29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
11 May 2023
--- Viscotec Starlinger showcased its new post-consumer PP, HDPE and PS packaging recycling technology viscoZero at Interpack 2023 in Düsseldorf, Germany. We speak to the company’s sales director, Andreas Fuchs, about... Read More
05 May 2023
--- Amcor and IMA Ilapak are currently displaying the “world’s first” variable geometry flow wrapper machine, branded Delta OF-360 X, at the Interpack trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany. The partnering... Read More
01 May 2023
--- Greiner Packaging will showcase a new generation of injection molded recycled PET (rPET) cups at the Interpack trade show, which starts this week in Düsseldorf, Germany (May 4-10). The Austrian packaging supplier says... Read More
24 Apr 2023
--- SIG is introducing SIG Digital Printing for aseptic carton packs produced in Europe. The printing solution offers full-color digital printing without needing cylinders or printing forms for flexibility and agility to meet... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- A sustainability report is the essential tool in communicating corporate social responsibility goals and actions to any organization’s stakeholders, from employees to customers to financial institutions. Increasingly,... Read More
30 Mar 2023
--- A group of researchers from Spanish technology centers, universities, cheese manufacturers and plastic businesses have collaborated to create packaging made from whey – a natural by-product of cheese production, which... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- Amazon has invested in bioplastics company Genecis through its Climate Pledge Fund as part of its commitment to support women climate tech entrepreneurs. On International Women’s Day 2023, we sit down with Genecis... Read More
06 Mar 2023
--- Achieving improved sustainability in environmental and human health continues to be a major challenge for the flexible plastic packaging sector. Big industry players like Mondi are designing recyclable solutions to... Read More
22 Feb 2023
--- Innova Market Insights has revealed its top packaging trends for 2023, with “Plastics circularization” taking the lead spot. Plastic packaging consumption will continue to grow despite anti-plastic sentiment and... Read More
21 Feb 2023
--- Amcor has today revealed new research demonstrating shifting consumer attitudes and expectations toward hard cheese packaging across Europe. While transparent packs and proper sealing stand out as the most important... Read More
30 Jan 2023
--- Study authors explain that the flavor of milk has changed over time due, in part, to changes in the packaging used to transport milk to the consumer. Light oxidation from transparent containers, as well as scalping and... Read More
11 Jan 2023
--- Plastic credits have been dismissed by some NGOs and multinationals as a greenwashing mechanism that distracts from plastic reduction and exacerbates “waste colonialism.” However, environmental consultancy South... Read More
21 Dec 2022
--- Trays are a common packaging material due to their inexpensive, lightweight and long-lasting nature. They are most commonly used by the F&B and pharmaceutical industries, making them the primary drivers in the trays... Read More
18 Nov 2022
--- Co-op is replacing all colored milk bottle caps from its skimmed, semi-skimmed and whole milk packaging with clear caps to reduce color contamination in the high-density PE (HDPE) stream, allowing materials to be recycled... Read More
11 Oct 2022
--- Researchers at the Università Politecnica delle Marche in Ancona, Italy, have detected microplastic in human breast milk for the first time and want to use their findings to pressure politicians to enforce stricter... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- With stringent legislative targets set for recycling, recycled content and recyclability in packaging, the industry is increasingly looking to novel technologies as a means of reprocessing material unfit for current... Read More
27 Sep 2022
--- A study published today by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from plastic packaging pyrolysis are nine times higher than that of mechanical recycling. Accordingly, ZWE is urging the... Read More
06 Sep 2022
--- Coveris is bringing its latest dairy packaging solutions to FachPack 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany (27-29 September). The packaging materials range – including barrier films, pre-made packs, peelable and reclosable... Read More