Packaging & Packing Materials, Containers

Ball trumpets two-pronged innovation strategy

Special Report from Brau Beviale

Ball trumpets two-pronged innovation strategy

By Rory Harrington

The metal can is a highly evolved product but manufacturers are working hard to find new ways of innovating with it, said Ball Packaging from last week’s Brau Beviale trade show in Nuremberg, Germany.

Blowfill investment sees CCA slash Australian PET use

Blowfill investment sees CCA slash Australian PET use

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has opened two new blowfill lines costing AUS $35m at its Australian bottling facility in Adelaide, in a move that it said would significantly reduce its use of PET resin and energy.

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

By Jane Byrne

What role will active and intelligent components play in future food and drink packaging? We caught up with Chip Tonkin, director of the US based Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Interpack 2011 to find out.

Innovation in dry food packaging

Special Edition: Dry Food Packaging

Innovation in dry food packaging

By Helen Glaberson

A flour product adapted especially for its resealable plastic flour pouch and a vacuum packed chocolate bar are two products that stand out above the raft of new dry food launches, according to Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD).

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The Importance of Cascara Coffee Fruit

The Importance of Cascara Coffee Fruit

To be a pioneer in the coffee industry, it requires the pursuit of doing good. What if you could bring value back to the more than 20.5 million tons of...