Kuraray and Plantic have joined forces to distribute Plantic high barrier films in Japan and South Korea.
VTT the Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a bio-based 3-layer film for MAP (modified atmosphere packaging) applications and is looking for industrial partners and collaborators for commercializing the technology.
German dairy Frischli has invested in SIG Combibloc filling technology with a view to launching a wider range of products in aseptic cartons.
AIB International has made changes to its baking science and technology course as part of a multi-year update project to increase relevancy.
Simionato, which was acquired by HayssenSandiacre in 2011, part of Barry-Wehmiller Company, held its first factory open day in Italy recently called imPACKED 2014.
Ming Yue Packaging has launched APET/EVOH high barrier composite soft sheets.
Developments in packaging materials, barriers and processing technologies are opening up opportunities for single serve wines by improving shelf life, says Plastic Technologies Inc (PTI).
Researchers have developed smart sensors and software to measure and quantify how fresh food is, offering information such as the period of best flavor, highest nutritional value, and days left after opening.
Swiss retailer Migros has apologized for an “unforgivable blunder” that resulted in the distribution of coffee creamers adorned with images of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini.
Shelf life extension, portion control, microwavable materials, re-closing features, moisture absorbing layers and built-in security are some of packaging highlights in The Amcor 2014 Sustainability Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
Tomra Sorting Solutions has launched its Falcon belt sorter at SIAL in Paris Nord Villepinte, France, this week.
Designing and re-launching packaging is a process that needs to move fast – otherwise products risk being irrelevant, attendees at Empack 2014 in Stockholm heard last week.
Demand for pouches in the ambient fish category will grow from 8.7m packs in 2013 to 15.1m packs by 2018 – illustrating the dent newer, easy-to-open, packaging formats are making in the market for tinned food in the UK.
IFCO Systems, which supplies reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for shipping fresh products, has partnered with Sealed Air to use its Diversey cleaning and hygiene disinfectant.
Procap plastic caps and closures has opened a €9m production and storage facility in Hoboken, Belgium and expects a €3m growth in turnover over the next three years.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced it will hold a public meeting Nov. 13 to discuss potential changes to four proposed rules associated with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Grenade Energy says it is taking a leaf out of the confectionery industry’s book by offering the option of controlled portion cans.
Coveris claims its new 38mm closure for PET bottles is the lightest on the market as it enters a size segment it says is Europe's most popular for non-carbonated soft drinks.