Processing & Packaging

8.5 billion plastic straws are thrown away every year in the UK. Pic:Getty/jon11

UK considers plastic straw ban

By Rachel Arthur

The UK government has announced plans to end sales of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds, encouraging other Commonwealth countries to take similar steps to cut down on plastic waste.

The new range retains the same environmental credentials as the rest of the Tetra Pak portfolio.

Tetra Pak launches new packaging material effects​

By Jim Cornall

Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak Artistry, which the company said will help food and beverage producers revitalize the look and feel of their products.

Speaker's Corner. Pic: Anuga FoodTec.

Anuga FoodTec 2018 preview

‘How to adapt to changes in bakery & dairy’

By Staff reporter

Anuga FoodTec 2018 will focus on the theme ‘Resource Efficiency’ this year covering all aspects of food production from the dairy and bakery industries, beverages and pasta, fruit & vegetables, to oils & fats.

Treofan Americas. Photo: CCL.

CCL Industries in talks to acquire Treofan America

By Jenny Eagle

CCL Industries has signed a binding agreement to acquire Treofan America and Trespaphan Mexico Holdings from M&C for approximately $255m with the deal expected to close in Q2, 2018.

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