labels & labeling

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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
16 Jan 2019
--- Spanish supermarket chain Eroski has introduced a handful of own-brand products featuring Nutri-Score labeling. This makes Eroski the first distribution company in Spain to incorporate this “advanced nutrition”... Read More
16 Jan 2019
--- Mosca GmbH, developer and producer of strapping machines, is to introduce Evolution SoniXs MS-6-H at Fruit Logistica, in Berlin, Germany, this year (February 6-8). It is positioned as a high-speed, reliable food produce... Read More
21 Dec 2018
--- This week in packaging news, the UK government unveiled plans for a nationwide deposit-return scheme, which is set to launch in 2023. Sustainability action was widespread and exemplified by Stora Enso’s new partnership... Read More
20 Dec 2018
--- In-mold labeling supplier Verstraete IML has become the latest signatory to the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, “A Line in the Sand,” led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UN... Read More
13 Dec 2018
--- Francesco Rinaldi has become the first pasta sauce brand to incorporate Augmented Reality (AR) technology into its packaging. In a move anticipated to enhance brand loyalty and increase sales, consumers can scan Rinaldi jar... Read More
12 Dec 2018
--- Swiss retailer Coop is collaborating with developer of label design software NiceLabel to enhance the company’s labeling processes at its factories and in-store bakeries. The system helps food & beverage... Read More
07 Dec 2018
--- Label supplier UPM Raflatac has introduced a new line of ultra-clear thin film labels made from 90 percent recycled content in the EMEIA region. The Vanish PCR labels are currently the only labels on the market to... Read More
30 Nov 2018
--- VPF has launched a new adhesive-coated label stock made of grass paper which is both recyclable and compostable. This “ultra-sustainable” addition to VPF’s product portfolio has been approved for direct... Read More
29 Nov 2018
--- Kellogg UK is to adopt color-coded labeling in the UK on cereal packs made exclusively for sale in Britain. The new labeling is to start from January 2019 on brands including Coco Pops, Crunchy Nut, Corn Flakes, Rice... Read More
29 Nov 2018
--- Australian family-owned winery De Bortoli Wines has won the inaugural Winery Innovator of the Year trophy at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London this month. The winery was recognized... Read More
02 Oct 2018
--- The Happy Cup project is bringing stylish and sustainable reusable drinking cups to events across Russia thanks to the Reverse IML label from Verstraete. The Reverse IML label is printed on the back of transparent film and... Read More
01 Oct 2018
--- Gummy vitamin brand vitafusion, manufactured by Church & Dwight, has become the “first in the vitamins category” to use recycle friendly shrink-film labeled packaging in the US. Launched this year, packaging... Read More
27 Sep 2018
--- UPM Raflatac and Multivac are collaborating on a full wrap solution with self-adhesive labels for food packaging which hopes to deliver a heightened level of attractiveness on the shelf and sustainability.
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