29 Feb 2024
--- New York-based Nounós Creamery is launching a new probiotic strained yogurt packed in Greiner Packaging’s K3 cup. The cardboard wrap on Greiner Packaging’s K3 cardboard-plastic combination provides... Read More
28 Feb 2024
--- Somater, a French manufacturer of bio-polymer packaging, has joined forces with French biotech firm Eranova to create a line of bio-based solutions utilizing green algae as a primary material. The “eco-friendly”... Read More
26 Feb 2024
--- At this year’s Packaging Innovations trade show in Birmingham, UK (February 21–22), industry experts highlighted the latest material developments aimed at bolstering the circular economy. Ridding packaging of... Read More
23 Feb 2024
--- Tetra Pak is making several more strategic investments to boost carton recycling rates across the EU in support of the proposed EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). Last year, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons... Read More
19 Feb 2024
--- A recent study has proven that new technology, known as Vidre+, has the ability to extend the shelf life of leafy greens by multiple days. The innovation uses ethylene gas inhibiting stickers that release... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- Phthalates, synthetic chemicals widely used in various packaging products, contributed to over 56,000 preterm births in 2018, according to New York University (NYU) researchers. The lost economic productivity and additional... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- The UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has released 2022/23 household recycling figures for England, revealing an overall rate of 43.4%, indicating a 0.7% decrease from the previous year and... Read More
31 Jan 2024
--- The dual-hosted ISM & ProSweets trade fairs are hosting leading solutions providers in the snacks and sweets space, who are exhibiting the latest advancements in industrial scale equipment for customized food packaging... Read More
30 Jan 2024
--- Selected milk and cream products sold under Coop’s brands are now available in more environmentally sound PET bottles and various Emmi branded products such as Emmi Energy Milk. The launch of this packaging innovation... Read More
24 Jan 2024
--- Danish company Too Good To Go has unveiled an AI-powered solution that helps supermarkets verify the expiry date of food products and reduce the number of expired products on shelves. The digitized process is pegged as... Read More
22 Jan 2024
--- The sweets and snacks industry will convene at the co-staged global trade fairs ISM and ProSweets hosted in Cologne, Germany, from January 28–31. Ahead of the international event, Food Ingredients First offers a sneak... Read More
16 Jan 2024
--- Tetra Pak has entered a collaboration with Absolicon, a Swedish solar thermal company, to offer a standardized solution for industrial equipment powered by renewable thermal energy. Due to the performance and scalability of... Read More
15 Jan 2024
--- Pringles has launched a new crisp tube made from recycled paper with a paper base, enabling the company to recycle the tubes from home collection. The tube also has a plastic lid that can also be recycled. The eco-packaging... Read More
10 Jan 2024
--- Upfield, a Dutch plant-based foods company, has unveiled the “world’s first” plastic-free and recyclable tubs for its plant-based butter and spreads. The updated packaging solution is the result of a... Read More
04 Jan 2024
--- Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued an official decree outlawing single-use products, including plastic bags and various other packaging products. The ban came into force on... Read More
19 Dec 2023
--- Südpack’s new Multifol Extreme packaging film for fishery products combines maximum functionality and minimum added weight, “breaking new ground,” according to the company. A high sealing strength and... Read More
12 Dec 2023
--- Lidl GB is replacing “Use By” dates with “Best Before” on all its own brand milk and yogurt. The move forms part of the discounter’s plans to tackle food waste, as it encourages shoppers to use... Read More
05 Dec 2023
--- Finnish company Raisio has signed the Green Deal on reducing the consumption of single-use plastic (SUP) food containers at a time when the F&B industry continues its efforts to reduce its dependence on such containers... Read More
01 Dec 2023
--- US-based food rating company How Good is partnering with SES-imagotag, a global specialist in electronic shelf tags and IoT solutions, to provide environmental sustainability labels for Carrefour supermarket products... Read More
17 Nov 2023
--- Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit against PepsiCo for harming consumer and environmental health with its single-use plastic packaging. The New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG) found that single-use... Read More