26/05/2017Bioplastics as an alternative or supplement to conventional plastics are by no means new in the world of packaging. What is new, however, is the increasing diversity in the combinations of raw materials and improvements in potential applications.
28/04/2017We tend to think that different countries have different customs, but this doesn’t seem to apply to consumer preferences for packaging material. Whether it’s Europeans, Asians or Americans, all of them appear to be enjoying paper and cardboard as packaging.
24/04/2017As a key target group across varied sectors they have their own demands when it comes to packaging: so-called “millennials” require a new approach – moving away from traditional packaging towards smart packaging.
31/03/2017Modern packaging can help increase quality and shelf-life, especially for fresh meat.
22/03/2017Vegan food can now be found on every street corner – but what is the situation with packaging?
28/02/2017Here’s a trick which every toddler knows: If you don’t like your food, just hold your nose while eating, and you won’t notice the taste. This shows that our senses of smell and taste are closely related. But many studies have shown that this is also true for other senses. Our visual impressions, too, play a major role during food intake.
24/01/2017A survey by the German Association for Plastic Packaging and Films (IK) has shown that plastic packaging manufacturers are pleased with the economic situation and optimistic about 2017.
05/01/2017The innovative design of this new tea packaging conveys a sense of enjoyment well before you pour the first cup.
14/12/2016Commitment, stamina and a shared goal: these are the “ingredients” that SAVE FOOD and Azuri Health have mixed to produce tasty dried mangoes.
29/11/2016Invisible to the human eye special image scanners are capable of selectively decoding information from so-called Digital Watermark Codes (DWCodes) – an innovation with promising potential for the packaging market. At present, retail giant Walmart is testing this technology at its outlets.