Scented food packaging could improve product appeal
A major cereal brand is set to be re-launched in the US with new
scented fruity packaging that the manufacturer hopes will increase
the appeal of its product.
Handy packaging drives snacking mega-trend
Manufacturers must adapt an innovative packaging design and
marketing approach to tap burgeoning consumer demand for on-the-go
snacking, says report.
Kraft feels the pressure of rising energy and packaging costs
Kraft Foods has confirmed that it is increasing prices of many of
its products in the United States by an average of 3.9 per cent
because of rising energy and packaging costs caused by higher
global oil prices.
Bioplastics event signals dawning of new packaging era
Bioplastics trade association IBAW claims that the inaugural
special exhibition Bioplastics in Packaging was a major
success at Interpack 2005.
Scientists raise spectre of cancer-causing packaging
Compounds found in plastic food packaging could be possible
cancer-causing agents, according to a worrying new study from the
Microwave packaging browns bakery
Graphic Packaging has developed a new line of functional
microwaveable packaging in answer to increasing demands for more
choice and greater cooking flexibility from consumers, writes
Exhibition highlights growth in biodegradable packaging
An upcoming exhibition on bioplastics and biopackaging aims to show
that environmentally friendly packaging has a strong future.
EC vows to streamline packaging regulations
The European Commission has launched a bid to streamline labelling
laws in order to simplify life for both consumers and
Huhtamaki develops kids snack packaging
Finnish packaging giant Huhtamaki is providing Andros with a range
of packaging solutions for its latest children's fruit-based snack
line, that includes a new bottling technology.
Packaging breakthrough promises to replace foil
A new, technologically advanced heat-sealable metallised OPP film,
designed to replace the foil and sealant in traditional
paper-polyethylene-foil-polyethylene (PPFP) structures, has been
UK drives to cut down packaging waste
A groundbreaking £8 million initiative to stimulate innovative
packaging design and at the same time significantly reduce food and
packaging waste has been launched in the UK.
Lighter, thinner packaging growing rapidly in Poland
Thin, flexible and easy to handle - that is the major food
packaging trend emerging on the Polish market, helped along by
rising sales of dairy products and new hygiene laws on baked goods
in shops, writes Chris Mercer.
Safety first in the packaging supply chain
US-based packaging distributor Hughes Enterprises argues that
attention to packaging is vital in ensuring total supply chain
safety, reports Anthony Fletcher.
Researchers uncover benefits of wheat-based packaging
Could environmentally-friendly biodegradable containers made from
wheat starch eventually replace traditional polystyrene-based
products? Only if the price is right, reports Anthony
Toray Plastics develops cutting edge packaging films
Toray Plastics has developed what it describes as a new line of
technologically advanced, value-added OPP and PET packaging films,
designed to achieve longer shelf life and easier handling.