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.
Beverage portion sizes are decreasing due to consumer concerns about sugar and calorie intake and plant-based alternatives to dairy products are finding a ready market with consumers, according to SIG...
Ardagh Group North America, a division of Ardagh Group has launched a proprietary beer bottle for O’Fallon Brewery.
Crown Holdings has been supporting local and international brands with packaging designs to mark Singapore’s 50th birthday (SG50) this year.
Pollard Boxes has partnered with Bernadine Tay on its Quinteassential tea range to create packaging that 'whistles' when a brew is ready.
Fonterra has partnered with recycling firm TerraCycle to launch New Zealand's first recycling programme for yogurt pouches.
Crown Metal Packaging Canada will reportedly close a factory in Chatham, Ontario, in October this year, according to the Chatham Daily News.
Praxair will show its dissolved oxygen control process at InterBev which features a new sanitary design.
How can designers create packaging that’s fresh, original and relevant to today’s consumers – without losing the company’s established branding?
Laboratory testing simulates the conditions light-weighted PET bottles have to endure throughout the supply chain, meaning any issues can be rectified before the product is used in the market. Once...
Consumer preferences in beer are shifting away from heavy glass packaging to lighter aluminium cans and PET bottle formats, says North American brewing giant Molson Coors.
Korean producer Haitai Beverage has launched two ‘Sunkist’ smoothies in SIG Combibloc combiblocMini 200ml cartons.
Rexam has made a Board change following the announcement David Robbie, CFO, has been diagnosed with a serious illness.
Tetra Pak has partnered with JUST Goods to launch JUST Water in Tetra Top, a carton bottle made from 50% paper.
Nicolas Feuillatte has partnered with Emerson to improve its bottling line, replacing a conveyor drive system without the need for an alignment controller.
SIG Combibloc has launched its smallest carton pack 80ml into Indonesia for the first time.
Progress continues on capital projects to serve an increased demand for specialty containers and metal beer packaging in Northern Mexico as well as cost optimization initiatives in China and US...
Symbolic information on a food label can change the perception of a product – even when consumers are aware that this perception is false, write researchers.
Tri-Seal, a division of Tekni-Plex has developed a laminated aluminum foil/foam barrier liner to replace tin/Saran barrier liners commonly used for ROPP (roll-on, pilfer-proof) screwcaps for wine.
Four former Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) employees have been found guilty by a Colorado jury of stealing trade secrets from the company, which makes cans turn blue when a beverage...
Deutsche SiSi-Werke Betriebs (SiSi), which owns the pouch shape design trademark of Capri-Sun juice, has filed a lawsuit against Faribault Foods in the US for allegedly selling and distributing flavored...
Consumers demonstrate growing interest in environmentally sound packaging, with shoppers in developing countries wishing to secure a cleaner environment for their children, according to Tetra Pak.
The dramatic rise of coffee pod sales in the U.S. has been a rare bright spot for the retail category in the past few years, but the platform’s days at...
CideRoad and Berlin Packaging have partnered to re-launch one of America’s oldest drinks, Switchel, an organic drink, in blueberry, cherry and original flavors.
Smaller pack sizes are fuelling growth and winning the approval of customers, says Coca-Cola, with sales of such formats up 17%.
Sidel claims the beverage industry could be more sustainable, with a stronger focus on the package and packaging technologies to deliver completely green products.