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Heineken ditches plastic rings and shrink wrap in eco makeover

Heineken ditches plastic rings and shrink wrap in eco makeover

Cardboard can ‘toppers’ to be rolled out in UK as brewer tries to reduce plastic packaging
Trays Have Clear Sustainability Benefits for Quorn

Trays Have Clear Sustainability Benefits for Quorn

Trays from Bebo, a Berry Global company, are playing a key role in supporting Quorn Foods’ widely-publicised and highly-successful move to eliminate more than 297 tonnes of black plastic packaging from its supply chain.
Recyclable film for fresh produce

Recyclable film for fresh produce

Mondi Group has developed a fully-recyclable polypropylene construction for thermoforming applications with a 23% reduction in carbon footprint compared to existing packaging.
Intelligent packaging for infant foods

Intelligent packaging for infant foods

FrieslandCampina have adopted Kezzler's serialization technology, to deliver supply chain visibility for their infant formula brands, as well as providing a way for stakeholders throughout the supply chain to validate their products in real-time.
Schur Star Systems, Schur Star Zip-Pop Packing

Schur Star Systems, Schur Star Zip-Pop Packing

Schur Star System’s Zip-Pop packaging allows users to cook a readymade meal in one step.
SIG launches beverage cartons with circular polymers from recycled post-consumer waste

SIG launches beverage cartons with circular polymers from recycled post-consumer waste

SIG has launched what it says are the first beverage cartons made with recycled polymers produced from post-consumer plastic waste.
Unilever Magnum Tubs made of recycled plastics

Unilever Magnum Tubs made of recycled plastics

Unilever has launched Magnum ice cream tubs made from recycled polypropylene plastic.
FLEXIBLE FOOD SENSORS

FLEXIBLE FOOD SENSORS

University of Sydney Research Fellow Dr Sina Naficy developed an entirely new class of 3D-printed electrical gas sensors that detect gases generated by bacteria in packaged food.
Top banana growers to adopt ethylene scavenging technology

Top banana growers to adopt ethylene scavenging technology

Ecuador’s Association of Marketing & Exportation of Bananas, ACORBANEC has agreed to help increase the use of It’s Fresh! technology in the country’s huge banana growing community. The It’s Fresh! filters absorb ethylene – the ripening hormone – from fresh fruit and vegetables proven to prolong the green life of bananas throughout the supply chain.
Introducing a World-First: A Coke Bottle Made with Plastic from the Sea

Introducing a World-First: A Coke Bottle Made with Plastic from the Sea

Breakthrough technology can transform low-quality plastic into high-quality food-grade packaging.
Aptar’s Volcano Flip-Top Lid for Inverted Packaging Launched at Fispal 2019 in Brazil

Aptar’s Volcano Flip-Top Lid for Inverted Packaging Launched at Fispal 2019 in Brazil

Volcano flip-top lid, Aptar Food + Beverage’s new closure for inverted packages, was exclusively presented on June 25th at Fispal Tecnologia 2019, the biggest and most complete technology fair for the food and beverage industry in Latin America. The 35th edition of Fispal took place at the São Paulo Expo, located in the South Zone of São Paulo, in Brazil.
Data embedded barcodes for meat products

Data embedded barcodes for meat products

A data embedded barcode is an extended 1D barcode that can store more information, such as the global trade item number, expiration or best before date and batch number, in addition to other attributes used at the point-of-sale information.
Amcor designs lightweight PET bottles for pasteurized beer in Brazil

Amcor designs lightweight PET bottles for pasteurized beer in Brazil

Amcor has adapted its leading-edge design technology to develop the first polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles for pasteurized beer in Brazil.
FSSAI’s new Labelling and Display regulations: Efforts to encourage consumers make healthier food choices

FSSAI’s new Labelling and Display regulations: Efforts to encourage consumers make healthier food choices

Healthy diet is one of the key responses to the rising incidence of noncommunicable diseases. Both supply and demand-side interventions are needed to ensure that citizens have access to and eat healthy food. FSSAI has initiated a series of action in this regard.
Valio wins the Best sustainability/CSR initiative category in the World Dairy Innovation Awards

Valio wins the Best sustainability/CSR initiative category in the World Dairy Innovation Awards

Valio was first to introduce plant-based cartons – now, 250 million cartons are fully plant-based. This week, Valio’s initiative was recognized in a global context: the World Dairy Innovation Awards celebrate and highlight the best dairy industry developments.
Letti chooses Amcor to design clear PET bottles for customers in Latin America

Letti chooses Amcor to design clear PET bottles for customers in Latin America

Research by global packaging company Amcor reveals consumers from Latin America are increasingly attracted to transparent dairy packaging that connotes freshness and premium quality. In response, dairy companies are increasingly using clear polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles that provide durability and let consumers see dairy products before they purchase them.
Project Helps Prevent Food Waste at Home

Project Helps Prevent Food Waste at Home

A survey conducted by the Danish Technological Institute has shown that 14% of Danish household food waste stems from meal leftovers. Although these can be reheated, very often this is in a microwave oven, and the survey identified that many find the uneven heating of this process makes the food less savoury so that it still ends up in the bin.
Low cost dynamic food spoilage sensor on the shelf in ‘three years’

Low cost dynamic food spoilage sensor on the shelf in ‘three years’

Academics at Imperial College London, have developed low-cost, smartphone-linked, eco-friendly spoilage sensors for meat and fish packaging.These sensors are cheap enough that the developers hope supermarkets could be using them within three years,according to Dr Firat Güder, head of the college’s Department of Bioengineering.
Food sensors are 3D printable onto flexible packaging

Food sensors are 3D printable onto flexible packaging

University of Sydney research fellow Dr Sina Naficy has been named on Australia's Most Innovative Engineers 2019 list, for his 3D-printed flexible food sensors. The new technology can detect gases generated by bacteria in packaged food and aims to reduce food waste, according to an article in Australian magazine PKN, Packaging News.
DS Smith Plastics Injection Moulding Business Introduces Loop Ready Packaging

DS Smith Plastics Injection Moulding Business Introduces Loop Ready Packaging

How a return to packaging’s past can drive the circular economy of tomorrow.
Tetra Pak becomes first carton packaging company to launch paper straws in Europe

Tetra Pak becomes first carton packaging company to launch paper straws in Europe

Company will put its paper straw innovations into the public domain to encourage industry collaboration, and will also explore bio-degradable materials.
DS Smith develops innovative seasonal presentation for Carl Pabst

DS Smith develops innovative seasonal presentation for Carl Pabst

“Off to the garden” ambitious amateur gardeners will call out these days, because spring time is sowing time. With a very special display, the long-established company Carl Pabst Samen und Saaten calls attention to its broad range of quality seeding goods in food retail stores.
Cosmo Films launches CPP High Barrier Films

Cosmo Films launches CPP High Barrier Films

Cosmo Films has recently introduced a cast polypropylene (CPP) film for packaging applications requiring high moisture & oxygen barrier and high hot tack properties.
A Quality and Sustainable Drink Experience

A Quality and Sustainable Drink Experience

A range of popular French craft beers can now be enjoyed in 25cl Eco-Line cups from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller.
First ever light protected yogurt pack

First ever light protected yogurt pack

Noluma debuted the state-of-the-art, patented technology in 2018 to measure and assess packaging’s ability to protect contents within from light degradation.
FLIP LID BY APTAR

FLIP LID BY APTAR

A UNIQUE DRINKING EXPERIENCE THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN IMPROVING RECYCLING
Molded Fiber Fruit Trays and Boxes

Molded Fiber Fruit Trays and Boxes

The protection fruit deserves Fruit and vegetables are cultivated with great care. Transportation, distribution and display deserve the same care and attention. At the same time, factors like efficiency and sustainability play key roles. Simply stated, consumers want undamaged fruit, preferably with a green label, and ideally sold for an affordable price.
Saica GreenHeart, the first flexible recycled plastic packaging in the world

Saica GreenHeart, the first flexible recycled plastic packaging in the world

It is a bag for non-food and non-cosmetic products made from recycled low-density polyethylene from the Saica Natur Cycle Plus plant.
HYDRANT

HYDRANT

Hydrant is a revolutionary dispensing solution for large containers. It brings an intuitive one hand opening and dispensing system which is ergonomic and soft to the touch.
New food film made from langoustine shells

New food film made from langoustine shells

UK up-market retailer Waitrose , part of the John Lewis Partnership, has joined forces with a Scottish biotec company, CuanTec to develop a new film for food packaging made out of waste langoustine shells
Blockchain Technology for Dairy

Blockchain Technology for Dairy

French retail giant Carrefour is using blockchain technology to let consumers trace information about the source of its milk products.
Blochain technology by Nestle, Carrefour and IBM mash up

Blockchain technology by Nestle, Carrefour and IBM mash up

Nestlé has teamed up with French supermarket chain Carrefour and IBM to use the latter’s blockchain technology to track a famous French convenience food.
Biome Bioplastics and Futamura partner to demonstrate compostable multilayer packaging

Biome Bioplastics and Futamura partner to demonstrate compostable multilayer packaging

Biome Bioplastics and Futamura have partnered to demonstrate a range of bio-based and compostable multilayer films. The materials offer competitive performance, while tackling the negative environmental impact of traditional oil-based, non-recyclable multilayer packaging.
Two solutions extend shelf-life of avocados

Two solutions extend shelf-life of avocados

US-based WP Produce, the largest importer and distributor of tropical avocados worldwide, has announced significant improvements to lengthen the shelf life of their Desbry avocados.
CheeseFoil: Smart and easy-open solution for processed cheese

CheeseFoil: Smart and easy-open solution for processed cheese

Overview: Features: -12 months storage capabilities -Three distinct parts: a lid/a shell/a tearstrip -Can be printed in 1 to 6 colours or gold -Delivered in reels Customer benefits:  -Easy to Run - Excellent machinability on packaging lines -Excellent Seal Properties
Sleek Solution for Healthy Snack

Sleek Solution for Healthy Snack

The EasySnacking™ pot from RPC Superfos is providing a Norwegian dairy with an innovative and image-enhancing packaging solution. Organic dairy Rørosmeieriet was seeking a pack that would support the creative profile of the dairy. The company is now using the sleek EasySnacking™ pot for its Niste range of yoghurt with muesli topping, as well as for sour creams.
NextGen Cup Challenge: Nestlé joins initiative to build a fully recyclable, compostable to-go cup

NextGen Cup Challenge: Nestlé joins initiative to build a fully recyclable, compostable to-go cup

Nestlé announced that it is joining forces with other industry partners to build a fully recyclable, compostable fiber cup as part of the NextGen Consortium and Cup Challenge.
Vegetables Get the Modern Look

Vegetables Get the Modern Look

Leading French food specialist Raynal et Roquelaure is shaking up the grocery sector with the launch of a range of cooked vegetables in totally new-look packaging for these types of products.
Danone's Smart Cap

Danone's Smart Cap

AIPIA member Water.io  has worked with Danone to  develop a ‘smart cap’ which will be incorporated into the Brand’s Spanish mineral water Font Vella, allowing consumers to track their levels of hydration. Named Coach2O, the widget will monitors consumers’ water intake and “coach them towards adequate hydration”, according to Danone.
Simply Sustainable: Juice Brand's 89-Oz. Recyclable Bottle Wins Design Award

Simply Sustainable: Juice Brand's 89-Oz. Recyclable Bottle Wins Design Award

The new Simply package was developed and commercialized through close collaboration between The Coca-Cola Company, Indorama Ventures and our converting partner CKS Packaging Inc. to ensure it would meet all recyclability requirements while maintaining the Simply brands high package performance standards.
DS Smith Packaging won silver at EFIA Awards

DS Smith Packaging won silver at EFIA Awards

A total of 13 awards went to DS Smith’s display and packaging strategists at this year’s Print Awards by the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA). 
Easy Snacking™ is the Ice-Cream of the Crop

Easy Snacking™ is the Ice-Cream of the Crop

RPC Superfos’s Easy Snacking™ pack is enjoying further success following the launch of a typical Croatian ice cream dessert, Kremsnita, from the Balkan market leader in ice cream, Ledo.
KM Packaging Launches Advanced Lidding Solution KPeel PLUS+

KM Packaging Launches Advanced Lidding Solution KPeel PLUS+

KM Packaging, a leading global supplier of flexible packaging and lidding films, has launched its KPeel PLUS+ range of lidding solutions designed to overcome the challenges faced by many food manufacturers when working in demanding tray sealing conditions.
Handle it cup holder

Handle it cup holder

Handle-It cup holders are aimed squarely at the blossoming ‘On the go’ packaging sector and are quite a familiar site to us at Ambro, so familiar in fact that it’s all too easy to forget the story and thinking behind the designs. We thought it would be nice to take a closer look and introduce them to any who haven’t yet had the pleasure…
Urbanisation radar: Last mile challenges in e-commerce with innovative packaging

Urbanisation radar: Last mile challenges in e-commerce with innovative packaging

According to Business Insider, an American financial and business news website, the last-mile delivery costs account for 53% of the overall transportation costs. At the same time, customers increasingly demand faster deliveries. Naturally, this is a topic of interest for future innovation.
BAG-ON-VALVE

BAG-ON-VALVE

A NEW WAY TO DISPENSE Bag-On-Valve systems hold the product separate from the propellant, insuring product purity. This fast-filling design uses compressed air or nitrogen outside the bag for eco-friendly dispensing. 1) Environmentally friendly 2) Provides ultimate product preservation 3) Increases consumer convenience
 New yogurt jar to health conscious-consumers

New yogurt jar to health conscious-consumers

The yogurt market in Latin America continues to grow as companies develop products to appeal to health-conscious consumers. That appeal includes premium-looking packaging that is durable and increasingly sustainable.
FIRST COFFEE CAPSULE COMPOSTABLE AT HOME

FIRST COFFEE CAPSULE COMPOSTABLE AT HOME

Organically based synthetic material with sunflower seed shells protects fossil resources In cooperation with Golden Compound, the internationally active packaging manufacturer ALPLA is bringing a world first onto the market: a biodegradable coffee capsule that consumers can dispose of in their home compost.
CHILD FRIENDLY POUCH SPOUTS AND CLOSURES

CHILD FRIENDLY POUCH SPOUTS AND CLOSURES

CHILD-FRIENDLY, CONVENIENT, AND RELIABLE
Tetra Pak launches connected packaging platform ​

Tetra Pak launches connected packaging platform ​

Cartons will become full-scale data carriers and digital tools​

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