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
04 Oct 2018
--- Results of a new six-phase study confirmed that compostable foodservice packaging can be effectively used as a feedstock in commercial composting facilities. The testing, funded by the Foodservice Packaging Institute and the... Read More
01 Oct 2018
--- WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, will begin accepting mixed paper bales that contain paper foodservice packaging at its 100 percent recycled paperboard mills across the US, the... Read More
07 Aug 2018
--- UK packaging supplier Tri-Star Packaging has launched a brand new addition to its extensive and popular deli pot range: Four round pots manufactured from premium high-clarity rPET – made in part from recycled plastic... Read More
25 Jul 2018
--- In an attempt to lower the use of single-use plastics in takeaway packaging, online delivery service Just Eat has announced a new UK six-week trial of seaweed-based sauce sachets for ketchup and garlic herb sauces. The Ooho!... Read More
10 Jul 2018
--- Starbucks will no longer provide single-use plastic straws in its more than 28,000 stores worldwide in a move that is expected to eliminate more than one billion plastic straws annually. The coffee giant will instead offer a... Read More
18 Jun 2018
--- McDonald’s has announced a “phased rollout” of paper straws to replace plastic straws across all of its 1,361 UK and Ireland restaurants from September this year. The transition will be complete by 2019,... Read More
04 Jun 2018
--- Huhtamaki, a global specialist in packaging for food and drink, are to trial a new fiber-based, ready meal packaging. The trial version of the renewable fiber packaging will be tested in the UK this May, as part of... Read More
03 Apr 2018
--- European packaging manufacturer, Faerch Plast, has been granted a patent for a “ground-breaking” tray that ensures ultra-low stacking. The implications of a low stacking height for manufacturer’s is... Read More