27 Sep 2023
--- Amcor has found that packaging, environmentally sustainable practices and cost influence the purchasing habits of private label products for grocery store shoppers. The company has released research into how European... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- This week in packaging, Aluminium Deutschland warned that the German aluminum industry is “still in crisis mode” amid supply and pricing concerns. Also, DS Smith announced Amazon Web Services as its cloud... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- At the ongoing London Packaging Week, Packaging Insights sat down with David Katz, founder and chairman of Plastic Bank, to delve into the organization’s approach to tackling plastic pollution and poverty. Katz sheds... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- Snack packaging continues to grow globally, with Innova Market Insights marking a 2% year-over-year growth. But consumer demands for dietary control are shaping how the industry designs new products, and with tightening... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Sainsbury’s is replacing use-by dates with best-before dates across its own-brand milk range to reduce food waste. The new labeling will roll out in the new year, and the change will be complete by the end of February... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- SIG and AnaBio Technologies are partnering to launch what they say is the first long-life probiotic yogurt packaged in aseptic cartons. The collaboration says this is a “major breakthrough” as it allows for... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- Greiner Packaging is partnering with Nomadic Dairy, based in County Donegal, Ireland, for new recyclable packaging for the company’s protein and granola range. “Like our hero Yogurt & Oat Clusters range,... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- This year’s Pack Expo trade show in Las Vegas, US, is gearing up to launch the “largest show since its inception” next month (September 11-13) with over 2,000 global exhibitors set to showcase the... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Tesco is ditching the colored milk caps on the roughly 245 million milk bottles it sells each year. The removal of colors, traditionally used to delineate fat levels, will make the caps easier to recycle and help the... Read More
23 Aug 2023
--- Fressnapf is swapping the packaging for its Maxi Zoo Select Gold range of dry pet food with Mondi’s FlexiBag Recyclable, BarrierPack Recyclable and Recyclable StandUp pouches. These designs are touted as premium... Read More
23 Aug 2023
--- Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has partnered with Picadeli to develop a new range of plastic-free paperboard lids for its paper-based salad bowls. The new lids are recyclable in household paper waste streams and are... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- A Deakin University, Australia, winner of the Three Minute Thesis presenter is developing a prototype for antimicrobial food packaging that could help extend product life and reduce food waste and illness. Agnes Mukurumbira... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- As the diversification of ice cream and desserts continues to grow, so does consumer demand for more attractive, convenient and environmentally responsible packaging. Consequently, the market is witnessing higher demand for... Read More
09 Aug 2023
--- DS Smith has partnered with sushi company Eat Happy to develop a recyclable alternative for its disposable plastic sushi trays. The new packaging’s tray and lid are reportedly made from natural and renewable raw... Read More
03 Aug 2023
--- Smart Cups, specializing in ingredient dosing through printing, has partnered with pet care and nutrition company Compana Pet Brands. The partnership leverages Smart Cups’ printing technology to directly print accurate... Read More
01 Aug 2023
--- Kraft Heinz has announced a new goal to reduce the use of virgin plastic throughout its global packaging portfolio by 20% by 2030. The company says establishing this target is a “critical step” in decreasing its... Read More
25 Jul 2023
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a petition requesting that it reconsider its decision not to ban the use of eight ortho-phthalates in food contact packaging materials. The agency also rejected calls for... Read More
19 Jul 2023
--- Kellogg’s Pringles is launching a recyclable paper-based tube for its potato chips in Europe in a move that the UK Recycling Association has welcomed as an effective case study for brands struggling to transition away... Read More
18 Jul 2023
--- UK-based recycling technology company Polytag and Sweden-based recycling app Bower have teamed up with the online supermarket Ocado Retail to offer a financial reward to consumers for recycling milk bottles through a QR code... Read More
17 Jul 2023
--- Walki and Rovema have designed a paper pouch for confectionery to replace plastic. Candy pouches are hung on metal hooks and are “almost always made of plastic.” The companies developed a reinforced euro-hole... Read More