New checklist helps companies optimise packaging sustainability

A new checklist aims to help companies choose and optimise their packaging systems with the aim of improving sustainability in their value chain. Published by...

‘Revolutionary’ design challenges paperboard cup recycling

The growing concern over disposable paper cup recycling has paved the way for Metsä Board’s new paperboard cup design concept. The Finnish company has described...

Evolving food packages, labels could save UK homes £1bn a year

Analysis from WRAP shows that around 350,000 tonnes of avoidable household food waste, worth an estimated £1 billion annually, could be prevented through further...

New tray aimed at growers and soft fruit picking

Goplasticpallets.com has launched a new super-light fruit tray, aimed at growers and soft fruit picking. Created specifically for the fruit industry, the new GoEuro 64120LP...

New initiative simplifies date labels to reduce confusion & food waste

In a new industry-wide effort to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels, grocery manufacturers and retailers in the US have joined together to...

Tetra Pak invests €24m in South Asia closures packaging

Tetra Pak is investing €24 million in its very first plant for packaging closures in South Asia, East Asia and Oceania. The facility is set...

Aegg ‘revolutionise’ fresh soup and pasta sauce packaging with new launch

Hampshire packaging brand Aegg has launched a new range of plastic soup and pasta sauce pots at this year’s Packaging Innovations. The pots have been...

More food packaging now ‘Widely Recycled’

More packaging materials can now be ‘Widely Recycled’ after OPRL undertook a detailed review of current local authority collections in the UK. This means more...

Coventry MP visits employee-owned city business Kite Packaging

Geoffrey Robinson MP and Craig Humphrey recently visited Employee Owned, Coventry-based, Kite Packaging. They spent the morning with Kite Managing Partner Gavin Ashe touring the...

ALPLA expands Eastern Europe portfolio with PET producer acquisition

ALPLA, the Austria-based provider of plastic packaging, has expanded its portfolio in Eastern Europe with the acquisition of Star East PET SRL. The company, based...

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