06 Jan 2021
--- Yum China is launching a series of plastic reduction and eco-friendly packaging initiatives across brands including KFC and Pizza Hut in line with China’s latest sustainability regulations. The initiatives include... Read More
21 Oct 2020
--- Novolex is increasing its recycling capacity for “store drop-off” items, including retail bags, newspapers and dry cleaner bags, by more than 227,000 kg per year. The packaging and foodservice products supplier... Read More
09 Sep 2020
--- Coveris has launched a hot food on-the-move packaging range. The Heat range boasts dual ovenable and hot-hold functionality and eliminates the need for direct food contact. The board-only and window patched designs,... Read More
25 May 2020
--- Restaurants in Europe are starting to reopen their doors as governments relax COVID-19 self-distancing measures but health and hygiene remain top of the agenda. Set against this backdrop, Norwegian company ZincIn is... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Unprecedented times have forced the packaging industry into unparalleled action. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing major disruption to the global economy as human health takes priority, yet the essential role that packaging... Read More
11 Mar 2020
--- AR Packaging has joined the PulPac Technology Pool and aims to be first-to-market with 3D dry molded cellulose trays and cutlery for the food, on-the-go and foodservice sectors created using the patented technology. The... Read More
03 Mar 2020
--- Graphic Packaging, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies, has secured a definitive agreement to acquire the Consumer Packaging Group business from... Read More
21 Feb 2020
--- This week in packaging, Huhtamaki unveiled a special range of paper cups designed and optimized for vending machines. The Compacto cups are made with paper from 100 percent PEFC-certified sustainably managed forests. Also,... Read More
11 Feb 2020
--- Zanders has launched a completely natural grease- and oil-resistant paper for food packaging without the use of chemicals. The enhanced Zanbarrier NGR (“Natural Grease Resistant”) paper also boasts a higher... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- Plastic films supplier Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has launched kp Infinity, a “first to market” recyclable polypropylene packaging for the foodservice and food-to-go sector. kp Infinity is microverable,... Read More
17 Sep 2019
--- Food packaging manufacturer Sabert has launched foodservice products made from 100 percent high-grade, post-consumer PET bottle flake. The move eliminates the need for virgin PET across the manufacturer’s portfolio and... Read More
29 May 2019
--- In response to the rapid growth of restaurants offering food delivery and contracting with third-party food delivery services, US-based Southern Champion Tray has launched a sustainable solid bleached board (SBS) paperboard,... Read More
15 May 2019
--- The lunch habits of British workers is generating 10.7 billion items of packaging waste every year– the equivalent of 276 items per person. This is according to a study by UK environmental sustainability charity... Read More
09 Apr 2019
--- Israeli start-up Ripples has created a device that prints messages and images onto beer, coffee and other foam-topped beverages using ink made from natural extracts. The Ripple Maker device is touted as an ingenious brand... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Two major packaging suppliers are responding to growing demand for plastic-free straws. Beverage carton supplier SIG has launched an FSC-certified paper alternative which can be recycled via existing paper recycling streams.... Read More
07 Feb 2019
--- Premium glass and plastic packaging suppliers Aegg is set to unveil several new lines of rigid food packaging at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK, later this month. This will include an extended range of... Read More
14 Jan 2019
--- Family-owned Bavarian mustard producers Mari-Senf has launched a new Bag-in-Box dispensing system which has “huge plastic waste reduction potential.” Designed by DS Smith’s UK Rapak division in... Read More
10 Dec 2018
--- Costa Coffee and Barclaycard have collaborated to launch the UK’s first reusable coffee-cup with integrated contactless payment technology. Powered by Barclaycard’s bPay technology, Costa Coffee’s Clever... Read More
04 Dec 2018
--- A new UK tax on plastic sandwich packaging is expected to be implemented as early as this week as part of UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s Resource and Waste Strategy. Typical sandwich packs are notoriously... Read More
11 Oct 2018
--- The packaging solution is sometimes right in front of your eyes. That is the view of Simone Caronni, Pietro Gaeli and Paolo Stefano Gentile, three product designers from NABA University in Milan, who have created cone-shaped... Read More