21/03/2019Since its market introduction in 2017, interest in grass paper as a packaging material has been increasing. Currently mainly used for fruit and vegetable trays, the application fields are steadily expanding. One brand new field: self-adhesive labels.
08/03/2019Ordering food and beverages online is growing in significance around the world. As a result, food and beverage producers and packaging manufacturers are developing cost-effective and environmentally-friendly solutions to meet consumers’ increasing demand.
08/03/2019Considering the lifecycle of food, flexible packaging accounts for less than 10% of the CO2 footprint on average.
26/02/2019Packaging is increasingly being assessed according to its sustainability, and this assessment covers environmental, economic and social aspects. Different packaging materials have different benefits. Plastic packaging has suffered a lot of criticism recently, yet one of its benefits is that it saves more resources than it uses.
19/02/2019Mustard tubes, ketchup sachets but also toothpaste and the like: the last few product residues are often impossible to get and end up in the bin with the packaging. Now a commercially rewarding solution for complete emptying seems to have been found thanks to a new technical development.
06/02/2019The parcel arrives – and then what? Apart from anything else, packaging also serves the important task of informing recipients about the properties and recommended handling of the products it contains. Correct labelling is the only way to avoid misuse and damage to products or harm to their users and prevent exclusion of liabilities.
31/01/2019From February 2019 food retailer REWE will enter its “second round” of sugar testing. After the chocolate pudding consumers are now invited to test chocolate granola.
18/12/2018The most beautiful time of the year is also the best-selling season for retail. There is no other time where so much is spent on shopping as during the period before Christmas. At the same time, the number of parcel deliveries increases proportionally because about half the shopping for Christmas is done online – as is also the case in Germany.
18/12/2018All studies and forecasts are showing the same result: the demand for healthy, naturally farmed food is set to continue next year. In the future, however, sustainability will be seen as a requirement not only for the contents, but also the packaging.
04/12/2018Packaging symbols are very much part of life, and we see them everywhere. There are lots of them, but not everyone would be able to tell you offhand what each symbol stands for.