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.
The Schuler Group has partnered with Japanese specialist in DWI bottle cans, TMC, to cater to the growing popularity of aluminium bottles.
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.
Siegwerk has taken a further step in its global commitment to product safety by launching its Ink Safety Portal.
Yili's Liquid Milk Division engaged Sidel to design the PET bottle for its new Changyi yoghurt drinks, launched in China.
A look at ultraviolet/electron beam (UV/EB) ink curing.
TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched TOMRA Connect for returns machines collecting cans and bottles for re-use and recycling.
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.
Modified cellulose packaging that degrades in nature in around two years and has antioxidising and antimicrobial features is under development in a Lithuanian university.
Different bio-based coatings on paper substrate have been used by Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre to create lightweight 100% bio-based stand-up pouches.
As consumers continue to seek convenient, affordable meal options that require little or no preparation, demand is in turn stimulated for a variety of packaging products.
A project to introduce nanotechnology-based antimicrobial packaging, in order to enhance food safety and reduce waste, has received €7.7 million in funding from the European Union.
Vibrant 360° illustrations that cover the container wall all the way up to the sealing rim are now a reality following a collaboration between Coveris and Finnish dairy producer Valio.
The worldwide production capacity for bio-based polymers grew by 4% to 6.6 million tonnes from 2015 to 2016, with capacity forecast to grow to 8.5 million tonnes by 2021, according to a report published by nova-Institute.
Tetra Pak expects to be manufacturing 3 billion closures per year in its new packaging closures plant in Thailand.