Tetra Pak Claims Plant-Based Carton Breakthrough

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International Reporter on 23/10/2014 - 07:20:00

Tetra Pak Claims Plant-Based Carton Breakthrough

Incorporating sugar cane-derived LDPE films and HDPE caps, plus paperboard certified by FSC, Tetra Pak's novel carton package should make its market debut in 2015.

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Drink Label Calories Exercise Data Call

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International Reporter on 20/10/2014 - 10:15:00

Drink Label Calories Exercise Data Call

Study in the United States shows that, faced with expanded drink label data, consumers tend to either opt for smaller bottles or healthier products altogether

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Indian PET Bottles Ban Drafted

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International Reporter on 16/10/2014 - 06:55:00

Indian PET Bottles Ban Drafted

Draft proposal published in India seeks ban on polyethylene terephthalate containers where products intended for children, the elderly and pregnant women are concerned.

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Flat Water Container To Reduce Bottle Waste

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 17/09/2014 - 10:30:00

Flat Water Container To Reduce Bottle Waste

Available in three sizes, the memobottle is just 30mm thick, designed to fit easily into bags and aimed at driving down plastic bottle waste levels

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Google Plans Airborne Drone Delivery Service

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 29/08/2014 - 05:40:00

Google Plans Airborne Drone Delivery Service

Google unveils Project Wing - its programme set to one day result in a fleet of drones operating aid package delivery flights to remote parts of the world

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Canadian Beef Labelling Rules Legalised

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 22/08/2014 - 09:50:00

Canadian Beef Labelling Rules Legalised

MTB products sold in Canada must now be labelled as having been 'mechanically tenderized' and display other information on their packaging

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Should Alcohol Labels Highlight Health Risks?

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 11/08/2014 - 09:30:00

Should Alcohol Labels Highlight Health Risks?

Just as tobacco packets now graphically highlight smoking's associated health risks, alcohol labels should do the same, says a group of MPs in the UK

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Ready-Drink Snap-Pack Wine Stack Debuts

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 07/08/2014 - 08:30:00

Ready-Drink Snap-Pack Wine Stack Debuts

Lightweight, shatterproof single-serve wine glasses design produced by one of South Africa's leading exporters arrives on UK supermarket shelves

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Amcor's Novel LiquiForm Bottling System Launched

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 31/07/2014 - 05:30:00

Amcor's Novel LiquiForm Bottling System Launched

Radical LiquiForm system could revolutionise liquid packaging, simplifying the process and introducing energy and financial savings to boot

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Vermont's GM Food Labels Law Challenged

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 29/07/2014 - 10:40:00

Vermont's GM Food Labels Law Challenged

Grocery Manufacturers Association and others challenge US state's pioneering GM food labels law, claiming consumers will suffer in the long run.

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