Packaging - Articles and news items

Is biodegradable packaging the answer to the food’s climate change problem?

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  13 March 2017  •  Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)

KTU researchers are creating biodegradable food packaging materials, which, in addition, will also keep food fresh for longer…

The pros and cons of personalised packaging for FMCG brands

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  6 March 2017  •  Nikki Gilliland | Econsultancy

With personalisation an ever-increasing phenomenon, Econsultancy takes a look at what effect personalised packaging is having on the consumer…

Ulma packaging boosts UK team with Steve Brooks

Industry news  •  12 January 2017  •  New Food

Packaging Ltd, the leading packaging machinery and complete automated lines supplier, has boosted its UK workforce with another sales appointment…

Barry Callebaut moves to sustainable carton in EMEA

Industry news  •  11 January 2017  •  New Food

Barry Callebaut now purchases 95% of its corrugated carton boxes as Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified in the EMEA Region…

Are Your Food Labels Ready for 2017? Labelling Solutions for SME’s

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  14 December 2016  •  Roni Avital, Managing Director, Nutraid-Europe

With mandatory nutrition labelling fast approaching, we asked our resident regulation expert Cesare Varallo to grant us an insight into what this might mean for manufacturers in 2017… This article I received is a helpful wake-up call to all food manufacturers and retailers out there that have not updated, or are just getting around to […]

Food-safe printing inks to grow faster than the food packaging market

Industry news  •  5 December 2016  •  Smithers Pira

Food packaging will grow at a faster rate than the overall packaging market from 2016 to 2021, at 3.0% CAGR in real value and print area…

Packaging in fast-moving consumer goods using augmented reality

Blogs  •  18 November 2016  •  Henry Alzamora

Henry Alzamora, CEO at Awesomedia, provides an insight into augmented reality and current trends in the packaging of Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs)…

Do we really judge our food on the shade of its packaging?

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  14 November 2016  •  New Food

New Food decided to delve deeper and ask the researchers from Kiel University for a further insight into the idea that the colour of food packaging affects consumer choice…

Flint unveils LED inks for food packaging

Industry news  •  8 November 2016  •  New Food

The manufacturer Flint Group has unveiled the new EkoCure Ancora UV LED-curable low-migration inks for food packaging…

The deception behind food packaging

Industry news  •  7 November 2016  •  New Food

A team of researchers from Kiel University have found that food contained in light-coloured packaging is thought to appear to be healthier to consumers…

Global nano-enabled packaging market poised to reach $15.0 billion by 2020

Industry news  •  4 November 2016  •  New Food

The global nano enabled packaging market for food and beverages industry was worth USD 6.5 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% during 2014 to 2020…

European MEPs to consider ban of bisphenol in food packaging

Industry news  •  3 November 2016  •  New Food

Members of the European Parliament will vote on an amendment to a report that calls for prohibition on the use of Bisphenol-A in food contact materials…

Engilico nominated as one of the 50 fastest growing tech companies in Belgium

Featured news  •  2 November 2016  •  Engilico

This nomination by Deloitte is a great recognition for the entire Engilico team and for its patented SealScope™ product…

SealScope growing number of compatible machines

Featured news  •  18 October 2016  •  Engilico

More and more leading companies in the food, pet care and pharma industry throughout the world are successfully using SealScope™ to improve their outgoing packaging quality, monitor their production and reduce their packaging cost…

Largest UK sushi manufacturer use automation for retailer compliance

Featured news  •  11 October 2016  •  Ichiban UK

Ichiban UK has invested in automation to ensure compliance with retailers codes of practice. The OAL system has prevented label and packaging errors that can result in substantial fines and help identify areas for improvement during production…


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