paper & paperboard

20 Sep 2019
--- Rapak, part of DS Smith Plastics, has developed a durable Bag-in-Box solution in response to an increase in the e-commerce demand of laundry detergents and other Consumer Packaged Goods (CPGs). SÜDPACK Forest... Read More
20 Sep 2019
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is to remove plastic shrink-wrap across all multipack cans sold in the UK and transition to cardboard over the next 18 months. More than 30 million packs sold to consumers each year will no... Read More
19 Sep 2019
--- The drive for increased environmental sustainability in packaging was once again top of the agenda at Packaging Innovations in London, UK. Private and public concern for the rising tide of global plastic pollution has... Read More
12 Sep 2019
--- Cargill has expanded its range of packaging ingredients with the launch of C*iBond 25957, a high-performance, cationic, wet-end starch specifically designed for packaging paper applications. The solution should enable an... Read More
10 Sep 2019
--- Denmark will introduce a ban on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in July next year due to the potential risks the chemicals pose to human health. The nation cites that the health risk is too great to wait... Read More
09 Sep 2019
--- SIG – a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic packaging – has conducted almost 3,000 interviews to better understand how consumers interact with QR codes. In Brazil and Europe, usage rates were... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- In a bid to slash packaging waste generated by the rise of e-commerce in the retail market, fiber-based packaging materials provider BillerudKorsnäs has introduced a paper specially designed for e-commerce bags. Coined... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- In packaging news this week, butter brand Lurpak launched its first block packaging innovation since 1957. Known as “Butterbox,” the new design is a convenient reclosable box that addresses the consumer barriers... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- In this sustainability-focused interview, Michael Lenaghan, Zero Waste Scotland Environmental Policy Advisor and Packaging Innovations 2019 keynote speaker shares his insights on the UK’s drive for more eco-friendly... Read More
04 Sep 2019
--- Sappi has expanded its range of sustainable packaging papers to include options with integrated heat sealing and barrier functions. Coined Sappi Seal and Sappi Guard, the extended range will take center stage for the company... Read More
29 Aug 2019
--- Tetra Pak has announced its delivery of more than 500 billion packages labeled with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) logo, marking a milestone in the company’s ambition to promote responsible sourcing and... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Looking to stand-out on the busy market shelf, Central and Eastern European food manufacturer Maspex has reinvented its natural Tymbark fruit juice range with SIG’s combidome carton packaging. The move marks a first... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- A lab study conducted by four European consumer groups has reportedly shown that food packaging made of colored paper and cardboard – such as coffee cups and straws – may contain and release harmful chemicals... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- This week in industry news, Aldi announced that it will trial cardboard skin packs for its steak products across 380 UK stores from September. The supermarket indicates that the cardboard reduces the amount of plastic used... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Japan is replacing the plastic wrapping on its KitKat candy bars with paper in a bid to become one step closer to its commitment of 100 percent recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025. The Japanese... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- Selecta UK, under Switzerland-headquartered Selecta, a leading European self-serve coffee and convenience food retailer, has announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service “for the workplace and... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- This week in packaging, Ampacet introduced a metal detectable masterbatch for plastic, 1000818-E, that aids in the detection of plastic containments. The masterbatch can result in enhanced food safety and minimized food... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- A state-of-the-art environmental lifecycle assessment (LCA) has found that single-use beverage cartons compare favorably with reusable glass bottles – and outperform single-use PET bottles – across the fresh... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Unilever has relaunched its branded Carte d’Or ice cream in compostable paperboard packaging by Stora Enso, available in Italy. The container is made from Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- SÜDPACK is set to showcase packaging concepts that center on a “reduce, recycle and replace” model of sustainability without compromising product safety during FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg. Notable exhibits... Read More