03/07/2018One third of all food produced for human consumption gets lost or is wasted. Various initiatives around the world show how this can be combated with the right ideas, modern technology and, above all, with joint forces.
27/06/2018Belgium will find it easier to keep within future EU recycling targets. Its 80% recycling rate makes Belgium the top recycler among the EU-28. All other member states still need to make a major effort to keep within the ambitious recycling targets of the EU Commission.
26/06/2018The packaging industry did not rest on its laurels in the first half of 2018. Rather, quite a few innovative solution proposals were presented to numerous jury members in various contests, providing persuasive evidence in matters of digitisation, sustainability, design and convenience.
30/04/2018Opinions differ especially when it comes to fruit and veg. Some question whether natural products really need to be pre-packaged while others argue they do because packaging extends their shelf life. With his company ‘Apeel Science’ James Rogers has invented a protective sleeve for fruit and vegetables that keeps the produce fresh twice as long after being harvested.
05/04/2018Industrial-scale production and restaurant quality are not necessarily a contradiction in terms. With the right packaging and preservation method high-end star-rated meals can also be served at home.
20/03/2018The latest member to join the Save Food Initiative of the FAO, UNEP and Messe Düsseldorf is food retailer LIDL Deutschland. With this move the discount chain underscores its commitment to reducing food losses.
23/02/2018A look at regulatory compliance in light of new requirements introduced at the “glocal” level, on the possibility of marketing these materials in certain regions. Focus on the controversial relationship between legislation and industry.
13/02/2018Semi-wrapped, yet packaged safely and informatively. For some products banding is the perfect packaging solution.
29/01/2018This year fans around the world are in for not one but two major sporting events: the Winter Olympic Games and the World Cup. These are ideal opportunities to promote your company with special packaging editions.
29/11/2017This issue is not new to the packaging industry: there are numerous solutions to prevent the migration of mineral oils offered by manufacturers but these are only rarely made use of by retailers and food producers.