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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the packaging today editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

Latest Packaging Today Feature

'Portion Controlled Meat & Cheese Products as Value-Added Service'
11 February, 2019
Processors gain a competitive edge by providing QSR and grab n’ go...
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The wellness factor 29 January, 2019 A shift towards ‘green’ consumerism is evident in cosmetics, with 75% of consumers believing that living an ethical and sustainable lifestyle is important in creating a feeling...

Antimicrobial packaging: a nano solution 14 January, 2019 Growing use of reusable shopping bags has sparked worries about hygiene risks due to spilt food. To solve the problem, there has been increased interest in exploring ways to...

If we want a sustainable future, it will be driven by companies. 14 January, 2019 Expert Point of View by Tomi Nyman, Principal at Pöyry

A never-ending story—the life cycle of a steel beverage can 12 December, 2018 A never-ending story—the life cycle of a steel beverage can

Shining Track Record 12 December, 2018 Shining Track Record - Packaging steel is a pioneer in sustainability

Preparing PIs for Post EU-FMD Success 22 October, 2018 Ian Haynes is a Director of Excellis Europe, a leading provider of strategy and implementation consulting services within the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries and recognised as...

Paper Packaging's sustainable future 22 October, 2018 Consumer demand and environmental challenges will drive the future for paper, says Dr Liz Wilks, APP European director, sustainability and stakeholder outreach, in this...

Clear winner 08 October, 2018 Glass is endlessly recyclable, nonporous and offers a degree of elegance. Whether their focus is luxury, practicality or desirability, it’s no wonder brands have been choosing glass...

Paper back 24 September, 2018 Paper packaging ticks a lot of boxes; it’s recyclable, renewable and attractive. Emma-Jane Batey speaks to suppliers, brand-owners and packaging manufacturers about how the latest...

A sustained effort 24 September, 2018 There is currently no bigger issue in the packaging industry than environmental concerns, and brands are evolving to ensure their packaging is eco-friendly from start to finish, from...

Machine – man’s new best friend? 24 September, 2018 The following article is an edited extract from a white paper by the Robotics Industries Association, written by Tanya M Anandan, contributing editor of Robotics Online. It is...

Special Dispensation 10 September, 2018 Dispensing technologies have continued to evolve to meet an increasingly demanding consumer that wants convenience, portability, no residue or waste and simple metered or targeted...

Packing Partners 10 September, 2018 Brands want flexibility. Customers want exactly what they want, when they want it. Contract packaging companies want everyone to know that they can help on both counts. It's...

Under the skin 10 September, 2018 The global skincare market was valued at $116 billion in 2017, with a compound annual growth rate of 4.6% for 2017–22. This vast and healthy industry is undergoing a wealth of change,...

Altering packaging to meet changing customer demands 20 July, 2018 The use of technology within packaging has become vital for retail, as it is not only changing the traditional way of shopping but also expanding the reach of retailers and...

Emerging health trends and how that affects product packaging 19 July, 2018 The Healthcare and OTC markets continue to grow, but so do the desires and requirements of customers – from vegan dietary supplements, to technology influenced healthcare products....

How packaging can be the fastest way to deliver luxury 19 July, 2018 Who doesn't love a little bit of luxury? The packaging industry certainly does. Adding value to brands in the name of luxury is a great way to differentiate, stand out on shelves...

Latest developments in labelling trends 19 July, 2018 Aside from relaying crucial information to the end-user, aesthetic labelling and decorative techniques play a larger role in the pack format. Sonia Sharma finds out how brands are...

Q&A session with James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio 30 April, 2018 Q&A session with James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio


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