Staples Provides Customers with Customizable Packaging Boxes

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 29/11/2012 - 06:05:00

Staples Provides Customers with Customizable Packaging Boxes

Staple are now offering their customers the latest in a packaging evolution - the ability to customize the size of their delivery boxes based on their needs.

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Consumers Find Damaged Packaging Less Desirable

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 28/11/2012 - 10:15:00

Consumers Find Damaged Packaging Less Desirable

Research carried out in the UK has shown that consumers or much less likely to purchase products at full price, or at all, if the packaging has been damaged.

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Banana Boat Sunscreens Recalled After Skin Burns

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 27/11/2012 - 05:50:00

Banana Boat Sunscreens Recalled After Skin Burns

Energizer Personal Care is now recalling additional sunscreen products sold in Canada and the US after it emerged they could cause severe skin burns, due to a fault with the valve action.

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US Army Develops Ammunition Packaging Alternative

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 20/11/2012 - 05:40:00

US Army Develops Ammunition Packaging Alternative

US Army research centers have been developing a potential alternative to the current ammunition packaging which will save money and improve battlefield capabilities.

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Procter and Gamble Patent New Flexible Biobased Packaging

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 19/11/2012 - 10:20:00

Procter and Gamble Patent New Flexible Biobased Packaging

Procter and Gamble have assigned a patent for its newly developed packaging which is made from 85% biobased content. The packaging is extremely flexible and can be easily customised.

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Hostess Brands Closure Follows Bakers Strike

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 19/11/2012 - 06:05:00

Hostess Brands Closure Follows Bakers Strike

US-based Twinkies manufacturer Hostess Brands Inc. is closing down after a recent bakers strike made it impossible for operations there to continue

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Australia Tops Cigarette Pack Health Warnings Study

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 15/11/2012 - 08:10:00

Australia Tops Cigarette Pack Health Warnings Study

Data just released by the Canadian Cancer Society puts the health warnings on Australia's cigarette packets ahead of the rest of the world's

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Energy-Efficiency Cost Labels For EU Appliances

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 13/11/2012 - 06:25:00

Energy-Efficiency Cost Labels For EU Appliances

Household appliances sold in Europe will soon boast new labels indicating their lifetime running costs, complementing existing EU energy rating labels

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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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