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Innovation tracker: a bottle full of fitness

Fitness goals are not easy to achieve and many people, especially at the beginning of the year, try to boost their motivation levels and set new challenges for themselves. The manufacturer Bibita is helping them to shrink the disparity between expectations and reality with the launch of Dum Dum Fitness Water.

KPL to show integrated thermoforming capability

KPL is one of the UK’s leading thermoformed packaging specialists. Based in Somerset, the company has been designing and manufacturing award winning bespoke and off-the-shelf plastic packaging for the food industry since 1990.

All McDonald's packaging from 2025 to be from renewable sources

McDonald's on 18th Jan 2018 said that by 2025, McDonald's guest packaging in each McDonald's restaurants will come completely from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference for Forest Stewardship Council certification.

Isonova wins the Luxury Packaging Award 2017 in the Food

ISOLAM BOX, iso-thermal box easy-mount of the LAMINIL range by Isonova, offered the right solution for this project: at the moment of purchase the ice cream is at a temperature of – 12°. The isothermal box allows to preserve the product temperature for a long enough period of time to allow the product to arrive at destination without melting.

Light weight disposable Crate

Plasgad from Israel had designed and developed "Breeze" crate, a transit pack for fruits and vegetables.
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The Coca-Cola Company, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, Pepsico and Unilever are committed to introducing an unambiguous labeling system

The Coca-Cola Company, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, Pepsico and Unilever are committed to introducing an unambiguous labeling system that provides clear information on nutritional value and helps consumers make a well-thought-out choice for a balanced diet.

Foldable Crates

Plasgad's Advanced Series of Foldable Crates comes in 5 sizes adapted to work with modern machinery. Aside from the unique locking mechanism, other beneficial design elements were added, including high nesting ratio to maximize storage space, smooth surface to prevent damage such as bruising in fruit, ergonomic locking system and handles.

TeaBrewer/CoffeeBrewer - Premium Whole Leaf Tea/Coffee Brewing System

Demonstrating excellence across all three awards criteria – Technological Advancement, Responsible Packaging and Enhanced User Experience, the TeaBrewer/CoffeeBrewer from Coffeebrewer Nordic A/S was recognized as a Diamond Finalist winner in the 28th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation.

 "One Up" dispenser system

RLC packaging along with a designing company developed an innovative single-dispenser concept. This convenient, hygienic and sustainable “One Up” offers manufacturers added potential to appeal to target groups on an emotional level.

Innovative Sipper Lid for Arthritis Patient

Nestlé Health Science Australia and qDesign Enterprises had developed a Innovative Sipper Lid for Nestlé Health Science Resource® ThickenUp® Hydration range. The main concern behind developing this pack was to improve Arthritis patient care with packaging.

Ultra-High Barrier Bio-Plastic

Plantic Technologies had developed and commercialise ultra-high barrier bio-plastic materials.

Coca-Cola pledges to recycle all packaging by 2030

Coca-Cola has announced a pledge to recycle a used bottle or can for every one the company sells by 2030. Calling it a "massive global ambition" the firm admitted its part in littering the environment and a responsibility to tackle the problem. The company, which markets 500 brands of fizzy drink, juices and water, will also work towards making all of its packaging recyclable worldwide.

Patented Spout for vada batter

ID Fresh Food had come up with a specially designed patented spout packaging for vada. While making this traditional dish there always remain a mess of shaping it, with the hole intact. 
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DuPont Honors Bemis in 2017 Packaging Innovation Competition

Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) has been honored by DuPont for the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Bakery Delights package featuring textured film. The package received a Silver Award in the 2017 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation.
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Packaging that Keeps Insects Out

Plants and insects have battled for millions of years. From a need to survive, some species of plants and trees developed natural insect-repelling qualities. It's these very same qualities that fascinated Bio[pack]'s founders.

Graphic Packaging International will be launching its Integraflex solution

Integraflex incorporates the best features of a folding carton and flexible packaging for an effective on-the-go eating experience. The recyclable concept has the ability to stand on its own and, according to GPI, when Microflex Q (a cooking solution material for browning and crisping food) is incorporated, Integraflex is a great option for packaging hot snacks.

FOOD PACKAGING WITH THE BEST STORY

A packaging with natural look and feel has won the Swedish “Matverk” food producers’ prize 2017. The product is “Slaktarens Hemlighet” (Butcher's Secret) from the Swedish region Ångermanland.

NEW FIBER CUP FOR DAIRY PACKAGING

The Swedish packaging manufacturer Arta Plast has introduced an attractive new paperboard cup for packaging dairy products and other chilled foods.

Environmentally friendly packaging solutions

Delight is a new type of hybrid package, where paperboard is enhanced with polymers

Flavored water and its Packaging

Water drops are the materialisation of the corporate philosophy of Austrian start-up company KVELL. Since the market launch of the world’s first micro drink in January 2017 more than half a million of these beverage cubes have already been produced for the Austrian and German market.

Cascades wins a 2017 Food Innovation - Packaging Award for northbox

Shipping food sustainably by mail is now made easy with northbox recyclable insulated containers. This revolutionary cooler box is custom-designed for temperature-sensitive products such as ready-to-cook & ready-to-eat meal kits, cold-pressed juice, online groceries and much more.

Island Records and Crown — World’s Best Can

Crown’s unique musical craft beer can for Island Records wins Best Can at Annual World Beverage Awards

A Pot of Quality

A bespoke multilayer pot from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller is helping to deliver quality of product and presentation for a new range of sheep’s milk specialities from leading French dairy company Le Petit Basque.

Coca-Cola -Aluminium Bottles for Star Wars Limited Edition

Coca-Cola has teamed up with Ardagh to create the most eye-catching packaging.

Bag-in-Box Packaging for Easy evacuation performance of highly viscous liquids

Rapak North America, part of DS Smith Plastics, announced the launch of its EvacuStrip beverage bags for Bag-in-Box

UFLEX GIVES A STRIKING FUNCTIONAL MAKEOVER TO UK’S VEETEE RICE PACKAGING

Veetee – one of the largest rice suppliers in the United Kingdom had been facing four obstacles that were stymying its overall brand value
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Edible food packaging made from milk proteins

At the grocery store, most foods — meats, breads, cheeses, snacks — come wrapped in plastic packaging. Not only does this create a lot of non-recyclable, non-biodegradable waste, but thin plastic films are not great at preventing spoilage. And some plastics are suspected of leaching potentially harmful compounds into food.

Ultra high barrier plastic material

Plantic™ R is a bio-based, renewable and recyclable plastic material with ultra-high barrier and ideal for barrier packaging applications.

Barrier Film Compatible with Digital Printing

New grade of GL BARRIER developed as first transparent barrier film enabling digital printing on retort packaging requiring high barrier performance

SIGNATURE PACK wins the Beverage Innovation Award 2017

The SIGNATURE PACK from SIG convinced the jury: The world's first aseptic carton pack, which is 100% linked to plant-based renewable materials, has won the Beverage Innovation Award 2017 in the “Best carton or pouch” category. The Beverage Innovation Award has been presented by FoodBev.com every year since 2002.

An (even better) handle on everything

Milk bottles with an integrated handle have two considerable advantages: They are easy to hold and they make pouring particularly simple. Greiner Packaging is the only company that offers such plastic bottles in the Romanian market and has been supplying them for several years now to Albalact, the traditional dairy company.

Tetra Pak innovation for frozen products

Tetra Pak offers packaging innovation for easy creation of frozen products

How McCormick is working toward more sustainable packaging

McCormick recently redesigned its OLD BAY and Black Pepper cans with a fully recyclable PET container, which equated to a 16 percent reduction in associated carbon emissions.

Non-Stick Pastry Side Film

Toyo Aluminium K.K. has developed an innovative oil-repellent packaging, which can prevent cream from sticking.

Climate-neutral stand-up bags

In order to bring environmentally friendly product packaging onto the market, various packaging concepts were analysed. The first step was to reduce the environmental impacts of metallized plastic packaging.

Squeeze Bottle with Dosing Cup

This bottle developed for Veterinary products is an efficient solution.

BOTTLE AND DRINKING GLASS IN ONE

Drinking glass and bottle in one. The need is to just turn the vendl by 180°

Compostable Pizza Pod

Pizza pod is composed of 100% sustainably farmed sugarcane fiber

Chapelton reports success for Smurfit Kappa’s MB12

Chapelton is the distributor of MB12 in the UK and says the solution is working for those who not only want a sustainable quality but also require a grade that has zero migration of oils whilst retaining the food aroma and taste qualities.

CONSTANTIA Unshredded Chocolate Wrap

A new aluminium foil wrapper, called Unshredded Wrap, from Constantia Flexibles’ ends the frustration of chocolate lovers trying to peel off the protective layer in little bits.

Vento™ Packaging Simplifies Packing Freshly Roasted Coffee

Amcor introduces an advanced packaging system with built-in venting control for ground coffee and whole beans. For coffee roasters, freshness is key. To deliver full flavour to consumers, most coffee producers prefer to package their product right after roasting.

Signature Pack

First aseptic carton pack, which is 100% linked to plant-based renewable material

Easy to open sauce packet

Diners no longer have to struggle to tear a sauce packet open. The lid plays a role of tare sauce container.

Vento™ Packaging Simplifies Packing Freshly Roasted Coffee

Amcor introduces an advanced packaging system with built-in venting control for ground coffee and whole beans. For coffee roasters, freshness is key. To deliver full flavour to consumers, most coffee producers prefer to package their product right after roasting.

Robot Food redesigns Cadbury Cake Bars packs

The agency was tasked with repositioning and re-establishing the brand as a more ‘grown-up’ treat. The new designs introduce a more defined, better balanced pack hierarchy to encourage stronger brand recognition.

Antimicrobial packaging

Flexible packaging material with anti-microbial properties

Hobgoblin Taps into Ardagh Group's Keg Technology

Hobgoblin, one of the UK’s leading and most recognisable beer brands, is now available in a 5L Ardagh Group beer keg for both its Ruby and Gold versions to take advantage of growth in the off trade for the mini keg format.

Pottery Original Ecological Packaging

The package is made of local wild material which makes good use of waste materials with low-emission and green environmental protection. Innovative structure: lifting rope goes through the bottom of the packaging, and the force fully acts on the pot.

“Hexenkasverpackung” (POS packaging printed double-sided in F-flute)

The unique design of the packaging is based on an old pot for the traditional handmade manufacturing process of the cheese inside the packaging unit. With this unusual design the corrugated cardboard in F-flute is a striking eye catcher at the P.O.S.

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