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22 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, DuPont unveiled its new DuPont Liveo Pharma Bottle Closures for sealing threaded glass and plastic bottles and containers. Also, BillerudKorsnäs released an upgraded version of its Pure... Read More
21 Oct 2021
--- McDonald’s and Starbucks are committing an additional US$10 million to the NextGen Consortium, an initiative aiming to improve environmental sustainability standards in the foodservice industry. Founded by investment... Read More
20 Oct 2021
--- The foodservice sector has experienced unprecedented demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, with one in three global consumers increasing their home delivery use, according to Innova Market Insights. Packaging producers have... Read More
20 Oct 2021
--- DS Smith has used its Circular Design Metrics (CDM) for the first time to design and manufacture fiber-based packaging for a limited edition beer collection brewed with surplus bread. The COP26 initiative led by Toast Ale... Read More
19 Oct 2021
--- Coveris is converting a “potentially revolutionary” new paper into flexible packaging for dry foods to meet growing demand for recyclable alternatives to plastic-based solutions. Notably, the material’s... Read More
18 Oct 2021
--- McDonald’s waste paper cups will be recycled into toilet paper as part of the fast-food chain’s partnership with Swedish hygiene product producer Essity. The project is estimated to save up to 12,000 tons of... Read More
15 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging secured all mandatory regulatory approvals to acquire fiber-based packaging manufacturer AR Packaging in a US$1.45 billion cash deal. Meanwhile, Crown joined the Ellen MacArthur... Read More
13 Oct 2021
--- Elopak is acquiring Naturepak Beverage Packaging, a leading gable top fresh liquid carton and packaging systems supplier in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Norwegian liquid carton producer has signed a... Read More
13 Oct 2021
--- McDonald’s Canada is introducing wooden stir sticks, paper straws and wooden cutlery – excluding McFlurry spoons – to its 1,400 restaurants nationwide by December 2021. Wooden stir sticks are currently... Read More
11 Oct 2021
--- Greiner Packaging has secured its first UK customer for its recently improved tear-tab cardboard-plastic cup with Symington’s pot noodle and rice brand Naked. The K3 r100 cup delivers enhanced recyclability with an... Read More
11 Oct 2021
--- Dairy has long been seen as an integral part of a healthy diet, but that doesn’t mean it’s free from disruption, according to Mathieu Nicey, Amcor’s EMEA marketing manager for dairy. Nicey sits down with... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- Smurfit Kappa is launching a range of circular packaging solutions for the rapidly growing online health and beauty market. The new customizable eHealth & Beauty portfolio includes paper-based packaging solutions for... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Weetabix announced 92% of its packaging is now completely recyclable, while the company is also on track to reduce its packaging carbon footprint by 20% in the next year. Meanwhile, Holland &... Read More
07 Oct 2021
--- Sweden-based AR Packaging is releasing a recyclable fiber-based tray for high-barrier applications called TrayLite. The solution provides an alternative to full plastic barrier trays, reducing plastic content by 85%, for the... Read More
07 Oct 2021
--- Schubert showcased a unique two-in-one flowpacker and cartoner combination at FachPack 2021. Notably, the machine can process plastic or paper-based foil material, with the modular packaging machinery specialist experiencing... Read More
06 Oct 2021
--- The household packaging sector was built on a foundation of single-use consumption. From dishwasher tabs to laundry detergent and cleaning soaps, fossil-based virgin plastic has dominated this segment for the past... Read More
06 Oct 2021
--- Huhtamaki has highlighted an independent study revealing that transitioning in-store Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) dining to reusable tableware would be equivalent to adding one million petrol cars to Europe’s roads.... Read More
05 Oct 2021
--- DS Smith is replacing polyethylene (PE) with crepe paper in e-commerce packaging as part of the company’s pledge to use 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2023. Already in use by a well-known smartphone... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Mondi and Taurus Packaging have developed a wet strength paper shopping bag for the South African retail market. The partners say the bag can prevent up to 2 million plastic bags from entering the waste stream in the country... Read More
01 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay launched an industrially compostable bag for its Off The Eaten Path brand of vegetable snacks, while Alpla produced recycled detergent bottles for the Somat gel range.... Read More
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