Kreyenborg Plant Technology has developed an infrared machine that destroys germs in dried foodstuffs that require gentle treatment, such as tea, spices, dried herbs, nuts, kernels and seeds.
Tetra Pak is investing €24m ($25m) in its first factory for packaging closures in Thailand, creating 60 jobs.
RPC Group has announced plans to acquire Letica, a North American manufacturer and distributor of rigid plastic packaging, for £552m ($691m).
Deltasacs, which specializes in plastic pouches, stand-up and flat-bottom confectionery bags, has launched packaging with biodegradable and compostable materials.
Students of the Cologne International School of Design (KISD) presented packaging concepts based on the theme ‘sweet traditions’ and childhood memories at ISM in Cologne.
Mondi Group, which makes food and beverage packaging, has acquired Excelsior Technologies for $40m, to further grow its consumer packaging business.
For consumers, higher prices are fair game but smaller portions are not, says one food marketing researcher who is urging manufacturers to downsize smartly: "Some food companies act as if they...
Ecomec in Belgium deals in second-hand machinery for processed packaging for the candy, chocolate, biscuit and wafers market.
Exact Mixing, part of Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), has launched a Hydrobond Technology for even hydration of a dry ingredient stream (such as flour) before it enters a continuous mixer.
The European Parliament’s environment committee (ENVI) voted to amend its Waste Legislative Package this week (January 24) with more ambitious EU targets for 2030.
The Competition Commission of South Africa has stopped Corruseal Group acquiring Boxlee and Pride Pak Packaging.
Entrepreneur George Spears, of ePurchasing Network (ePN), has created an eCommerce Hub for resellers (dealers) and distributors.
Ishida Europe’s Belgian agent BRN has installed three packaging machines for six different pack formats, trays and bags in sizes from 75g to 400g, with flexibility for up to seven...
More and more companies are realizing the importance of sustainability when it comes to packaging, writes Kevin Hill in this guest article.
Smaller pack sizes, technological advancements and demand for higher quality graphics will drive the sack and kraft market to $80bn by 2021, says Smither’s Pira.
Whole Foods Market has partnered with Uflex to redesign its tortilla packaging after the barrier coating left the chips soggy after three weeks.
‘Liquid filling machines are used in a range of industries, but one of the biggest industries to utilize this equipment is the food industry. Many different types of foods and...
Kleopatra Holdings, the holding company for Klöckner Pentaplast Group has filed a statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to propose an initial public offering of its common stock. ...
Sales in resealable closures and spouts are expected to reach $16.15bn in 2022, driving future F&B market growth, says Zion Market Research.
BillerudKorsnäs has partnered with Pöyry mill engineering services to construct a $622m board machine at Gruvön, in Sweden.
BillerudKorsnäs, which manufactures confectionery, snacks and beverage packaging, is investing SEK 5.7bn ($622.25m) in a KM7 (Karton Machine) to produce liquid board, cartonboard and liner at its factory in Gruvön,...
Italian snack manufacturer Preziosi Food (Mitica) has partnered with FOODesign, part of tna, to launch a line of batch-fried potato chips called Keep’s.
Nibbly Bits has partnered with Ishida after launching a lighter snack product called Pop Crisps and finding its existing weighing equipment was delivering too many overweight and underweight packs.
tna has launched a VFFS (vertical form fill seal) system with integrated labeler and inserter for snack manufacturers who want to insert sachets of seasonings or dips into their bags and confectionery...
Baker Perkins has developed an encapsulating system bringing cookie dough and its filling together in one machine for the first time.