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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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Kathryn Fox, Global Marketing Manager at Videojet Technologies, looks at the rising star of on-the-go snack bars in Europe and how manufacturers can keep productivity to a maximum with advanced coding and marking systems. Read more

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

Fresh food internet sales are growing all over the world, in part as a result of newly available technologies, but also as a new digital generation of consumers enter the market. 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

Packaging Europe and Smithers Pira are unveiling the product of an exciting new collaboration: a co-branded report produced by Smithers Pira’s experts according to a brief tailored to the needs and preoccupations Packaging Europe’s readership 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

A joint consultation by the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Defra and the Department for Health & Social Care has been launched on improving allergen information. Read more

We reflect on our unprecedented collaboration with HP and LIC to distribute Packaging Europe in a digitally printed, multi-version corrugated box. HP’s experts and thought leaders in brand innovation to explore the ideas that the project touch upon Read more

The global radio frequency identification (RFID) market for healthcare is expanding at a double-digit rate — and by 2022, it’s estimated to be worth $4.9 billion according to Grand View Research. 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

The embryonic PCEP project is starting to take shape. On taking on the role of chairman in December 2018, David Baker spoke to Tim Sykes about the organisation’s aims and the conclusions of its recent workshop Read more

Positive Plastics Pledge articulates kp's sustainability strategy and commitments for the coming decade. Tim Sykes visited CEO Daniel Dayan in London to interrogate the vision and concrete plans behind this document. Read more

TIJ (thermal inkjet) is challenging TT (thermal transfer) as the coding technology of choice for web-based materials, says Richard Pether, Director at coding specialist Rotech Machines. Read more

Working towards a world of zero waste and a lighter overall environmental footprint, a coalition of global brand owners and TerraCycle today unveils Loop™ – an innovative, online shopping concept challenging our reliance on single use packaging Read more

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FRUIT LOGISTICA covers every sector of the fresh produce business and aims to provide a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain. Read more

In response to demands to include more detail on Duty Free product packing, Nikki Fisher, head of staffing at Blackjack Promotions outlines a complementary way to convey complex information to customers in an accessible and easy way: face to face. Read more

With research showing that polypropylene (PP) film is readily recyclable, industry needs to plan a viable solution to recover the 100,000 tonnes of this packaging material put on the market every year in the UK, urges Axiom. 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

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