Country-of-Origin Meat Label Rule Introduced

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 25/11/2013 - 07:55:00

Country-of-Origin Meat Label Rule Introduced

A new US meat packet labelling rule was adopted on 23 November 2013 that means packers and retailers must give consumers more data on the origin of their meat

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EU Tyre Labels Haven't Influenced Consumers

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 18/11/2013 - 10:30:00

EU Tyre Labels Haven't Influenced Consumers

Car tyre performance labels seem to be ignored in the main by EU consumers, according to study results unveiled in mid-November 2013

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Cadbury Dairy Milk Wrapper Redesign Launches

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 08/11/2013 - 09:00:00

Cadbury Dairy Milk Wrapper Redesign Launches

More vibrant colours, a new font style, revised images and a smartphone-enabled QR code all feature in Cadbury's 23rd Dairy Milk wrapper redesign

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Food-Preserving Packaging Extends Product Lives

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 05/11/2013 - 07:35:00

Food-Preserving Packaging Extends Product Lives

Under test conditions, Symphony Environmental and Janssen's D2P product has shown it can extend cheese and bread's shelf lives while keeping them free of contamination

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Five-Can Heinz Beanz Multipack Launches

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 30/10/2013 - 08:50:00

Five-Can Heinz Beanz Multipack Launches

Never-before available five-can packs sit in between Heinz's four- and six-can Beanz packs, giving consumers an unprecedented range from which to choose

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Indian Plain Cigarette Packet Law Urged

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 28/10/2013 - 08:25:00

Indian Plain Cigarette Packet Law Urged

India - the world's number two tobacco producer - needs to follow the Australian plain cigarette packaging model, according to numerous campaign groups

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Cocoa-Waste Based Packaging Unveiled

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 21/10/2013 - 10:05:00

Cocoa-Waste Based Packaging Unveiled

Pioneering process, conceived via a partnership with Barry Callebaut, sees cocoa bean husks transformed into eco-friendly chocolate bar wrappers

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Cadbury's Purple Trademark Appeal Successful

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 08/10/2013 - 05:55:00

Cadbury's Purple Trademark Appeal Successful

Two years ago, Cadbury managed to trademark the purple shade in widespread use across its chocolate bar range. Now, that verdict's been successfully challenged by Nestle

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Wrongly-Packaged Tesco Frozen Meals Recalled

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Packaging International's Lead Reporter on 03/10/2013 - 09:30:00

Wrongly-Packaged Tesco Frozen Meals Recalled

UK-based retail group Tesco is recalling some of its own-brand Frozen Classic Turkey Dinner ready meals, on account of a packaging error

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Removing Sell-By Dates Could Reduce Food Waste

Posted by Emma Murphy - Packaging International Reporter on 23/09/2013 - 06:45:00

Removing Sell-By Dates Could Reduce Food Waste

A report from the Harvard Law School's Food Law and Policy Clinic, has suggested the consumers are confused by food labeling, and the removal of sell-by dates could significantly reduce food waste.

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