Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

Nature MultiPack granted interim EPBP approval

25 May, 2017

The technical committee of the European PET Bottle Platform (EBPB) ran tests on Nature MultiPack, with results that demonstrate the adhesive dots used in the MultiPack have minimal impact on the colour and properties of the resulting rPET.

Portability, pourability and reclosability

25 May, 2017

The Zip-Pak Pour & Lok flexible packing solution gave Giant Sunflower Seeds a boost in production capacity, improved processing speeds and less scrap and downtime.

Cryovac shrink films

18 May, 2017

Cryovac OptiDure vacuum shrink technology ensures that bone in puncture is a thing of the past and packs do not leak.

Schur Star Box Bag

15 May, 2017

The Schur Star Box Bag is used for Kelsen's Pepperidge Farm American Cookies brand. The cookies are placed in paper cups, then placed in protective carton inserts and packed into the bag.

ACCC tightening country of origin labels

12 May, 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is advising businesses to check their country of origin labels to ensure they comply with the Australian Consumer Law.

Tetra Pak packages approved by the Swedish Rheumatism Association

11 May, 2017

Five additional Tetra Pak packages have been certified by the Swedish Rheumatism Association (SRA) for their ease of use.

Clever electronic cap

08 May, 2017

Pillsy has devised a smart cap that can let you know when to take your drugs, stop you double dipping and even send alerts to relatives if you are being recalcitrant.

Cricket flour energy bar pack wins sustainability award

20 April, 2017

A compostable pack for an energy bar made from powdered cricket flour has won the Best Sustainable category in the World Food Innovation Awards 2017.

Longer shelf life, less waste, better shelf appeal and better for the environment

12 April, 2017

Don KRC Fresh Division (part of George Weston Foods) wanted to increase its exports but realised that it needed a packaging system that would enable its quality products to remain fresh for longer if this was to be achieved.

How safe is your ink?

12 April, 2017

Siegwerk has taken a further step in its global commitment to product safety by launching its Ink Safety Portal.

Aluminium drink bottles becoming trendy

12 April, 2017

The Schuler Group has partnered with Japanese specialist in DWI bottle cans, TMC, to cater to the growing popularity of aluminium bottles.

PET bottles for yoghurt drinks launched in China

07 April, 2017

Yili's Liquid Milk Division engaged Sidel to design the PET bottle for its new Changyi yoghurt drinks, launched in China.

Food-safe packaging print

31 March, 2017 by Ann Hirst-Smith

A look at ultraviolet/electron beam (UV/EB) ink curing.

TOMRA Connect IoT technology for can and bottle collection machines

31 March, 2017

TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched TOMRA Connect for returns machines collecting cans and bottles for re-use and recycling.

Quinoa launched in compostable pouches

30 March, 2017

San Francisco-based Alter Eco has selected Futamura's NatureFlex packaging film for the compostable pouch used for the company's organic and fair trade quinoa.

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