Demands on packaging are mounting. Shelf-life, sustainability, usability, consumer appeal are a handful of many demands on manufacturers. Technologies and new materials are constantly coming to the fore as R&D efforts step up to make 'smart' packaging.
Palcut, which works with Kellogg’s, Mondelēz and Arla Foods cutting custom-sized paper from rolls for palletization, has launched a Point-of-Sale (POS) concept; the Antim intermediate sheet.
Denmark-based packaging company, Schur, said it is hoping to work with Pepperidge Farm and Walkers Shortbread to upgrade their packaging in the US.
Flexibility is the key to success, whether as a flexible business strategy or a product portfolio that can adapt to changing circumstances or consumer demands, says tna.
Bosch Technology Group will be presenting an upgraded version of its Two-in-One biscuit packing system at Interpack 2017.
Water-based technology could lead to an increase in environmental sustainability, according to Toyo Ink.
API, which focuses on intelligent packaging is exploring luxury markets in confectionery, thanks to an increase in the markets-within-markets phenomenon, continuing the current trends of premiumization and segmentation in FMCG,...
Producing smaller portion sized packaging for snack manufacturers will be Bosch’s next major focus, the packaging technology firm’s product manager, Jason D’Arcy, told BakeryandSnacks during the recent Snaxpo in Savannah,...
Klöckner Pentaplast Group (KP) will acquire Linpac for an undisclosed sum to expand into the rigid and flexible film market, focusing on consumer demand for healthy and safe food with...
Thermal inkjet coding manufacturer Redimark has introduced a new date code printer, TC12 Inkjet, that assists snack manufacturers to improve their efficiency and potentially avoid food safety issues.
Sonoco Europe will present its consumer packaging solutions in a real-world consumption situation.
Yumpa, a range of energy bars made with cricket flour, is the first of its kind in Europe to have an EU accredited fully compostable wrapper.
Consumers believe it’s important to see food inside a packaging, which can build trust and increase purchasing confidence, says Mintel.
Food packaging technology supplier Synerlink has acquired Ermi, which manufactures aseptic fill-seal bottle and cup fillers for milk, desserts, yogurts and juices.
BOPP specialist Treofan has created a matte film effect for potato chips, cookies and chocolate in response to consumer demand for retro-look packaging.
Constantia Flexibles is closing its confectionery and snacks flexible packaging plant in Bucharest, Romania, in July, axing 90 jobs.
Boon Food Concepts says it has launched the first ready meal of its type for the chiller aisle in the Netherlands in a stand-up pouch.
Market research firm, MarketsandMarkets, reported the global bakery processing equipment industry is expected to reach $13.62bn by 2020 with the US being a key growth-driving region.
Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO of PMMI, sheds light on the trends and challenges affecting the US processing and packaging industries.
Bosch is to roll out bar production technology for enhanced flexibility and shorter changeover times.
General Mills’ cereals are getting a DC super hero makeover: Cheerios’ mascot BuzzBee takes on Batman, while Lucky Charms’ leprechaun dons Green Lantern’s outfit.
The Barton Group has expanded the applications for its patented dispensing pouch technology called SqueezyStraw.
Bosch Packaging Technology has launched a microsite for the confectionery, bakery, nuts, snacks and powder industries to help producers find the right machinery systems to meet their needs.
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.
Mesutronic Gerätebau has released its new X-Ray inspection system for packed food products, called easySCOPE.