Packaging International News Archives - August 2012

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Week 1 - August 2012

Outsourced Chinese Packaging

Olympics Defend Outsourced Chinese Packaging

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 06:30:00

The London 2012 Olympic Organising Committee have defended their decision to use outsourced food packaging from China, in the face of critic...

Square SunnyD Botttle

Square SunnyD Bottle Reduces Carbon Footprint

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 10:20:00

Sunny Delight have released their new, ergonomically designed square bottle which stores more easily within fridge doors and has helped to r...

Week 2 - August 2012

Plain Tobacco Packaging

Plain Packaging Laws Spark New Debate in India

Posted by Christine Alford - Packaging International Reporter on 05:30:00

After a meeting between the Indian parliament and tobacco taskforce of health officials from Australia and India, the new laws on plain toba...

Electronic Shelf Labelling

The First UK Store Switches to Electronic Shelf Labelling

Posted by Christine Alford - Packaging International Reporter on 05:25:00

A Nisa local store has become the first in the UK to use electronic shelf labels to display product information, such as price and bar-codes...

Packing Red Tape Slashed

Unnecessary Red Tape Slashed from Packing Industry

Posted by Christine Alford - Packaging International Reporter on 06:20:00

The Minister of State for Energy has announced that 86 regulations are to be scrapped in an attempt to reduce unnecessary red tape from the ...

Corrugated Packaging Industry Praise

Corrugated Packaging and UK Packing Industry Receive Praise

Posted by Christine Alford - Packaging International Reporter on 05:55:00

A recent survey by the Confederation of Paper Institutes (CPI) Corrugated Sector has revealed that corrugated retail ready packaging is beco...

London’s 2012 Packaging Innovation Event

Inspiration and Ideas expected at London’s 2012 Packaging Innovation Event

Posted by Christine Alford - Packaging International Reporter on 07:05:00

Packaging Innovations 2012 is set to take place in London between the 4th and 5th of October covering topics including sustainability and co...