pet food

17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- Substrate processing specialist Bobst has launched “Generation 2.0” pouches, which are recyclable, mono-material alternatives replacing non-recyclable, high-barrier multi-material packaging structures. However,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- BASF is introducing new additive solutions branded IrgaCycle for mechanically recycling plastics, addressing what it calls “the imminent needs in plastics recycling.” IrgaCycle is tailored to enhance the quality... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has warned Plastics Europe that its call for a mandatory EU recycled content target of 30 percent by 2030 is “legitimate and achievable,” but only if the whole value chain... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Ahead of PackagingInsights’ webinar: Sustainable e-commerce packaging in the COVID-19 age, taking place this Thursday (September 16, 16:00 CEST/10:00 EDT), panelists Daniela Dorner, eCommerce director at Mondi Group,... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Tesco is launching a reusable packaging initiative in partnership with TerraCycle’s global Loop program, debuting in ten of its UK stores. Featuring a range of 88 reusable F&B, household and beauty products, the... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- India has become the first Asian country to launch a plastics pact. The Plastics Pact for Asia brings together WWF India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with a shared goal to make all plastic packaging... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- Mondi Consumer Flexibles in North America is presenting three new “sustainability-driven” e-commerce packaging solutions designed for pet food at Pack Expo 2021 in Las Vegas, US, on September 27-29 (Booth N9405).
01 Sep 2021
--- A new global packaging company called Eviosys has been formed, manufacturing steel and aluminum food packaging for hundreds of international and regional food and consumer product customers. Eviosys – which derives... Read More
31 Aug 2021
--- ProAmpac is launching a patent-pending addition to its ProActive Recyclable series of polyethylene-based structures. The R-2000D is designed as a drop-in replacement for conventional multi-material laminates while its unique... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- Supermarket giant Tesco is rolling out soft plastic collection points at every large UK store after a successful 171-store trial earlier this year in Wales and the South West, in which close to a metric ton of soft plastic... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Veolia research has found 83 percent of businesses asked are not aware of the impending UK Plastic Packaging tax, with less than a year until the legislation comes into force. The UK government has released draft legislation... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Amcor has announced a record annual profit of US$939 million for the fiscal year 2021, up 53 percent against 2020. The company reported growth in meat, coffee and pet food packaging, offsetting decreased demand for... Read More
10 Aug 2021
--- US consumers are hungry for better recycling information, according to a Consumer Brands Association and Ipsos survey, with an increasing appetite to take matters into their own hands to make conscientious choices.... Read More
05 Aug 2021
--- Amcor has invested US$10 million in Michigan State University (MSU)’s School of Packaging – the largest investment in the history of the university’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, under... Read More
30 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Lyreco UK teamed up with TerraCycle’s Loop to trial reusable hand soap and hand sanitizers packaging formats in office spaces. Meanwhile, PolyREC welcomed Polyolefin Circular Economy... Read More
28 Jul 2021
--- Metaspectral has been awarded a CA$300,000 (US$239,000) grant by the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund in Canada to support its development of AI-powered technology for sorting plastics automatically to enhance recycling. The... Read More
20 Jul 2021
--- Packaging data specialist Ecoveritas is launching a sophisticated online analysis and reporting tool called Ecoview later this month for brands and retailers requiring a detailed breakdown of their packaging supply chain.... Read More
05 Jul 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) is warning the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive’s (SUPD) legislative processes are creating “an unprecedented fragmentation among EU Member States.” The Directive came... Read More
28 Jun 2021
--- Repsol, Axens and IFPEN are partnering to develop the patented Rewind Mix pyrolysis process for chemically recycling plastic waste. The Rewind Mix process purifies plastics pyrolysis oils, allowing direct and undiluted... Read More