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Europe: Packaging craft spirits in pharma bottles

Originally designed as pharmaceutical containers for medicines and tonics, Beatson Clark’s apothecary range of bottles are giving craft spirits brand a distinctive, retro appearance. BrewDog...

Europe: Spanish brand ditches cardboard packaging

A shellfish range from Spanish frozen seafood company Original Gourmet is using a polypropylene pack from RPC Superfos. The rectangular SuperCube bucket is reusable and...

Europe: Biodegradable plastics boost organic recycling

Biodegradable plastics offer innovative solutions to improve recycling quality by facilitating the means for more efficient separate waste collection, according to a study jointly...

Americas: Stand-up pouch for convenience, shelf impact

Consolidated Packaging Group introduces a pouch that has a flat bottom for stability while the quad-sealed side-gussets provide rigidity, framing the five display panels...

Asia Pacific: Packaging chemicals-food risk is low, states study

A three-year project looking at the risk of chemicals migrating from packaging into food has determined that the chemicals investigated are not a concern...

Europe: Trelleborg exhibits sealing materials for beverage processes

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is exhibiting its Isolast perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) sealing material in two formulations for sealing in beverage filling systems at drinktec 2017 in...

Americas: Allpax, LSU partner on shelf-stable products

Allpax and the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Louisiana State University (LSU) Agricultural Center will be exhibiting their equipment models, process, and data...

Europe: Company pilots recycling of kegs

At Drinktec 2017 in Germany, Lightweight Containers presented the first KeyKegs made from 10% used KeyKegs and 40% of recycled materials. The company says plastic...

Europe: RPC company releases convenient packaging formats

RPC Bebo UK has launched a selection of new packs in both polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for packaging food and non-food products. The...

Europe: Brown carton for chilled products

Elopak and Stora Enso have launched a gable top carton made from natural brown unbleached paperboard called Naturally Pure-Pak. The new paperboard, Natura Life by...
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