15 Jun 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
31 May 2021
--- New testing by consumer organizations in Italy, Denmark, Spain and France has found toxic chemicals in single-use tableware made of popular non-plastic alternatives, such as disposable plant fiber bowls, paper straws or palm... Read More
25 May 2021
--- UK-based Parkside is furthering its environmentally responsible fruit and veg packaging portfolio by adding a fully compostable tomato box solution. The tomato packs are created for organic veg delivery company Riverford,... Read More
21 May 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Stora Enso and Vogue Scandinavia formed a strategic partnership to replace plastics in magazine packaging with a renewable, carbon-neutral eco-package. Meanwhile, EarthFirst Films by PSI... Read More
19 May 2021
--- Over the past 14 months, COVID-19 pandemic-induced uncertainties have encouraged consumers to reach into their home freezers for ice cream comfort. The ice cream packaging sector has seen an unprecedented peak in large-sized... Read More
14 May 2021
--- In packaging news this week, bio-based developments took center stage, with Coca-Cola’s Fuze Tea brand becoming the first in the iced tea category to switch to SIG’s plant-based carton packs. Berry Superfos... Read More
07 May 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Smurfit Kappa unveiled a completely recyclable traditional composite tube called Eco-Tube for premium applications. Meanwhile, Ampacet launched the Gemstones Collection jewel-toned palette... Read More
06 May 2021
--- UK supermarket Co-op is removing plastic “bags for life” from sale in its 2,600 stores, warning the low-cost, reusable bag has become the new single-use carrier. As part of this move, and ahead of the new carrier... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- Nexe Innovations, a Canadian plant-based materials manufacturer, has unveiled its Xoma Superfoods signature product line and Xoma Keto micro-ground coffee pods. The company prototypes its coffee pods using 3D printing,... Read More
29 Apr 2021
--- NatureWorks, manufacturer of Ingeo PLA biopolymers, has entered a strategic partnership with IMA Coffee to accelerate the North American market for compostable single-serve coffee pods. Speaking with PackagingInsights, Leah... Read More
26 Apr 2021
--- Berry Global (Berry) is investing more than US$70 million to support continued growth in consumer packaging films, primarily for e-commerce, food and beverage applications. The investment targets new multilayer blown film... Read More
21 Apr 2021
--- Innova Market Insights has reported steady +2.4 percent average annual growth in new bakery launches (Global, CAGR [2018-2020]). However, with increasing demands for environmental sustainability being levied through... Read More
19 Apr 2021
--- World Centric is launching Leaf+, a 100 percent plant-based, fully compostable alternative to fluorinated chemicals, such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), for disposable fiber tableware. Combining new... Read More
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
12 Apr 2021
--- BillerudKorsnäs has released its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2020, showing a 2 percent decrease in net sales growth due to “challenging market conditions in certain product segments.” However, lower... 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
--- Canada-based Nexe Innovations has secured CA$8 million (US$6.3 million) in financing from Canaccord Genuity at the heels of launching an e-commerce superfood store via its subsidiary Xoma Superfoods.The company intends to... 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