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Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

    Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

Nestlé has announced that it will invest up to SFr2 billion (€1.86 billion) to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of

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Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

    Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

Syntegon Technology is the new name for Bosch Packaging Technology, following the sale of the former Bosch division. Headquartered in Waiblingen, Germany, Syntegon Technology’s business focus is on intelligent and

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Start-Up Village Puts Innovation at Heart of Packaging

    Start-Up Village Puts Innovation at Heart of Packaging

Packaging Innovations 2020 is encouraging industry start-ups to apply to take part in the ‘Start-Up Village’, a platform designed to showcase the ground-breaking designs of up and coming companies. The

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Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

    Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Packaging Innovations Birmingham 2020, which brings the whole packaging industry together under one roof, from design, marketing and branding, through to engineering and logistics, returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26

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Tetra Pak Collaborates With Hexagon in Smart Plant Engineering Platform

    Tetra Pak Collaborates With Hexagon in Smart Plant Engineering Platform

Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has announced a collaboration with Hexagon’s PPM Division, the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction

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New Ink Added to Linx Range

    New Ink Added to Linx Range

Linx Printing Technologies has introduced an ink specially formulated to resist moisture, colour change and transference. It is ideal for consistent coding through pouch and can retort applications where the

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UK’s Largest Packaging Show Unveils New Interactive Features Designed to Educate and Inspire

    UK’s Largest Packaging Show Unveils New Interactive Features Designed to Educate and Inspire

Packaging Innovations 2020 will introduce two new interactive show features designed to address the challenges faced by industry professionals at every point of packaging’s journey, from conception to consumer, when

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Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

    Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

Building on Britvic’s existing work to protect the environment, the company has joined forces with other global businesses to promote a ground-breaking recycling technology that will help bring about a

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Brillopak’s UniPaker Handles 66 Million Kilos of Potatoes a Year For Morrisons

    Brillopak’s UniPaker Handles 66 Million Kilos of Potatoes a Year For Morrisons

Morrisons fresh produce depot in Rushden, Northamptonshire has installed two automated Brillopak crate loading potato cells, UniPaker, taking productivity and efficiency to a whole new level. Capable of orientating packs

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Packaging Innovations 2020 Announces Plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

    Packaging Innovations 2020 Announces Plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

Leading industry experts from some of the UK’s most respected authorities will come together on the Ecopack Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 to debate one of the industry’s hottest topics – sustainability.

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Nestlé Waters UK Launches 100% Recycled Plastic Across Full Buxton Range

    Nestlé Waters UK Launches 100% Recycled Plastic Across Full Buxton Range

Buxton Natural Mineral Water, which is part of Nestlé Waters UK, has announced its whole range will be made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET), while remaining 100% recyclable, by 2021.

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Schubert Packs 720 Yakult Bottles Per Minute

    Schubert Packs 720 Yakult Bottles Per Minute

By Bernd Göhringer, Area Sales Manager at Gerhard Schubert GmbH, Crailsheim, Germany Today, more than 39 million people in 39 countries worldwide enjoy the probiotic drink. For the European market,

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Cutting-Edge Innovations on Display at UK’s Largest Packaging Event

    Cutting-Edge Innovations on Display at UK’s Largest Packaging Event

Food and drink professionals will be given the unparalleled opportunity to discover the latest industry developments when Packaging Innovations 2020 returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Alongside

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Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

    Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

Nestlé has announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company will implement Nutri-Score across

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Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

    Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions for bundling canned and bottled beverages. The innovative new corrugated range eliminates the need for single-use plastic and is 100%

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Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

    Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

Coca-Cola Sweden has announced that, from 2020, it will make all of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled material, becoming the first country worldwide to do so. The transition will

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Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

    Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar

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Future of Packaging on Display at UK’s Largest Industry Event

    Future of Packaging on Display at UK’s Largest Industry Event

Packaging professionals from household names through to independent brands will come together to discover the latest technologies and solutions when Label&Print, Ecopack, Empack, and Contract Pack & Fulfilment return to

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£17 Million Investment at Princes Bradford Underway With New Bottling Line

    £17 Million Investment at Princes Bradford Underway With New Bottling Line

International food and drink group Princes has completed the first phase of a planned £17 million investment in its UK site at Toftshaw in Bradford with the opening of a

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Convenience at its Best: Naylors’ Ready-to-enjoy Coleslaw in Reclosable Schur®Star Stand-up Bag

    Convenience at its Best: Naylors’ Ready-to-enjoy Coleslaw in Reclosable Schur®Star Stand-up Bag

‘The whole world loves coleslaw’ – this is what British Naylor Farms, one of the UK’s largest vegetable and salad growers have experienced through recent years, based on exports of

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Schubert’s Lightline Flowpacker and its Innovative Sealing Technologies Attract Attention From Bakers Around the World

    Schubert’s Lightline Flowpacker and its Innovative Sealing Technologies Attract Attention From Bakers Around the World

Schubert successfully exhibited at the IBIE, the “International Bakery Industry Exposition” for the first time ever. During its IBIE debut, Schubert attracted major attention by premiering its lightline Flowpacker to

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Sustainable Packaging Solution For Latest Nestlé Snack Bar

    Sustainable Packaging Solution For Latest Nestlé Snack Bar

With the increased global push for environmentally friendly and sustainable paper-based packaging solutions, Sappi has made great strides in developing breakthrough proprietary barrier technology to offer new opportunities to satisfy

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The Answer to Countless Individual Beverage Packaging

  The Answer to Countless Individual Beverage Packaging

Between 12 and 14 November 2019, Schubert will once again be present at the KHS booth at the BrauBeviale in

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Brillopak’s Fresh Produce Packing Robot Wins Innovation Award

  Brillopak’s Fresh Produce Packing Robot Wins Innovation Award

Brillopak’s UniPAKer crate loading robot for fresh produce factories has won the PPMA Innovative Robotics Solution 2019 award, beating nine

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PPMA Total Show 2019 Leads the Way

  PPMA Total Show 2019 Leads the Way

PPMA Total Show 2019, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition, has been hailed an overwhelming success by exhibitors

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Schur’s Bags Will Make Babies Giggle

  Schur’s Bags Will Make Babies Giggle

This is not only what every parent thinks, but it is also the opinion of the Danish company Christina Hansen.

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Revolutionary Bag Allows Fast and Easy Cooking

  Revolutionary Bag Allows Fast and Easy Cooking

Who doesn’t now and then feel like cooking dinner is stress-inducing and limiting to family time? Thanks to the cooperation between

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C&C Group Accelerates Tennent’s Sustainability Plans

  C&C Group Accelerates Tennent’s Sustainability Plans

C&C Group has announced enhanced investment of €16 million (£14.23 million) in sustainability for its Tennent’s Lager brand, significantly boosting

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Carlsberg Gives Latest Green Fibre Bottle Update

  Carlsberg Gives Latest Green Fibre Bottle Update

Carlsberg Group has given an update on its journey to create the world’s first ‘paper’ beer bottle made from sustainably-sourced

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Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

  Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

Solving simple motion tasks electrically is now possible with the Simplified Motion Series from Festo. The electric drive series combines

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More Than $400 Billion at Stake in the Beverage Industry From Plain Packaging

  More Than $400 Billion at Stake in the Beverage Industry From Plain Packaging

Following the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products and repeated calls to extend the legislation to other sectors, Brand

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The Biggest Celebration of Achievement and Business Excellence at the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

  The Biggest Celebration of Achievement and Business Excellence at the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

The processing and packaging machinery industry celebrated another year of outstanding achievement and business excellence at its eighth PPMA Group

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TrakRap Wins EcoPack Challenge at Packaging Innovations

  TrakRap Wins EcoPack Challenge at Packaging Innovations

Secondary packaging company TrakRap has won the prestigious EcoPack Challenge after successfully showcasing its low carbon aerosol packaging solution during

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Coca-Cola European Partners to Remove 4,000 Tonnes of Single-use Plastic by Swapping Shrink Wrap For Cardboard in Western Europe

  Coca-Cola European Partners to Remove 4,000 Tonnes of Single-use Plastic by Swapping Shrink Wrap For Cardboard in Western Europe

Coca-Cola European Partners, will be replacing plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for its can multipacks across Western Europe, removing approximately 4,000

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Landmark Court Ruling Opens the Way For Launch of Signum® by Quinn

  Landmark Court Ruling Opens the Way For Launch of Signum® by Quinn

A recent landmark patent ruling has heralded the launch of Signum® by Quinn, a mono PET plastic tray.  The arrival

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High Quality Content Sees Packaging Innovations London Break Records

  High Quality Content Sees Packaging Innovations London Break Records

Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London celebrated its 10th anniversary with standout show content. This included launching three brand-new features, advancing the sustainability debate

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Nestlé Inaugurates Packaging Research Institute

  Nestlé Inaugurates Packaging Research Institute

Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the first-of-its-kind in the food industry. The new Institute enables Nestlé

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European Brewers Make 2022 Consumer Labelling Commitment

  European Brewers Make 2022 Consumer Labelling Commitment

The Brewers of Europe and its members have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and committed, through a Brewers’ Ambition,

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PlasticFreeLand™ Debuts at Packaging Innovations London 2019

  PlasticFreeLand™ Debuts at Packaging Innovations London 2019

The packaging industry’s most contentious topic – sustainability – is set to be the focus of the new PlasticFreeLand™ at

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Challenges Faced in the Food & Beverage Industry Require a Specific Planning & Scheduling Tool

  Challenges Faced in the Food & Beverage Industry Require a Specific Planning & Scheduling Tool

By Filip Schiettecat, Senior Director Industry Management at Siemens PLM Software. The food and beverage industry faces a set of

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WHO Calls For More Research into Microplastics and a Crackdown on Plastic Pollution

  WHO Calls For More Research into Microplastics and a Crackdown on Plastic Pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts

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Dedicated Industry Forums Take on Packaging’s Hottest Topics

  Dedicated Industry Forums Take on Packaging’s Hottest Topics

Experts from major brands, such as Coca-Cola, Ella’s Kitchen and REN Clean Skincare, will take to the stage as part

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Molson Coors Commits to Reduce Plastics in Packaging

  Molson Coors Commits to Reduce Plastics in Packaging

Molson Coors in the UK and Ireland is removing the plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands, as

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The BIG Plastics Debate Puts Plastic Alternatives Under the Microscope

  The BIG Plastics Debate Puts Plastic Alternatives Under the Microscope

Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, including Carlsberg, LUSH Cosmetics, and Just Eat, will come together at Packaging Innovations and Luxury

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Cow & Gate Baby Food Overhauls Cereals Portfolio

The UK’s number one baby cereals brand, Cow & Gate Baby Food, is launching a complete overhaul of stages one

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New Show Features Unveiled For UK’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event

  New Show Features Unveiled For UK’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event

Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019 will introduce three new show features when it returns to Olympia on 11

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PPMA Total Show 2019 to Host the Latest Sustainable Developments and Industry Insights in Packaging and Processing

  PPMA Total Show 2019 to Host the Latest Sustainable Developments and Industry Insights in Packaging and Processing

PPMA Total Show 2019 will open its doors at the NEC, Birmingham, from 1–3 October for what will be the

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The Accelerator Zone at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019

  The Accelerator Zone at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019

For the first time ever, the Accelerator Zone will be at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London on 11 &

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StePac – Taking Broccoli Packaging Out of the Ice Age

  StePac – Taking Broccoli Packaging Out of the Ice Age

StePac’s innovative MA/MH (Modified Atmosphere/Modified Humidity Packaging) technology is changing the paradigm of cold-chain supply and integrating sustainability into the

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A Question of Balance for Clean and Clear Label

  A Question of Balance for Clean and Clear Label

Clean and clear labeling concerns are now well established in the food and beverage industry, having featured as a key

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PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019 – Call for Entries – Deadline: 17 July

  PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019 – Call for Entries – Deadline: 17 July

PPMA Group has issued a ‘Final Call for Entries’ to the 2019 PPMA Group Industry Awards. All companies within the

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Nestlé Research Means it’s ‘YES!’ For Recyclable Paper Packaging

  Nestlé Research Means it’s ‘YES!’ For Recyclable Paper Packaging

A technical breakthrough in confectionery packaging will see Nestlé’s ‘YES!’ snack bar range wrapped in recyclable paper for the first

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Sustainability, Plastics and Brexit – Keynote Speakers Set to Inspire at PPMA Total Show 2019

  Sustainability, Plastics and Brexit – Keynote Speakers Set to Inspire at PPMA Total Show 2019

The PPMA Total Show 2019, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 1 to 3 October, has announced

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Leaders in Luxury Packaging Join London’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event

  Leaders in Luxury Packaging Join London’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event

Luxury Packaging London 2019 will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it returns to Olympia on 11 & 12 September, hosted alongside

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