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Get me the low-down
19 May, 2020
With the nature of labelling fast-changing, new and more explicit means...
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Pop ‘til you drop 19 May, 2020 The global beverage industry is increasingly focused on health and wellness, with sustainable and beautiful packaging supporting that trend. Emma-Jane Batey speaks to Dash...

Follow the money 05 May, 2020 E-commerce is fast reaching parity with traditional retail models, and it won’t be long before the majority of shopping takes place online. What does this mean for packaging?...

Food security and the coronavirus crisis: A view from Feeding America’s COO 05 May, 2020 Katie Fitzgerald discusses the efforts of Feeding America, a national hunger-relief organization, to obtain and distribute food amid the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

New Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0 A New Wave of Sustainability Requirements 21 April, 2020 On 11 March 2020, the European Commission (EC) published its long-awaited new Circular
Economy Action Plan 2.0 (Action Plan), which constitutes one of the main building blocks of...

How consumer-goods companies can prepare for the next normal 21 April, 2020 Consumer-packaged-goods manufacturers must anticipate changes in consumer behavior and set up plan-ahead teams to guide and accelerate decision making. By Raphael Buck, Tracy...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Executive Briefing - GlobalData 07 April, 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Executive Briefing - GlobalData
Understand the COVID-19 outbreak, its impact on the global economy, and initial implications for specific sectors.

Building an e-commerce business: Lessons on moving fast 06 April, 2020 With consumers moving online in reaction to coronavirus restrictions,
companies will need to learn how to launch new e-commerce
businesses quickly.

Accelerating plastic recovery in the United States 23 March, 2020 Plastic waste is a critical issue of our time. Effecting change will
require an integrated approach.

by Thomas Hundertmark, Manuel Prieto, Andrew Ryba, Theo Jan...

The drive toward sustainability in packaging—beyond the quick wins 23 March, 2020 David Feber, Daniel Nordigården, Anna Granskog, Suku Ponkshe, and Peter Berg
Can system-level approaches, including collaboration along the value chain, make our approach...

Huhtamaki 2020 Packaging Trends 10 March, 2020 Take a booming £21bn food-to-go market (FTG), a thriving £8.4bn home delivery sector, add to it a frothy £4.5bn in branded coffee shop sales and throw in a cool £3.9bn in chilled...

McKinsey and Company ; Opportunities in Packaging interview series 10 March, 2020 An interview with Sealed Air’s president and CEO, Ted Doheny.

Since 1960, Sealed Air has prospered by bringing innovation to the packaging industry, including Cryovac...

Sustainable innovations 25 February, 2020 The latest packaging solutions and technologies will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 and 27 February. The two-day event...

2019 and out 25 February, 2020 Packaging Today presents a summary of the biggest innovations, developments and trends that took place over 2019

Old versus new 11 February, 2020 Conventional print or digital – do we have to choose a side or do different techniques have different benefits? Abi Millar talks to Thayer Long, president of the Association for...

Convenience store 10 February, 2020 Time is the most precious resource for busy consumers these days, and packaging has to make sure that it provides those consumers with the quickest, simplest way to prepare or use...

To the letter 10 February, 2020 As a leading consumer goods company with a big footprint in plastic packaging, Procter & Gamble is among the first companies to develop a strategy to manage their plastic use – a...

Glass house effect 28 January, 2020 There are many communication problems between what brands are doing sustainably and how that informs customers to make ethical environmental consumer decisions. FEVE, the...

Smart, active and intelligent 28 January, 2020 Nowhere is smart packaging more relevant than in medical devices, where there is growing demand for functionality and an ability to meet human needs. Although such technology is in...

Primal scream 28 January, 2020 When a food industry giant moves into a niche market, as Kraft Heinz did with its acquisition of Primal Kitchen, it is a sign the mainstream is seeking vibrant new markets. Jim...


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