News: Food

18. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Are bio-plastics a savior?

Organisches Recycling von biologisch abbaubaren Kunststoffen Plastic materials are the most hottest topic at the moment, whether because of the waste discussion or the increasing attempts to reduce them as packaging. Nevertheless, bio-based and more

18. March 2019 | Recycling

Bio-based additive enhances design possibilities

Hostatint A-100 ST At the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nürnberg, Germany, specialty chemical company Clariant will introduce a natural based alternative for safer, hard-working printing inks for food more

18. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Second life for ice cream packs

Die PET-Verpackung wird von Koral für die Flavours of Childhood genannte Produktreihe verwendet Food packaging that is getting a second life after it has been used. This is the core idea oft he circular economy. Bracia Koral, a Polish ice-cream producer, started to design a new packaging solution with more

15. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Monobloc with multifunction

Mini-Monobloc According to US-based machinery manufacturer Filamatic, monobloc liquid filling systems are going through a renaissance. „It’s a challenging, but exciting time for equipment manufacturers,“ says more

14. March 2019 | Recycling

Plastics recycling: Used PP becomes virgin-like PP

PP Recycling US company PureCycle Technologies jointly with Milliken and Nestlé aim to move forward with plans to open the first plant to restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to 'virgin-like' quality. This plant will more

14. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Turkish packaging company new GPA member

PrintPark in Istanbul/Türkei ist das neueste Mitglied der Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) The new partnership extends the Global Packaging Alliance's reach in the Middle East, one of the most important growing markets. The Turkish packaging more

13. March 2019 | People

Sidel Group – Monica Gimre appointed new CEO

The Tetra Laval Group Board has appointed Ms Monica Gimre, President & CEO of Sidel Group effective July 1, 2019. The appointment follows the more

12. March 2019 | Packaging technology

New facility in the Middle East

Die neue Anlage in Dubai umfasse ein neues Schulungs- und Demozentrum Despite all crises, the Middle East is a growing market. Now tna is expanding its presence in the region. In mid-February, a new office with more

11. March 2019 | Marketing

A taste of honey given by an easy snap

Easysnap Egyptian honey brand Golverdy by Italian-Turkish Rahmani Group has been awarded with the Gulfood Innovation Award 2019 in the Best Packaging (Design) Impact category. Gulfood is the world’s more

08. March 2019 | Marketing

Healthy snack in metal

Smoothies in a metal bowl Scandinavian smoothie brand Froosh has chosen metal packaging to house its growing family of fruit smoothies. Responding to consumers’ demand for fresh, nutritious snack items readily more

08. March 2019 | Recycling

Red Herring honors German start-up

Uwe D'Agnone, geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Creapaper GmbH, mit dem Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award More and more alternative packaging solutions are being awarded. The US business magazine Red Herring recently presented the German start-up Creapaper with more

06. March 2019 | Recycling

Stable glass packaging recycling rate

Glasrecycling in Europa auf stabil hohem Niveau  Latest industry data on glass recycling confirms that over 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with an more

05. March 2019 | Economy

Expertise pool and record sales

Turnkey solution In 2018, the Optima packaging group boosted its sales by around 15 percent to more than 400 million euros. According to the German company, this marks a new sales record. More than 85 percent of the sales reportedly were generated abroad. In 2019, more

01. March 2019 | Events

Digital Services from Weber

At IFFA, the leading international trade fair for the meat industry, Weber Maschinenbau, Germany, will be presenting its portfolio of technical product innovations and digital services. With the tagline "Line up for tomorrow", the more

28. February 2019 | Recycling

Food retailers inform about correct recycling

Aldi: Ab sofort selbsterklärende Hinweise zur richtigen Wertstofftrennung auf allen Eigenmarken  The new German packaging law (VerpackG) has been in force for some time now. Now two food retail chains are providing consumer information to more

27. February 2019 | Economy

Machinery manufacturing - No conciliatory conclusion

Export: Verpackung und Nahrung stark In December, order intake in the German Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (NuV) was 8 percent lower in real terms than in the previous year. According to these figures, more

27. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

New top film: All-rounder in white

Smart Peel German packaging provider Südpack is launching the new top film Smart Peel. According to the manufacturer, this film enables tear-proof opening without stringing thanks to the company's peel more

27. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

IFCO announces acquisition

RPCs IFCO, a global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods from Munich, Germany, announced that its parent company Brambles has entered into a binding agreement to more

22. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Growing Demand for Glass Packaging in Europe

Container Glass Recycling in Europe Glass packaging production in Europe grew by 1% in volume (tonnes) and by 1% in unit terms in the first half year 2018 compared to the previous half year according to more

20. February 2019 | Events

A new look for IFFA

Messe Frankfurt - Hall 8 IFFA 2019 will have a new look. Messe Frankfurt, by its own account, has made large investments in the Exhibition Centre and its infrastructure. Exhibitors and visitors of the trade show for the meat industry reportedly can look forward to a new exhibition more

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