News: Food

18. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

EU's policy should support PET circularity

Plastics recycling PET Sheet Europe (PSE), a Brussels-based association of European PET film and sheet manufacturers, has released a statement urging European policymakers to enforce separate collection and recycling of PET trays followed by specific more

17. October 2018 | Packaging technology

KHS has its 150th anniversary

1906 150 years ago, Carl Kappert and Louis Holstein founded the Holstein & Kappert equipment trading company in Dortmund, Germany, thus laying the foundations for KHS group. Today, more

16. October 2018 | Recycling

PepsiCo plans to use 100% sustainable plastic

Bis 2020 will das Unternehmen seine Produktpalette in 100% recyceltem Kunststoff verpacken Loop Industries and PepsiCo today announced that they have entered into a supply agreement that will enable PepsiCo to incorporate

16. October 2018 | Events

ADF&PCD 2019 Awards: Submit your entry

Lancôme - Parfait de roses ADF&PCD Paris will be held on the 30th and 31st January 2019. And like every year, there will be the ADF&PCD Awards highlighting innovation in cosmetics, aerosols and more

16. October 2018 | Recycling

Vegan packaging materials from Gabriel Chemie

Vegan und halal zertifiziertes Masterbatch zur Herstellung von ethischem wie ökologischem KunststoffVegan und halal zertifiziertes Masterbatch zur Herstellung von ethischem wie ökologischem Kunststoff Especially in the areas of medicine, food, beverages and cosmetics, the consumer demand for ethical and health-conscious as well as sensitive handling of raw materials and ingredients is growing. more

11. October 2018 | Marketing

Sonoco producing rigid paper containers for mymuesli

Rigid paperboard containers for muesli Sonoco Europe is now producing all rigid paperboard containers for the German muesli manufacturer mymuesli. The special thing about this company is that it provides health-aware and sustainability-oriented consumers with more

10. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

First German "Young Designer" awarded

Martin Wunner Martin Wunner, a Packaging Development Management major at the Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart, Germany, took first place with his design "Nutsss" for the first German FFI/Pro Carton Young Designers Award. The more

08. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Increased output of aluminium aerosol containers

Produktion von Aerosoldosen aus Aluminium nimmt deutlich an Fahrt auf Producers of aluminium aerosol containers produced nearly 3.3 billion cans in the first half of 2018, substantially more than in the same more

28. September 2018 | Events

Kotkamills: Packaging cartons without plastics

Finnish carton manufacturer Kotkamills presented its range of plastic free and easy-to-recycle Aegle Folding Boxboard and Isla Food Service Boards at FachPack. According to the more

26. September 2018 | Economy

Budelpack acquires co-packer Interpak

Co-packer Budelpack takes over co-packer Interpak. The acquisition involves 100 percent of the shares in Interpak Holding BV and subsidiary Interpak BV more

19. September 2018 | Economy

SIG going public in late September

Heat & Go SIG, a Swiss supplier of aseptic packaging and the related machinery for the food and beverage industries, has announced that it plans to be listed on the Swiss stock exchange by the end of September. The more

05. September 2018 | Economy

Aldi wants to reduce its use of packaging drastically

Aldi logo German retailers Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd have adopted a common packaging strategy. The discounters say that they want to reduce the material used in their store brand packaging by 30 percent by 2025 more

05. September 2018 | Events

Iba with packaging special

Baking goods manufacturing Iba, this year's German trade fair for bakery, confectionery, and snacks will again have a separate technology exhibition of its own, called "iba.OPERATE! Packaging & Processing Solutions". According to more

29. August 2018 | Packaging technology

Here come the best packaging ideas of the year

Blubberboot The winners of the international competition German Packaging Award 2018 are announced. 226 submissions from ten nations went under the critical eyes of a specialist and main jury. In the end, 40 more

28. August 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

Meat packaging: Germ-free inlay from cellulose

Dr. Katrin Römhild Scientists at the Thuringian Institute of Textile and Plastics Research (TITK), together with a working group led by Professor Thomas Heinze at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and Synlab more

16. August 2018 | Events

Hatzopoulos: High barriers from Greece

High-barrier film Greece flexible packaging producer Hatzopoulos will be showcasing, among others, its high-barrier packaging solutions. With long experience in manufacturing high-barrier films and proven lamination more

16. August 2018 | Events | Innovation

Mondi: Premiere for recyclable barrier pack and else

Splashbag Packaging and paper group Mondi has announced that it will present several innovations regarding the topic of sustainability at the FachPack as well as the Scanpack and PackExpo. One of them will be a more

16. August 2018 | Events

Loesch: Wrapping head with product protection

RCB-HS At FachPack, German machinery manufacturer Loesch Verpackungstechnik is exhibiting its RCB-HS wrapping head machine. This machine reportedly is designed for the packaging of small-sized chocolate more

16. August 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Sonoco: Debut for Hermetic Square Can

Packaging solutions At this year's FachPack, Sonoco Europe will be introducing the new Hermetic Square Can. This can is said to offer producers of sensitive goods like nuts or coffee a stand-out, nearly square more

14. August 2018 | Economy

Tna opens new food processing hub

Opening Australia-based machinery manufacturer tna has opened a new manufacturing facility in the Netherlands. According to the internationally operating group, the new site is further reinforcing the group's position as a leading manufacturer of food processing more

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