A new report addresses the risk of increased foodborne illness if the EU promotes reusable alternatives to single use food and beverage service packaging. more

A new film from the VDI Zentrum Ressourceneffizienz depicts an optimised sorting method depicts an improved sorting and processing method for valuable plastics, bringing the plastics life cycle full circle more

In partnership with the Co-op and Freshtime, Coveris has launched a fully recyclable PE film that delivers the same protective, functional and shelf-life benefits as existing non-recyclable solutions. more

Labelling innovation can generate momentum for change across the supply chain. Libby White profiles innovations that have impressed, providing differentiation, achieving sustainability goals and optimising performance in challenging conditions. more

Graeme Smith of Mondi addresses the goals for sustainable packaging and the need for the whole value chain to embrace the responsibility for bringing through a new generation of resource-efficient, recyclable solutions. more

NFC offers a great solution to improve recycling. A low-cost inlay could be added to packaging allowing the consumer, with a simple tap of their smartphone, to access information about the packaging, according to Gillian Ewers of PragmatIC more

The latest developments, challenges and best practice solutions in food safety were discussed in detail at the inaugural Food Safety Summit, sponsored by Ishida Europe. more

StePac L.A. Ltd. launches XflowTM, a patented, functional, flowpack solution for blueberries as a cost-saving alternative to traditional preformed bulk packaging. more

With consumers embracing increasingly eco-conscious lives, Cambridge Consultants have announced their latest partnership, which is set to transform the business of BeeBee Wraps, a UK-based start-up. more

Looking back at this week's product and innovation highlights in the packaging world, focusing on new technologies for cost-efficient recycling, a new collection scheme for crisp packets and a new convenient drink box. more

For many in the UK, Mr Kipling’s range of iconic cakes holds a special place, but internationally the ‘exceedingly good’ brand is relatively unknown. more

Tetra Pak has launched Tetra Pak® Plant Secure, a game-changing plant management service that delivers profitability improvements for customers. more

Phil Brown, Managing Director at Fortress Technology Europe discusses Metal, the biggest and most likely contaminant risk within food processing and packing plants today. more

Three dedicated areas on the Ishida Europe stand at this year’s All4Pack exhibition in Paris will underline the company’s unique capabilities in the design, manufacture and installation of weighing, packing and quality control solutions more

At a special award ceremony held at the ALUMINIUM 2018 exhibition in Düsseldorf, the first ever winner of the Robert V Neher Award, a global academic competition for foil research and development, was announced. more

Reinhard Steup, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management, HAVI Europe discusses how foodservice businesses should be using advanced analytics and trend forecasting to lower packaging waste levels in the industry. more

With several crisis (with various origins) in recent times, manufacturers challenge their practices to permanently improve the level of food- safety throughout the production line. more

SUP bans lead to social and local discrimination - argues Sustainable Packaging Summit keynote speaker, Jocelyne Ehret of more

Lidl confirmed today it is removing black plastic packaging from its entire fruit and vegetable range across all 195 Ireland and Northern Ireland stores before Christmas. more

Walkers is set to launch the UK’s first nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets. People will be encouraged to either drop off their packets at one of the hundreds of public access collection points. more

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