06 May 2021
--- SIG has revealed it will launch tethered caps for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021 in advance of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. As part of the EU’s Single-Use Plastic Directive... Read More
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
22 Apr 2021
--- SIG’s Paper U-straw has made its commercial debut with Capsa Food’s “Central Lechera Asturiana” whole milk, a leading Spanish dairy brand. Paper-based alternatives continue to gain momentum due to the... Read More
19 Apr 2021
--- Paccor is unveiling several new foamed polypropylene (PP) cups with oriented PP (OPP) sleeves for improved shelf life and reduced carbon costs. The company is also launching recycled PET (rPET) solutions and Digimarc barcode... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- SIG has published its Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report for 2020, detailing the progress on its “Way Beyond Good” roadmap to “put more into society and the environment than it takes out.”... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Swedish alt-milk company Oatly is addressing the “absurdity” of the EU’s pending Amendment 171 (Am171) – which could place further labeling restrictions on plant-based dairy alternatives – with... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- Accelerating demand for online groceries fueled by ongoing COVID-19 social restrictions brings heightened shopper expectations and increases the importance of consumer trust. PackagingInsights explores the challenges and... Read More
10 Mar 2021
--- Minimalist packaging designs are trending but F&B products still need to incorporate enough visual elements and on-pack messaging to connect with consumers on-shelf. Russia-based design agency Commersart struck precisely... Read More
09 Mar 2021
--- “Plant milk is a product of the future” is the motto of design student Irina Tsaruk’s graduation project Astronut. The graduate from the Institute of Business and Design, Moscow, Russia, was inspired by... Read More
05 Mar 2021
--- Rigid packaging specialist Jokey, Spanish multinational Repsol and Spanish organic dairy company Cantero de Letur are partnering on a circular cheese packaging initiative. The agreement aims to promote ISCC Plus-certified... 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
05 Feb 2021
--- Food manufacturer HKScan is replacing fossil-based plastics in meat packaging with a new type of renewable plastic made from wood cellulose. Finnish wood-based plastics innovator Woodly is developing the bio-material, with... Read More
16 Dec 2020
--- SIG is equipping all new filling machines with industry-standard OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) connectivity to drive greater flexibility in food and beverage manufacturing. Built-in OPC-UA connectivity enables horizontal... Read More
10 Dec 2020
--- Amcor is launching Europe’s first designed-for-recycling PVDC-free shrink bag for fresh and processed meat, poultry and some cheeses. Eco-Tite R is designed to maximize shelf life, maintain food safety, reduce food... Read More
01 Dec 2020
--- Sealed Air is unveiling “the world’s first” food-grade soft plastic film containing Certified Circular Resins (CCR) for food wraps and trays in fresh meat, fish and cheese applications. The US-headquartered... Read More
09 Nov 2020
--- Yeo Valley Organic is unveiling connected packaging across all products as part of its new “Put Nature First” brand platform. The British family-owned dairy company is harnessing IoT agency SharpEnd’s... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- The South Korean Ministry of Environment is recognizing the recyclability of Ecolean’s aseptic packages as part of the country’s new packaging recyclability grading system. The beverage, dairy and liquid food... Read More
15 Oct 2020
--- Sealed Air is unveiling a unique soft vacuum packaging system with continuous flow to help cheese processors optimize product quality and make 50 percent energy savings compared to systems delivering similar outputs. The... Read More
08 Oct 2020
--- Fonterra’s milk line Anchor is adding a new bio-HDPE, recyclable 2 L bottle made from sugarcane to its Blue milk range in New Zealand.
01 Oct 2020
--- Packaged cheese is as popular as ever. The USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) highlights that US dairy consumption has hit a “rate never seen before,” driven by strong domestic demand for cheese. However,... Read More