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Tesco has announced its ambitions for a closed loop system across its UK operations. more

In 2017, the production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to a record level of more than 14 billion euros. The prospects for the current year remain positive. more

SABIC is reinforcing its activities in the plastics caps and closures (C&C) market. At the Plastic Closures Innovations Conference in Berlin on May 22-24, the company is discussing its new Caps & Closures Industry segment. more

With its I 410 model MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection offers an automatic inspection solution, which the company says is precise, fast and consistently reliable. more

Tesco is to remove ‘Best Before’ consumption guidance dates off nearly 70 fruit and vegetable lines in a move to help reduce food waste and to prevent perfectly edible food from being thrown away. more

The food-safe MB12 packaging helps customers to eliminate mineral oil migration with a sustainable solution. more

Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high barrier materials thanks to substantial investment in new assets. more

Tetra Pak has launched an Extrusion Wheel that produces stick ice cream products with large-sized inclusions, such as whole nuts, real fruit segments, or cookie dough chunks at highest capacity on the market. more

Eagle Product Inspection will exhibit its newest range of x-ray and analysis technology at the combined MEAT-TECH and IPACK-IMA shows in Fiera Milano, Italy from 29 May - 1 June. more

Design Bridge have shared details of the new global visual identity and packaging designs they have created for Cornetto, the Unilever ice cream brand. more

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UPM Raflatac is introducing four new food-safe labeling products to the European market. This will expand the company's food labeling range, providing a wider range of material options for brand owners and packaging designers. more

The world's first Plastic Free Trust Mark was launched today. The brainchild of environmental campaign group A Plastic Planet, the Trust Mark will be awarded to food and drink products that are packaged without plastic. more

Global packaging supplier, Advanta, has successfully trialled a unique skin pack aluminium poultry tray and film combination —the first of its kind on the foil packaging market. more

May, 2018 Over 500 people attended the WorldStar Awards Presentations & Gala Dinner, the most important global packaging competition in the world, organized by WPO (World Packaging Organization). more

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['Frieder Daubenberger, Germany', 'Photographer: Frieder Daubenberg']

Between 29 May and 1 June 2018, Gerhard Schubert GmbH will be presenting its latest developments at the Ipack-Ima in Milan. Visitors to the fair will have an opportunity to experience the Flowmodul component in action. more

A convenient bespoke solution from RPC Superfos is breathing new life into cheese packaging for the latest high-end cheese from Skånemejerier, a leading manufacturer of mature cheese in Sweden. more

Electronic packaging specialists, Electropac, has joined forces with confectionery firm, Churchill’s, to produce the ultimate patriotic souvenir in advance of the Royal Wedding more

H.B. Fuller confirms it is helping converters achieve zero-defects production with its expanded range of UV light fluorescing adhesives. more

The World Packaging Organisation has recognised Sealed Air across five countries for its innovative solutions in the packaging and food categories. more

Theegarten-Pactec will use IPACK-IMA 2018 in Milan (May 29 to June 1st) to present its compact and flexible CWM2 wrapping machine for chocolate products at the Opessi S.r.l. stand. more

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