Tag Archives: health

Analysis

Plastic bottles making in roads into carton market

27 May 2014

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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 shape the demand for plastic blow moulded bottles in Europe.
Blow moulded plastic bottles is a market of nearly 4.5 million tonnes magnitude in Europe. Beverages accounted [...]

Analysis

EU positive on health, safety and environment

27 May 2014

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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 environment professionals have given the EU the thumbs-up when it comes to the impact it is having on legislation, according to a survey by specialists Cedrec.
Despite [...]

Food and beverage

Call for food packaging to contain sugar warning

10 Mar 2014

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Increased demands are being made for sugar to be labelled with warnings on product packaging as cigarettes are as the the World Health Organisation (WHO) urges people to reduce their consumption by half to a 12 teaspoons per day.  The problem is that people do not usually realise where their sugar is coming from.
The effect [...]

Environment

EU plans to ban certain plastic bags by 2020

15 Jan 2014

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The most hazardous plastics and certain plastic bags should be banned by 2020, as part of an EU strategy to reduce plastic waste in the environment, says the European Parliament in a resolution voted on 14 January 2014. The EU should also introduce binding plastic waste recycling targets, MEPs add.
In its call for action further [...]

Analysis

China likely to become leading consumer of bottled water

20 Aug 2013

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According a new report by Canadean, hospital packaged water consumption in China continues to skyrocket. In just seven years China has doubled its share of the global packaged water market, cialis sale and by the end of 2013 is forecast to topple the US from the leading position.
 
With under a two billion litre [...]

Analysis

Polish pharma market falls by six percent

22 Apr 2013

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In 2012, pharm the pharmacy distribution market in Poland saw a decline for the first time in several years, tadalafil reporting negative growth of -6%. Companies operating in the pharmaceutical market are poised to recover their market positions throughout 2013 after the revolution triggered by the entry into force of the Reimbursement Act. [...]

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