Food labelling – Is it true, misleading or an outright lie?
09/03/2017 - 08:48
The increase in questionable labelling claims to differentiate products has become an issue of concern for academics, regulators, and consumers around the world. A walk through the aisles of a local supermarket will reveal some interesting marketing claims made on product packaging – some valid, some spurious at best.
Tetra Pak launches new aseptic carton with bio-based plastic film and cap
09/12/2016 - 11:21
Tetra Pak has launched a new version of its Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge carton, this time incorporating a bio-based plastic film and cap, made from polymers derived from sugar cane.
Mondi showcases flexible on-the-go packaging
29/11/2016 - 15:32
International packaging and paper group Mondi is taking advantage of the growing snacks-on-the-go market, presenting new innovations in flexible packaging at the Packaging Innovations event in Amsterdam on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 November.
Mondi seeking deals to capture growth in consumer packaging
22/11/2016 - 10:11
Mondi Ltd. is seeking to acquire more companies making the type of flexible packaging used for items like pet food pouches, as the South African manufacturer taps growing demand from the consumer-goods industry.
Corrugated packaging: The number-one choice
14/11/2016 - 11:10
A new study has revealed that corrugated packaging keeps produce fresher than plastic, with corrugated fibres helping to trap and stifle microorganisms.
Boxmore wins first place for Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design
04/11/2016 - 10:30
The International Union of Food Science and Technology's (IUFoST) Global Food Industry Award has recognised Boxmore Packaging's Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design, presenting it with first place for Packaging Innovation.
Mondi increases operating profit despite headwinds
14/10/2016 - 10:46
Mondi says underlying operating profit for the third quarter of 2016 of €227m is a modest 3% higher than in the same period in 2015.
Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom
06/09/2016 - 16:02
A few decades ago, packaging companies needed more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today. Back then, the more heavy machinery they had, the more value was produced. Now, things are done differently; with less material. The difference is information.
Milk-based packing ticks lots of boxes
26/08/2016 - 10:33
MUCH of the plastic packaging used for food can be recycled, from egg containers to milk jugs, to butter tubs. But what about that thin plastic film stretched around wedges of cheese or rib-eye steaks?
Mondi to buy Russian packaging company
11/07/2016 - 11:23
MONDI is acquiring Russian flexible packaging maker Uralplastic for an undisclosed amount.