the craft sector and emerging markets where semi-skilled staff are common.
Avantium Chemical has reported it is fast approaching commercialization of a bio-based polyester packaging material that could give the PlantBottle a run for its money.
Michael Okoroafor, vice president of global packaging innovation and execution, HJ Heinz, shares his secrets on the company’s holistic approach to sustainability, which reaches packaging, processing, innovation and beyond.
Bio-based polybutylene succinate (PBS) as a food packaging material is being investigated as part of an EU project.
The International Production and Processing Expo welcomed thousands of enthused meat and poultry professionals. Here are some of the products and technologies attendees have glimpsed at the 2014 event.
Flexible pouches, cartons and other formats are increasingly vying for shelf space, but in many categories, metal packaging still holds a top spot.
Food and beverage giants like Campbell Soup, Coca-Cola, Danone and Nestle rank in the 2014 list of Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.
American Tuna seeks to distinguish itself from other tuna brands by focusing on sustainable fishing and quality product.
Building on consumer feedback, Norwegian salami purveyor Grilstad has launched a reclosable package that protects both product and brand image.
Scientists are working to create bioplastics for food manufacturing and packaging, using material derived from fishing industry waste.