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Tetra Pak research study reveals food safety-environment dilemma fostered by COVID-19 pandemic
01 December, 2020
Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than...
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What digital printing means for the next generation of packaging: 01 December, 2020 Recently, New Statesman Media Group, in partnership with Kodak, reached out to consumer goods leaders to learn the most important considerations when choosing printed...

Vegan minced meat from Vantastic Foods in paper-based eTray: plant-based meat alternative, packaged under modified atmosphere in a resource-saving manner 17 November, 2020 Those who opt for plant-based foods are no longer an exotic species. More and more
people are either consistently vegetarian or vegan, or have become flexitarian, meaning

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I sustainability talk 16 November, 2020 Matthew Rogerson recently had the chance to discuss the latest impressive sustainability acheivements and goals of Budweiser with Jacqueline Hochreiter, Sustainability Lead,...

SIG’s technology provides Olympia Dairy with unmatched flexibility combined with speed 03 November, 2020 Olympia Dairy has opened the retail distribution channel as a second strategic pillar to offer its liquid dairy products by becoming the first Belgian dairy company to choose...

Avoiding bad investments: Modular platform enables flexible adaption to changing requirements for the packaging of solida and parenteral medicines 03 November, 2020 Solida and parenteral blister packs are often produced on monobloc machines designed for specific applications. Format changes are complex and expensive procedures. In...

COVID Pandemic Sparks Urgency as 86% Say More Needs to be Done for the Environment 03 November, 2020 A vast majority of Europeans said it is more important than ever to take care of our environment and recycle after COVID-19 while a staggering 91% said they would like to do...

Together forever 20 October, 2020 Brands overlook the importance of innovative closures to their detriment, as clever caps deliver protection of product as well as convenience. Yet with the latest EU directive...

The New Plastics Economy Initiative 20 October, 2020 The New Plastics Economy Initiative, from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, has been at the heart of initiatives to improve plastic recycling so that it does not end up in the oceans or...

WORLD MARKET LEADERS TAKE CLIMATE PROTECTION SERIOUSLY: NEW INITIATIVE TO REPLACE FOSSIL WITH RENEWABLE CARBON WANTS TO CHANGE THE FOUNDATION OF THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY 06 October, 2020 Eleven leading companies from six countries founded the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) in September 2020 under the leadership of nova-Institute (Germany). The aim of the initiative...

Lockdown brings labels into the light 06 October, 2020 Consumer interest in product labelling has grown sharply in recent years, particularly when it comes to the food and beverage market. Producers are required to include more...

Lead the charge 22 September, 2020 With the world stumbling to a crisis point in its flagrant use of plastic, especially single-use, a drastic change in direction is needed. Multinationals are leading the way in...

Unbox the future 22 September, 2020 While polystyrene is 100% recyclable, its potential as a recyclable material is not yet fully exploited. Styrenic Circular Solutions is looking to jump-start recycling rates and...

Connectivity with the consumer: The Honest Company’s formula for growth 07 September, 2020 In his third year as the CEO of Honest, consumer-goods veteran Nick Vlahos has big plans for the fast-growing maker of baby and beauty products

LOOP – THE ZERO WASTE SHOPPING PLATFORM LAUNCHES IN THE UK WITH FOUNDING RETAIL PARTNER TESCO 25 August, 2020 Loop is designed to address the world’s reliance on single-use packaging by closing the loop on waste and creating a circular economy. Loop partners with brands and retailers to...

The European recycling landscape—the quiet before the storm? 25 August, 2020 Before plastics recycling in Europe can scale up, the industry needs to overcome sizable obstacles. Our survey helps illustrate what companies can do to achieve their...

How Asia’s largest pharma is leveraging its values to navigate the COVID-19 crisis 11 August, 2020 Christophe Weber, CEO of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, discusses challenges
to globalization, principles in the face of crises, and new opportunities when companies pull...

Kimberly-Clark new sustainability strategy 10 August, 2020 Kimberly-Clark announced its new 2030 sustainability strategy that will address key social and environmental challenges of the next decade and improve the lives and wellbeing of...

Understanding and shaping consumer behavior in the next normal 28 July, 2020 Consumer beliefs and behaviors are changing fast. To keep up with—and perhaps even influence—those changes, companies must leverage deep consumer insights.

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Lucozade Ribena Suntory's new packaging line at Coleford factory revisited 28 July, 2020 Earlier in the year, Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) opened a new £13 million line at its Coleford Factory. The investment into the factory delivers a 40% reduction on water and...


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