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16 Apr 2021
--- Bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics can have a limited and often damaging impact on the quest for more environmentally sustainable packaging, according to the findings of a UK government consultation. Launched... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- Aimplas’ Plastics Technology Centre is supporting the Guacapack Project in developing a biodegradable packaging system from avocado waste capable of extending food shelf life by 15 percent. The Guacapack Project is... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Ahead of the Rethinking Materials Summit (19-20 May), PackagingInsights sits down with Hugo Menilo, Unilever’s global foods packaging director and a speaker at the event, to discuss the consumer goods giant’s... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Innofibre has released new research data validating HP’s Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution. Based on its testing, the independent Canadian research institute confirms HP’s technology can offer greater... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- Dafia, an EU-funded project led by Spanish research group Aimplas, is releasing the results of an investigation into turning fish and municipal waste into biopolymers and other barrier packaging materials. The researchers... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Schreiner MediPharm developed an NFC label enabling diabetes patients to administer insulin medication to themselves more effectively. Meanwhile, Versalis Revive launched a 75 percent domestic... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- H.B. Fuller is unveiling two new compostable adhesive solutions for flexible packaging under its global Flextra Evolution brand. The new solutions come in response to increasing consumer environmental awareness, stricter... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Biopolymer pioneer Avantium has signed a conditional offtake agreement with Resilux, an international rigid plastic packaging supplier, for the supply of PEF (polyethylene furanoate) resin from the planned Avantium FDCA... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- E-commerce in the food delivery sector has been exponentially expanded by the COVID-19 pandemic, as identified by Innova Market Insights’ leading packaging trend this year: “Home Delivery Haven.” Extended... Read More
02 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, chemical giant Clariant joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance, supporting the Alliance’s target to boost the EU recycled plastics market to 10 million tons by 2025. Meanwhile,... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- The Loop Factory has been awarded exclusive funding from the EU Horizon 2020 EIC Accelerator to commercialize its Yangi Dry Forming Technology for fiber-based packaging. The patent-pending technology produces... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Futamura has secured a new customer for its NatureFlex compostable cellulose films in German confectionery brand Cool. Cool is using the sustainably-sourced cellulose films for its Ocoologisch Herz Lolli lollipops, sold... Read More
29 Mar 2021
--- A Tipa-commissioned review has found “landslide expert support” for compostable packaging across the EU to reduce plastic contamination in organic waste streams and increase the amount of food waste captured for... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- Russian and Indian scientists have created a water-soluble, edible film for food packaging, dissolving by 90 percent within 24 hours. The researchers say they see no obstacles to industrial commercialization but must first... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Mars Food revealed its recycle-ready mono-polypropylene (PP) pouch – developed in partnership with Amcor – will launch with Uncle Ben’s wholegrain rice in Tesco stores in April.... Read More
18 Mar 2021
--- Mars Wrigley (Mars) and Danimer Scientific are announcing a two-year partnership to develop flexible and rigid home compostable packaging for confectionery products, starting with the Skittles brand in the US. Danimer... Read More
16 Mar 2021
--- UK-based Magic Mushroom Company (MMC) has started a large-scale production of its mushroom-derived home biodegradable packaging, a plastic-free alternative the company says can replace polystyrene. According to MMC, the... Read More
10 Mar 2021
--- US-based World Centric is releasing a collection of certified compostable molded fiber single-use cutlery and serving utensils in the North American market.
09 Mar 2021
--- Lubrizol Life Science Beauty is introducing Caps2go, a skin care serum available in five formulas, packaged in single-use capsules. The packaging is designed to appeal to consumers seeking personal care products with better... Read More
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