pet food

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
11 Jan 2022
--- Plastic Energy is announcing plans to build a second advanced recycling plant for end-of-life plastics in Sevilla, Spain, after securing a new agreement with TotalEnergies. The plant is expected to become operational in... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- French-headquartered Antalis Packaging is opening a new smart packaging center in the UK. The center features a demonstration suite for packaging automation and a dedicated packaging design studio. The latest developments in... 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
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
14 Dec 2021
--- Mars Petcare is launching what it says is the world’s first recycled packaging for wet pet food. Developed in partnership with Huhtamaki and SABIC, the pouches are created using chemical recycling technologies. The... 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
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
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
24 Nov 2021
--- Amazon Fresh in Singapore is replacing unrecyclable gel packs with recyclable frozen water bottles to maintain the freshness of frozen and chilled products during deliveries. Despite the e-commerce giant claiming this... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Ardagh Metal Packaging announced plans to construct a US$200 million beverage can plant in Northern Ireland, UK. Meanwhile, Amcor research revealed consumers worldwide want to recycle more. Also,... Read More
17 Nov 2021
--- The pandemic has driven an unprecedented surge in pet adoptions, with lockdown restrictions resulting in more people spending time indoors and working from home. More pets translates into higher demand for pet food and... Read More
12 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Mondelēz International joined the Circulate Capital Ocean Fund (CCOF), investing in collecting, sorting and recycling plastic waste, including flexible films. Meanwhile, Tri-Star Packaging... Read More
05 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, UFlex commissioned a BOPET film manufacturing plant in Nigeria to meet Western Africa’s growing packaging film demand. In Europe, FEFCO issued the Corrugated Packaging Recyclability... Read More
29 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, DS Smith opened its first hybrid Customer Innovation Hub, enabling collaborative packaging innovation through state-of-the-art audio-visual technology. Meanwhile, DS Smith and Liquibox unveiled... Read More
25 Oct 2021
--- Tesco and Faerch are partnering on a closed-loop recycling solution for the secondary plastic packaging used to transport and hold products on Tesco shelves. The “industry-first” solution will recycle an... Read More
18 Oct 2021
--- Mondi is equipping Finnish premium dog food brand Hau-Hau Champion with a polyethylene (PE) bag, which can be recycled in plastic recycling streams. The mono-material packaging replaces unrecyclable plastic packs while... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- UFlex is joining forces with flexible packaging manufacturer Mespack and custom injection molding innovator Hoffer Plastics to develop easily recyclable polypropylene (PP)-based hot-fill pouches with material-reducing spout... 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