As the EU prepares to set strict new targets on packaging waste, a mounting body of evidence shows that proposed targets on reusables are unscientific, unsustainable and unnecessary.
GEA, an international food processing technology supplier, announced that its has opened a new state-of-the-art food processing and packaging North American Technology Center in Frisco, Texas. The company celebrated the opening of the facility in September.
The packaging of the same name offers a world premiere in the packaging world. Awarded the German Packaging Prize 2022, the box has two separate cooling zones that keeps ice cream at parlor-fresh quality while protecting sensitive toppings from freezing for up to 60 minutes even at temperatures of 40°C in the shade.
Sealed Air Corp said on Tuesday it would acquire peer Liquibox for USD1.15bn, as the packaging firm aims to boost its presence in the quick service restaurants and liquid packaging segments.
Tesco is removing packaging from a range of its most popular bakery products in a bid to remove 33 million pieces of plastic each year.
Hotpack Global, one of the largest food packaging manufacturers in the region, has acquired Al Huraiz Packaging Industry (AHP), a leading corrugated carton manufacturer in the UAE.
The change marks the first switch away from rustling, shiny plastic wrappers for the brand in 86 years since Harold Mackintosh launched the brand in 1936 – with the intention of keeping 2bn wrappers a year out of landfill.
The European association representing the paper industry Cepi has updated its European test method for paper recyclability to ensure all paper packaging is recyclable by 2025.
The firm said it was expanding to meet soaring global demand for molded fiber and corrugated cardboard alternatives to single-use plastic packaging.
IPACKCHEM Group announced it has acquired a majority stake in TPG Plastics LLC, a leading manufacturer of engineered plastic blow molded products, to bring IPACKCHEM’s Advanced In-Mold Fluorination technology to North America.