26 Oct 2018 --- Paper and paperboard have witnessed somewhat of a resurgence, fueled by anti-plastic sentiment and a growing global demand for designed-in recyclability. Not only is paper a naturally renewable, recyclable and compostable material, it can also add value to ... Read More
15 Oct 2018 --- Sustainability, widening emerging markets and optimizing packs for on-the-go convenience are some of the market aspects driving Tetra Pak's carton design. At Tetra Pak’s event, Inside Tetra Pak, held last week at its headquarters in Lund, Sweden, ... Read More
01 Oct 2018 --- The rise in e-commerce has redefined the requirements of FMCG packaging from the supply chain to brand identity, presenting both challenges and opportunities. The demand for packaging which is specifically designed for e-commerce has further intensified amid ... Read More
25 Sep 2018 --- Consumers are increasingly seeking options to be consumed on the go and with ease, spurring ample NPD and innovation from an array of market areas. Snacks need to tick the health, as well as convenience, box. It is expected that snacks will continue to ... Read More
10 Sep 2018 --- Due to a changing pharmaceutical model and pending US legislation requiring drug manufacturers to package opioids using child-resistant/senior-friendly (CR/SF) blister packaging, adherence packaging in the healthcare industry is more important now than ever, ... Read More
04 Sep 2018 --- Reusable packaging is a staple in many peoples day to day lives, from simple packed lunches in plastic containers to the water bottle that gets carted from the gym to home and back again. Pepsi's recent US$3.2 billion acquisition of SodaStream, a home ... Read More
21 Aug 2018 --- The recent months have seen a string of food and beverage heavyweights declare war on single-use plastics – such as straws – with bold eradication targets. There are said to be 8.3 million straws littering our coastlines, but this number is ... Read More
13 Aug 2018 --- Packaging for pets is big business – it is estimated to account for around five percent of the total European demand for flexible plastic-based packaging. It explains why many leading suppliers have designated pet packaging teams. The challenges are ... Read More
23 Jul 2018 --- Connected Packaging and the Internet of Things (IoT) has opened up a world of possibilities for brands to communicate with their customers in more engaging and proactive ways. Brand owners are beginning to realize the massive potential of pioneering ... Read More
18 Jul 2018 --- Packaging not only protects and preserves the inner contents but also plays a communicative role by supplying the consumer with essential information. Sports nutrition has made the leap from niche market to mainstream, giving suppliers new impetus to do all ... Read More