paper & paperboard

28 Oct 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
23 Oct 2020
--- Swedish company Iggesund Paperboard is launching a pure cellulose-based food tray to replace traditional plastic designs. The material, called Inverform, is sourced from sustainably managed forests.
21 Oct 2020
--- After pledging to remove the unrecyclable plastic rings from its canned drinks 13 months ago, Budweiser Brewing Group UK and Ireland has announced success in reaching its goal.
20 Oct 2020
--- Following its exhibition at CPhI’s virtual trade show, Gerresheimer is aiming to adapt its entire communication for the digital world and “make it attractive for its customers.” The Germany-based glass and... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic is surging consumer demand for Bag-in-Box wines, attracting 3.7 million new customers in France and the UK in the last half year alone, says Smurfit Kappa.
16 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Siegwerk, a leading global provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, joined the HolyGrail 2.0 recycling initiative. This smart technology could revolutionize the sorting of... Read More
13 Oct 2020
--- Sweden-based foodservice and disposable packaging distributor Tingstad will sell Stora Enso’s PureFiber takeout bowls directly to customers in the fast-food industry. The plastic-free PureFiber bowls facilitate the... Read More
09 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, leading bioplastic producer Danimer Scientific went public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), combining with Live Oak Acquisition special purpose acquisition company. Aldi supermarket... Read More
07 Oct 2020
--- UK frozen food supermarket Iceland has adopted Ravenwood’s linerless labeling called Fruit Lid for trialing plastic-free packaging across its range of conference pears. The new Fruit Lid packs are now on sale in 10... Read More
07 Oct 2020
--- Smurfit Kappa is releasing an innovation to reduce non-sustainable materials in banana production. The BanaBag is a paper-based wrapping that covers the fruit to protect against insects and diseases while acting as an... Read More
05 Oct 2020
--- BillerudKorsnäs and Syntegon Technology are launching Recyclable Flow Wrap, a paper-based packaging solution that facilitates a shift from conventional plastic to renewable and recyclable materials.
02 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Danone natural spring water brand evian added fully recycled PET (rPET) bottles to its European range. UK compostable packaging specialist Sirane launched a fast-food range of susceptor packs... Read More
02 Oct 2020
--- Recycled fiber packaging supplier Cascades is launching a 100 percent recycled and recyclable thermoformed cardboard tray for fresh food using automated equipment in the North America market.
02 Oct 2020
--- Mondi is collaborating with organic Bavarian farm BIOhof Kirchweidach to design eco-friendly packaging for organic tomatoes sold by Penny supermarkets (REWE Group) in Germany. The 100 percent recyclable Coral Tray mitigates... Read More
02 Oct 2020
--- The state of New Jersey (NJ), US, has passed a phase-out ban on single-use plastic and paper bags, taking effect in two years. The bill also prohibits polystyrene foam foodservice packaging and limits the provision of... Read More
01 Oct 2020
--- Reusable “sharing” tableware could reduce takeout packaging waste in China by up to 92 percent, equating to higher waste and emissions reductions than paper alternatives.
01 Oct 2020
--- Packaged cheese is as popular as ever. The USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) highlights that US dairy consumption has hit a “rate never seen before,” driven by strong domestic demand for cheese. However,... Read More
30 Sep 2020
--- Nestlé Waters’ Poland Spring is joining forces with the US-based University of Maine (UMaine) to research wood-based packaging alternatives to reduce bottled water brand Poland Spring’s environmental... Read More
28 Sep 2020
--- General Mills is pledging to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent over the next decade and slash food waste in half. The commitment entails a strategic focus on regenerative agriculture and aligns... Read More
25 Sep 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor secured pre-qualification to carry How2Recycle’s store drop-off label on its AmPrima PE Plus heat resistant portfolio. A Viridor-YouGov UK poll detailed how consumers are increasingly... Read More