Food & Beverage
etra Pak and Dabur (makers of Juice Brand Real) have partnered to bring a unique packaging material effect Tetra Pak® Craft to India, with the launch of Low Calorie range under Real Activ. Tetra Pak® Craft gives the package a natural look of bare paperboard with wood fibres and helps food and beverage brands bring out the ‘naturalness’ of their product and gain high on-shelf differentiation. This is the first time that Tetra Pak® Craft is being introduced in India.
Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today announced availability of a new light blocking additive technology for PET dairy packaging as an addition to its existing portfolio of ColorMatrix™ Lactra™ light blocking additive concentrates. This new additive technology helps customers’ packaging products to comply with new titanium dioxide (TiO2) restrictions in Europe under the EU Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC.
Ester Filmtech Limited has planned to set up an advanced polyester film manufacturing facility in the State of Telangana. The total investment of the entire project is approximately INR 1350 crores in three phases.
Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, today announced the launch of its new INSPIRE polypropylene (PP) grade designed to replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in consumer packaging applications such as ready-made meals at grocery stores and fast casual restaurants when higher temperature resistance is needed.
Heineken UK is now tackling the problem presented by all those plastic rings connecting their bottles of beer by ditching them for a more environmentally friendly cardboard topper to hold those cans together.
Aroma-proof PP monomaterial solution presented by Syntegon, TAGHLEEF INDUSTRIES and POLIFILM
Polypropylene monomaterial packaging 100% recyclable – Designed for recycling
Ideal product protection and aroma barrier
Printable high barrier film: EXTENDO BOPP film from TAGHLEEF INDUSTRIES
PP-sealing film with wide sealing window and low seal initiation temperature (SIT) from POLIFILM EXTRUSION
Unilever’s ice cream brand Magnum has today announced the rollout of more than 7 million recyclable ice cream tubs made with recycled polypropylene (rPP), following a successful pilot launch in Spain, Belgium, and the Netherlands last year.
Michelman Announces Growing Portfolio of Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) Certified Compostable Coatings
These products have had biodegradation and ecotoxicity testing in order to receive BPI certification. This testing means that Michelman BPI-certified coatings are proven to biodegrade in an industrial compost environment and can be used in typical quantities in the applications for which they are designed, with minimal limitations.
Coca-Cola European Partners delivers a first in Europe through the introduction of CanCollar® technology
Spain is first European country where CanCollar® recyclable paperboard-based rings will roll out on multipack cans.
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) announcement IS15495 to ban toluene in food packaging inks is a landmark development, according to leading ink manufacturer Siegwerk.