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Green Packaging

Green Packaging

Growing consumer pressure for green products along with the promise of brand enhancement and greater market share mean that sustainability is the packaging megatrend that every company wants to tap into.

Plain packaging pay out to Mars would ‘certainly not be trivial’, says Institute of Economic Affairs

Mars in 2012 wrote to the UK’s Department of Health to express concern over the potential impact on branding and intellectual property rights should tobacco plain packaging policy be extended to...

Patent Watch

Squeeze me! Wrigley creates squeezable chewing gum dispenser

Wrigley has filed a patent for a novel flexible chewing gum packet that can be squeezed to release the product.

2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

Leaders of the pack at 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo showcased thousands of product launches, and old favorites, in standout packaging. Here are a number of bags, pouches, and other containers that captured attention.

Hershey: Miniature change brings big sustainability boost

Candy giant Hershey has reduced 0.05g from each Miniatures bar wrapper, making a tiny change which has led to huge environmental gains.

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that...

Special Edition: Consumer friendly confectionery packaging unwrapped

Interactive packaging: What the world is waiting for?

Big brands may be dipping their toes in the interactive packaging pool, but two analysts question whether consumers really want this technology and ask if if manufacturers can keep the technology...

Special Edition: Consumer friendly confectionery packaging unwrapped

White is the new black – but does it make a bland shelf?

White packaging is on the rise globally, but it will be interesting to see how this plays out within the retail space, according to an industry commentator.

XMAS SPECIAL

Christmas candy pack stacks up sustainably

Clear Lam has launched holiday candy brand packaging with a sweet combination of flexibility, recloseability and sustainability.

Dispatches from Pack Expo 2013 in Las Vegas

The Buzz: Pack Expo 2013 for confectioners

Catch up with the social media buzz at Pack Expo 2013 in Las Vegas to keep pace with the latest confectionery industry developments

ProSweets 2013

Metal tin packaging has gone ‘back to basics’, says Crown

The metal tin packaging market has gone ‘back to basics’ – to what is good for the environment and good for Europe, marketing manager for Crown says.

ProSweets 2013 Cologne

Ecological aspects and special effects to drive the cardboard packaging market, says CEO of PAWI Packaging

The cardboard packaging market will continue to be driven by ecological aspects for 2013 but also increased interest in special effects, the CEO of PAWI Packaging says.

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