Active packaging, intelligent packaging and smart packaging are often used interchangeably to denote packaging that’s been designed to cope with a more demanding landscape. But, strictly speaking, UK researchers claim each has its own unique base of technologies,...
Researchers at the Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT) US, have developed a spray-on ink that can change colors, designs, and patterns when zapped with different wavelengths...
Market researcher Packaged Facts outlines six trends that should be adopted by US cereal brands to keep their products from feeling stale as America's love affair with breakfast cereals continues to fade.
Brexit, the Circular Economy, sustainability challenges, national converter developments and the future of purchasing are just of the topics to be discussed at this year’s ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) Annual Congress in Malta (September 19-20).
Bells of Lazonby, a family bakery in Cumbria, UK, which supplies cakes, scones and artisan breads has secured funding from the Made Smarter Programme to automate its portioned cake with automated robot machinery.
An innovative two-year project to identify ways to improve the nutritional qualities and shelf life of baked goods with sprouted grains and pasteurization has been awarded a £650k ($790k) grant by Innovate UK.
The PepsiCo-owned Frito-Lay brand is featuring 31 US consumers – many of whom work with advocacy groups or regularly volunteer in their communities – and their stories on its bags of ‘Smiles’ potato chips.
Systech, primarily known for its serialization, traceability, anti-counterfeiting, pharmaceutical regulations and supply chain technology, has expanded into Food & Beverages introducing its UniSecure platform at AIPIA.