Smart Packaging

Flat Wine Bottle by Delivering Happiness. Photo: Dow.

Dow opens entries for its 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards

By Jenny Eagle

From a Flat Wine Bottle, to Mix On Command (MOC) Shaker Bag, PaperBoat Thandai Retortable Profile Pouch and KitKat Celebreak box; Dow is on the hunt for this year’s breakthrough designs for its Packaging Innovation Awards 2019.

PepsiCo's Snackbots are being piloted at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, to deliver healthier-for-you snacks to students. Pic: PepsiCo

PepsiCo’s Snackbot delivers snacks to students

By Gill Hyslop

The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, is serving as a test site for PepsiCo’s Snackbots delivering better-for-you snack and beverage brands from Hello Goodness via an app.

Colors will be tasty, the style will be unexpectedly smart, and the intention will be warm and personal. Photo: Pantone.

What packaging design colors will make the cut in 2019?

By Jenny Eagle

From Butterum and Cappuccino to spicy red, sweet flamingo orange and rich purples, BakeryandSnacks speaks to Frontier Label, which supplies digital prints of stickers and labels to find out what design trends we can expect to see in 2019.

Wulftec end-of-line packaging machines. Photo; Wulftec YouTube.

Duravant expands end-of-line packaging portfolio

By Jenny Eagle

Duravant equipment and automation provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, has acquired Wulftec International to expand its integration and automation portfolio.

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