What role will active and intelligent components play in future food and drink packaging? We caught up with Chip Tonkin, director of the US based Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Interpack 2011 to find out.
Machinery trends in evidence at last week’s confectionery industry trade show in Cologne, Pro Sweets, showed a move towards more complex control technology, claim the show’s organisers who added that the event had a six per cent growth in exhibitor turnout...
A call to action to the global industry to send examples of sustainable packaging technology from primary, secondary and tertiary packaging to innovative machinery, distribution and IT systems has been initiated by a UK government funded programme.
Demand for products and concepts that through targeted investments can boost efficiency and cut costs for confectioners were particularly in demand, say the organisers of last week's ProSweets trade fair.
Bosch Packaging Technologies has announced its purchase of German end packaging equipment builder, Paal Verpackungsmaschinen, in a move that could have cost benefits for food and confectionery manufacturers.
The Australian food industry was likely to remain an importer of
innovative food and drink technology rather than an exporter, the
chairman of consumer product giant Unilever's Australasian
operations said on Friday, according...
A two-day conference on aseptic filling technologies is just one of
the events that is taking place at the Total Processing and
Packaging show in Birmingham, UK this week.
FoodProductionDaily.com will be there, and will be reporting...