In the personal care market, there are two pack formats that have stood...
- Cosmetic packs: the standout bottle and jar trends
- The microbead ban: what is means for the packaging industry
- Global containers & packaging market to keep momentum in coming years
- Quorn eliminates 297 tonnes of non-recyclable black plastic trays
- World’s first “plastic free” trust mark could be the next great FMCG label claim
Toppan Printing’s Transparent Barrier Film Production Plant, Georgia
Toppan Printing, a global printing company based in Japan, announced the construction of a new transparent barrier film production plant in Georgia, US, in June 2014.
Cosmetic packs: the standout bottle and jar trends
In the personal care market, there are two pack formats that have stood the test of the time and proved their popularity amongst both the industry and consumers. Sonia Sharma analyses different pack types whilst finding out what the standout trends have been.
The microbead ban: what is means for the packaging industry
Earlier this year, a ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads came into force in the UK. The tiny pieces of plastic are used to rinse-off products such as face scrubs, toothpastes and shower gels but substantially impact marine life. Eloise McLennan finds out more about microbeads and the impact of the ban.
Global containers & packaging market to keep momentum in coming years
The global containers & packaging market has experienced dynamic development in recent years and is forecast to keep this momentum according to MarketLine’s Global Containers & Packaging Industry Profile.
Packaging innovation spotlight: over-packaged or perfect for stylish up-cycling?
Premium tea products are often beautifully packaged to attract the consumer's eye and somehow justify the high price demanded, but it is all too common for said upmarket packaging to serve no real purpose beyond containing the tea.
World’s first “plastic free” trust mark could be the next great FMCG label claim
In the span of about a year, concern over plastic packaging and plastic waste has hit a critical mass and has boiled over. But how do you really know if the products we choose and use are free of plastic packaging even if it looks like they may be?
Co-op’s new initiative will test UK’s appetite for plastic bottle recycling
Co-op leads the charge by implementing the UK’s first plastic bottle deposit scheme and it will become an example for retailers to look back upon when implementing their own schemes.
Why are more and more beauty packaging companies investing in sustainability?
The past few months have seen increasing numbers of companies in the beauty and healthcare industries making sustainable pledges in order to help protect the environment. What is the reason behind this trend? Industry experts and packaging manufacturers explain why sustainability is at the core of their products’ identity and what future lies ahead for companies that decide to switch to environment-friendly packaging.
Discussing the packaging generation gap with Kantar TNS
While attitudes towards plastic packaging waste have begun to change, research from Kantar TNS suggests that different age brackets believe the solution to reducing unnecessary packaging lies in drastically different approaches. Elliot Gardner finds out more.
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