19 January 2018
Changing consumer product demands are driving growth in convenient and sustainable packaging in the US packaging industry. Drawing on research by GlobalData, Eloise McLennan explores the key trends and opportunities...
10 January 2018
MPs have called for a ‘latte levy’ on disposable coffee cups to combat poor recycling rates and help achieve landfill targets.
6 December 2017
Consumers are highly sensitive to the environmental implications of packaging formats. While the implications of product formulation have long been a focus of consumers, it is becoming clear that the...
23 October 2017
Imagine a world without plastic bottles. You carry around a refillable micro-chipped bottle, top-up your account, and then redeem refills when thirsty at strategically placed beverage dispensers.
25 September 2017
Renewing mouldy, discoloured, or damaged seals and joints in the bathroom or kitchen has traditionally been a tricky task that involves specialised equipment and a steady hand.
31 July 2017
The younger generation of global smokers is the least likely to continue to buy their usual tobacco brand as plain packaging becomes more prevalent in the market.
22 June 2017
British retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) is replacing sticker labelling for its avocados with laser-printing in a bid to reduce waste.
24 May 2017
Doddle is closing all but six standalone stores in favour of third-party tie-ups, such as those it already has with Morrisons and Cancer Research UK.
23 May 2017
Health experts in many countries, such as France, recommend that we eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, but according to the European Health Interview Survey...
28 April 2017
The human desire to know the future is universal – as is love for cookies. The manufacturer Pechkeks has combined these two into one quite unusual product: ‘misfortune cookies.’ The...