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Americas: Graphene-infused packaging blocks moisture, researchers say

04Plastic packaging might seem impenetrable — and sometimes nearly impossible to remove — but water molecules can still pass through. This permeability to moisture can...

Americas: Men are most likely to grocery shop online, report

Men from ages 18-44 are found to form the majority of online grocery shoppers, according to a report by The NPD Group. It states Amazon...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas 2017 exhibitors display lightweight, green solutions

Lightweight plastic packaging requires less resin in the extrusion molding process, which is not only environmentally friendly, but also able to effectively reduce the...

Europe: Tetra Pak releases Coconut Handbook online

With growing global demand for coconut-based products, Tetra Pak has launched an online version of its Coconut Handbook. Providing an in-depth guide to the entire...

Europe: Christmas box design wins logistics award

Smurfit Kappa has won the Transport and Shelf-ready Packaging Solution award at the NL Packaging Awards 2017 on March 16 in Hilversum, the Netherlands. The...

Asia Pacific: Selected drinks to don healthier labels, says Coca-Cola Singapore

Coca-Cola Singapore is adopting the Healthier Choice Symbol labelling and donning the Healthier Choice logo on lower- and no-sugar products in its beverage portfolio. Products...

Americas: Food claims do not indicate nutritional levels well, research finds

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that simply making a low-content food claim on the label...

Asia Pacific: Cater to the local demand, Tetra Pak tells FNI of new plant...

Tetra Pak will be building a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging. The €24 million (US$25.38...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

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