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06 Oct 2022
--- Huhtamaki is launching Icon, a 95% renewable bio-based paper-based packaging solution for ice cream containers and lids, enabling recycling in communities with paper product recycling programs across the US. A connected... 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
28 Sep 2022
--- Mars has released a Starburst “Un-Shareable” packaging innovation for its All Pink candies, which includes a personal biometric fingerprint technology manufactured in partnership with Mycube Safe.
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
27 Sep 2022
--- Mondi is equipping Austrian food company Handl Tyrol with a monomaterial PP film to wrap its bacon. The packaging and paper leader says the film is recyclable through existing recycling streams for mixed polyolefins. The... Read More
14 Sep 2022
--- The snack packaging market has steadily increased sales over the past five years. However, with this uptick in consumption comes a challenge for producers as different snack types require different materials and designs. On... 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
01 Sep 2022
--- Syntegon is gearing up to present a new solution for handling and portioning cookies and crackers at this year’s Pack Expo in Chicago, US. The company’s Intelligent Direct Handling (IDH) is based on a newly... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- UK supermarket Asda is removing the “best before” dates on almost 250 of its packaged fresh fruit and vegetable products across stores from today, helping customers reduce food waste and save money. The change... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- Mondi is opening its first recycling laboratory to test the recyclability of paper and paper-based packaging using non-paper components such as coatings at its Frantschach mill in Austria. Conducting recycling tests in-house... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Global consumers are increasingly adopting plant-based diets amid rising climate change fears, health considerations and animal welfare concerns. Embracing this trend, plant-based brands are using packaging design to compete... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Aquapak is announcing an exclusive distribution deal through which Resinex will supply high-performance barrier films made from Hydropol polymers to Europe. When extrusion coated or laminated onto paper, Hydropol adds... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- Food waste remains one of the most environmentally damaging phenomena on earth. Despite the continued concern over plastic’s ecological impact, the material plays a vital role in extending food shelf life and... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- Amcor has acquired a world-class flexible packaging plant in the Czech Republic and expanded its Innovation Center Network with a new facility in Jiangyin, China. The flexible packaging plant’s strategic location... Read More
24 Aug 2022
--- Dessert and Ice Cream packaging is being forced to adapt to a changing landscape, as with most other forms of packaging. While the food category has seen a relative boom in product launches over the past year, it also faces... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- This week in industry news, Mondi agreed to sell its biggest packaging facility in Russia for RUB 95 billion (US$1.54 billion), subject to approval by the Russian Federation’s Government. Also, Schubert announced an... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- Constantia Flexibles has agreed to acquire FFP Packaging Solutions (FFP), a leading player for consumer flexible packaging in Northampton, UK. The acquisition marks Constantia Flexibles’ first consumer packaging plant... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- Two independent freelance journalists have reported being attacked, threatened with death and having their media equipment confiscated while investigating allegations of illegal recycling operations in an industrial area in... Read More
10 Aug 2022
--- Flexible packaging supplier ProAmpac has joined forces with wholefood nutrition producer Purition to introduce ProActive Recyclable paper sachets for powered meal shakes. This fully recyclable high-barrier paper sachet... Read More
09 Aug 2022
--- Parkside has teamed up with Iceland to deliver “one of the world’s first” recyclable paper packaging solutions for frozen food. The environmentally sustainable solution has been designed for the... Read More
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