News: Food

13. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Exclusiv

Start-up LiquiGlide wants to solve the ketchup problem

This is a problem we are all familiar with: It's not that easy to get every last bit our of a ketchup bottle. Largely the same applies to other contents of tubes and bottles, such as toothpaste or creams more

04. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Migration standard published

Five associations jointly with project partners from research and industry have worked out the DIN SPEC 5010 "Testing of paper and board — Determination of the transfer of mineral oil more

02. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

A new ultra-thin high-barrier film

Barrier Top X 35 Barrier Top X 35 is the latest high-barrier film from Schur Flexibles Flexofol. The company is based in Kempten, Germany, and is a member of Schur Flexibles Group. At 35µm thickness, BarrierTop X 35 is more

26. April 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

One banding fits all

Print & Band Bandall from the Netherlands has introduced a variable Print & Band concept. With its installation, different products will need only one more

23. April 2018 | Economy

US food processing stays strong

Amercian Food According to a recent study of the PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the US market for food and beverage processing is showing stable growing rates for the next more

18. April 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

United Caps acquires Embalatap

Embalatap Portfolio United Caps has acquired the Spanish closure manufacturer Embalatap. According to the international manufacturer of caps and closures, the acquisition acts to extend the company's product portfolio, more

17. April 2018 | Packaging technology

Safe food transports

Evolution SoniXs MS-6-VA Mosca has developed its new corrosion-resistant Evolution SoniXs MS-6-VA strapping machine with side sealing unit specially for the food industry. According to the German manufacturer it is more

16. April 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Oatmeal with MOB paper inlay

Filling line erman flakes and cereals manufacturer Peter Kölln uses the material barrier papers of German provider Feldmuehle Uetersen in the packaging of its oat flakes. According to the food company, the paper more

13. April 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

New EPS reduces moulding cycle times

BASF has introduced a new plastic grade for the manufacture of expandable polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging. For the products in the Styropor P 24 Speed range the pentane content has been lowered to more

12. April 2018 | Marketing

New effects, same equipment

Tetra Pak Artistry Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak Artistry, to help food and beverage producers more

05. April 2018 | Packaging technology

Get to know the Chinese food packaging regulations

New factory in China In its webinar programme for food safety topics, Henkel will give an "Introduction to Chinese regulations for food packaging" on Wednesday, 11 April. Nini Lin from Product Safety & Regulatory more

03. April 2018 | Packaging technology

No “bottleneck” problem

KHS has further developed its InnoPET Blomax stretch blow molder for PET container filling. “This latest improvement enables preforms measuring up to 70 millimeters in diameter to be processed," says more

28. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Anuga FoodTec 2018 achieves record results

The leading international supplier trade fair of the food and beverage industry is continuing to write its success story. After already registering a growth in exhibition space and a two-digit more

27. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Sliced and directly packaged

Integrated line concept At Anuga Foodtec in Cologne, Germany, Weber Maschinenbau presented its extended performance portfolio with new complete line concepts for the cold cuts production. With the thermoformer Vmax, the machinery manufacturer introduced its first original high-performance more

20. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Flexible wrapping at high speed

SW 700-D In 2018, Acma will focus on research & development, aiming at improving the quality of its manufacturing processes and supporting the digitalization process under way. According to the company of the Coesia Group, specialized in the design, manufacturing and marketing more

16. March 2018 | Events

Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech are soon to come

The 2018 edition of Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech is said to mark a turning point for the two shows. According to its organizing company Ipack-Ima, the shows are set to be larger, more international in more

13. March 2018 | Packaging technology

GEA is growing moderately

GEA GEA has published figures for the 2017 financial year. The group’s order intake for the whole of 2017 amounted to 4,751 million euros, which is 1.7% above the previous year’s level and sets a new record more

12. March 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

New online service for small batch sizes

Digital model August Faller has founded a new subsidiary named Digital Packaging Service. With this digital ordering facility, the pharmaceutical packaging company aims to provide an online offer of standard folding cartons with no minimum order quantities. According to the company, more

07. March 2018 | Economy

Tubes stay stable

Tubes With total production of 10.5 billion tubes in 2017, the member companies of etma – the European tube manufacturers association – continued their path of growth and achieved a year-on-year increase in production of 2%. Overall, the member companies account for some more

07. March 2018 | Events

Smart machine needs no pitch

IF318 At Anuga Foodtech, Italian manufacturer Cama will be presenting its IF318 Fully Robotized Monoblock Loading Unit, a “pitch-less” integrated platform for forming/loading/closing food and non-food more

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