Demand for pouches in the ambient fish category will grow from 8.7m packs in 2013 to 15.1m packs by 2018 – illustrating the dent newer, easy-to-open, packaging formats are making in the market for tinned food in the UK.
Bioplastic packaging and a modern plastic alternative to the tin can are just some of the innovations RPC Group is currently working on, the company revealed at its press conference in Dinklage, Germany, on April 18.
Snack packaging supplier, the Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), said it has completed a €6.5m upgrade on its plant in Greece, with the expanded manufacturing capacity helping it to meet a hike in demand in southeastern Europe.
The UK canning industry believes that retail giant Sainsbury, which
recently championed Tetra Recart packaging, would be wrong to
dismiss the potential of steel packaging on the basis of one market
Europe is installing a new production line in Timashevsk,
Russia to produce 83mm diameter food cans for Bonduelle, the
European leader in processed vegetables. The move is part of
Bonduelle's attempt to maximize...
Crown Holdings has developed a new heat-sealed peelable lid for
mackerel fillets. Once the preserve of beverage manufacturers, the
ring pull is increasingly being used in food applications to meet
consumer demands for convenience.
Global packaging supplier Ball has reported a strong fourth quarter
and full year 2003, pushing the company's profits significantly
higher than the previous year, on the back of a strong performance
from its European operations.
Global packaging group Sonoco has just opened a new manufacturing
facility in Brazil to produce steel easy-open closures for use on
metal cans. Annual capacity of the plant is projected to be more
than one billion closures.
The ring pull has been a godsend to consumers across Europe.
Searching frantically for that elusive tin opener or cutting
oneself on a poorly-executed can opening was once an integral part
of dinner preparation, but thankfully no...
Ball, the multinational food and beverage packaging provider, has
said it is investing approximately $43 million (€43.3m) to expand
its existing Milwaukee metal beverage container plant to install a
new, high-speed food can line and...