sauces & seasonings

22 Jul 2021
--- Unilever and Mondi are unveiling a jointly-developed, recyclable, paper-based packet for Unilever’s Colman’s brand. The packet is aluminum-free and reduces plastic content to 15 percent in the form of an... Read More
20 Jul 2021
--- Flexible packaging supplier Scholle IPN is partnering with Obbotec, a Netherlands-based plastics firm specializing in advanced forms of chemical recycling technologies. The two companies will work on engineering and testing... 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
15 Jul 2021
--- Zero Waste Europe is scrutinizing the European Commission’s proposal for the reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) regulation because it leaves municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) incinerators out of the scope.... Read More
14 Jul 2021
--- The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is encouraging the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to include retail packaged spices, herbs and tea products in its study of “healthy” claims. Announced in... Read More
09 Jul 2021
--- Heinz is introducing its first fully recyclable cap to its squeezable ketchup bottles. The cap arrives after eight years of R&D, involving more than 185,000 hours and US$1.2 million investment. Previous Heinz sauce... 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
02 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging International unveiled a dual-ovenable paperboard tray as part of its award-winning PaperSeal tray range. Also, Ardagh produced a reusable jar for Zentis’ NaturRein brand... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- Bobst is introducing the Novafoil 106 hot foil stamper for high-quality embellishment in folding carton production as brand owner demand for added-value finishing continues to grow. The new machine is designed for efficient,... Read More
25 Jun 2021
--- Schubert is enhancing the speed of lightweight product packing with the launch of its first AI-programmed pick-and-place cobot called tog.519. A cobot (collaborative robot) is a robot intended for direct human interaction... Read More
25 Jun 2021
--- Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) is warning continuing raw material availability issues are creating a potential risk to the stable supply of food, pharmaceutical and medical products. Guido Aufdemkamp, FPE’s executive... Read More
16 Jun 2021
--- Long-term growth in the soups and sauces category has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more consumers purchasing shelf-stable foods via e-commerce channels and preparing meals at home. Innova Market Insights... Read More
20 May 2021
--- Waddington Europe, a division of Novolex, is augmenting its TamperVisible range of protective packaging to include a high-clarity recycled PET (rPET) Hot Fill option. The European thermoforming specialists’ Hot Fill... Read More
18 May 2021
--- Alpla has developed a valve-less polypropylene (PP) screw cap with a flip lid for viscous liquids, such as ketchup, mayonnaise and honey. The fully recyclable cap allows for controlled dosing and prevents unwanted dripping... Read More
01 Feb 2021
--- Iconic ketchup brand Heinz has conducted a consumer experiment called Draw Ketchup to test how standard ketchup is synonymously associated with the Heinz brand specifically. “We wanted to uncover that instinctual... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Sonoco Europe and Just Spices have shared insights into their long-standing collaboration, which now sees the cardboard can specialist supply over 260 different designs to the creative spice mixture start-up. In 2015, the... Read More
06 May 2020
--- Amcor has designed a family of stock PET bottles that enable co-packers to meet the demanding requirements for e-commerce-ready packaging. OmniPack PET bottles increase capacity and reduce downtime by having the same... Read More
17 Apr 2020
--- The rich flavors of Italian Pietra dei Venti’s olive oil are reflected in the brand’s newly designed labels. Illustrations of olive trees and leaves were substituted for elegant yet straightforward monochromatic... Read More
31 Mar 2020
--- India-based BL Agro Industries (BL Agro) has witnessed steady demand for its edible oil thanks to its longstanding partnership with French liquids packaging supplier Sidel. The latter delivers nature-friendly, safe and... Read More
13 Nov 2019
--- Unilever brand Hellmann’s is teaming up with food delivery service Just Eat to trial a range of condiments in Notpla’s seaweed-based biodegradable sauce sachets. This attempt to tackle plastic pollution across... Read More