Tag Archives: USA

Corporate

Constantia Flexibles Labels Division rebrands

10 Apr 2015

Labels Constantia

Constantia Flexibles Labels Division has rebranded all of its operating units Constantia Flexibles. The historical business names including Grafo Regia, look Haendler & Natermann (and Constantia Label), rx Novis, Sim?Edit, Spear, CM Labels and H&N Suzhou will continue to be used as site designations, but the company name and brand message is Constantia [...]

Food and beverage

Blue cheese aimed at burgers

27 May 2014

blue cheese 1

Red meat, store white buns and blue cheese. Burgers will be in all American colours if milk products manufacturer Arla gets its way.  It is making a concerted effort to take a bite out of the enormous burger market in the United States.
The initiative involves the new Castello? Burger Blue ? a blue mold [...]

Analysis

Valentines’ Day a licence to earn

17 Feb 2014

heart

St Valentine’s Day seems to be an increasing business opportunity, especially for packaging producers.  According to Polish daily Rzeczpospolita, 68 percent of those questioned spent up to EUR12 on presents and 22 percent over EUR24.
In Poland around PLN1bn (EUR240m) was spent.  That is still less than is spent on 1 November for All Saints’ Day [...]

Environment

Non eaten food is world’s third largest greenhouse gas producer

16 Feb 2014

mcdos burger

The carbon footprint of worldwide food losses and food waste amounts
to the equivalent of 3.3 giga tons of CO2 emissions. Compared to the
CO? emissions of individual countries this volume ranks third among
the world?s biggest greenhouse gas emitters after China and the
USA. What this means in concrete terms is that the greenhouse gas
associated with the production, [...]

Analysis

China likely to become leading consumer of bottled water

20 Aug 2013

danone products

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

Increased demand for meat and fish packaging

31 May 2013

shrimp

Demand for meat, prescription poultry, nurse and seafood packaging is forecast to increase 3.2 percent annually to USD9.7 billion in 2017.  Gains will be driven by increased meat, poultry, and seafood production along with accelerated foodservice revenue increases. Prospects for packaging will further benefit from the significant shift to case-ready packaging among grocery [...]

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