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
19 Mar 2021
--- “Changing yuck to yum” is the design strategy behind insect snack brand Small Giants’ rebranding. UK- and Canada-based design agency Midday Studio “makes the weird wonderful” by humanizing... 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
04 Jan 2021
--- The EU-funded Refucoat Project is reporting breakthroughs in recyclable bioplastic food packaging capable of replacing conventional fossil-based raw materials. Refucoat has developed three different bio-based active... 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
28 Sep 2020
--- General Mills is pledging to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent over the next decade and slash food waste in half. The commitment entails a strategic focus on regenerative agriculture and aligns... Read More
24 Sep 2020
--- Kellogg’s iconic potato chips brand Pringles is trialing a new recyclable paper can in partnership with supermarket giant Tesco. The move comes after sustained UK Recycling Association pressure to reinvent the... Read More
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
09 Sep 2020
--- It took 13 hours for Impact Snacks, a Generation Z-founded snack brand, to reach its goal to raise US$20,000 on Kickstarter. The start-up’s ambition to package its superfoods snack bars in 100 percent biodegradable and... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Sonoco Europe has acquired Can Packaging, a France-headquartered cardboard packaging company for €41.7 million (US$49.3 million). Can Packaging adds a more recyclable, mono-material packaging solution with barrier... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- Despite COVID-19-induced travel restrictions, on-the-go consumers still demand convenient food packaging to fit their busy lifestyles. Within this ever-crowding space, Brazilian superfoods brand Tubites launched a healthy... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- Multilayer flexible packaging provides oxygen barriers that are essential to food safety and shelf life but also throws up recyclability challenges as it cannot typically be processed through mainstream mechanical recycling... Read More
19 Jun 2020
--- Ring Container Technologies is introducing SmartCAN, a 100 percent recyclable canister that has broad acceptance in curbside recycling programs. Unlike traditional multi-material canisters that often contain paper, SmartCAN... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- Syntegon Technology is equipped to demonstrate its resource-saving technologies for confectionery, bakery and pharmaceutical packaging applications at this year’s inaugural Virtual Show, held from May 7 to 13, 2020.... Read More
01 Apr 2020
--- Food packaging and processing solutions provider GEA has launched its SmartPacker TwinTube packaging machine to the European market. Ideal for packaging small-sized, on-the-go food products, the new high-speed system reduces... Read More
23 Mar 2020
--- Opening plastic packages can catapult up to 75,000 microplastics across 3 meters, a new study funded by the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE)... Read More
25 Feb 2020
--- Hair care brand Schwarzkopf has partnered with TerraCycle to make the former’s retail hair care, color and styling products recyclable in the US. Starting January 1, consumers can collect and mail in the empty product... Read More
27 Jan 2020
--- Sappi Europe has added a 91 g/m² offering to its high-barrier paper range that offers optimal product protection thanks to its oxygen, steam, grease and oil barriers. The supplier has also enhanced its light barrier... Read More
02 Jan 2020
--- Mondelēz International has launched its Cadbury Energy bar in 100 percent recyclable and sustainably sourced paper packaging that was trialed and tested exclusively in New Zealand. The trial was designed to test the... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- Global diversified wood fiber company Sappi grabbed headlines in July after it enabled Nestlé’s YES! snack bars to become “the first confectionary bar on the market” to be packaged in paper using a... Read More