Milk Bottles Dropped Out of Helicopter in Video Crash Test

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 08/10/2012 - 07:10:00

Milk Bottles Dropped Out of Helicopter in Video Crash Test

Milk bottle manufacturer Nampak Plastics have hit back at rival Alpha for publishing "incorrect facts" about their Infini bottle. A YouTube video shows both varieties of bottle being dropped out of a helicopter in a unique head-to-head crash test.

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Four Million Uniquely Designed Absolut Vodka Bottles

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 05/10/2012 - 06:35:00

Four Million Uniquely Designed Absolut Vodka Bottles

Absolut Vodka have released a new limited edition packaging range which will see four million uniquely designed bottles produced.

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EC Food Packaging Cartel Investigation

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 02/10/2012 - 10:40:00

EC Food Packaging Cartel Investigation

The European Commission has revealed that 13 food packaging firms could have been involved in a cartel since around 2004 and is now investigating them

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Court Rules Cadbury Owns Purple

Posted by Rebecca Watson - Packaging International Reporter on 02/10/2012 - 06:10:00

Court Rules Cadbury Owns Purple

Cadbury's legal battle over the distinctive colour of their packaging has come to an end with the verdict showing that the company does indeed own the colour purple.

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Coca-Cola Unveil James Bond Skyfall Can Design

Posted by Rebecca Watson - Packaging International Reporter on 27/09/2012 - 04:00:00

Coca-Cola Unveil James Bond Skyfall Can Design

Coca-Cola have unveiled a promotional James Bond Skyfall packaging design that is due to be released during October of this year. The can incorporates the traditional 007 gun barrel, made famous by the franchise's open sequence

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QuikDot Pro Packaging Repair Applicator Launched

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 26/09/2012 - 10:25:00

QuikDot Pro Packaging Repair Applicator Launched

New packaging solution represents an affordable, fast-acting substitute for glue guns, tape pads and other food packaging repair products

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Tesco Customers "Too Embarrassed" to Buy Value

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 25/09/2012 - 06:00:00

Tesco Customers

Tesco have revealed the full reasoning behind the Spring time changes to their Value range of products. It has been revealed that customers were "too embarrassed" to be seen with the blue-and-white-striped packaging design

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BPA Chemical Childhood Obesity Link Studied

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 19/09/2012 - 07:25:00

BPA Chemical Childhood Obesity Link Studied

Widely-used food packaging chemical BPA (bisphenol A) could be contributing to childhood obesity, according to the results of new research

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2.2 Million Dollar Centre for Sustainable Packaging

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Enviro News Reporter on 19/09/2012 - 07:00:00

2.2 Million Dollar Centre for Sustainable Packaging

Rochester Institute of Technology has been given $2.2million to go towards the creation of a Center for Sustainable Packaging. The center will research new sustainable and durable materials.

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Nestle Launch "We Will Find You" Packaging Promotion

Posted by Victoria Knowles - Packaging International Reporter on 17/09/2012 - 07:30:00

Nestle Launch

Nestle have launched their unique "We Will Find You Promotion" for confectionary products, which will include concealing a sat nav device beneath the product's wrapping so that a £10,000 winner can be located by GPS

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