Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

Xolution introduces its Relock system

04 September, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

Xolution's Relock system is not only a resealable can that prevents spillages, but it also ensures the beverage remains carbonated for a longer period of time.

One capsule or two — the new way to add milk to your coffee

21 August, 2017

Researchers have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the consumption of packaging material, the capsules are easier to use than conventional plastic containers.

Four ways perforated labels can increase efficiency

17 August, 2017

Easy-tear backing paper is an economical and efficient solution that offers the flexibility to store and use labels in multiple ways. Die cutting is performed to make this type of label by creating perforations on the backing liner after the printing process. The matrix waste material is removed all in one press pass.

Coveris multilayer film with sealing capabilities

14 August, 2017

Coveris has developed a multilayer film with sealing capabilities that enables current polythene-lined packaging trays to be more easily recycled.

Sonoco ClearGuard transparent flexible packaging

18 July, 2017

Sonoco has launched its ClearGuard portfolio of flexible packaging, offering the transparency that builds trust with consumers while providing good-quality barrier properties for product protection.

Sirane Life+ packaging system to extend shelf life for fruit

18 July, 2017

Life+ from Sirane offers shelf-life extension for fruit by combining various elements into one complete packaging solution, including an anti-mist punnet tray, packaging films and absorbent technology.

Antimicrobial and biodegradable packaging

07 July, 2017

Cutting down packaging waste and reducing the number of foodborne illnesses are both prime concerns for the food and beverage manufacturing industry.

Market leader for rigid and flexible films

05 July, 2017

Having completed its acquisition of Linpac, the Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) Group is now the worldwide leader in the rigid and flexible film market, with annual revenues exceeding $2 billion.

What is 'healthy'?

30 June, 2017 by Janette Woodhouse

Product names and brands often contain the word 'healthy' and 'healthy' is often splashed across packaging and advertising — but what does 'healthy' mean?

Digital Ink Technologies POLYtrust edible UV invisible and visible inks

13 June, 2017

POLYtrust edible UV invisible and visible inks offer growers or wholesalers the ability to print with HACCP certified edible inks that can be either invisible or visible to the consumer.

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.

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