Analysis

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Plastic bottles making in roads into carton market

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...

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Glass packaging market worth USD39.4bn

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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EU positive on health, safety and environment

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...

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We need to eat more insects

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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Coded holograms: keeping the supply chain secure

Everyone involved in the goods supply chain – manufacturers, distributors, consumers, taxation and government authorities – has learnt the value of security holograms and will be reassured by their...

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Plastic pouches threaten glass

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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