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.
16/11/2017Bioplastics have been a hot topic in the packaging industry for decades now. Just like with other materials they have their advantages and disadvantages. Only open and honest communication can bring enlightenment.
07/11/2017In 2018 sales of packaging are expected to go up to US$ 975 billion. International market research companies have recently studied this successful industry and taken a close look at trends and tomorrow’s packaging solutions.
24/08/2017Quoting this famous line by a German national football team coach we are not automatically referring to football. A smart transport solution for water melons and other innovative packaging shows how the industry has responded to consumer wishes for a longer shelf life and more convenience.