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PepsiCo invests £8 million in Lincolnshire factory to meet soaring demand for Pipers Crisps

    PepsiCo invests £8 million in Lincolnshire factory to meet soaring demand for Pipers Crisps

PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, has today announced an £8 million investment in its Pipers Crisps manufacturing site in Brigg, Lincolnshire, to meet growing demand

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Small Packs on Fast Flow Wrapping Lines: How to Comply with Weighing Legislations

    Small Packs on Fast Flow Wrapping Lines: How to Comply with Weighing Legislations

In modern food manufacturing, where speed and precision intertwine, those manufacturers navigating horizontal flow wrapping lines encounter a distinct set of challenges. As production accelerates to meet the demands of

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Senior management changes at Mannock

    Senior management changes at Mannock

Mannok, the building products and packaging manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Dara O’Reilly (pictured centre) as its next CEO. He will succeed Liam McCaffrey (pictured right) who is set

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Ornua unveils new €40 million development at Kerrygold Park

    Ornua unveils new €40 million development at Kerrygold Park

Ornua, the owner of Kerrygold, has unveiled a new €40 million development at Kerrygold Park, its flagship butter production facility in Mitchelstown, County Cork, and global home of Ireland’s most

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Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

    Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

Musgrave, Ireland’s leading food retail, wholesale and foodservice company, has announced a new multi-million euro deal with Lusk-based ready meal producer Ballymaguire Foods, valued at €170 million. The new contract

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Meeting retailers’ metal detection testing requirements

    Meeting retailers’ metal detection testing requirements

By Rob Stevens, Market Manager, Mettler-Toledo Safeline Metal Detection Retailers are increasingly including the requirement that food suppliers be able to prove regular testing of metal detection equipment as part

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Improve Contaminant Detection and Food Safety with Dual Energy X-ray

    Improve Contaminant Detection and Food Safety with Dual Energy X-ray

With certain products, food manufacturers can realise great benefits from using dual-energy x-ray detection. Mike Pipe, Head of Global Sales of Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-ray, explains how the technology can improve

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Packaging Innovations hits new heights with blockbuster 2023 showcase

    Packaging Innovations hits new heights with blockbuster 2023 showcase

Record registrations, thousands of visitors, and glowing feedback at UK’s premier packaging expo Leading multi-format event organiser Easyfairs is celebrating following a blockbuster showing from its Packaging Innovations & Empack,

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Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X- ray Inspection

    Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X-  ray Inspection

Live event scheduled 9th March 2023 will discuss the damaging nature of glass-in-glass contamination for food manufacturers and how x-ray inspection can help to mitigate these risks.  Royston, Hertfordshire, UK.

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AM Labels Limited to Exhibit New Technology at Packaging Innovations 2023

AM Labels Limited (AM Labels), an award-winning supplier of complete labelling solutions including manufacturing and warehouse automation, robotics, barcoding and RFID systems, is exhibiting at Packaging Innovations and Empack on

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Blockbuster lineup finalised for Packaging Innovations 2023

    Blockbuster lineup finalised for Packaging Innovations 2023

Four zones, three debate stages, and over 350 exhibitors on show at the Birmingham NEC Packaging Innovations & Empack, Featuring Contract Pack & Fulfilment has finalised a packed programme for

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SGS launches Food Contact Product Certification Mark

    SGS launches Food Contact Product Certification Mark

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has launched the SGS Food Contact Product Certification Mark to help manufacturers and suppliers demonstrate the safety and performance of their

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Advanced Vision Inspection at Jürgen Langbein

    Advanced Vision Inspection at Jürgen Langbein

The German company Jürgen Langbein GmbH has been producing a variety of gourmet stocks, soups, sauces and pastes for more than 30 years at its headquarters in Kaltenkirchen, near Hamburg.

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Kerry Group launches new tool which enables manufacturers to assess front of pack nutrition labels

    Kerry Group launches new tool which enables manufacturers to assess front of pack nutrition labels

Kerry Group, a world leader in taste and nutrition, has launched a new tool that will support manufacturers to optimise the nutritional profile of products while being aware of the

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Ballygowan Irish Natural Mineral Water announces 4-year sponsorship with IRFU

    Ballygowan Irish Natural Mineral Water announces 4-year sponsorship with IRFU

Ballygowan, Ireland’s number one water brand, part of Britvic Ireland, has been announced as the Official Water Partner of Irish Rugby in a new four year deal.  The partnership sees Ballygowan

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Mondelēz International Launches Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging in UK&I using Certified Recycled Plastic

    Mondelēz International Launches Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging in UK&I using Certified Recycled Plastic

Mondelēz International has announced that its Cadbury Dairy Milk and Cadbury Mini Snowballs 110g sharing bars, which are made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland, are now

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Award for ReCover Packaging for new technology which reduces food waste and improves plastic recycling

    Award for ReCover Packaging for new technology which reduces food waste and improves plastic recycling

An innovative and entrepreneurial Scottish company which makes a significant contribution to food safety and reducing unrecyclable plastic waste has won an £80,000 award to help take its business to

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UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

    UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 will introduce two brand-new interactive features, The Big Debate and the Sustainability Trail, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May. The features

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Research finds more consumers weighing sustainability claims on packaged food choices

    Research finds more consumers weighing sustainability  claims on packaged food choices

Sustainability considerations now influence the majority of the world’s grocery shoppers when buying packaged foods such as potato chips and cookies, according to Cargill’s most recent global FATitudes™ survey. The

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

Following a period of unprecedented change and upheaval in the manufacturing and supply chain sector over the past 18 months the organisers of The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

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Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

    Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

UK-based sustainable packaging firm Frugalpac has secured additional funding of £2m as it prepares for the next stage of development. The company’s directors agreed to the investment at the Annual

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Esterform Packaging boosts delivery for beverage and food industry with £26m funding package from Shawbrook Bank

    Esterform Packaging boosts delivery for beverage and food industry with £26m funding package from Shawbrook Bank

Shawbrook Bank has provided a £26m multi-facility funding solution that enables Esterform Packaging Limited (EPL) – a leading supplier of PET preforms and containers for the beverage, food and household

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Jenton Ariana’s new high speed pack turner capable of increasing production capacity by 150%

    Jenton Ariana’s new high speed pack turner capable of increasing production capacity by 150%

In line, fully automatic system is capable of rotating trays for top sealing and many other applications from narrow edge

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Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

    Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

Aldi Ireland announced today that its own-label Irish sourced potted herbs are now packaged in recyclable and home compostable materials.

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EPAL CP pallets ready for the market

    EPAL CP pallets ready for the market

EPAL CP pallets requirements were fully met in consultation with users from the chemicals industry After many discussions with users

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Gerhard Schubert GmbH launches new digital technologies

    Gerhard Schubert GmbH launches new digital technologies

Packaging machinery manufacturer Schubert is addressing the increasingly complex market requirements of greater product diversity and smaller batch sizes. Its

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Dual Quality of Food – European Commission Releases Common Testing Methodology

    Dual Quality of Food – European Commission Releases Common Testing Methodology

The European Commission has just released a new common methodology for comparing the quality of food products across the EU.

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Plenish drinks get plush new bottle design

    Plenish drinks get plush new bottle design

RPC Promens Consumer Llantrisant has provided a new custom-moulded 330ml bottle for London-based Plenish that will pack three flavours of

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Innovia create new “easy open” packaging range

    Innovia create new “easy open” packaging range

Innovia Films has expanded its range of easy-to-open food packaging film range to include heavy duty, high barrier and snap

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Ball collaborates with Ovidias to create drinks can with chocolate inside

    Ball collaborates with Ovidias to create drinks can with chocolate inside

An unlikely collaboration between can-maker, Ball, and Belgian chocolate brand, Ovidias, will see the latter bringing its novel packaging concept

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Crown Food Europe launches new product for dry food market

    Crown Food Europe launches new product for dry food market

Peelfit, a new proprietary metal can designed specifically for the dry food market, has been launched by Crown Food Europe.

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New packaging machinery for grapes cuts costs and reduces environmental impact

    New packaging machinery for grapes cuts costs and reduces environmental impact

South African grape supplier Karsten Group has introduced new heat-sealing equipment that will keep costs down while protecting the environment.

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Saica Group to acquire Americk Packaging

    Saica Group to acquire Americk Packaging

The news has emerged that Spanish giant Saica Group are set to acquire Irish-owned Americk Packaging Group for an undisclosed

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Cepac to double size of packaging operation in Doncaster

    Cepac to double size of packaging operation in Doncaster

Packaging supplier Cepac are investing £1 million on expanding its site and digital operation in Doncaster, England. The project is

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Irish pack firm enters coffee cup partnership with Frugalpac

    Irish pack firm enters coffee cup partnership with Frugalpac

Clare-based Cup Print has entered into a deal with Frugalpac to install a new packaging machine to produce the UK

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New snack packaging decomposes like orange peel after just 24 weeks

    New snack packaging decomposes like orange peel after just 24 weeks

The packaging for UK-based Snact’s range of fruit jerky snacks has been redesigned by TIPA, with the orange peel-like decomposition

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Northern Irish packaging firm to capitalise on growth with £2 million investment

    Northern Irish packaging firm to capitalise on growth with £2 million investment

Food packaging manufacturer Boran-Mopack has created 10 new jobs with their £2.4 million investment as part of an export growth

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PP vs PET – The Green Argument

More and more, the corporate world engages in the sustainability dialogue. Consumers want to take responsibility for the waste they

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Ishida Flexibility Handles All Pasta Types

The versatility and adaptability of Ishida’s multihead weighing technology means it is able to pack all dried pasta varieties at

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Multivac: Automated loading of straight sausages

MULTIVAC has developed a hygienic and efficient solution for the automated infeeding, loading and packing of straight and uniform sausages,

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Coveris launches ReadyFresh range packs for food on-the-go

    Coveris launches ReadyFresh range packs for food on-the-go

Coveris Rigid Finland has launched ReadyFresh – new packaging for home meal replacement and food on-the-go services. The ReadyFresh packs

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Sirane: Fruit’s shelf-life extending solution

    Sirane: Fruit’s shelf-life extending solution

The new Sirane technology using natural extracts which enhance the fruit’s own protection will extend significantly fruits’ shelf-life. For many years

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Dassault Systèmes helps Häagen-Dazs sell in France

    Dassault Systèmes helps Häagen-Dazs sell in France

Häagen-Dazs ice cream, a General Mills brand, is using Dassault Systèmes’ Perfect Shelf design programme to engage in merchandising strategies

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New TCL ovenable films for Tesco

    New TCL ovenable films for Tesco

TCL’s new technically advanced ovenable packaging films have been selected for a new range of bake-in-store, hot sandwiches and snacks

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Jindal Films to add new metallizer, BOPP lines

    Jindal Films to add new metallizer, BOPP lines

Jindal Films Europe, a leading manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films, announced the start of a broad reinvestment

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BRC stamp of approval for Oakland International

    BRC stamp of approval for Oakland International

The distributor company, Oakland International has retained its British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) quality standard for storage and distribution. The co-packer

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Packo Pumps rewrites the standard for product pumps together with the industry

    Packo Pumps rewrites the standard for product pumps together with the industry

The vegetable and potato processing industry has changed profoundly. By strain refinement the potatoes that have to be pumped became

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Leeways invest £2.4m in new machinery

    Leeways invest £2.4m in new machinery

Leeways Packaging Services has invested in a new Illig RDK 80K automatic pressure forming machines. The kit is installed at its

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Quin Systems launches a new Versapack machine

    Quin Systems launches a new Versapack machine

Quin Systems, supplier of end-of-line automated packing systems, has launched a new Versapack machine, a compact packing system with an integrated

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Ready-to-eat eggs break into the snack market

    Ready-to-eat eggs break into the snack market

Eggs can be a tricky item to brand but Robot Food have cracked it. Their vibrant new identity for The

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Food and packaging waste workshop for manufacturers in Scotland

    Food and packaging waste workshop for manufacturers in Scotland

Resource Efficient Scotland is running a free food and packaging waste workshop next week for manufacturers in Scotland. This  workshop

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Yollies packed in Amcor’s stay fresh pods are winners at The UK Packaging Awards 2015

    Yollies packed in Amcor’s stay fresh pods are winners at The UK Packaging Awards 2015

Kerry Foods innovative Yollies packed in Amcor’s stay fresh pods are winners at The UK Packaging Awards 2015 in the

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Global investors urge food firms to address rising water risks

    Global investors urge food firms to address rising water risks

Investors managing more than $2.6trn in assets have sent joint letters to 15 international food and drink companies amid growing concerns over water security and pollution.

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New Managing Director at Hydrosol

    New Managing Director at Hydrosol

On 1 July Dr. Matthias Moser took up his duties as the new Managing Director of Hydrosol, the international stabiliser and emulsifier system specialist. Dr. Moser, who holds a PhD in natural science, is also Managing Director of sister company OlbrichtArom. Both companies are part of the independent owner-operated Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, which maintains offices and production facilities in the world’s key markets.

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