All news articles for February 2013

Nestle tackles food contact chemicals in recycled paper

Special Newsletter: Sustainable Packaging

Nestle tackles food contact chemicals in recycled paper

By Rod Addy

Nestle is cracking down on food contact materials in recycled paper as it addresses some of the challenges of reducing its environmental impact, according to head of packaging Anne Roulin.

Datamonitor expert outlines sustainable packaging trends

Special Newsletter: Sustainable Packaging

Datamonitor expert outlines sustainable packaging trends

By Rod Addy

While cost reduction is fuelling packaging reduction, the high cost of environmentally-friendly packaging relative to oil remains a barrier to widespread adoption by the food industry, according to Datamonitor packaging innovation director Andrew Streeter.

Algae-based bioplastic pellets

Special Newsletter: Sustainable Packaging

Algaeplast: 100% algae-based packaging within five years

By Rod Addy

Cereplast’s new venture Algaeplast aims to develop 100% algae-based packaging within five years, Frederic Scheer, managing director of the subsidiary, told FoodProductionDaily.com.

The globe shares ideas on snacking prompting brand building opportunities, Euromonitor says

Snacking on global brand ideas with Euromonitor

The big eat: A shared global snack vision

By Kacey Culliney

A snack is a snack in every market making global brand building easier, a Euromonitor analyst says.