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.
UK startup Gumipod has created a portable pod to hold and dispose of gum and is open to licensing its technology.
A €1.2m ($1.5m) EU research project, BioActiveLayer, is developing a flexible packaging material for dried foods: citing the need for a pouch that is both biodegradable and meets demanding shelf life...
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...
Wrigley has filed a patent for a novel flexible chewing gum packet that can be squeezed to release the product.
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.
Candy giant Hershey has reduced 0.05g from each Miniatures bar wrapper, making a tiny change which has led to huge environmental gains.
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...
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...
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.
Clear Lam has launched holiday candy brand packaging with a sweet combination of flexibility, recloseability and sustainability.
Catch up with the social media buzz at Pack Expo 2013 in Las Vegas to keep pace with the latest confectionery industry developments
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.
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.