Product Preservation

UFlex announced a range of sustainability, engineering, aesthetic, and anti-counterfeiting innovations in Q3 of FY19-20. Read more

Danone today announced the launch of Track & Connect – a service that it says gives greater transparency on a product’s farm-to-fork journey. Read more

ACG Inspection has introduced a blockchain-based solution for traceability and anti-counterfeiting requirements in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Read more

Evolution of store formats and the opening of transition economies will drive increased demand according to the latest research from Smithers. Read more

BASF and Fabbri Group say that their new compostable cling film is the “ideal combination of breathability, mechanical performance, and aesthetics”. Read more

By using different material and packaging concepts, manufacturers can make an important contribution to meeting current market demands regarding sustainable packaging solutions, according to Danny Köppl of MULTIVAC Read more

Aptar CSP Technologies, a part of AptarGroup, Inc., has announced the launch of a “first-of-its-kind” active packaging product. Read more

BillerudKorsnäs has worked with Wilson to design a brand-new environmentally-friendly container for its iconic tennis balls. Read more

Gavin Mounce, e-commerce Design Manager at DS Smith Packaging, talks about the path to great e-commerce packaging. Read more

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into a recyclable, biodegradable packaging material. Read more

In a recent interview, the new EU Commissioner for Environment considered the implications of a general ban on plastic packaging. Read more

A closer look at Apeel – an innovative plant-derived solution that slows down the rate of water loss and oxidation in perishable foods. Read more

Dr Felix Flemming of TOMRA Food investigates how a digital transformation could help reduce food waste and loss. Read more

Fin Slater spoke to CuanTec to see if its bioplastic solution might be able to function as a viable alternative to standard plastic food wraps Read more

Smurfit Kappa has developed a "100% sustainable and reusable" solution that allows transport at controlled temperatures Read more

StePac introduces solutions for maintaining pomegranate freshness at every step of the supply chain Read more

AIMPLAS has launched the SafetySenseO2 project to develop a printed sensor with the capacity to detect the presence of oxygen inside packaging Read more

Apeel says its new product greatly reduces waste throughout the supply chain and provides more ripe time Read more

Retailers who need to send wine bottles through the post can now do this both safely and in an environmentally friendly way thanks to Flexi-Hex®, an innovative 100% plastic free packaging system being launched today by Macfarlane Packaging Read more

A Lucozade Ribena Suntory-backed edible, plastic-free packaging innovation is taking a step closer to being rolled out on the high-street – thanks to newly secured Government funding. Read more

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Coca-Cola talks sustainability

Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners chats to Tim Sykes about the different approaches the iconic brand is taking to eliminate packaging waste and reduce environmental footprints

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