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Agr’s new Lightweight option for the Process Pilot® blowmoulder management system offers brand owners and bottle manufactures another tool to meet this complex and growing challenge. Read more

Authentication and social engagement are perhaps two of the strongest business cases for wine and spirits brands to adopt NFC smart labeling technology. Read more

Our writers share their predictions for the trends that will define the coming year in food and drink packaging. Read more

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In the first edition of our new guest column in which packaging experts challenge widely held thinking, Jocelyne Ehret of TheRightPackaging.com invites us to have second thoughts about SUPs and accessibility. Read more

Food and drink packaging specialist Huhtamaki has now entered the market for paper straws. The company says its new range of straws are made of fibres from sustainably managed forests. Read more

Mario Abreu, Tetra Pak's sustainability VP, talks to Packaging Europe about the biggest sustainability challenges the packaging industry faces, and outlines opportunities and solutions. Read more

Arla Oy is set to be the first company in Finland to use renewable wood-based bioplastics in gable-top paperboards for milk, yoghurt and cooking products. The tall oil-based raw material used for the cartons was developed by Finnish company UPM. Read more

Independent, international design agency Cowan London has unveiled the brand identity and packaging design for Billson’s new range of all natural small-batch sodas. Read more

Shushu Li, FBIF, tells Packaging Europe about the Marking Awards, a global food and beverage packaging design award initiated by FBIF (Food and Beverage Innovation Forum). Read more

With the presentation of its newly developed VACUNITE technology yesterday at the PETnology conference in Paris, EREMA demonstrates its role as innovation leader. Read more

PET Engineering has developed a 500ml PET bottle in collaboration with Gea Procomac for Ready-to-drink, the latest addition to Huel's product line. Read more

Design Bridge has announced their latest work creating the branding for the new premium non-alcoholic spirit brand Caleño. Read more

As a carrier of digital technologies, packaging offers promising options for improving logistics and production processes – how smart does it need to be to do this? Read more

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Steven Barber

James Cropper has received the first bales of used coffee cups from a pioneering pilot scheme in collaboration with Forge Recycling, environmental charity Hubbub and Leeds City Council. Read more

Kathryn Fox, Global Marketing Manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at the continued rise in the use of metal packaging and the coding and marking challenges it presents Read more

Many food manufacturers consider digitisation will have a huge role to play in the future of the food sector – but the majority still see a number of hurdles that need to be overcome in order to maximise the opportunity. Read more

Located in Kulmbach, Germany, Töpfer Kulmbach has specialized in the production of labels and packaging for the international beverage industry for 100 years. Read more

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andreas schatzl

Kiefel introduces the latest developments on its Thermorunner KTR 5.1 Speed cup forming machine. Suited to both mass production and in niche products; intelligent technology combines forming quality with high production speeds. Read more

Tetra Pak is to offer full-colour digital printing on its carton packages, working in collaboration with Koenig & Bauer, a global leader in the field. Read more

An eye-catching metal can design was recently unveiled at the launch of luxury iced coffee brand Gaya Gold Coffee. Read more

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