Food Packaging

EU to propose revision of Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

The European Commission is set to propose a revision to the European Union's (EU) Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, Reuters…

Aptar and Nutrioli partner to develop oil dispensing solution

Aptar Food + Beverage, a subsidiary of consumer packaging company Aptar, has partnered with Mexican edible oil brand Nutrioli to…

Mars to use paper-based wrappers in Australia and New Zealand

Multinational food company Mars has announced plans to switch to sustainable packaging for its chocolate bars in Australia and New…

Vytal launches crowd-investing campaign to expedite growth

Germany-based reusable packaging company Vytal has launched a crowd-investing campaign to expedite its growth in Germany and across Europe. The…

ClearBags launches packaging product ranges ahead of sales

US-based packaging provider ClearBags has launched packaging product lines and colour themes ahead of Clear Friday and Cyber Monday sales.…

Canadian Government announces funding for Ontario packaging firms

The Canadian Government has announced funding for Tempo Flexible Packaging and Sheen Legend Packaging, which operates as Beneco Packaging and…

Huhtamaki introduces recyclable ice cream packaging solution

Finnish consumer packaging company Huhtamaki has developed a recyclable packaging solution for the ice cream market. Made from 95% renewable…

Shake ‘N Bake removes plastic ‘shaker’ bag from products packaging

Kraft Heinz has enhanced sustainability by removing the plastic ‘shaker’ bag from the packaging of its Shake ‘N Bake brand…

Sappi to expand capacity at Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine, US

The North American business of packaging and paper company Sappi has approved a $418m capital project for its Somerset Mill…

ProAmpac and JBT Proseal offer in-line sandwich packaging testing lab

US-based flexible packaging and material science company ProAmpac has partnered with tray sealing machine manufacturer JBT Proseal to launch an…

WestRock to divest stake in RTS Packaging to Sonoco

Paper and packaging solutions provider WestRock has entered an agreement to divest its remaining equity interest in RTS Packaging to…

Upward Farms launches new resealable packaging with 38% less plastic

Organic vertical farming company Upward Farms has unveiled a new resealable packaging design for its United States Department of Agriculture…

UBC researchers develop new biodegradable packing foam

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada have developed a new environmentally friendly packaging foam to address…

TekniPlex Consumer Products buys moulded-fibre packaging firm EMATEC

TekniPlex Consumer Products has purchased Empaques Moldeados de America Tecnologias (EMATEC), a moulded-fibre packaging company based in Mexico. EMATEC supplies…

Amcor reports 9% rise in net sales for first quarter of FY23

Multinational packaging company Amcor has posted net sales of $3.71bn for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2023 (FY23), up…