Last year, solid growth was recorded for the European container glass industry. In the EU28, production volume increased by 1.6% according to the European Container Glass Federation FEVE. More than...
The beverage packaging market is set to grow in the next 10 years at a fairly flat rate, the market will be driven by evolving consumer and demographic trends...
Yesterday Russia became the first country ever to place sanctions on itself – at least I cannot think of another example of this happening. Russia’s strongest card is its exports...
A report from industry consultants, AMI Consulting, published in April 2014, notes that there have been changes in a number of end-use application trends and competing packaging formats that...
The glass packaging market is set to grow in the next 10 years. However, glass packaging is facing increasing competition from rival packaging materials that are stronger, lighter and...
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FachPack is one of the most significant European trade fairs covering all aspects of the packaging theme. And it is extremely popular: In six months –...
Mondi claims that its 430 sqm booth at interpack, Europe’s largest packaging trade show, attracted over 2,000 visitors from countries worldwide. This constitutes a 63% increase...
British pasta sauce Ragú has changed packaging from glass to plastic. Manufacturer Symingtons say that the change was due to longer ambient shelf life of up to 24 months combined with glass-like transparency and the added in-home safety of...
Rigid box specialist Pollard Boxes has developed a luxury presentation gift box for the launch of a new chocolate brand. Created by Shed Brand Innovation’s professional pastry chef, the Wicked and Wonderful bars are premium hand-crafted dark and milk chocolate...
Italian manufacturer Gruppo Francia has reduced the packaging weight of Aldi’s private label ‘Cucina’ mozzarella cheese by half in order meet a requirement of the retailer for lighter packaging and a reduced carbon footprint. The current pot is less than...