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...
Dr Pepper launched its Pick Your Pepper campaign this week, with US nationwide distribution of hundreds of new, limited edition, custom printed Dr Pepper 20-ounce bottles.
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.
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.
Constantia Flexibles Group, which makes flexible packaging and labels for the food, beverage, dairy and confectionery market, is selling its non-core folding carton business in Mexico, Aluprint Plegadizos, to Grupo...
Evergreen Packaging has launched a line of SmartPak cartons in four sizes of 40oz, 48oz, 52oz and 59oz to meet a rising demand for different sizes.
Metsä Board has partnered with BOBST, Kodak, Marbach, Henkel, and Knauer to develop an ‘Elevated Drink Box’ (EDB) based on the ‘bag in box’ concept.
National Wine Day today (May 25) is the perfect excuse for consumers to enjoy their favorite tipple and try out some new wines; however it is also a chance for...
Huhtamaki has acquired Delta Print and Packaging to accelerate its sales growth in coffee and quick service restaurants, and expand its footprint in the folded carton packaging market within Europe...
For the first time, Arcwise has developed a technology that bends corrugated board, creating an ‘ice hockey rink’ tray for 50 cl beverage bottles.
Smurfit Kappa has partnered with YéO, a subsidiary of the French dairy group Sodiaal, to create a Pouch-Up packaging for yogurt drinks.
SIG Combibloc has partnered with Zappar to launch its first carton packs with ‘zapcodes’, which use augmented reality (AR) to engage consumers in ‘real time’ with interactive experiences such as...
Graham Packaging has beaten Coca Cola’s Christmas Bow label and Tetra Pak’s Tetra Rex bio-based carton to take Diamond place in this year’s DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation....
Elopak has partnered with Nippon Paper Industries to launch its Pure-Pak carton in Japan.
Smurfit Kappa has partnered with Pressade to launch an aseptic pouch called Pouch-Up for fruit juice.
Gebo has expanded its Aidlin brand optimizing its performance with OptiFeed, which handles up to 80,000 caps per hour in the food, dairy and beverage sector.
SABMiller has launched a ‘smart sensor’ technology that tells consumers when their beer is at the perfect drinking temperature.
Orangina has launched an Orangina Light 250ml glass bottle for the first time, ‘to appeal to a growing number of consumers who are looking for healthier, non-alcoholic drinks’.
‘Consumer expectations are getting higher and higher,” according to Justin Shimek, chief technology officer at Mattson, based near San Francisco, US.
Investigations have begun after a contract worker suffered a ‘severe trauma’ and died while working on a stationary crane on NOVA Chemicals PE1 (polyethylene) expansion plant in Joffre, Alberta, Canada.