Food Packaging

Asda to make refill products cheaper than packaged alternatives

British supermarket chain Asda has announced a ‘refill price promise’ as its latest effort to reduce its packaging. The retailer…

ProMach acquires retort and pasteurising tunnel supplier Ferlo

US-based packaging and processing firm ProMach has acquired Ferlo, a Spanish company that manufactures retorts and pasteurising tunnels. Based in…

FSA publishes insights into coronavirus on packaging and foods

The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published research on the survival of coronavirus (Covid-19) on food packaging and foods.…

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…

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.…

Nature Gnaws and 4ocean partner to address plastic pollution

US-based dog chew brand Nature Gnaws has partnered with non-profit company 4ocean to address plastic pollution in the oceans. The…

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…