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
--- 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
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
28 Jun 2021
--- Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division is expanding into the flexible packaging market by launching the J Press FP790 digital inkjet water-based press. The FP790 will be available in North America from... 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
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
11 Dec 2020
--- Unilever is employing Greiner Packaging and SABIC to develop tubs and lids made from recycled polypropylene (r-PP) for its Knorr brand bouillon powder. Greiner Packaging selected PP from SABIC’s TruCircle portfolio to... Read More
30 Nov 2020
--- When we think of commercialized soup, the homologous Campbell’s tin can immediately comes to mind. The iconic soup tin rose to international fame through Andy Warhol’s 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans print painting... 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.
26 May 2020
--- SIG has announced the commercial launch of combismile in Europe (currently excluding France, Germany, UK and Italy), pegging this carton solution as enabling brands and producers to differentiate themselves in the... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- British-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has joined forces with global packaging supplier Mondi to produce a recyclable polypropylene (PP) mono-material pouch in Turkey for the Knorr dry soup powder range. The solution... Read More
02 Aug 2019
--- Re:Nourish has repackaged its line of prepared soups in custom-molded bottles from UK packaging specialist M&H Corby, a company under Berry Global. A unique feature of the soups’ packaging is that the “grab... Read More
28 May 2019
--- Israeli company Mushroom Benefit Ltd has launched a new line of Cuisine Bags that offer a plant-based, clean-label alternative to traditional powdered soup stocks. The patent-pending Cuisine Bags seek to disrupt the soup,... Read More
09 Jan 2019
--- Sealpac has collaborated with Norwegian company MatBørsen for its foray into the ready meal sector. The companies launched a click-on soup tray that has been stocked at Norwegian retailers Meny since 2017, for which... Read More
22 Jun 2018
--- Nutpods will re-release their Seasonal Edition Pumpkin Spice creamer in North America’s first aseptic carton package made with polymers linked to plant-based renewable materials. The carton is designed and supplied by... Read More
04 June 2018
--- Spanish food producer, Dulcesol, has collaborated with ITC Packaging to develop shelf-life-extending IML packaging for its Naturcrem soups. The innovative packaging is microwave-safe and has an oxygen barrier, vital given... Read More