A 28-year-old Londoner has created chewing gum packaging with an integrated bin that...
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 are notoriously difficult to recycle due to their plastic linings.
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 spoke to Ashwani Sharma, the company’s president and CEO of new business initiatives, to get a bit more information about ASEPTO, as well as other areas Uflex is working on within the packaging industry.
Uflex Launches Solvent-Based Laminating Adhesive
Uflex Limited’s Chemicals Business has unveiled a general performance 2K solvent-based PU laminating adhesive under FLEXBON Brand for food packaging and general applications.
Adding value through packaging: prepared meals
Prepared meals is a very popular and constantly developing category of products, open to all sorts of innovations. Using research from GlobalData, Eloise McLennan explores developments in convenient new packaging solutions and formats that facilitate quick preparation.
No restrictions: capitalising on miniature products
The booming travel-size products industry shows no sign of slowing down, so it makes perfect sense that brands of all shapes and sizes are offering their best-selling, sweet-smelling goods to travellers. Emma-Jane Batey reports.
Ocean plastic: the initiative behind the bottle
Last year, Procter & Gamble launched the Fairy Ocean plastic bottle, made from 10% ocean plastic and 90% post-consumer recycled plastic. Katie Woodward finds out more about the initiative behind the bottle and how the industry is addressing ocean pollution.
Paper packaging: using moulded fibre as a sustainable alternative
As an alternative to plastic, Colourform from James Cropper uses a process similar to paper-making to create sustainable packaging. Elliot Gardner speaks to Colourform commercial director Susan Wilson to find out more.
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 be washed off, but this is not always practical or possible. However, this is no longer a problem thanks to GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare's recent introduction in Germany and Austria of Voltaren Schmerzgel in a handy applicator pack with a multipurpose closure.
Persuasive labels: how to ignite consumer loyalty
A new psychological study from Avery UK reveals the extent to which product labels and label design can increase sales and even ignite consumer loyalty. Callum Tyndall finds out more about the study and how product labels could influence consumer behaviour.
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