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Asia Pacific: Survey finds urbanization, sustainability to drive chemicals, materials and food industry

Urbanization, which is changing the lifestyle of consumers, is creating more interest towards new packaging technologies and products, according to a new insight based...

Asia Pacific: Zenith says China bottled water market doubles since 2008

China’s bottled water consumption grew by 14% in 2012 to 54 billion liters, according to a new report from Zenith International. The market’s value has...

Asia Pacific: Changing consumer preferences to drive Indian food additives market, says Frost &...

Changing lifestyles and hectic work schedules have spawned a large market for processed and packaged convenience foods, according to a Frost & Sullivan report...

Asia Pacific: Report expects eco-friendly packaging to gain importance

Bioplastic packaging is increasingly gaining importance in emerging regions such as the Asia-Pacific region, with increasing demand for effective, advanced, and eco-friendly packaging, according...

Americas: PMMI Research finds Mexican packaging machinery market remains strong

After a slow recovery period, Mexico’s packaging machinery marketplace is coming back strong, according to PMMI’s 2013 Mexico Packaging Machinery Market Study, published in...

Asia Pacific: Flexible packaging will be a key growth area in 2014, states survey

Frost & Sullivan has released its three big predictions for the global chemical, materials and food industry. Based on a '2013 Search for Growth' survey...

Europe: Bioplastics have the potential for being truly sustainable, says EU

Bioplastics made from bio-feedstock, and reintegrated into the biosphere as a nutrient, or recycled together with conventional plastic, have a potential for being a...

Asia Pacific: Adhesives and sealants market to Grow with CAGR of 4.4% by 2018

The market for adhesives and sealants is being driven a rising trend in various end user segments to use eco-friendly or green adhesives and...

Europe: FSAI advises against any further folic acid food fortification

At the International Conference on Homocysteine at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), a representative from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) said there would...

Asia Pacific: DuPont HOWARU probiotics found to reduce antibiotic side effects

A study to investigate the ability of a probiotic formulation to reduce potential gastrointestinal side effects of antibiotic treatment has found significant benefits from...

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