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Europe: Cartons found as good as glass bottles, study

An environmental lifecycle assessment (LCA) has confirmed that single-use beverage cartons compare favorably with reusable glass bottles – and outperform single-use PET bottles –...

Europe: Kettle Foods use tape for reclosable snack packs

Kettle Foods is using RE:CLOSE from Essentra Tapes to promote its new Kettle & More range to consumers whilst also providing user-friendly pack reclosability...

Americas: Sealed Air joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Sealed Air Corporation has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a new global organization comprised nearly 30 companies to date making a five-year...

Asia Pacific: Sinopack 2019/PACKINNO 2019 product highlights

The 26th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery and Materials (Sino-Pack 2019) and the China (Guangzhou) International Exhibition on Packaging Products (PACKINNO 2019) will...

Asia Pacific: Smart labels indicate freshness of food, says Advanta

You have just received a notification on your smart phone, informing you that the bottle of wine you have bought in the afternoon is...

Americas: A tray that both cooks and serve a barbecue rib meal, Advanta

Traditional packaging of barbecue ribs for retailers and consumer preferences for a fuss-free cooking and cleaning have resulted to a packaging that cooks in...

Europe: share sells bottled water in recycled PET

Berlin startup share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made of 100% recyclate. KHS Group's Bottles...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas to highlight circular economy in 2019

After focusing on Internet 4.0 for the past three years, Chinaplas is seeing the rise of circular economy in the industry. "We’ve been aware of...

Europe: Austrian coffee roaster uses green coffee capsules

Active packaging manufacturer Alpla and materials manufacturer Golden Compound have launched a biodegradable coffee capsule that can be disposed of in a home compost. The...

Asia Pacific: Using blockchain in supply chain management

To meet growing population demand, the global supply of food has evolved into an intricate matrix of production points and dispersed distribution networks. ...