Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap 30, which has received the highest class of Vinçotte certification for its use of renewable materials.
Germany is leading the way in PET bottle recycling, according to a study which has found PET bottles are recycled at a total of about 93.5%, while one-way deposit PET bottles have reached 97.9%.
A Canadian grocery retailer will soon stock compostable single-serve coffee pods.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will host a free seminar on 'Understanding Sustainable Packaging Innovations & Trends' during Foodtech Packtech.
October has been declared the month of 'nude food', with Australian schools encouraged to eliminate unnecessary packaging to better both their own health and the health of the planet.
Grinding PET into flakes is part of a German soft drink company's recycling agenda.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has announced the winners of the inaugural Australia/New Zealand Save Food Packaging Awards.
Belgian brewery Martens has used digital printing technology from KHS to eliminate labels, producing a visually appealing, premium and more sustainable PET package.
Milk processor Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ) has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a recycling program for yoghurt pouches — a packaging product that would previously have gone to landfill.
Two German companies have partnered to develop an upcycled wheat straw-based packaging solution for the food industry.
Bio-based barrier film business Plantic Technologies has been acquired by Japanese company Kuraray.
US company Carrington Tea has selected bio-based NatureFlex packaging films for its Carrington Organics Tea line.
Tetra Pak's plant-based carton packaging has hit shelves for the first time, as Finnish dairy producer Valio becomes the first company in the world to adopt it.
Tetra Pak has obtained Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody (CoC) certification for all of its converting plants and market companies. The certification means the company can now supply FSC-labelled packages from anywhere in the world.
The BIOMAT research group from the University of the Basque Country has responded to the demand for longer shelf life coupled with sustainability, with the development of a biodegradable/compostable container for both liquid and solid oily products.