26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
23 Feb 2021
--- General Mills brand Nature Valley is launching a plastic film wrapper confirmed as Store Drop-Off recyclable by How2Recycle for its Crunchy granola bar. Nature Valley is inviting other brands to share its... Read More
11 Feb 2021
--- Confectionery snacks are hard to give up, but so is the environment. With legislative pressure and consumer demands for more eco-friendly packaging intensifying, packaging innovators are responding with recyclable plastic... Read More
09 Feb 2021
--- Mars Wrigley Germany is piloting a paper-based Balisto chocolate cookie bar wrapper for the first time with retail partner EDEKA Minden-Hannover. The partners are rolling out 100,000 Balisto paper-based multipacks (each pack... Read More
03 Feb 2021
--- Tony’s Chocolonely Sweet Solution “look-alike” chocolate bars – which mimic Twix, Toblerone, Kit Kat and Ferrero Rocher – have created a stir in industry. The limited-edition offerings aim to... Read More
01 Feb 2021
--- Nestlé’s Smarties brand is adopting recyclable paper packaging for its chocolate confectionery products worldwide. Smarties is recognized as the first global confectionery brand to switch to recyclable paper... Read More
13 Jan 2021
--- Dutch chocolate manufacturer Tony’s Chocolonely is adopting Sappi Guard Nature MS paper-based pouches for the secondary packaging of its “Tiny Tony’s” chocolate varieties. The heat-sealable pouches... Read More
23 Dec 2020
--- Christmas is around the corner, but limited edition products have been stacked on retailer shelves months in advance of the Christian holiday. According to Innova Market Insights data, 35 percent of global consumers buy... Read More
08 Dec 2020
--- “The entire packaging industry needs to change,” Julia Piechotta, co-founder of Germany-based edible cutlery start-up Spoontainable, tells PackagingInsights. Her start-up provides one piece to the jigsaw puzzle... 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
19 Nov 2020
--- Ritter Sport is swapping out its standard plastic wrappers for paper-based packaging in a first-time trial. The chocolate company is reintroducing its limited-edition Chocolate & Weed to the Austrian market, now... Read More
30 Oct 2020
--- Halloween is genuinely scary this year with COVID-19's second wave striking hard in many European countries. This Halloween season, F&B arrives in interactive packaging to brighten the spirits – especially... Read More
05 Oct 2020
--- BillerudKorsnäs and Syntegon Technology are launching Recyclable Flow Wrap, a paper-based packaging solution that facilitates a shift from conventional plastic to renewable and recyclable materials.
28 Sep 2020
--- General Mills is pledging to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent over the next decade and slash food waste in half. The commitment entails a strategic focus on regenerative agriculture and aligns... Read More
24 Sep 2020
--- Kellogg’s iconic potato chips brand Pringles is trialing a new recyclable paper can in partnership with supermarket giant Tesco. The move comes after sustained UK Recycling Association pressure to reinvent the... Read More
19 Aug 2020
--- Syntegon has introduced its next generation of heat sealing flow wrappers called Pack 202 to the North American market. Building on its predecessor Pack 201, the new machine is a fully automated horizontal flow wrapping... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Sonoco Europe has acquired Can Packaging, a France-headquartered cardboard packaging company for €41.7 million (US$49.3 million). Can Packaging adds a more recyclable, mono-material packaging solution with barrier... Read More
08 Jun 2020
--- Nestlé has taken yet another step toward more eco-friendly packaging, launching its Smarties chocolate bar in a recyclable paper wrapper. Almost 3.5 million Smarties blocks are sold each year and the news represents... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- Stora Enso’s innovation hub is bustling with new eco-friendly packaging concepts for the food and personal care sector. Its latest innovation is Performa Light, a renewable and recyclable paperboard for premium folding... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- Tapping into the circular economy mantra, rigid packaging supplier Crown Holdings has developed a reusable gifting tin, suitable for both food and cosmetics applications. Based on the company’s research in packaging... Read More