Libby White

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Libby White looks behind the scenes of the fast approaching countdown towards the EU FMD directive, due for implementation in February 2019. Read more

Our writers share their predictions for the trends that will define the coming year in food and drink packaging. Read more

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This week's video highlights two of our recent exciting collaborations- a co-branded report developed by Smithers Pira- tailored to the needs and preoccupations of Packaging Europe's readership. Read more

New research from Virginia Tech aims to cut down on waste – and consumer frustration – with a novel approach to creating super slippery industrial packaging. Read more

Anticipating a future where paper thin battery-free Bluetooth sensors connect people with packaging and products, Wiliot and Avery Dennison discuss with Packaging Europe the potential of the first battery-free Bluetooth® sticker sensor tag Read more

Ball Corporation brings to life a new technology that is changing the shape of the industry by introducing its 360° aerosol can at the ADF&PCD exhibition in Paris on Jan. 30 and 31, 2019. Read more

Working towards a world of zero waste and a lighter overall environmental footprint, a coalition of global brand owners and TerraCycle today unveils Loop™ – an innovative, online shopping concept challenging our reliance on single use packaging Read more


Video interview: Noel Zilberfarb, European sales director, and Pascal Peroni, Global marketing manager, discuss the latest solutions Bostik has introduced to the marketplace Read more

Libby White spoke to Pablo Cartagena, Business Development Manager, Cadel Deinking, about the value and potential of deinking technology. ‘Deinking’ is a water-based technology that converts printed scrap, flexible or rigid, into new valuable pellets Read more

DuPont Teijin Films today announced the launch of its new Mylar® Harvest Fresh rPET range of heat sealable polyester films with up to 50 per cent post-consumer recycled rPET content. Read more

Libby White looks back on some of the defining innovations of the year, whose significance is gauged not just in terms of market impact, but also in the way they are emblematic of two megatrends that have dominated the year in packaging. Read more

In 2017, Unilever made an industry leading commitment to ensure that all its plastic packaging will be designed to be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. Packaging Europe delves into the strategy Unilever is taking to achieve its goals Read more


This week's video highlights includes Corona's launch of bio-based six pack rings, a beer advent calendar using clever design, and Tata Steel reimagining the can. Read more

Constantia Flexibles has designed the Flexible Blister at its Product Excellence Center, combining the portability of a strip pack, the ease of use of a blister, and the protection of its PET-ALU-PE-based laminates. Read more

Georg Müller-Hof, vice president marketing LPM-EU declares Avery Dennison's 2025 sustainability goals. Read more

Libby White caught up with Eef de Ferrante, director of the World Congress on Active & Intelligent Packaging, in anticipation of the event held on 19-20 November 2018 in Amsterdam. Read more

“Many people in the beverage industry are currently asking how they will become or remain competitive in the future,” says Andrea Kalrait, exhibition director BrauBeviale. Read more

Van Genechten Packaging's chief commercial officer, Jeroen Lybaert, discusses market trends and how VGP is addressing them with its latest solutions, such as with its award-winning FlatSkin® and Mini Moët pack. Read more

Elopak is taking a step forward with sustainable packaging and launching aseptic Pure-Pak® cartons made with Natural Brown Board. Read more

Swiss start-up Yamo, offering home delivery of fresh baby purees, takes us on its journey to create an e-commerce solution. Read more

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