18 Mar 2019 --- A reverse vending machine designed to accept plastic bottles and aluminum cans has been unveiled at King’s Cross in central London by UK recycling group Veolia and restaurant chain LEON. Backed by research which shows 81 percent of people would go out their way to deposit a bottle or can, the pilot will operate for six months to encourage people to recycle while on-the-go....
12 Mar 2019 --- Consumer demand for sustainability, portion control and inventiveness are all driving R&D teams to think across multiple axes at once when it comes to developing new packaging designs for the growing snacking market. Some key trends include natural-aesthetic packaging, smart labels and luxury reusable packaging models.
11 Mar 2019 --- The Director for Plastic and Flexible Packaging at the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has warned against the adverse effects of a “hard” Brexit on the entire value chain. Speaking to PackagingInsights during the recent Packaging Innovations show in Birmingham, UK, Barry Turner explained that uncertainty around exports, investment decisions and the supply of raw...
Premiumization and flavor innovation is driving growth as consumers look for gourmet and artisanal launches with high-quality ingredients to experience restaurant quality meals at home. This necessitates the highest quality in packaging solutions that combine excellent presentation and packaging design with a focus on product shelf-life extension and sustainability.
The Director for Plastic and Flexible Packaging at the British Plastics Federation (BPF) warns against the adverse effects of a “hard” Brexit on the entire value chain. Speaking to PackagingInsights during the recent Packaging Innovations show in Birmingham, UK, Barry Turner explains that uncertainty around exports, investment decisions and the supply of raw materials could cause...
At Packaging Innovations 2019, PackagingInsights found an array of innovation within plastics packaging designed to enhance recyclability. Notable examples include Mondi’s fully recyclable laminate, the BarrierPack, in addition to innovation in plastic alternatives, such as The Sherwood Group’s water-based biodegradable barrier...27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019 Birmingham, Uk
18 Mar 2019 --- Artificial intelligence (AI) was once considered the future but has now become a part of daily life. Automation has made processes easier, more agile and faster. These are important factors that have led many industries, including... Read More
14 Mar 2019 --- Coca-Cola produces three million tons of plastic packaging a year – based on 2017 numbers – which translates to 200,000 bottles a minute. These figures, including annual packaging volume numbers supplied voluntarily by 36... Read More
14 Mar 2019 --- Glass manufacturer Owens-Illinois, Inc., (O-I) is set to make a significant investment of US$60 million in its European glass operation. This investment will enable O-I to grow in premium segments, increase capability and flexibility,... Read More
13 Mar 2019 --- Innova Market Insights identifies “Recyclable by design” as its number one trend in packaging for 2019. Widespread bans on single-use plastics, the implementation of China’s “National Sword” policy and... Read More
Packaging Focus : Dairy packaging
Plastics remain the material of choice for packaging dairy products. In this category, the use of packaging as a canvas to communicate animal welfare, environmental impact and sustainability is progressively increasing in order to appease the mindful consumer.