18 Jun 2021 --- Digital watermarks can increase packaging circularity in “ways that were not possible in the past,” according to plastic packaging specialist Paccor and digital identity technologists Digimarc. The two companies partner to give plastic packaging what Digimarc calls “digital recycling passports.” Scanning the near-to invisible barcodes helps recycling...
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Soups and sauces packaging: ProAmpac, Amcor, Huhtamaki and SIG merge environmental sustainability with...
16 Jun 2021 --- Long-term growth in the soups and sauces category has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more consumers purchasing shelf-stable foods via e-commerce channels and preparing meals at home. Innova Market Insights found 35 percent of global consumers have increased their use of home food delivery since the virus outbreak. Brazil is above average, with 58 percent of...
Trends in the packaging of soup and sauces revolve around consumer convenience and reduced environmental impact. As stringent regulations loom ahead, brands are introducing biodegradable packaging and reduced plastic alternatives.
In this webinar, Akhil Aiyar, market analyst at Innova Market Insights, provides an exclusive presentation of the global market researcher’s Top Packaging Trends 2021. The presentation is followed by a Q&A session with three circular economy experts. Topics discussed include COVID-19 and sustainability, reusable packaging models, paper bottles and e-commerce solutions.
With global food waste accounting for 8 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions (FAO), the packaging industry has a central role to play in food preservation. PackagingInsights speaks with Crown’s chief technology officer Daniel Abramovicz about the role of metal materials in this area. He explains that metal has an increasingly important place alongside plastic in...
In this episode, Greiner Packaging’s Jörg Sabo, global marketing and innovation director, previews the company’s first virtual trade show on June 9 and 10. We explore the proliferation of advanced recycling technologies with RaboBank’s Susan Hansen, global strategist for food and agriculture supply chains. We also revisit some highlights from our recent Top Packaging Trends...
Gauging the environmental benefits of reusable packaging By Dr. Ziynet Boz, assistant professor of sustainable food systems engineering at the University of Florida, US. Packaging and food systems expert Dr. Ziynet Boz explores the environmental benefits of reusable packaging in relation to single-use models, spotlighting systems level innovation and consumer perspectives, with...
Weekly Roundup: Novolex launches compostable beverage cups, Mondi creates plastic-free pallet wrapping system
18 Jun 2021 --- In packaging news this week, Novolex launched a production line for manufacturing compostable cold beverage cups. Meanwhile, Mondi teamed up with the Italian machine producer ACMI to create a new wrapping system for pallets using... Read More
18 Jun 2021 --- The US Plastics Pact, a consortium led by The Recycling Partnership and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global Plastics Pact Network, has unveiled an “aggressive national... Read More
17 Jun 2021 --- Unilever is expanding its refillable packaging trials across the UK, including a first “return on the go” refill trial, in selected Asda supermarket and Co-op convenience stores.The FMCG giant’s household brands... Read More
17 Jun 2021 --- HexcelPack is unveiling a protective paper-based wrapping system for product shipping as a cost-effective alternative to bubble wrap and other plastic or foam-based materials. Three leading US retailers use the HexcelWrap... Read More
Packaging Focus : Eco-concerns heat up hot drinks pack innovation
Hot drinks packaging is rapidly turning eco-conscious, with industry introducing environmentally sustainable materials and designs. Plastic usage continues to gain ground despite category product launches falling slightly last year. Innova Market Insights explores this niche packaging market, from... More