15 Jan 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor became the first global packaging company to report to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) packaging standard and PepsiCo committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040.... Read More
15 Jan 2021
--- 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
04 Jan 2021
--- The EU-funded Refucoat Project is reporting breakthroughs in recyclable bioplastic food packaging capable of replacing conventional fossil-based raw materials. Refucoat has developed three different bio-based active... Read More
28 Dec 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines in 2020, giving rise to e-commerce home food delivery, hygiene and shelf life enhancing packaging innovation, machinery automation and virtual trade events. Meanwhile, industry... Read More
16 Dec 2020
--- Biodegradable and compostable alternatives to single-use plastic are widely regarded as appealing eco-solutions for increased circularity within the packaging supply chain.However, new reports from Closed Loop Partners and... Read More
11 Dec 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Pringles updated its iconic can for the first in 20 years with a fresh look featuring bold hues and a clean design, highlighting the crisps’ inventive flavors and unique, stackable shape.... Read More
09 Dec 2020
--- Amid COVID-19 pandemic health concerns and global climate change, both cleaning and sustainability are top of mind for many households. Minimalist laundry detergent brand Dropps is responding to these trends by updating its... Read More
08 Dec 2020
--- European Bioplastics (EUBP) is predicting dynamic growth in the global bioplastics market. Announced at the 15th EUBP Conference, EUBP and the nova-Institute estimate 36 percent growth over the next five years after... Read More
04 Dec 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Greiner Packaging joined the international Alliance to End Plastic Waste, pledging to invest in effective waste management and new technologies. Meanwhile, DSM launched plant-based resins for... Read More
04 Dec 2020
--- BillerudKorsnäs is releasing a home-compostable paper laminate for flexible packaging. Created in partnership with German multinational chemical group BASF, the material has many food applications and boasts adjustable... Read More
03 Dec 2020
--- Supermarket chain Aldi is pledging to make 100 percent of its own-brand cereal packaging completely recyclable by the end of the year. Aldi, the UK’s fifth largest supermarket, says the move will save approximately 650... Read More
23 Nov 2020
--- Finland-based Metsä Board is reporting increased interest for its fully recyclable and compostable paperboard tray MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB. Responding to steady demand for plastic-free foodservice packaging,... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola HBC) rolled out the paper-based KeelClip can multipack carrier in The Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Austria, replacing plastic wrap.... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- UK-based Reelbrands is launching a fiber-based boards range aimed at replacing plastic food packaging with recyclable alternatives.Created in collaboration with paper material suppliers Swanline and SPP Labs, the line... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the packaging industry faces unprecedented challenges to innovate for surging hygiene-enhancing flexible packaging demand and an increasingly tricky supply chain process. Under this... Read More
06 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Symrise stopped using plastic cups at its corporate headquarters in Holzminden, Germany. The flavor and fragrance giant is switching to cardboard cups for tasting flavoring ingredients. ACE, the... Read More
26 Oct 2020
--- Bacardi is unveiling plans to develop a 100 percent biodegradable and compostable bioplastic bottle by 2023. The family-owned spirits company is using Danimer Scientific’s Nodax PHA – a biopolymer derived from... Read More
16 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Siegwerk, a leading global provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, joined the HolyGrail 2.0 recycling initiative. This smart technology could revolutionize the sorting of... Read More
09 Oct 2020
--- A three-year EU-funded project called Refucoat has developed bio-based active packaging systems for fresh chicken, breadcrumbs and potato chips. The antimicrobial technology has demonstrated shelf life enhancement and... Read More
02 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Danone natural spring water brand evian added fully recycled PET (rPET) bottles to its European range. UK compostable packaging specialist Sirane launched a fast-food range of susceptor packs... Read More