Mondelēz has eliminated 46,300 metric tons of packaging – two-thirds of its 2020 goals—to reduce its environmental impact.
Palcut, which works with Kellogg’s, Mondelēz and Arla Foods cutting custom-sized paper from rolls for palletization, has launched a Point-of-Sale (POS) concept; the Antim intermediate sheet.
Bosch will launch its Pack 301 LS (Length Slug) flexible packaging system for biscuits and crackers for the first time at IBA.
Clear Lam has launched Prima Pak, a packaging product combining the lightweight properties of flexible with the stackability and shelf appeal of rigid.
UK firm Tangerine Confectionery has been fined £120,000 ($202,000) for safety failures that led to a worker's foot being impaled by a forklift truck.
Clear Lam has launched holiday candy brand packaging with a sweet combination of flexibility, recloseability and sustainability.
Industry Voices: Guest Article
Lightweighting and the move to shelf-ready packaging can be more sustainable, but also exposes delicate products such as biscuits to damage and any savings may be outweighed by extra pallet and shrink-wrap costs, writes Jane Gorick.
Cadbury reverts to tin for Roses on back of consumer sentiment
Consumer sentiment is forcing confectionery manufacture Cadbury to revert to metal tin for its long established brand, Roses, following an unsuccessful trial-run of cardboard packaging for the chocolates in the UK retail chain, Tesco.
More can be done to cut festive packaging further, claims MP
Some Easter egg manufacturers have drastically cut their excess packaging, while others are lagging far behind, claims a report by a UK politician.
Eco packaging supplier targets premium choc market
Pro Sweets, the upcoming confectionery industry trade show, will see the release of an environmentally friendly aesthetically enhanced paperboard for the premium confectionery market, says the Finnish company behind the packaging component.
Green chocolate packaging takes SCA award
A project that optimises the use of a single packaging material - corrugated board - and facilitates recycling has been chosen as the winner of SCA Packaging’s ‘Design Challenge’
BOPP eco-film with 'excellent twist'
Slovakian firm Moneta's presented an ecologically clean substitute to cellophane 'with excellent twist characteristics' at last week's ProSweets trade fair in Germany.
Nordenia expands packaging plant for Russian confectionery market
Keeping pace with the burgeoning Russian confectionery market, flexible packaging firm Nordenia has injected about €25m into its Russian plant.
Upgraded packaging equipment maximises uptime, says firm
The improved functionality of a packaging system following a customer led redesign improves machine uptime, reduces maintenance requirements and simplifies operations, claims Standard-Knapp.
Tetra Pak to use stronger, thinner polymer pack
Tetra Pak has started the worldwide rollout of a stronger but
thinner polymer packaging for liquid products, promising companies
it will help them cut costs and meet recycling standards.
Product launches planned for Interpack 2005
Interpack 2005 will enable the packaging industry to gauge just how
far the development of automated, high speed flow wrapping, robotic
cartoning and shrink wrapping equipment has progressed.
New product hits growing protective packaging sector
Automated Packaging Systems has launched a third-generation
protective packaging system to take advantage of a sector that is
predicted to grow by 5.2 per cent annually through to 2008.
Non-PVC stretch wrap to shake up US film market
The distributor of a non-PVC stretch wrap believes that its
innovation could shake up the $700 million North American stretch
film market and beyond.
Borealis develops clear freezable packaging
Packaging firm Borealis has introduced Borpact SG930MO, a clarified
polypropylene (PP) plastic, to satisfy growing consumer demand for
transparent packaging that is deep freeze resistant.
Conveying surface range expanded for cost-efficiency
Integrated material handling solutions provider FKI Logistex has
expanded its range of conveying surface options to make pallet
loading more adaptable and cost-effective for suppliers.
Safety first in the packaging supply chain
US-based packaging distributor Hughes Enterprises argues that
attention to packaging is vital in ensuring total supply chain
safety, reports Anthony Fletcher.
Schneider unveils end-of-line packing solution
Schneider Packaging Equipment has unveiled its new robotic case
packer-palletiser. The company believes that this all-in-one
concept, which combines a case packer and a palletiser, offers
manufacturers a cost-effective end-of-line...
Tetra Recart packaging system makes US debut
US-based food manufacturer Hormel Foods is about to launch two
chilli brands in new easy-to-open carton packaging from Tetra Pak,
marking a significant change in packaging preference.
Lantech unveils non-stop shrink-wrap technology
Technology firm Lantech is launching two new continuous-motion
shrink-wrap machines designed to cut processing time and limit the
need for line stoppage.
Swedish firm Korsnäs Packaging has delivered a new fully automatic
packaging plant to food division Regal Mölle in Moss, Norway. Regal
Mölle, part of the Swedish Cerealia Group, produces ready-to-make
bread, cake and waffle mix.
New packaging solution from Superfos
One of Europe's leading suppliers of plastic packaging, Superfos,
has redesigned its hot and cold filled food container in an effort
to harmonise shelf displays and increase warehouse utilisation.