With the growing demand for sustainable packaging, manufacturers constantly need to evaluate emerging solutions at a scaled pilot, prompting Melodea to inaugurate a new pilot centre in Rehovot, equipped with advanced equipment and analytics tools.
The snacking giant has extended its highly successful greenhouse programme to the Asia-Pacific region to seek out the entrepreneurs who are developing innovative solutions that promote the circular economy for packaging and climate reduction.
Aligned to its mission to make a real change by forging partnerships with farmers working to advance regenerative agriculture, Quinn Snacks is relaunching its pop-at-home kernels, grown by a fifth generation farmer and soil health pioneer.
Driven by consumer perception and political pressure – especially as climate change makes itself felt like it has never done so before – the biggest trends in the packaging industry today revolve around a circular economy.
Packaging suppliers and manufacturers must address water use and preserve the protective role of packaging when approaching the issue of packaging sustainability, DuPont’s sustainability director told FoodProductionDaily.com.
Kraft Foods’ refusal to adopt a policy on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for its US packaging operations is likely causing millions of dollars of post-consumer waste ending up in landfill, said a shareholder advocacy group as it warned the move...
US packaging body Ameripen plans to hammer out a raft of policy initiatives this year in a bid to establish itself as a leading voice on packaging and the environment, new president Gail Tavill told FoodProductionDaily.com in an exclusive interview.
A new packaging recovery label to be rolled out next year in the US will help industry comply with federal guidelines, boost recycling rates and ease consumer confusion over how best to recycle materials, said sustainability non-profit group GreenBlue.
New biodegradable metallised and laminated films can provide differentiation at point-of-sale along with high moisture and oxygen barrier properties for dry good products such as nuts and biscuits with a premium positioning, claims Innovia Films.
Producers must ensure packaging is more sustainable as customers remain convinced that food packing is excessive and are altering their consumption patterns as a result, warns research from Datamonitor.
Sustainable packaging is a buzzword on the lips of consumers and industry players alike. But what is sustainable packaging and how far has the sector come in developing a road map towards this most elusive of goals?