05-Mar-2015 - Carrington Tea has launched its organics tea line using Innovia Films NatureFlex packaging film.
04-Mar-2015 - The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has blasted a report by author Joanna Blythman who claims chemicals linked to health concerns, such as formaldehyde and propylparaben, are routinely and legally used to pack what we eat and drink.
04-Mar-2015 - Clear Lam Packaging and Frito-Lay have settled a lawsuit over its Doritos ‘Gamer Pack’, which included flexible film belonging to Clear Lam's trademarked PrimaPak technology.
04-Mar-2015 - Tetra Pak has extended its hot fill/high acid portfolio by launching its Pasteurizer PF, that switches between hot- and ambient-filled products.
04-Mar-2015 - Amcor Flexibles has won Gold and Silver at the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) Achievement Awards in Florida, US, this month.
03-Mar-2015 - Business leaders have called on the Andhra Pradesh government to announce it will establish the fast-moving supply chain needed for to transport produce to its strong food-processing industry.
03-Mar-2015 - Dole Japan has developed a 'wearable banana' for the Tokyo Marathon that tells runners their time, tweets, heart rate, and doubles as a nutritious in-race snack.
03-Mar-2015 - Milliken and Boomerang Plastics opened the debate on recycling PET bottles and the advantages of ultra-clear polypropene (PP) pots and trays at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham last week.
03-Mar-2015 - Nestlé UK & Ireland is launching a joint internship scheme with Twitter, a programme that will help it draw in talent from previously untapped areas.
03-Mar-2015 - Valmet has partnered with Yuen Foong Yu (YFY) Packaging to supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for the company's Xin Wu site in Taoyuan County, Taiwan.
03-Mar-2015 - Flexographic printing is one of the most common label printing techniques within the food and beverage industry, but thanks to its fast turnaround and flexibility, digital is catching up.
02-Mar-2015 - Packaging Innovations 2015 delivered a 'Hat-trick' with three-in-one tradeshows last week with Empack and Label&Print at the NEC, Birmingham (February 25-26).
02-Mar-2015 - There is no basis for individual legal action on BPA according to The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) after researchers in the country said the safe level recommended by EFSA does not adequately protect consumers against endocrine disrupting effects.
02-Mar-2015 - Innovate UK, a government agency that helps FMCG firms grow, is developing a five-year strategy to address robotics, traceability, shelf-life and food production systems and resource efficiency.
02-Mar-2015 - Nestlé is looking to develop its guidance note on packaging adhesives for suppliers this year.
27-Feb-2015 - Scientists researching the presence of a mycotoxin considered a 'potent renal carcinogen' in US cereals have found levels above EU maximum limits in 8% of oat based cereals tested, and are urging action to reduce consumer risk.
26-Feb-2015 - Innovations that prevent food wastage, such as Heinz ketchup moving from glass to plastic then an upside down squeezy bottle, cook-in-a bag packaging and coffee refill pouches, were praised at Packaging Innovations 2015 at Birmingham NEC, this week.
26-Feb-2015 - TCL Packaging has launched micro-perforated printed lidding films, to replace standard hole punched films which can let in contaminants such as dirt and insects, for soft fruit and is offering shelf-life trials of the product.
26-Feb-2015 - Coca-Cola has launched a global campaign featuring icons such as Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and Ray Charles, as it celebrates the 100th birthday of its bottle.
26-Feb-2015 - SPX has been awarded a contract to bring processing capacity at Arla Foods' Aylesbury fresh milk plant up to 1bn litres a year.