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A bright future for metal packaging
22 February, 2021
The last year has been a very strange one, with a number of...
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BEVERAGE CARTON INDUSTRY VERIFIES CONTINUED COMMITMENT ON WOOD FIBRE TRACEABILITY 15 February, 2021 ACE converters self-commitment on third-party verified traceability systems for wood fibres.
Proforest is an independent mission-driven organisation working in the field...

Growing demand for packaging and hygiene papers while COVID 19 impacts overall paper and board consumption 15 February, 2021 Growing demand for packaging and hygiene papers while COVID 19 impacts overall paper and board consumption. CEPI provides latest list of figures and statistics on paper consumption...

Top Themes in Consumer Goods 01 February, 2021 In this report, GlobalData identifies the top 10 themes that will impact the consumer goods
sector in 2021. For each theme, we offer a definition of the theme, highlight...

Euromonitor publish TOP 10 GLOBAL CONSUMER TRENDS 2021 01 February, 2021 Every year, Euromonitor International identifies emerging and fast-moving trends that are expected to gain traction in the year ahead. These trends provide insight into...

Lessons for brand owners: Leveraging digital printing to unlock new marketing opportunities 18 January, 2021 A survey conducted with leading consumer goods professionals explores what digital print might mean for the next generation of packaging in a post-pandemic world. One thing is clear:...

It's all good 18 January, 2021 For too long the print industry debate has focused on conventional vs digital, yet there is plenty of room for both as they offer different positives and strengths. So let's be lovers...

Mushrooms and the gift of sustainability for Seedlip 04 January, 2021 While the focus of 2020 has by and large been on the impact of coronavirus on the hospitality sector and related decimation of sales to drinks and food, it has not all been negative...

Thinking outside the box 04 January, 2021 Pro Carton is the body responsible for cartons and cartonboard packaging in Europe. Demand for cartonboard packaging surged during the pandemic, fuelled by increases in online...

The beauty of sustainable packaging 15 December, 2020 Cosmetics company Mary Kay takes sustainability and innovation very seriously, with more than 1,400 patents for products, technologies and packaging designs in its global...

Beer has its heart in glass 15 December, 2020 Infinitely recyclable, essentially made from sand and heat, and well known to consumers as a form of packaging that can be easily disposed of, reused or refilled, glass is a material...

Tetra Pak research study reveals food safety-environment dilemma fostered by COVID-19 pandemic 01 December, 2020 Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than two-thirds of the respondents
Concern for the environment is substantially ahead of everything else, except...

What digital printing means for the next generation of packaging: 01 December, 2020 Recently, New Statesman Media Group, in partnership with Kodak, reached out to consumer goods leaders to learn the most important considerations when choosing printed...

Vegan minced meat from Vantastic Foods in paper-based eTray: plant-based meat alternative, packaged under modified atmosphere in a resource-saving manner 17 November, 2020 Those who opt for plant-based foods are no longer an exotic species. More and more
people are either consistently vegetarian or vegan, or have become flexitarian, meaning

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I sustainability talk 16 November, 2020 Matthew Rogerson recently had the chance to discuss the latest impressive sustainability acheivements and goals of Budweiser with Jacqueline Hochreiter, Sustainability Lead,...

SIG’s technology provides Olympia Dairy with unmatched flexibility combined with speed 03 November, 2020 Olympia Dairy has opened the retail distribution channel as a second strategic pillar to offer its liquid dairy products by becoming the first Belgian dairy company to choose...

Avoiding bad investments: Modular platform enables flexible adaption to changing requirements for the packaging of solida and parenteral medicines 03 November, 2020 Solida and parenteral blister packs are often produced on monobloc machines designed for specific applications. Format changes are complex and expensive procedures. In...

COVID Pandemic Sparks Urgency as 86% Say More Needs to be Done for the Environment 03 November, 2020 A vast majority of Europeans said it is more important than ever to take care of our environment and recycle after COVID-19 while a staggering 91% said they would like to do...

Together forever 20 October, 2020 Brands overlook the importance of innovative closures to their detriment, as clever caps deliver protection of product as well as convenience. Yet with the latest EU directive...

The New Plastics Economy Initiative 20 October, 2020 The New Plastics Economy Initiative, from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, has been at the heart of initiatives to improve plastic recycling so that it does not end up in the oceans or...


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