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AB InBev has announced the launch of a new packaging design for Stella Artois, appearing on shelves in the UK in the coming weeks. more

Pro Carton – the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers – has called for an update on the 3 Rs of Recycling – updating the waste hierarchy to respond to today’s packaging conundrum. more

Free-From bakery category leader Genius Gluten Free has unveiled two wraps as part of a new ‘Good for the Gut’ range of six products due to roll out this year, with design from London-based B&B studio. more

Frozen food specialist Iceland has introduced plastic-free packaging for its pre-packed bananas - a decision that reflects the core of the waste vs resource efficiency dilemma facing the industry more

Packaging Europe has announced the top four submissions in each of the six categories of the Sustainability Awards 2018, as judged by the seventeen-strong, independent jury representing the breadth of the European packaging value chain. more

Amid increased consumer demand for more streamlined and sustainable packaging, manufacturers face the challenge of creating solutions that retain brand recognition while producing less waste. more

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, will be presenting a range of innovative sustainable packaging solutions designed specifically for luxury and creative applications at Luxe Pack 2018. more

Uflex's Holography business has developed a premium Lens Transfer Paper/Paperboard for carton packaging, with the novel use of different technologies of Fresnel Lens. more

Aegg is launching a brand new range of table-presentable recyclable glassware food pots.  These reusable clear pots are suitable for both the food service industry as well as on-shelf within retail environments. more

Anthem have received a Silver award for their ‘Minted’ concept which challenges oral care category norms. more

O-I today unveils a technological leap forward that (almost literally) breaks the mould. Ahead of the launch, Tim Sykes met Vitaliano Torno (president) and Arnaud Aujouannet (chief sales and marketing officer) to put the innovation in context. more

API Group will showcase how brands can combine style and sustainability to create premium packaging solutions at this year’s Packaging Innovations London. more

Sappi Limited has reported that it is exhibiting for the first time at LUXE PACK Monaco, scheduled for 1 to 3 October 2018 at Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum. more

Which of these four finalists will carry off the trophy for 'Best Practice' in sustainable packaging at the Sustainability Awards 2018 in Gothenburg? more

Garçon Wines, inventor of the 750ml slimline wine bottle,  is launching a pink bottle made from 100% recycled PET which is made in the UK and is fully recyclable after. more

Pretium Packaging is launching a new 12-ounce polyethylene terephthalate (PET) sauce bottle, that has been designed to mimic the look and feel of glass. more

This printing technology will complete Schur Flexibles’ technological portfolio in the future and will provide numerous customer segments with additional application options for small order quantities and rapid design changes. more

Mark Hewitt, Group Managing Director, Europe, SGK, explores how a pack can be connected across the entire consumer journey beyond the shop shelf. more

A pizza carton that turns into a football, printing inks that withstand temperatures that are hotter than lava, and innovative packaging made from moulded fibre. more

The natural skincare company founded by Rivka Rose has been rebranded by Bath-based agency The Space Creative, the brand’s first refresh since being founded 44 years ago. more

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