06 Jul 2020
--- Disrupting the traditional glass bottle-focused wine sector, UK-based Frugalpac has launched a wine bottle called Frugal Bottle, which is made with 94 percent recycled paperboard and a food-grade liner. The new bottle is... Read More
06 Jul 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
03 Jul 2020
--- In light of the 11th International Plastic Bag Free Day, Surfrider Foundation Europe warns that greenwashing is jeopardizing the plastic pollution reduction movement. Besides implementing more stringent plastic bag... Read More
03 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Open Farm Pet Food became the first pet food participant in TerraCycle’s reusable and refillable Loop packaging platform. In select markets, consumers can purchase Open Farm Freeze-Dried... Read More
30 Jun 2020
--- French cosmetics heavyweight L’Oréal has boldly pledged that 100 percent of the plastics used in its product packaging will be from either recycled or bio-based sources by 2030. The goal is part of the... Read More
30 Jun 2020
--- PulPac has engineered the first pilot line for its patented Dry Molded Fiber technology, which presents a price competitive alternative to single-use plastics at scale. Touted as the world’s first industrialization of... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- In packaging news this week, SIG began offering Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)-certified aluminum across all of its packs as standard throughout Europe. SIG is the first in the industry to obtain certification to... Read More
22 Jun 2020
--- The e-commerce lifecycle entails greater complexities and more touchpoints than Bricks & Mortar but with the right tools, knowledge and expertise, the innovation “Sweet Spot” can be discovered. The... Read More
19 Jun 2020
--- US paperboard utensils pioneer EcoTensil has brought its plastic-free single-use cutlery for food packaging to the European market. Launching ahead of the upcoming EU Single-Use Plastics Ban, EcoTensil is supporting... Read More
19 Jun 2020
--- In packaging news this week, a Hoffmann Neopac and Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein collaboration unveiled the RecyCan – a 100 percent recyclable and recyclable steel-based tinplate solution. Ideal for a variety of premium... Read More
18 Jun 2020
--- Allpress Espresso has brought compostability-curious and coffee-coveting consumers closer together. The New Zealand-based gourmet coffee chain has released 250 g and 1 kg commercially compostable retail bags. Charlie Cook,... Read More
18 Jun 2020
--- SIG’s fully recyclable 6 mm paper straw for aseptic carton packs is being launched for the first time in Europe by French retailer chain Intermarché. The supermarket will be offering the Paquito, Look and top... Read More
15 Jun 2020
--- Innovia Films has introduced a new family of highly functional and recyclable BOPP films named Encore. Encore films are manufactured from renewable non-food based raw materials, helping to reduce the use of fossil-based... Read More
12 Jun 2020
--- Smurfit Kappa has launched an eco-centric packaging solution that keeps frozen and chilled foods fresh throughout the supply chain. Made from a 100 percent paper-based combination of Hexacomb and corrugated materials, the... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- A new packaging solution from Trade Island in New Zealand allows pizza to be baked in a mess-free, home-compostable tray. The tray, made from a by-product of sugarcane and corn, was created in partnership with New World... Read More
29 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Dow launched a post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic resin designed for collation shrink film applications in the Asia Pacific. The newly formulated PCR resin provides comparable performance to... Read More
28 May 2020
--- BillerudKorsnäs has launched a digital Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) tool that evaluates the environmental impact of different packaging solutions. The Swedish pulp and paper manufacturer suggests that many brands and... Read More
22 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Smurfit Kappa signed a commitment to align its CO2 reduction target with the Science Based Target (SBT) initiative. SBT will validate that Smurfit Kappa’s CO2 target is aligned with the Paris... Read More
19 May 2020
--- While developing biodegradable food packaging from upcycled cheese whey and almond shells, EU-funded project YPACK has found that integrating zinc oxide and oregano essential oil helps the bio-papers protect against... Read More
18 May 2020
--- L’Oréal brand La Roche-Posay has achieved a global first by packaging its Anthelios sunscreen in a cardboard tube, starting this month in the French market. The cardboard tube solution reduces plastic usage by a... Read More