Packaging

Recyclable packaging for Asda’s own-brand fresh ready meals range

Asda claims to be the first supermarket in the UK to move its entire own brand fresh tray ready meal range into fully recyclable...

Plain packaging could cost beverage industry $400bn, report claims

The global beverage industry could lose as much as $400 billion if plain packaging is extended to alcohol and sugary drinks, according to a...

Pouch package produced from chemically recycled plastic

Flexible packaging created from plastic waste to produce food contact approved material is being developed in a new pilot project. The ChemCycling project is helmed...

Kite Packaging supports cancer charity

Kite Packaging’s Midlands based Regional Distribution Centre has chosen Macmillan Cancer Support as its nominated charity for the year. The charity provides an incredible support...

Patent ruling enables launch of Quinn’s PET plastic tray

A landmark court patent ruling has enabled the launch of Signum by Quinn, a mono PET plastic tray developed for the fresh meat, fish...

How smart labels can increase traceability of food and drink products

The term ‘smart labelling’ is used as an umbrella term for any labelling or coding that uses technology to add functionality and data beyond...

PepsiCo to reduce virgin plastic in beverage portfolio

PepsiCo is accelerating its plastic waste reduction efforts by committing to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025. The amount...

Sainsbury’s to slash plastic packaging in half by 2025

Sainsbury’s has pledged to halve its plastic packaging on food and beverage products across its operations by 2025. The supermarket reduced plastic packaging by just...

Asda trials natural coating to fight food waste, reduce plastic

Asda has trialled a technology developed by Apeel Sciences that could potentially slash food waste and potentially reduce the use of plastic packaging in...

European brewers make consumer labelling commitment

European brewers have committed to labelling ingredients and energy values on all beer bottles and cans in the EU by 2022. The commitment was spearheaded...

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