Empack 2023 Review: Material diversity for environmental sustainability

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At this year’s Packaging Innovations trade show (February 21-22) in Birmingham, UK, packagers from around the globe showcased products primarily targeting the F&B sector. Compostability, lightweighting and bio-based fiber barriers were central trends.
This year, the packaging industry continued its turbulent course away from plastics and toward fiber-based materials. Several critical policy changes were enforced, including the UK single-use plastic ban. The European Parliament voted on a “complete overhaul” of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation. Disputes over oxodegradable additives and their...View More
Industry manufacturers and brands convened at the CPhI trade fair held in Barcelona, Spain (October 24 to 26). On the show floor, Packaging Insights spoke to suppliers who shared details on their ranges of natural plant-based botanical solutions, functional ingredients, unique delivery formats and excipients.
London Packaging Week opened its doors to “a record number of visitors” last week at London’s ExCeL exhibition center, with the event composed of four exhibitions: Packaging Première for luxury products, PCD for perfume, make-up and toiletries, PLD for premium and luxury drinks and food & consumer pack for food and everyday packaging.