Packaging Connections is back! This week we’ll be looking at finding the right bar code in the digital era in a webinar with Markem-Imaje, explore a new pack that can measure the ripeness of fruit and learn about new fiber-based ready meal trays. Read more

Smurfit Kappa has announced the winners of its first ever Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge. Read more

ILIP's Smart Ripe is a packaging that provides real-time information on the ripeness of fruit, which the company says can provide value to the supply chain and offer consumers the product that best suits their needs. Read more

Innovia Films is launching the first of its new range of transparent high barrier packaging films, Propafilm™ Strata SL. Read more

Waitrose & Partners launches its Italian ready meal range in the new fiber-based tray suited for both microwave and regular ovens. Read more

Anthem Worldwide, the global creative agency, has continued its partnership with pladis, to develop brand identities and packaging designs for two new products under the ‘go ahead!’ brand. Read more

Employee-owned business, Kite Packaging, has added a new chilled packaging range to its product offering. Read more

Traceability in the food supply chain can do more than safeguard against potential disasters, particularly at the processing stage. Geoff Furniss, Head of BBC Technologies within TOMRA, explains how. Read more

Luca Cerani, Sealed Air VP of Marketing and Portfolio, EMEA talks to Packaging Europe about sustainability solutions and ways to tackle the omnichannel challenge. Read more

With entries still flooding in and several desperate requests for more time, we have decided to grant an extra 24 hours for submissions to the Sustainability Awards 2019. Read more

Jørgen Rheinlænder, Company Director and Silvia Morar, International Marketing and Sales Coordinator, InnospeXion ApS discuss X-ray contamination detection of large products and packages. Read more

Russell Watson, a product inspection specialist with Mettler-Toledo, explores the wider implications of plastics packaging replacement. Read more

The World Packaging Organization WPO has chosen the world’s best packaging of 2019. The cardboard-based food tray by Jospak Oy, a start-up from Finland, has won the WorldStar award in the Food Packaging category. Read more

PepsiCo VP (and Sustainability Awards judge) Chris Daly spoke to Tim Sykes about the environmental challenges for packaged goods and the need to follow a multi-dimensional, long-term roadmap to meet them. Read more

By the end of the year, across six countries, Arla is making 600 million fresh milk cartons renewable and 560 million yogurt pots recyclable in a move that the company says will cut 7.330 tonnes of carbon. Read more

GEA has launched two innovations in the area vertical packaging to support meat and poultry manufacturers increase uptime and boost consumer confidence at IFFA 2019 – held in Frankfurt from 4-9 May. Read more

JBT Corporation has announced the launch of a new solution for filling flexible pouches commonly used in the infant nutrition and sports drinks categories, which could spark further market growth for the sector. Read more

OAL Connected is offering a solution to read newly introduced data embedded barcodes inline. Tesco has recently unveiled these data embedded barcodes on meat products in its Jack’s stores Read more

Polish packaging company Supravis Group SA has recently introduced a material for use on flow pack machines, SUPRALAM, which it says will enable users to combine a modern aesthetic, innovative structure and strong visual appeal. Read more

Are biobased and biodegradable plastics also suitable for thermoforming? Find out in this case study by FKuR in an English language exclusive for Packaging Europe. Read more

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