Indian Chocolate Confectionary Market is Fastest Growing

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 09/11/2012 - 07:30:00

Indian Chocolate Confectionary Market is Fastest Growing

Mintel have conducted market research which shows India as having the fastest growing market for chocolate confectionery in the world.

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Food Companies Hit Back on GM Labelling

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 06/11/2012 - 11:30:00

Food Companies Hit Back on GM Labelling

Food companies have hit back on Proposition 37, which would see mandatory labelling of genetically modified food. Companies, including Nestle and Pepsico, have spent over $45m in order to defeat the bill

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Nestlé Water For Super-Storm Sandy Victims

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 06/11/2012 - 07:30:00

Nestlé Water For Super-Storm Sandy Victims

Nestlé Waters North America is distributing millions of water bottles among US East Coast residents affected by the recent Super-storm Sandy

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Movember HP Sauce Bottles Launched

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 02/11/2012 - 08:05:00

Movember HP Sauce Bottles Launched

HP Sauce supporting the global prostate cancer awareness event ‘Movember' with a collection of specially-branded bottles, each with a moustache design

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BURGER KING® Celebrates Anniversary with Retro WHOPPER® Packaging

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 29/10/2012 - 10:30:00

BURGER KING® Celebrates Anniversary with Retro WHOPPER® Packaging

BURGER KING have brought out a new range of retro WHOPPER packaging to celebrate their 55th Anniversary. The packaging will be available at participating stores nationwide.

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Energy Drink Label Caffeine Content Data Studied

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 26/10/2012 - 06:55:00

Energy Drink Label Caffeine Content Data Studied

Energy drink labels don't always advise on caffeine content but, according to Consumer Reports, even when they do, the data's not necessarily accurate

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Acoustic Barcoding Converts Soundwaves into Binary IDs

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 23/10/2012 - 06:10:00

Acoustic Barcoding Converts Soundwaves into Binary IDs

US-based researchers working at Carnegie Mellon University have unveiled an innovative new type of barcoding with many packaging applications

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Kellogg’s Mini-Wheats Metal Pieces Recall

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 12/10/2012 - 06:20:00

Kellogg’s Mini-Wheats Metal Pieces Recall

Kellogg's has launched a major product recall following the discovery of metal pieces in the packaging of certain cereal boxes

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Dissolvable Packaging for Apple's EarPods

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Enviro News Reporter on 11/10/2012 - 00:00:00

Dissolvable Packaging for Apple's EarPods

The website Mashable has reported on what appears to be a new type of packaging from Apple which dissolves when submerged in warm water.

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Excessive Chinese Product Packaging Highlighted

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 09/10/2012 - 10:45:00

Excessive Chinese Product Packaging Highlighted

A survey carried out in China has revealed that only a small percentage of consumers think excessive packaging isn't a problem

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