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...
The elections for the European Parliament last week saw a strong surge of support by anti EU parties, especially in the UK and France. However health and safety and...
According to the FAO, demand for animal proteins is expected to rise by over 30% by 2050. The expanding population and changing dietary habits in the developing world are...
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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...
Packaging continues to play an important role on the Russian market, and interest in innovative technologies and materials for productions persists. In the food and beverages...
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...