News: Food

13. September 2019 | Events

Carton and food – a sustainable choice

VGP: Challenge 'Sustainability' accepted At FachPack, Van Genechten Packaging will be showcasing how folding carton can make brands stand out. According to the group, its solutions meet consumers' demand for packages with a more

28. August 2019 | Recycling

Recycling news for India

EcoLam At its location in Ahmedabad, India, Constantia Flexibles is building a plant entirely dedicated to recyclable flexible packaging. According to the group, this will be the first plant more

21. August 2019 | Recycling

These fruits don't need plastics anymore

UT Tray Black Norwegian farm Austein Gård present their strawberries in a new cartonboard packaging made out of UT Tray Black. According to the company, this completely replaces the formerly used plastic more

07. August 2019 | Economy

Investment planning trends in the German food industry

Shopping in the supermarket The economic forecast report for the German food industry provides a view of the market situation. It states that the 2019 investment trends for the processing industry are mostly more

24. July 2019 | Economy

Trivium: Ardagh and Exal combine their metal packaging businesses

Luxembourg-based Ardagh Group reportedly is to combine its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with the business of US-based aluminum container producer Exal Corporation to form Trivium more

12. July 2019 | Packaging technology

Bosch: Packaging Technology sold

Übernahme-Vereinbarung zwischen CVC Capital Partners und Bosch ? vorbehaltlich kartellrechtlicher und anderer Genehmigungen Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly established company managed by CVC Capital Partners. According to the latest information, the company will more

10. July 2019 | Recycling

Flexible packaging from post-consumer recycled plastic

Pioneer Project Mondi Group, a global provider in packaging and paper, led Project Proof, a Pioneer Project facilitated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF). The project reportedly has created a more

08. July 2019 | Recycling

Ineos and Theo Müller partnering in chemical recycling

Styrenics company Ineos Styrolution and German dairy products provider Theo Müller group of companies are to collaborate on developing a circular solution for polystyrene based on chemical recycling more

03. July 2019 | Recycling

Less plastic in the freezer

Pouch with mono film made of PE Agrarfrost, a German producer of frozen produce, is now selling its products in pouches containing a lower percentage of plastic. Thus the company plans to save more than more

28. June 2019 | Recycling

Leightweight packages for Mexican dairy

Media Crema in Air Aseptic Sweden-based company Ecolean has partnered with Alpura to add aseptic flexible packages to the Mexico-based dairy group's product line. Now, the cooking cream Media Crema is available in more

26. June 2019 | Events

Cibus Tec is sold out now

According to its organizers of Koeln Parma Exhibitions, food technology fair Cibus Tec 2019 will have 30% more exhibitors and 25% more exhibition area, and it is practically sold out 4 months before more

20. June 2019 | Recycling

Banana leaves replace plastics

Banana leaves replace plastics According to a media report, there are supermarkets in Asia that make use of banana leaves instead of plastic packaging. It reportedly started at more

13. June 2019 | Recycling | Innovation

Spouted pouches made from one material

Mono-material spouted pouches Dow and Menshen, manufacturer of caps, closures and single-serve capsules, introduced the new transformative Reverse Spout Sealing Technology. This technology is said to enable the production of more

04. June 2019 | Recycling

New Olive Oil pouch launched

Pouch-up for olive oil Smurfit Kappa has recently launched a new stand-up pouch for olive oil. Part of its Pouch-Up portfolio, the new pouch is available as a 1.5L unit, and weighs 17 times less than its glass counterpart, more

04. June 2019 | Economy

Ifco acquisition has been finalized

Ifco Systems, a global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, announced that the acquisition by Triton and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has been finalized last week. The two more

04. June 2019 | Packaging technology

Somic: New compact wraparound machine

Readypack wraparound packer With its new compact wraparound packer for a throughput of up to 160 packs a minute, Somic is now presenting a new and compact machine more

29. May 2019 | Recycling

Recyclable high barrier

Propafilm Strata SL With Propafilm Strata SL, Innovia Films has launched a transparent high barrier packaging film, that is recyclabe. According to the company, this film has been designed to be a standalone mono filmic more

22. May 2019 | Packaging technology

A new Center of Excellence for meat portioning to be built

Multivacs meat portioning center With the first official spadeful of earth, German machinery manufacturer Multivac has kicked off the construction works for a new factory for its TVI Entwicklung und Produktion company in Bruckmühl, Germany. Covering around 9,000 square metres of available space, the more

22. May 2019 | Economy

Micvac and Mondini expanding partnership

Bogdanski & Mondini The Swedish food-tech specialist Micvac and the Italian company G. Mondini (represented in Germany by Ribbeck) are expanding their collaboration in order to develop new ideas and products for the more

15. May 2019 | Economy

IMA Dairy & Food reorganized

Late last year, the machinery manufacturer IMA sold 60% of its shares in the filling brands of IMA Dairy & Food Group (Erca, Hamba-Gasti, and Hassia) to the German investor Thomas Becker. He knows the packaging industry, having already more

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