ready meals & side dishes

05 May 2021
--- Ready meal packaging has become a more regular feature in the lives of many consumers contending with COVID-19 community restrictions. While food hoarding will mostly die out post-pandemic, the long-term restaurant delivery... Read More
04 May 2021
--- Burger King is launching a green packaging pilot program running throughout the year to reduce its environmental footprint. Starting today, 51 Burger King company-owned restaurants in Miami, US, will provide plastic... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Berry Superfos launched a bamboo spoon for on-the-go food, and Celebration Packaging released a recyclable paper cutlery range ahead of the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive, taking effect in... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Smurfit Kappa Brazil’s paperboard shipping box for wine and food has scored a Red Dot Award in the Product Design 2021 category, impressing with its combination of product safety and eco-friendly materials. In... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Stora Enso is introducing a “world-first” recyclable RFID (Radio-frequency Identification) tag for microwave-safe use. RFID technology is used in the food industry to automate processes, provide real-time... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- E-commerce in the food delivery sector has been exponentially expanded by the COVID-19 pandemic, as identified by Innova Market Insights’ leading packaging trend this year: “Home Delivery Haven.” Extended... Read More
03 Mar 2021
--- Burger King is paying homage to its brand heritage with a new minimalist global logo and packaging redesign. Since its last rebrand over two decades ago, the quick-service restaurant (QSR) industry has transitioned to a more... Read More
26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
18 Feb 2021
--- McDonald’s is modernizing its restaurant packaging with minimalist graphical representations of corresponding menu items that reduce on-pack messaging. Carried out by US-based creative agency Pearlfisher, the... Read More
29 Jan 2021
--- Mondi is announcing its ten year sustainability action plan – MAP2030 – taking action on three key areas: circular-driven packaging and paper solutions, “created by empowered people,” and combating... Read More
21 Jan 2021
--- EcoTensil is launching a range of plastic-free, extra sturdy, folding paperboard cutlery in advance of European legislation banning single-use plastic items such as cutlery, plates and straws by July 2021. The US,... Read More
14 Dec 2020
--- Global packaging company Amcor is bringing food-safe, mono-polypropylene microwavable rice pouches to Mars Food next year – an “industry first,” according to the global food company. Mars Food’s... Read More
01 Dec 2020
--- Sealed Air is unveiling “the world’s first” food-grade soft plastic film containing Certified Circular Resins (CCR) for food wraps and trays in fresh meat, fish and cheese applications. The US-headquartered... Read More
12 Nov 2020
--- Certain colors, using verbs over nouns and demographic-specific vocabulary can all make on-pack health claims more convincing for consumers.
28 Oct 2020
--- BillerudKorsnäs is introducing its durable and CO2-reducing Reusable Paper Bag to UK supermarkets through an AB Group Packaging distribution deal. The move enables UK supermarkets to get up to speed with their European... Read More
29 Sep 2020
--- Syntegon Technology and chemicals company SABIC are jointly developing a frozen food packaging pillow bag. The bag boasts a “substantial material reduction potential” of up to 50 percent compared to conventional... Read More
25 Sep 2020
--- Stora Enso is investing in more formed fiber capacity at its Hylte Mill in Sweden and Qian’an Mill in China. The annual capacity at both mills will be approximately 115 million product units.
24 Sep 2020
--- Biodegradable materials developer Danimer Scientific and Plastic Suppliers, Inc. (PSI), a global manufacturer of non-barrier sealant films, have partnered to create bio-based, home-compostable films.
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.