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At Fachpack 2019, Elisabeth Goerner, managing director at Goerner Group, talks to Packaging Europe about the company's passion for sustainability and presents GBfiber, a fiber-based packaging suitable for direct food contact. Read more

In the third of five films from the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2019, Chris Daly discusses PepsiCo's challenges around integrating its packaging into a circular economy and its multi-faceted strategy to realise it Read more

Borealis and Borouge have developed a series of new, monomaterial pouch solutions based on polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). Read more

At Fachpack, Van Genechten's European sales director Maik Haunhorst talks to Packaging Europe about the company's solutions that can help reduce the use of plastics in food packaging. Read more

BASF has introduced a new defoamer – Foamaster® WO 2360, which is compliant with China’s food contact regulation GB 9685-2016 for adhesives and major food contact regulations. Read more

The pet food market has mirrored trends across CPG over recent years, with new opportunities for packaging to add value. Bernard Meunier of Nestlé Purina shared his story of sustainability, premiumisation and digitisation with (cat owner) Tim Sykes Read more

Jointly with the industry, Dow has enhanced its polymer solutions for meat and cheese packaging for efficient packaging production, consumer experience and  food preservation, helping to further reduce food waste. Read more

As the world’s relationship with plastic is being radically redefined, academics at the University of Surrey investigate bold new food packaging pledges made by some of the world’s most prominent brands. Read more

In the first part of the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2019, Gian De Belder introduces P&G's Ambition 2030 and the 'HolyGrail' project, investigating the potential of digital watermarking to revolutionise plastic packaging sorting and recycling Read more

GEA has launched a new solution, FoodTray, that the company says combines the advantages of thermoforming technology, cardboard and film. Read more

A food waste solution will be showcased at the forthcoming K 2019 expo. The new antifog coating is the result of Palsgaard’s participation in a United Nations initiative. Read more

What demands does the packing of sweets and snacks have to satisfy in the year 2020 and beyond? ProSweets Cologne, which is being staged from 2 to 5 February 2020, aims to provide answers to these questions. Read more

Last autumn Smurfit Kappa launched its bold and open-ended Better Planet Packaging initiative. Tim Sykes met Arco Berkenbosch at Smurfit Kappa’s Global Experience Centre at Schiphol to find out how the sustainability brief looks one year on Read more

ILAPAK has launched the Vegatronic 6400 – a new continuous motion bagger that offers hygiene and maximum uptime when packaging frozen meat products such as nuggets, burgers, chicken pieces and sausages. Read more

As we reported earlier this year, DS Smith has launched a new line of packaging options known as Loop Ready Packaging (LRP), currently being showcased at FachPack 2019. Read more

Bostik, the leading specialty adhesives business unit of Arkema, manufactures and offers tailored and sustainable solutions in a variety of industrial markets. Read more

How does an FMCG giant like Mars bring its brands to life for consumers? How does it respond to the challenge of tapping into the growing online market? Read more

According to research by the SAVE FOOD initiative, around one third of food produced for human consumption every year worldwide - approximately 1.3 billion tonnes - is wasted. Read more

Since early 2018, plastic packaging has been vilified and scapegoated by mainstream media, governments, ‘greenwashing’ PR campaigns, and consumers alike, drawn into the epicentre of the sustainability debate as the plague of our planet. Read more

One week to go until the live Sustainability Awards 2019 ceremony at FachPack! Join us to discover the worthy winners of the most prestigious sustainability competition for packaging innovation. Read more

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