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Mondi Scoops RISI PPI Product Innovation Award with Paper-based Hug&Hold Solution

March 13, 2023

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has won the coveted PPI Award in the Product Innovation category for its Hug&Hold packaging solution. The Fastmarkets Forest Products PPI Awards are the only global awards dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector. Hug&Hold is a…


Combining Protection and Sustainability Prevents Food Waste

March 3, 2023

Discover Food Processing & Packaging Solutions  Featured May 4-10 at interpack By Doris Bünnagel, freelance packaging editor on behalf of Messe Düsseldorf Food packaging today is so much more than just protecting the individual product. It is true that the most important function, from the moment of packaging throughout transport, storage and retail, is to ensure…


The Need for More Inclusive Packaging in the Food and Beverage Industry

February 15, 2023

Take the struggle out of opening every day consumer products By Brandon Bach, President at CCT We’ve all been there before – struggling to open a stubborn jar of pickles, pasta sauce or other favorite food item. Sometimes we call in reinforcements for help, while other times we try opening “hacks” like banging a jar…


Collaboration is a Distinct Trend Heading into 2023

January 16, 2023

The Pet Beverage Industry Tackles Climate Change Together By Francesca Bellucci, Global Sustainability Director at Sidel The PET (polyethylene terephthalate) beverage packaging industry is taking the challenge of climate change seriously. It has two main areas of focus: reducing emissions and finding new material solutions. Working together Beverage producers are setting ambitious targets to reduce…


This Year, Containers & Materials Matter More

January 16, 2023

Packaging Creates a More Relevant Role For Products in the Lives of Consumers By Pedro Goncalves, VP of Marketing, Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada The future looks bright in 2023 as food and beverage packaging will do more to help brands stay strong and relevant. Consumers are turning to products that are not only convenient,…


Discover How Beverage Packaging is Becoming More Sustainable at interpack 2023

January 9, 2023

By Doris Bünnagel, a freelance editor specializing in packaging  There is a huge range of choices for single use or multiple use beverage packaging, and options for materials including PET or glass bottles, aluminum cans, beverage cartons or maybe even a paper bottle. But which is the most sustainable? Ecological aspects of packaging have become increasingly important…


Huhtamki and Nespresso Launch Compostable Paper-based Coffee Capsules

November 28, 2022

Huhtamaki’s proprietary breakthrough, high-precision technology delivers home compostable paper-based coffee capsules for Nespresso and millions of coffee lovers Huhtamaki, a global sustainable packaging solutions provider, started an exclusive partnership with one of the largest coffee brands, Nespresso, in early 2021 to innovate a sustainable home-compostable paper-based coffee capsule. The powerful collaboration, used a lean approach…


IMA DAIRY & FOOD Assumes North American Sales & Marketing Responsibilities for Extrusion Blow Molding Machinery Specialist AlphaMAC

November 9, 2022

AlphaMAC’s fully electric equipment portfolio uses 50% less energy than most legacy machinery, and IMA Dairy & Food USA has assumed sales, marketing and service responsibilities for the extrusion blow mold machinery supplier. In North America, AlphaMAC equipment will meet an emerging need for modern, reliable equipment that is energy efficient. For example, currently one…


Crown Honors Three of Its Facilities for Outstanding Sustainability Performance

October 29, 2022

Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) is celebrating individual facilities in its global network for outstanding leadership and innovation in sustainability and their role in advancing the Company’s progress against its Twentyby30 goals. Each year, the Chairman’s Sustainability Awards program honors exemplary contributions made by employees based in Crown’s manufacturing facilities or operating divisions in three…


Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection to Demonstrate InvisiShield™ Technology Deployment with Proseal Equipment at IFPA Global Produce and Floral Show

October 19, 2022

Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection, part of AptarGroup, Inc. and a leader in active material science food safety solutions, will demonstrate the InvisiShield™ antimicrobial delivery system deployment process on Proseal’s GT0 machine at the IFPA Global Floral and Produce Show, Booth 127, October 27-29 in Orlando, Florida. The InvisiShield™ antimicrobial system leverages Aptar…


How to Stay Ahead of Beverage Market Trends

October 3, 2022

Sustainability, Flexibility and Production Speed Are Key Factors to Consider By Rich Clifton, Portfolio Manager, Beverage and Robotics, R.A. Jones Sparked by changes during COVID-19, beverage brands have shifted away from predominantly serving the foodservice industry, and are now catering to people who consume beverages at home. In fact, changes in consumers’ purchasing behavior and…


R.A Jones Launches New Multipack Speedup Kit for the Food and Beverage Sector, Exceeding Current Industry Packing Speeds

October 3, 2022

To meet increasing consumer demands, R.A Jones, a Coesia Company, has launched its new Orbi-Trak TC-6 speed up kit for its Meridian XR machines, allowing beverage and food manufacturers to run a variety of canned product configurations at an unprecedented surge speed of 345 cartons per minute. This innovative carton feed technology surpasses the current standard speed…


New Sidel packaging system that ‘looks after you’ will be unveiled at drinktec

July 19, 2022

Sidel is pushing the boundaries again in the aseptic packaging market with the introduction of the Aseptic Predis X4. The new system combines the highest food safety standards, unprecedented ease of use, maximum flexibility and best-in-class environmental footprint. The Aseptic Predis X4 is an integrated blow-fill-cap solution that incorporates consolidated Predis™ dry preform sterilization, making it…


Indie Music Rocks on Jones Soda Bottle Labels

July 14, 2022

Jones Soda Co., the original craft soda known for its unconventional flavors and user-submitted photo labels, has teamed with Sub Pop Records and sister record label Hardly Art to promote 15 artists with albums dropping this summer. This is the latest collaboration between the two iconic Seattle companies both known for over 25 years of artistic innovation through music…


Aluminum Accelerates Circularity in Beverage Industry

May 12, 2022

Infinite Recycling Makes Aluminum the Material of Choice for Beverage Brands and Stadiums By Sara Axelrod, Director of Sustainability, Beverage Packaging North and Central America at Ball Corporation The impact of the climate crisis is growing every day, and governments, businesses, and consumers alike are looking for innovative ways to minimize their environmental footprint. Amidst…


Amcor Introduces Technology to Improve Beverage Bottle Sustainability and Consumer Experience

May 6, 2022

Known for its role in developing technology that delivers more sustainable bottles, Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) is announcing ahead of National Packaging Design Day the creation and launch of PowerPostTM. By actively displacing the vacuum in the container after filling, PowerPost technology delivers a bottle nearly one-third lighter with 30% energy reduction and 30% carbon…


Golden Grail Tech Beverages Launches Resealable Lids

April 12, 2022

Golden Grail Technology is gearing up to launch resealable lids for Spider Energy Drink. They will be one of the first in the industry to utilize this revolutionary packaging.  The Company plans to utilize this feature for the large tall boy 16oz can package. The Company has taken into consideration that the energy drink category…


Steeped Coffee Showcases National Roasters and Features Red Bay Coffee Founder at Specialty Coffee Expo

April 7, 2022

Steeped Coffee is showcasing many of its 350 craft roasting partners at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, April 8 – 10, 2022. Features include a meet-and-greet with Red Bay Coffee founder, Keba Konte, on Saturday, April 9, from 1 – 2:30 PM EST. Red Bay Coffee and other top coffee brands will demonstrate their…


Syntegon Introduces New Packaging Machine for Coffee

February 3, 2022

Syntegon Technology is expanding its portfolio for coffee packaging machines with the PMX packaging machine for ground coffee and whole beans. The machine can be used for different packaging formats thanks to fast format changes and full-corner-sealing. A modular concept enables manufacturers to react fast to changing market requirements and customer needs. At the same…


The Benefits of Lightweighting

November 24, 2021

By John Brown, Vice President of Global Marketing at Selig Group Reducing plastic impact With less than 10 percent of plastic packaging at present recycled[i], many companies are looking for ways to reduce the amount of plastic used in their product packaging. Lightweighting – the reduction of the overall amount of any material in a…