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09 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Schreiner MediPharm developed an NFC label enabling diabetes patients to administer insulin medication to themselves more effectively. Meanwhile, Versalis Revive launched a 75 percent domestic... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Coveris has partnered UK fruit producer Berry Gardens to launch a printed lidding film containing over 30 percent post-consumer recyclate (PCR). The new recycled PET (rPET) film is sealed to the existing rPET tray to offer a... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- H.B. Fuller is unveiling two new compostable adhesive solutions for flexible packaging under its global Flextra Evolution brand. The new solutions come in response to increasing consumer environmental awareness, stricter... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Biopolymer pioneer Avantium has signed a conditional offtake agreement with Resilux, an international rigid plastic packaging supplier, for the supply of PEF (polyethylene furanoate) resin from the planned Avantium FDCA... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- E-commerce in the food delivery sector has been exponentially expanded by the COVID-19 pandemic, as identified by Innova Market Insights’ leading packaging trend this year: “Home Delivery Haven.” Extended... Read More
02 Apr 2021
--- Just as the Easter holiday celebrates rebirth, Aldi, Waitrose and Mondelēz International are bringing their respective holiday-themed packaging more in line with the circular economy. PackagingInsights investigates how the... Read More
02 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, chemical giant Clariant joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance, supporting the Alliance’s target to boost the EU recycled plastics market to 10 million tons by 2025. Meanwhile,... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- The US recycling system is “broken,” with only 25 percent of waste recycled, according to a new survey by Ball and environmental consultancy agency Eunomia. The research also reveals widespread public support for... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- Global label solutions player Multi-Color Corporation (MCC) and Digimarc are partnering to serialize product packaging and labels with Digimarc Barcode in support of food safety and traceability initiatives. The Digimarc... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- As a slew of policy changes addressing environmental sustainability issues like climate change and plastic pollution are implemented, fresh avenues for chemical innovation are opening up in the packaging industry. Measures... Read More
31 Mar 2021
--- The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) and specialty materials provider Eastman is announcing a global memorandum of understanding (MOU) enabling ELC to reach its 2025 sustainable packaging goals. The company has pledged... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Innovia Films is adding to its Encore range of sustainable polypropylene (PP) films with REF30cn, which the company says is carbon-neutral from “cradle-to-gate.” The film’s performance matches fossil-based... 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
29 Mar 2021
--- A Tipa-commissioned review has found “landslide expert support” for compostable packaging across the EU to reduce plastic contamination in organic waste streams and increase the amount of food waste captured for... Read More
29 Mar 2021
--- Key players in the plastics industry are coming together to voice concerns over the impending Break Free from Plastic Pollution (BFFPP) Act in the US, which they fear will damage job security and derail recycling efforts.... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Mars Food revealed its recycle-ready mono-polypropylene (PP) pouch – developed in partnership with Amcor – will launch with Uncle Ben’s wholegrain rice in Tesco stores in April.... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- Nextek is launching a global multi-participant project called Nextloopp to address a “missing link” in the plastics recycling stream – polypropylene (PP) – following eight years of extensive research.... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- Chemical recycling company Plastic Energy is collaborating with ExxonMobil to convert post-consumer plastic waste in France into raw materials for the manufacturing of virgin-quality polymers. The project is expected to... 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
24 Mar 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
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