meat, fish & eggs

14 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Dawn launched a one-handed washing liquid bottle design targeted at disabled consumers. Meanwhile, Sappi unveiled a one-side coated face stock label paper for improved printability, and Smurfit... Read More
13 Jan 2022
--- Waddington Europe is launching a mono-material, recyclable meat tray that doesn’t require the polyethylene layer or adhesive coating typically used to seal the lids in modified atmosphere packaging (MAP). “The... Read More
12 Jan 2022
--- Ineos Olefins and Polymers Europe is joining the pioneering polypropylene (PP) recycling project Nextloopp, supporting its delivery of food-grade recycled content. The chemicals company will orchestrate a pivotal two-year... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, US, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) are developing a “smart” food packaging material that is biodegradable and kills harmful... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper revealed plans to construct a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging facility in the US. Meanwhile, Clariant completed the sale of its Pigments business, Huhtamaki acquired... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- Amazon is reducing packaging waste at scale with several artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. A combination of deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision is helping the e-commerce giant determine... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- Multivac has added three traysealer models with a new wide-format to its TX8 series, offering customers more packaging flexibility and improved process reliability. The TX 815, TX 825 and TX 835 traysealers are particularly... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- As 2021 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest industry developments of the year, from the EU Single Use Plastics Directive and US COMPOST Act to COP26 and Asia’s first Plastics Pact.... Read More
17 Dec 2021
--- US-based materials science company Footprint is entering a merger with acquisition company Gores Holdings to take its plant-based coating and process packaging technologies public. The combined company will have a total... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper announced its 35% greenhouse gas reduction target was approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. Meanwhile, Berry Global designed a new lightweight closure for sauces.... Read More
08 Dec 2021
--- Dutch company FiliGrade Sustainable Watermarks is launching its CurvCode digital watermark system on fish packaging in the Netherlands, claiming the technology will be the “missing link” for sorting post-consumer... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG secured direct access to renewable energy from wind turbines to power its carton production in Germany. Meanwhile, the 4evergreen alliance shared insights on how to increase fiber-based... Read More
01 Dec 2021
--- The European Bioeconomy Alliance has criticized the EU’s methodology for Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) comparing bio-based with conventional plastics, labeling it “not fit for purpose” and favorable to... Read More
01 Dec 2021
--- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to raise health concerns around the globe, hygiene standards in F&B packaging are as important as ever. Meat and fish packaging, for which freshness is always essential, has come under... Read More
30 Nov 2021
--- SABIC is producing the “world’s first” certified circular polymers from the advanced recycling of recovered mixed and used ocean-bound plastic. The petrochemicals manufacturer has achieved this milestone in... Read More
30 Nov 2021
--- Novolex’s Eco-Products has added seven items to its compostable take-out container lineup. The Vanguard two-piece containers are made from sugarcane fiber and designed for restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores... Read More
26 Nov 2021
--- Researchers have developed jelly-based ice cubes that do not melt, are compostable, antimicrobial and prevent cross-contamination in fresh food packaging. The inventors are touting the solution’s... Read More
26 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG introduced a digital smart factory solution, enabling brands to prevent unplanned manufacturing downtimes by monitoring and analyzing data. Meanwhile, Westpak Group unveiled a paper-based... Read More
25 Nov 2021
--- Amazon is launching curbside recyclable paper packaging for frozen and chilled foods in the US, slashing single-use plastic waste. “This new packaging is produced with recycled paper and eliminates the need for plastic... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Australia has “no hope” of achieving its 2025 national recycling targets, according to environmental activists, who are expressing dismay at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) recent... Read More