United Biscuits (UB) has partnered with recycling firm TerraCycle UK to introduce a scheme allowing consumers to post used biscuit wrappers to be recycled into every day goods such as waste bins and watering cans.
Proposals to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products in the UK could open the door to extend the initiative to a raft of food and drink products - a move that would hit both packaging suppliers and brand owners, according to a coalition of companies.
The Snack Food Association and other industry bodies have urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to communicate in writing the deadlines for enforcement of new provisions in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
The Canadian Celiac Association has received a C$245,000 investment from the Canadian government to help enhance food safety systems and develop specific controls for gluten-free foods, in an effort to boost supply of gluten-free foods.
The fallout from the growing consolidation in European flexible packaging market – spearheaded by Amcor’s takeover of Alcan's European packaging operations – has transformed the trading landscape for convertors and brand owners, according to PCI...