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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​
Quality and Functionality from Ice-Cream Pack

Quality and Functionality from Ice-Cream Pack

The high quality, user-friendliness and eye-catching decoration of the sleek EasySnacking™ pot from RPC Superfos are key factors in its selection for a new range of ice-creams from Russian manufacturer Taice.
Nestlé’s Häagen-Dazs part of Loop reusable packaging initiative

Nestlé’s Häagen-Dazs part of Loop reusable packaging initiative

Nestlé has  announced its partnership in Loop, a subscription home delivery service for foods and household goods with reusable packaging.
The Best Chocolate Designs For Chocolate Lovers

The Best Chocolate Designs For Chocolate Lovers

Do you also drink hot chocolate? Did you know who laid eyes on the first chocolate ever? Is chocolate a delicacy that mistakenly skipped through the heavens and landed in our hands?
Flexible Packaging Market Projected to reach US$ 317.57 Bn by 2026

Flexible Packaging Market Projected to reach US$ 317.57 Bn by 2026

According to the latest report published by Credence Research, Inc. “Global Flexible Packaging Market - Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2018-2026,” the global flexible packaging market was valued at US$ 222.30 Bn in 2017, expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2018 to 2026.
New yogurt jar appeals to health conscious-consumers

New yogurt jar appeals 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.
BIO4PACK ACHIEVES A WORLD FIRST WITH ITS SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING SOLUTION FOR FRESH MEAT

BIO4PACK ACHIEVES A WORLD FIRST WITH ITS SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING SOLUTION FOR FRESH MEAT

COMPOSTABLE PACKAGING FOR FRESH MEAT CONTRIBUTES TO CIRCULAR ECONOMY PROGRAMME
KitKat Green Tea Matcha brings flavor of Japan to Europe

KitKat Green Tea Matcha brings flavor of Japan to Europe

Nestlé will bring the flavor of Japan to Europe this spring with the KitKat Green Tea Matcha. The four-finger treat will be available in retailers across Europe starting in late February. This follows requests from chocolate lovers to make innovative KitKat flavors available to consumers outside Japan.
Ice Cream Packs Have a Longer Life

Ice Cream Packs Have a Longer Life

The demand for sustainable packaging solutions continues to increase across many markets. However, consumers still expect the same levels of functionality and user-friendliness. Leading Polish ice cream producer, Bracia Koral, is now taking the initiative in its sector with the introduction of packs that can be reused once the product is consumed.
Mondi continues to innovate with sustainable solutions, with next generation of Bag-in-Box technical films

Mondi continues to innovate with sustainable solutions, with next generation of Bag-in-Box technical films

One word, more than any other, is guiding Bag-in-Box (BIB) film purchasing decisions today: sustainability. Whether for wine, fruit juice or dairy products, the people in the buyer center –product and packaging managers, technical engineers and purchasing agents – are tasked with finding sustainable packaging solutions.
Invisible digital watermark for POS display

Invisible digital watermark for POS display

Thimm, the German-based packaging and POS specialist, has developed a display that uses an invisible code to open up new channels for communicating with customers for the launch of  a new mueslis brand
PaperBoat Thandai Retortable Profile Pouch

PaperBoat Thandai Retortable Profile Pouch

The PaperBoat Thandai pack by Huhtamaki PPL Ltd. is a retortable shaped pouch that helps preserve Thandai, an ethnic Indian beverage and offer consumers a ready-to-drink alternative, without the hassle of going through its traditional preparation.
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Chilango banish plastic with new Puracoat packaging

chilango a UK based Mexican restaurant chain, has worked closely with the Sherwood Group and Yates Supplies to find a replacement for its bagasse trays and plastic lids, which were used to serve burritos, tacos, salads and nachos. Its new range of eco friendly packaging has now launched.
Green Giant Veggie Spirals™ PrimaPak® (Sonoco Products Company)

Green Giant Veggie Spirals™ PrimaPak® (Sonoco Products Company)

The Green Giant Veggie Spirals™ PrimaPak® package is a flexible, stackable, resealable package produced from a single roll of film on modified Ilapak vertical form-fill-seal machinery.
FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY NEWS

FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY NEWS

As consumer awareness of the magnitude of food waste grows, Sealed Air’s Ron Cotterman says the time for retailers to implement more effective preventive measures is now.
Smart Tags to prevent food wastage

Smart Tags to prevent food wastage

A Chicago based tech startup, Ovie,  is launching a series of products on Kickstarter to help people stop wasting food and money by keeping track of their food at home before it spoils. The Ovie Smarterware system turns an ordinary fridge into a smart fridge, but without the smart fridge price tag, says the company.
Sonoco announced the expansion of  environmental and social stewardship initiatives

Sonoco announced the expansion of environmental and social stewardship initiatives

Sonoco has announced the expansion of its environmental and social stewardship initiatives to include commitments to achieve greater packaging sustainability and recycling in support of the food industry’s efforts to reduce global food waste.
ProAmpac Wins Two Innovation Awards for PepsiCo Mexico Foods’ Doritos E-Z SnackPak Design

ProAmpac Wins Two Innovation Awards for PepsiCo Mexico Foods’ Doritos E-Z SnackPak Design

Replacing pillow pouches, this unique tetrahedron format is changing the shape of flexible packaging
Recyclable Barrier Pack

Recyclable Barrier Pack

BarrierPack Recyclable, Mondi’s fully recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock, has just been honoured for technological innovation, but the company is not sitting on its laurels. The addition of an extra layer to the construction now provides a gas barrier that greatly extends the material’s potential applications.
Next Generation Sustainable Bag-in-Box films

Next Generation Sustainable Bag-in-Box films

One word, more than any other, is guiding Bag-in-Box (BIB) film purchasing decisions today: sustainability. Whether for wine, fruit juice or dairy products, the people in the buyer center – product and packaging managers, technical engineers and purchasing agents – are tasked with finding sustainable packaging solutions.
Pack Provides a Spicy Combination

Pack Provides a Spicy Combination

Consumers can now enjoy a houmous dip spiced up with Nando’s famous PERi-PERi sauce in a bespoke thermoformed pot in clear PET from RPC Bebo UK.
Heat resistant films

Heat resistant films

Cosmo Films, a global leader in speciality films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications as well as synthetic paper introduces BOPP based heat resistant(HR) films. 
NFC tag tells how long to heat the product

NFC tag tells how long to heat the product

NFC tags on packaging tell the induction pad how long to heat food items or drinks
PepsiCo to set up PET bottles recycling plant in Delhi

PepsiCo to set up PET bottles recycling plant in Delhi

PepsiCo is working on Performance with Purpose 2025 goal to design recoverable or recyclable packaging, and support increased recycling of plastic waste
Nestlé India launches new products  into dip segment with launch of Maggi Dip & Spread

Nestlé India launches new products into dip segment with launch of Maggi Dip & Spread

Nestlé India has announced a launch of new products into dip segment with the launch of Maggi Dip and Spread. The new product is 80 per cent yoghurt with less than three per cent fat, making it a very healthy and tasty option for variety of food pairings. The new range will be available in two exciting flavors with Cheese Garlic and Jalapeno Salsa.
Smart pack shine to indicate bacteria present in food

Smart pack shine to indicate bacteria present in food

Contaminated produce continues to cause illness and even death in many parts of the world. Now a new type of smart food packaging may help to prevent food-borne illnesses from E.coli and other pathogens. Scientists at McMaster University in Canada have developed packaging that monitors for bacteria in food and emits a fluorescent signal if they are detected.
New PUR resin for food packaging

New PUR resin for food packaging

Film-forming polyurethane resin that combines excellent pigment dispersion properties with high bond strengths

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