Green Packaging

An example of flexible packaging, which is growing in popularity, from Jelly Belly.

Pack Expo 2015

Consumer trends changing the world of packaging

By Hal Conick

Consumer trends are actively changing how food items are packaged, according to a report released at this year’s Pack Expo Las Vegas and Pharma Expo 2015.

Industry experts sought for ISM and ProSweets panel sessions on reaching Millennials, the future of confectionery packaging and reformulating chocolate

Your ticket to ISM

The live debates: Call for panellists at ISM and ProSweets sessions

By Oliver Nieburg

ConfectioneryNews will host three live sessions at ISM and ProSweets 2016 and seeks experts in confectionery packaging, chocolate reformulation and companies with innovative strategies to reach Millennials to join our panels.

Picture credit: Pro Carton. 2015 winners

ECMA Congress 2015, Bucharest, Romania

Revealed: F&B winners from the Pro Carton ECMA Awards 2015

By Jenny Eagle

From a wedge of cheese sold in a carton pack, to Swiss chocolate for special occasions, this year’s Pro Carton ECMA Awards focused on the sustainability of cartonboard as a replacement for other types of packaging material.

biodegradeable, bioplastics, BioActiveLayer, MAP

Special Edition: Flexible packaging

EU researchers develop biodegradable flexible packaging

By Rachel Arthur

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 requirements. 

White packaging trend goes global, but it could have retail implications. Photo credit: CPS International

Special Edition: Consumer friendly confectionery packaging unwrapped

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

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

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.

Interactive packaging: What the world is waiting for?

Special Edition: Consumer friendly confectionery packaging unwrapped

Interactive packaging: What the world is waiting for?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

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 fresh and up to date.

Clear Lam's PrimaPak flexible packaging technology helped the Flavor Tree confectionery brand come up with appealing, durable packaging.

XMAS SPECIAL

Christmas candy pack stacks up sustainably

By Jenni Spinner

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

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