ready meals & side dishes

22 Sep 2020
--- Israeli food-tech start-up W-Cycle has developed SupraPulp, an energy- and water-saving bioplastic made of 99.99 percent bagasse, the dry pulpy residue left after the extraction of juice from sugarcane.
14 Sep 2020
--- Hong Kong-based start-up Ixon Food Technology has made scalable progress to commercialize its technology to naturally preserve foods without additives or high temperatures.
09 Sep 2020
--- Coveris has launched a hot food on-the-move packaging range. The Heat range boasts dual ovenable and hot-hold functionality and eliminates the need for direct food contact. The board-only and window patched designs,... Read More
07 Sep 2020
--- UK design student Holly Grounds has created instant noodle packaging manufactured from an edible and dissolvable potato starch-based film. The solution eliminates the need for single-use plastic sachets. Moreover, spices and... Read More
07 Aug 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited an upsurge in take-out delivery orders, and consequently, single-use plastic container waste. Particularly polystyrene – the material used to make Styrofoam – is experiencing a... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- The Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners has initiated a “groundbreaking” consortium with CVS Health, Target and Walmart to reinvent the single-use plastic bag. Having pledged to fund the... Read More
07 Jul 2020
--- “Power concedes nothing without a demand,” US social reformer Frederick Douglass declared in 1857. The statement has rung true in recent weeks with brands across F&B sectors scrambling to ensure that their... Read More
02 Jul 2020
--- UK-based absorbent food packaging specialist Sirane has developed a plastic-free salad packaging solution as part of a project with major brands in France. The salad bags are a variant of the supplier’s renowned... Read More
15 Jun 2020
--- For busy customers seeking to save time on weekly food purchases and preparation, a little fridge organization can go a long way. Nevera Llena, Spanish for “Full Fridge,” is a home delivery service that brings 14... Read More
08 Jun 2020
--- Flexible packaging company ProAmpac has invented CurbSafe, a foodservice delivery bag. Arriving in six different colors, the recyclable PET bag is customizable for printing to support branding. Vent holes at the top of the... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- A new packaging solution from Trade Island in New Zealand allows pizza to be baked in a mess-free, home-compostable tray. The tray, made from a by-product of sugarcane and corn, was created in partnership with New World... Read More
25 May 2020
--- Restaurants in Europe are starting to reopen their doors as governments relax COVID-19 self-distancing measures but health and hygiene remain top of the agenda. Set against this backdrop, Norwegian company ZincIn is... Read More
06 Apr 2020
--- Through the use of Ecolean’s aseptic, lightweight plastic packaging, Indonesian food and beverage manufacturer Real Good has become the first national company to receive Class A certification from Indonesia’s... Read More
06 Apr 2020
--- Eco-Products, a Novolex brand, has introduced compostable trays as the latest addition to its line of foodservice products, targeting grocery stores and food processors. Made from residual sugarcane fiber, the new trays are... Read More
18 Mar 2020
--- Biodegradable and compostable packaging specialist Sirane has developed a plastic-free sandwich skillet as an alternative to the PE-coated packs and laminated boards which currently dominate the market. The sandwich packs,... Read More
11 Mar 2020
--- AR Packaging has joined the PulPac Technology Pool and aims to be first-to-market with 3D dry molded cellulose trays and cutlery for the food, on-the-go and foodservice sectors created using the patented technology. The... Read More
26 Feb 2020
--- Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has launched a new line of fiber-based trays called PaperSeal, which replace Modified Atmosphere (MAP) and Vacuum Skin Packaging (VSP) plastic trays with a new barrier-lined paperboard... Read More
29 Jan 2020
--- Sainsbury’s has committed to investing £1 billion (US$1.3 billion) in becoming a Net Zero business across its operations by 2040. The UK retailer will invest in reducing plastic packaging, alongside carbon... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- UK retailer Co-op has committed to 100 percent own-brand recyclable packaging and aims to have phased out all non-recyclable plastics by mid-2020. Moreover, the company plans to replace them with reused or easily recycled... Read More
02 Dec 2019
--- Functional drinks brand OATH has launched in the US, offering a range of four ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages that boast functional benefits. The release also features a creative, stand-out packaging design, which seeks to... Read More