All articles by GlobalData Consumer

  1. In defense of plastic

    The hard-wearing, long lasting impact of plastic is the reason why it has had such an impact on the environment,…
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    20 Apr
  2. Plastic purge continues as Waitrose pledges to jettison disposable cups

    UK supermarket retailer Waitrose has announced that it is to stop using 52 million disposable coffee cups per year, which…
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    19 Apr
  3. Q&A with Uflex’s Ashwani Sharma on ASEPTO

    ASEPTO by Uflex is providing the carton industry with eye-catching solutions that make products stand-out from the crowd. Packaging Gateway…
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    17 Apr
  4. Packaging innovation spotlight: multi-functional closure takes the mess out of application

    Applying pain relief gel can be a messy process and leaves a sticky residue on one’s hands that needs to…
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    5 Apr
  5. Easter egg producers under pressure over weighty packaging

    With Easter fast approaching, Which? exposes plastic and cardboard makes up 25% of the total weight of Easter eggs. Easter…
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    29 Mar
  6. Deposit Return Scheme: potential stumbling blocks for the UK

    With over 700,000 bottles in the UK littering streets and nearby seas each day, the government had no choice but…
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    28 Mar
  7. Will brands continue to use augmented reality as part of their packaging?

    Augmented reality (AR) blends the real and virtual world together delivering a more immersive consumer experience. In recent years the…
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    27 Mar
  8. Could microplastics study put a cap on bottled water growth?

    Orb Media’s microplastic study has claimed that bottled water contains twice as many potentially harmful plastic particles as previously thought…
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    22 Mar
  9. How technology is enhancing the business of manufacturing

    A report from industry experts, Smithers Pira, projects 3.5% annual growth, with sales in the global packaging market set to…
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    19 Mar
  10. Could the humble aluminium can help solve plastic pollution?

    Cans are light, take up less space, they are unbreakable and easier to recycle. Can they solve the issue of…
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    6 Mar