labels & labeling

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28 May 2019
--- Avery Dennison is set to launch the industry’s first facestock made from recycled polyethylene (rPE). After completing successful print and dispensing trials, the adhesive materials specialist plans to unveil the new... Read More
10 May 2019
--- The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has advised that increased allergen information should be provided on prepackaged direct sale food. The FSA advice endorsing full ingredient labeling follows a UK government consultation,... Read More
06 May 2019
--- The winners of the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand were announced at a gala dinner on the April 30 at the SOFITEL Wentworth, Sydney. Coordinated by the... Read More
06 May 2019
--- There are four distinct ways that food brands claim to be “healthy” and these claims influence consumers’ expectations and choices for breakfast cereals, despite not being linked to the actual nutritional... Read More
02 May 2019
--- A UK study has found that biodegradable and compostable plastic bags are still capable of carrying full loads of shopping after being exposed to the natural environment for three years. The study, conducted by Imogen E.... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- Label and adhesive specialist Avery Dennison has launched a digital platform coined M_use to inspire innovative design solutions for label and packaging designers and converters. M_use hopes to be a community where users can... Read More
29 Apr 2019
--- Mondi will showcase its new, fully recyclable stand-up pouch made of a monomaterial (polyethylene) with removable wrap-around label at the international trade show PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) in Amsterdam... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging specialist PET Engineering has launched a new bottling solution that allows manufacturers to produce multiple formats and aesthetic differentiations without the need for a new mold.... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- A Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) study has found that Americans are more “environmentally concerned” than ever before but experiencing widespread confusion about what can and cannot be recycled. It has... Read More
12 Apr 2019
--- This week in packaging, AR Packaging entered into a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Nampak for the acquisition of Nampak Cartons Nigeria, a producer of folding carton products for the tobacco, food and consumer... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Seattle-based start-up StixFresh has developed a sticker that can keep fruit and vegetables fresh for up to two weeks longer than usual. When applied to the fruit, the all-natural compound contained on the sticker creates a... Read More
09 Apr 2019
--- Finalists have been announced for the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA), which recognizes FMCGs and suppliers that are making a significant contribution in their fields across Australia and... Read More
09 Apr 2019
--- Israeli start-up Ripples has created a device that prints messages and images onto beer, coffee and other foam-topped beverages using ink made from natural extracts. The Ripple Maker device is touted as an ingenious brand... Read More
06 Mar 2019
--- Near-Field Communication (NFC) and other connective packaging technologies are readying for full-scale deployments across multiple markets in 2019, industry experts are predicting. The increased cost-effectiveness and... Read More
01 Mar 2019
--- UK WRAP and The On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) organization have formed a strategic partnership to provide consistent messaging on packaging labels and improve household and on-the-go recycling levels. Announced during... Read More
22 Feb 2019
--- Health and nutrition messaging on packaging should be as simple as possible, as well as scientifically substantiated. This is according to the findings from a 4-year EU-funded research project, CLYMBOL – Role of... Read More
22 Feb 2019
--- Widespread confusion on food date labels is leading to increased waste and food safety risks, a new survey examining US consumer attitudes has found. The survey, published in Waste Management, highlights that consumers... Read More
08 Feb 2019
--- Self-adhesive label specialists UPM Raflatac has successfully completed the first pilot of its new smart label solution, RafMore for e-commerce. RafMore labels use Internet of Packaging (IoP) technology to log and share... Read More
04 Feb 2019
--- Adhesive manufacturer Avery Dennison’s recently launched portfolio of recycled PET (rPET) liners has been boosted by the introduction of four new labeling constructions, available across Europe. The new liner labels... Read More
29 Jan 2019
--- The UK government has launched a consultation to strengthen allergen labeling laws. British Environment Secretary Michael Gove unveiled proposals to overhaul allergen labeling laws and give consumers more transparent... Read More
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