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Europe: UK water drinks to grow 50% by 2021, report

UK consumption of water drinks increased 11% in 2016 to more than 3,700 million liters, with a retail value in excess of £2.7 billion...

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...

Europe: Millennials find fruit juice healthy, report

Millennial fruit juice drinkers in Europe view 100% fruit juice as a healthy beverage, according to the findings of a consumer survey conducted by...

Europe: Positioning chocolate as a healthy snack

The snacking market is being revolutionized by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, as well as changing lifestyle and personal wellbeing,...

Americas: Consumers prefer diet over pills to sleep better, finds survey

Rather than popping pills to sleep, a survey reveals more US consumers would prefer to eat well in order to sleep better. This survey was...

Europe: RPC company designs seafood container with strainer

RPC Superfos has designed a UniPak container with an in-built strainer to pack a new range of seafood products in brine and oil. The mussels,...

Americas: Huhtamaki unveils ‘smart’ cup

Huhtamaki Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania introduces Adtone, a single-use paper cup with digitalized connection. The cup comes with a heat activated thermocromic label and a quick...

Europe: Gualapack launches bio-based pouch

Gualapack has developed with Erdbär Freche Freunde's eco-friendly snack pouch for children in Germany. The premade multi-layer laminated pouch, with spout and cap, is mainly...

Asia Pacific: Thailand to hold food service, retail show in May

Bangkok will hold Thaifex-World of Food Asia 2017 from May 31 to June 4 with an expected 45,000 visitors. The show will feature 15 specialized...

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...

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