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Europe: Bottled water range dons Coveris’ eco shrink film

Highland Spring Group, a UK producer and supplier of natural source waters, has launched its most environmentally sustainable ‘Eco Pack’ to date using Coveris’...

Asia Pacific: Yum China’s green packaging initiatives to reduce plastics

Yum China Holdings has launched a series of plastic reduction and environmentally-friendly packaging initiatives across its brands in line with the latest regulations in...

Asia Pacific: Japan’s packaging industry to reach 164.7 billion units in 2024, says GlobalData

The packaging industry in Japan is expected to reach 164.7 billion units in 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.5%...

Asia Pacific: Hong Kong group proposes steps to recycling beverage containers

The Single-Use Beverage Packaging Working Group revealed its position statement on building a Producer Responsibility Scheme (PRS) for beverage containers in Hong Kong. The...

Europe: Green BericapValve wins packaging award

Bericap’s BericapValve has won Packaging Europe’s Sustainability Award 2020 in the Recyclable Packaging category, beating five finalists. The award recognizes and awards the major...

Americas: Nestlé beverage range dons SIG’s paper straws in Brazil

Nestlé Brazil's Nescau beverage range is now fitted with SIG’s combiblocMini carton packs and renewable and recyclable paper straws. This helps to meet the sustainability...

World: Retort packaging demand to soar, pushed by Covid-19 pandemic, urbanization, says report

The retort pouch packaging market is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate of 5.61% during the forecast period from 2020 to...

Asia Pacific: PACKINNO2021 exhibitor showcase

PACKINNO2021, the China (Guangzhou) International Exhibition on Packaging Products, will be held in Guangzhou, China under the theme "Innovation & Green Packaging in the...

Europe: Amcor’s paperless cheese packaging wins award

Amcor has won a Silver prize at the 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards, sponsored by Dow, for its Matrix range, a paper-based, paraffin-free and recyclable...

Asia Pacific: Thyssenkrupp to build second bioplastics plant in China

Thyssenkrupp has won a contract for the construction of a bioplastics plant based on the patented PLAneo technology. The plant is to be built...