The global shortage of BOPET film has eased to the extent that converters and food brand owners can expect an increasingly secure pricing regime for the material, which is used in flexible packaging, over the next two years, said industry consultants...
The newly renamed Natural Colors Division was the star performer in Danish ingredients supplier Chr Hansen’s Q3 results, showing 34% organic sales growth for the quarter, compared to 5% for Cultures and Enzymes, and 9% for Health and Nutrition.
India’s UFLEX Group has unveiled plans to open its first European plant to manufacture biaxally orientated polyester (BOPET) in Poland as part of its strategy to tap into demand in the region and become a leading global player in the sector.
The palletizing and automated end-of-line sector is likely to experience greater consolidation and increased strategic alliances as industry players seek to deliver greater efficiencies, says Newtec boss Didier Pradeilles.
GLG Life Tech has signed a deal with e-distributor ChemPoint for the marketing, sale and distribution of its stevia extracts – and take up of stevia in Europe is expected to be swift post approval due to transfer of know-how from the US.