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.
A bottle made from flax fibres could provide a lightweight, biodegradable alternative to traditional glass wine spirit and beer bottles: according to the French company that will put the first flax-based bottle on the market this year.
Nestlé has announced a vision for none of its packaging to end up in landfill or as litter, highlighting the potential for PET to be a reusable resource. But it acknowledges the size of the challenge for bottled water when, across the industry, only half...
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.
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.