Smart packaging, shelf standout and sustainability - we cover these key issues across the universe of beverage cans, PET bottles, cartons and glass, looking at the likes of Ball Packaging, Tetra Pak and Ardagh. We also cover drinks processing, filling and packaging innovations from the likes of Krones, GEA Procomac and KHS.
SensoTech has unveiled a sensor for concentration and density measurement of process liquids.
True Fresh HPP has installed its third Hiperbaric 525 HPP machine in a 60,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility at Buena Park, California.
Videojet Technologies, which supplies coding, marking and printing technology, has launched a Beverage Hub for manufacturers to keep up-to-date on changing coding and labelling requirements. ...
A border town in Punjab has played host to the opening of a Rs1bn (US$14.9m) fully-integrated aseptic beverage manufacturing facility.
A new beverage can plant being built in Nichols, New York, will help support Crown Holdings’ progress in achieving its sustainability goals, says the company as it sets out its...
Sealed Air Corporation has acquired Tampereen Teollsuussähkö (TTS-Ciptec).
Elopak is celebrating after becoming a CarbonNeutral company as part of its environmental strategy; FutureProof 2020.
SHS Drinks, which produces WKD, Shloer, and Woody’s, has partnered with M&H Plastics to produce a 50ml version of its Bottlegreen cordials, sparkling pressé and mixers.
Biodegradable plastic packaging designed to behave like an orange peel when it is thrown away is launching in the UK next month.
A fire broke out at one of three production units belonging to Aptar Group at its facility in Annecy, France on Saturday (June 25).
Work on another evaluation of bisphenol A (BPA) by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has started with a final scientific opinion scheduled for 2018.
Various options for making a beverage can distinctive in terms of graphics, structure and additional features are becoming more affordable and will change the way brands differentiate themselves over the...
Apart from the visual, the role of the senses tends to be underplayed and underexploited in food and drink packaging, as Paul Gander sniffs out.
Virun NutraBiosciences has announced another patent on its emulsification and encapsulation technology that harnesses vitamin E.
Canadian food manufacturer Lassonde has expanded its product range with recloseable carton packs from SIG Combibloc for its Oasis NutriSolution Hydra+ for people with difficulty swallowing (dysphagia).
Heineken has unveiled insulated 'ready-made cool box' packaging for its Sol lager brand, which keeps beers cool for consumers as they enjoy summer events.
RPC, which makes rigid plastic packaging for the food, dairy and beverage market among others, is set to acquire British Polythene Industries (BPI) for £261m ($379m), in August, subject to...
Prik & Tik has partnered with Petainer to launch a BPA-free (bisphenol A) reusable PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) water cooler with Evidel (Ginstberg Brand).
A coating technology which could be used to replace Bisphenol A (BPA) in a variety of applications has been awarded second place in a category at the 2016 Bio-Based Innovation Awards.
Drinks companies would suffer “very significant financial implications” if the Scottish government were to implement a ‘bottle tax’ through a nationwide deposit return system on beverage containers, the head of...
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has launched a sports cap for its bottled water brand, Glacéau Smartwater, following a £14m ($20m) investment at its Morpeth, Northumberland site.
Wine cork quality control has hit a new level of precision with cork producer Amorim’s NDtech, an automated system that screens individual cork stoppers on the production line for trichloroanisole...
Packaging innovation should target on-the-go hot beverage connoisseurs because the increasing demand for time-saving versions of these products presents an exciting opportunity to benefit from the enduring lack of time...
Swedish dairy company Skånemejerier has partnered with RPC on its Modul bottle for non-homogenized milk, made from a non oil-based bio polymer produced from sugar cane.
Standard Knapp has launched a 939S Versatron Soft Catch Servo Case Packer, for case packing in the craft beer industry.