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Gavin Mounce, e-commerce Design Manager at DS Smith Packaging, talks about the path to great e-commerce packaging. Read more

A closer look at Pollard Boxes' “unique” concertina design for the teapigs 2019 Advent calendar, packed with 24 different tea varieties. Read more

David Barnes, business development manager at Skymark, a manufacturer of recyclable cast & blown films that supplies a range of products into the food and hygiene market sectors, is up next answering our Rapid Interview questions. Read more

The concept of omnichannel is changing the way brands relate to consumers. But how is the industry meeting the challenges this presents? Victoria Hattersley reports. Read more

Sometimes something as seemingly insignificant as a simple change to design can help save a significant area of plastic waste. Libby Munford explores the increasingly important concept of tethered closures for plastic bottle caps. Read more

What is new in the area of smart packaging? Elisabeth Skoda looks at just a few of the latest developments in the sector. Read more

In its 2019 Global Food and Drink Trends report, analysts Mintel predict that modern takes on sustainability, health and wellness, and convenience will reshape the food industry. Libby Munford takes an in-depth look at the changing demographics. Read more

At the AIPIA event in Amsterdam, Alastair Hanlon, chief commercial officer at PragmatIC, explains how the company's ultra-thin, flexible integrated circuits can address issues such as food waste and enable traceability. Read more

Aptar Food + Beverage has been recognised with a World Beverage Innovation Award for its Flip Lid product Read more

Carlsberg Group has revealed a refreshed visual identity for its cider brand, Somersby. Read more

The winners of 15th edition of the Bruni Glass Design Award, an international design competition focused on glass packaging, have been announced Read more

Following the annual AIPIA World Congress, we take a look at the opportunities brought by smart materials. Read more

Packaging Europe visited O-I's facility in Chazelles-sur-Lyon in France to find out more about O-I : EXPRESSIONS, the late-stage customisation service for glass, and some recent, innovative applications for the technology. Read more

As consumers increasingly demand products and services tailored to their individual needs, it’s clear that the personalisation trend isn’t going away and brand owners need to respond to this. Read more

Dave Brown, co-founder and 2D design director, Brown&co, a creative entrepreneur with more than 30 years’ experience in brand building and design is the latest to sit down with us for a Rapid Interview. Read more

A recent survey found that many shoppers want their purchases to be sent in more environmentally friendly packaging - and they’re prepared to pay more for it. Read more

U. Control Packaging, LLC is excited to announce Cosmopak Corporation will be integrating UCP's patented SqueezeControl® technology across a line of new and exclusive packaging designs. Read more

On Thursday, McDonald’s announced a programme the company says aims to remove and minimise plastic and improve recyclability in packaging across Europe. Read more

Aiming to provide a solution in line with the marketing dynamics of young brands, Diam Pack has launched a collection entirely dedicated to influencers. Read more

SIG launches a U-shaped paper straw during Gulfood Manufacturing, together with its joint venture partner SIG Combibloc Obeikan. The new straw uses FSC™ certified paper and is now available globally. Read more

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Coca-Cola talks sustainability

Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners chats to Tim Sykes about the different approaches the iconic brand is taking to eliminate packaging waste and reduce environmental footprints

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