02 Aug 2021 --- Leading US retailers CVS Health, Target and Walmart are jointly launching in-store pilots testing the winning reusable shopping bag solutions from the Beyond the Bag Challenge. Tested in nine stores in Northern California this fall, the new pilots will help refine the challenge’s nine winning solutions, which were revealed this February. The winners include solutions...
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29 Jul 2021 --- Environmental sustainability is a must for cosmetic packaging, but it also has to be functional and aesthetically beautiful to offer a true alternative to conventional solutions, according to Dr. Suvi Haimi, CEO and co-founder of Sulapac. Haimi speaks to PackagingInsights about her company’s wood-based packs and how they can be a viable alternative to hard-to-recycle...
There is a growing trend to maximize recycled content in spreads and seasoning packaging. Manufacturers, brand owners and retailers are now looking to shift toward a circular economy in which packaging materials can be used multiple times.
Toraphene is described as the world’s first compostable, biodegradable and commercially viable alternative to conventional plastics. PackagingInsights discusses the graphene-based material and its industrialization with the company’s CEO Gaute Juliussen, who explains how policymakers can help start-up innovators compete with the long-established plastics industry.
In this episode, we discuss the revolutionary recycling technology known as Digimarc with Robert Chamness, chief legal officer and secretary at Digimarc, and Nicolas Lorenz, chief commercial officer at Digimarc’s partner Paccor. We also welcome Simon Hombersley, CEO of Cambridge University spin-off Xampla, the pioneer behind a plant-based material that mimics spider silk. Our final guests...
In this edition you will learn more about:
- Baby Formula & Growing Up Milks, The Global Supplements Market Outlook, Probiotics, Postbiotics, Emerging Microbiome Ingredients
- Innova Market Insights’ Top 5 Supplement Trends, Hydrocolloids in Supplements, Mood-Enhancing Ingredients, 2021 Supplements NPD
- Vitafoods Preview 2021, Powders & Bars Packaging, Functional F&B Innovation
- View from the Top: Lonza Capsules and Health Ingredients, Claude Dartiguelongue, President
Are connective packaging technologies the solution to brand protection sustainability? By Jeremy Plimmer, editor/publisher at Product & Image Security. In this Expert View, brand security expert Jeremy Plimmer explores how contactless data acquisition technologies on packaging can enable brands to supply a visible tracing system following a product from its source right through the...
02 Aug 2021 --- Germany-based online food-delivery service Delivery Hero is launching the Sustainable Packaging Program, an international initiative aimed at providing local restaurants with 100 percent plant-based and perfluoroalkoxy-alkanes... Read More
02 Aug 2021 --- Amcor is partnering with Israeli compostable packaging producer Tipa to locally manufacture compostable packaging in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Searching for plastic alternatives to reduce waste is a key part of the... Read More
30 Jul 2021 --- Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics (Dow P&SP) is partnering with Indian film manufacturer Vishakha Group to extend the shelf life of wheat products through a new recyclable barrier film. The partnership’s new... Read More
Packaging Focus : Plastic packets topple conventional boxes in cereal NPD
The cereal market is experiencing steady NPD growth, with plastic remaining the dominant packaging material. Meanwhile, packets have become the leading format, gaining market share previously held by conventional cereal boxes. Cereal boxes are still the second most popular format, followed by... More