30 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Berry Superfos launched a bamboo spoon for on-the-go food, and Celebration Packaging released a recyclable paper cutlery range ahead of the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive, taking effect in... Read More
20 Apr 2021
--- DTM Print is introducing faster and larger printing options on its edible ink desktop printer called Eddie, which creates personalized designs on baked goods and dessert items. The specialty printing systems provider has... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Futamura has secured a new customer for its NatureFlex compostable cellulose films in German confectionery brand Cool. Cool is using the sustainably-sourced cellulose films for its Ocoologisch Herz Lolli lollipops, sold... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Nestlé has co-developed a prototype KitKat wrapper made with recycled soft plastics, the first of its kind on the Australian market. The food-grade wrapper was created in partnership between Nestlé, Taghleef... Read More
18 Mar 2021
--- Mars Wrigley (Mars) and Danimer Scientific are announcing a two-year partnership to develop flexible and rigid home compostable packaging for confectionery products, starting with the Skittles brand in the US. Danimer... Read More
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