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19 Jul 2019
--- 19 Jul 2019 -- Olay is remodeling its Olay Regenerist Whip moisturizer with a refill pod made from recyclable polypropylene that fits within its jar. Brand-owner Procter & Gamble (P&G) says the beauty brand project... Read More
19 Jul 2019
--- The British Plastics Federation (BPF) warned that the UK plastics industry will be badly hit in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit. Two-thirds of plastic companies are worried about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit,... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- Finnish paper-based packaging specialist Huhtamaki has launched a new compostable Bioware Impresso double-walled hot cup. Adding to Huhtamaki’s existing Bioware compostable range, this new cup in a mixed sleeve of... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- B-Better, a water start-up brand from Unilever’s Future Platform, is launching a range of on-trend water beverages in SIG’s aseptic combidome bottle-shaped carton. SIG’s carton bottle is fully recyclable... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- Tetra Pak has become “the first carton packaging company” to launch paper straws in Europe, in a move that brings the supplier a step closer to delivering an entirely plant-based carton package. Made from... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- BillerudKorsnäs has launched a functional 180° bendable straw made out of paper in collaboration with The Paper Straw Co. The latter will produce the U-Bend straw in Manchester, UK, and the US for individual drink... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Gourmet meringue maker Flower & White has surpassed confectionary giants to debut its products in plastic-free packaging, reportedly being one of the first in the sector to do so. Flower & White, which retails in the... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Leading bioproducts producer Novamont announced that its Mater-Bi bioplastic has been shown to biodegrade in the sea with similar efficiency as cellulosic materials, like paper. Mater-Bi plastics were analyzed by means of... Read More
10 Jul 2019
--- Cargill is investing US$200 million to diversify its starches and sweeteners portfolio produced at its Krefeld, Germany site, by switching the processing facilities focus from corn to wheat. The move reflects changing market... Read More
09 Jul 2019
--- Aseptic packaging specialist SIG has become “the first in the industry” to produce cartons with ASI-certified aluminum foil. A start-up brand from Unilever’s Future Platform – B-Better – is set... Read More
05 Jul 2019
--- Through its eSmart solutions service, Smurfit Kappa has designed a unique packaging solution to enable Granja Mantiqueira, a Latin American egg provider, to enter the E-commerce channel. Styled like a briefcase with handles... Read More
05 Jul 2019
--- Nestlé YES! snack bars will be “the first confectionary bar on the market” to be packaged in paper using a high-speed flow wrap technology. YES! snack bars were previously packaged in flexible plastic... Read More
05 Jul 2019
--- This week in packaging, Tetra Pak inaugurated Vietnam’s first carton packaging material factory in Binh Duong, creating a regional production hub. The US$135 million state-of-the-art facility will serve both domestic... Read More
28 Jun 2019
--- Finnish paper-based packaging specialist Huhtamaki has participated in a study to analyze the life-cycle of various types of coffee cups, where it was found that paper cups generally have the lowest carbon footprint.... Read More
28 Jun 2019
--- This week in packaging, Amcor entered into a US$394 million agreement with investment firm Kohlberg & Company for the sale of three former Bemis flexible packaging plants in the UK and Ireland. The divestment was... Read More
27 Jun 2019
--- Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in 3D printing with a wood-based ink in a way that mimics the unique “ultrastructure” of wood. By emulating the natural cellular... Read More
21 Jun 2019
--- Glass packaging supplier Encirc announced that is building the “world’s first” intelligent glass line at its Cheshire site, UK. Part of the Vidrala Group, Encirc will use Industry 4.0 technology to... Read More
20 Jun 2019
--- Pure Leaf has relaunched its premium teas in the UK and the Netherlands with a brand and packaging redesign by London agency PB Creative. The agency was tasked with delivering a packaging overhaul that communicates the... Read More
17 Jun 2019
--- Unilever ice cream brand Solero has launched a wrapper-less multipack which uses 35 percent less plastic compared to the original pack. The new box – which can be “widely recycled” in the UK – has... Read More
14 Jun 2019
--- There are several avenues that need to be further developed before a true circular economy for packaging materials can be achieved. This includes creating a consistent market for recycled content and strengthening the... Read More
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