Equipolymers (EQP), a subsidiary of EQUATE Group has once again achieved a global product innovation with the launch of Viridis 30
Food & Beverage
Datwyler has extended its strategic partnership with Nespresso and has signed a new multi-year contract until 2030. The new contract covers capsules and seals production for portioned coffee product lines and envisages continuous volume and revenue growth. By combining its core competencies and focusing on sustainability, Datwyler generates added value for the world’s leading companies in a variety of industries.
What are the big trends that will influence beverage packaging in 2021?
Find out as Wassim Labban, Vice President, Rigid Packaging at Husky Injection Molding Systems takes us through the top 10 trends to watch for. These include: changing consumption patterns, rising e-commerce, new considerations for hygiene and food safety, sustainability, premium packaging, smart packages and more.
With food safety now the paramount concern amongst consumers, Markem-Imaje which provides a range of product identification and traceability solutions, has launched a new thermochromic ink that changes colour at high temperatures to show the correct sterilization level has been achieved for all packaged food products.
In an Exclusive conversation with Packaging 360, Dr.Shira Rosen, Chairman at Israeli Institute of Packaging discusses various facets on contemporary issues, core strengths & challenges in the packaging industry in Israel.
The new pouch is designed to be recyclable, according to the existing local packaging waste collection and sorting system – and is only made of one type of plastic resin (polyethylene). Previous multi-layer packaging included both polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). By simplifying the design and structure of our flexible packaging formats we are significantly improving their chances to be recycled, while guaranteeing the same standards of quality and food safety for our consumers.
Shoppers at a branch of Asda in Leeds can now top up their supplies of Quaker Oats from refill dispensers. Taking part in this trial will help us gain a better understanding of how consumers respond to reusable packaging solutions and work towards building a world without waste.
ITC has come up with a range of products called Filopack, Fuilobev, and Filoserve with water, oil, and grease resistant properties meant for food and beverage packaging, keeping in mind that Indian cuisine has a greater oil and grease content than most others. It has also come up with paper bowls-branded Indobowl- that can replace plastic containers.
Mars Food, in partnership with global packaging company Amcor, will bring the first food-safe, mono-material microwavable rice pouch to market in 2021
Breakthrough packaging technology will make the pouches for Mars Food’s household brands such as Ben’s Original® and Seeds of Change® recyclable where infrastructure exists
The companies are in the final stages of development of the new pouch and the first packs will launch in limited European markets by mid-year 2021
Michelman expands its Portfolio by introducing Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) Certified Compostable Coatings
As we look to innovate a more sustainable future for our planet through development of packaging that fulfills the vision of the Circular Economy, existing paper-based foodservice packaging (FSP) has inherent end-of-life challenges, resulting in a focus on developing compostable packaging.
Nestlé announced that it will offer reusable containers for Nesquik cocoa powder, Ricoré chicory and coffee drink, as well as Chocapic Bio cereals in partnership with the French retailer Carrefour and Loop – a global circular company. This is the latest result of Nestlé’s efforts to reduce packaging through the use of alternative packaging delivery systems.