Innovative packages are key in the fight against food loss and wastage. More effective barrier layers, germicidal films and freshness indicators help products keep for longer and halt consumers' throwaway mentality. However, despite these improvements, companies must keep a constant eye on process efficiency and costs.
Eight companies have formed a partnership with WWF to encourage the responsible development of bioplastics. The Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance comprises: Nestlé, The Coca-Cola Company, Danone, Ford, HJ Heinz Company, Nike, P&G and Unilever.
The first Venezuelan non-refrigerated pourable yoghurt, called MiGurt, is packaged in an aseptically filled, 750-gram barrier PET bottle from Amcor Rigid Plastics.
A national container deposit scheme would increase the cost of beer, the Brewers Association has claimed.
Ardagh Group collaborated with Jkr to create a new bottle for Fuller's London Pride, featuring 360° embossing and a significant weight reduction from 380 to 300 g.
A discovery that improves the practicality of vehicles powered by compressed natural gas could have unexpected benefits for carbonated beverages.
Innovia Films is partnering with Corbion Purac, a lactic acid and lactides producer, to develop poly lactic acid (PLA) film that is transparent and resistant to high temperatures.
To celebrate its silver anniversary, New York craft beer producer Brooklyn Brewery is treating its customers to a premium bespoke bottle for its award-winning brews.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) was established on 12 September in 1963 when 14 men had a vision to create an institute that would provide a professional identity for packaging technologists in Australia.
Researchers from Massey University in New Zealand will develop modelling tools to assist in the design of better packaging solutions for exporting food products.
Anti-erasing ink can make it much harder for the unscrupulous to fraudulently alter coding on your products.
Consumers are more likely to throw a dented can or cut-up piece of paper in the bin than recycle them, according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research.
KM Packaging Services and Ispak will bring their respective strengths to an expanded strategic alliance that could bring some interesting new developments to the confectionery packaging market.
BASF, Cargill and Novozymes have successfully demonstrated the production of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) in pilot scale, a significant milestone in the development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials.
GS1, a not-for-profit organisation which facilitates collaboration among trading partners with global standards across 150 countries is celebrating its 40th anniversary.