interpack Magazine

Green light for packaging made of grass
Since 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.
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Nestlé is making all their packaging recyclable
By the year 2025, Swiss food company Nestlé aims to make its packaging solely out of recyclable or reusable materials.
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Online food services: China is a pioneer
Ordering 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.
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Flexible Packaging could Save 26 Million Tons of Packaging Material
Considering the lifecycle of food, flexible packaging accounts for less than 10% of the CO2 footprint on average.
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365 Boxes for Staging an Opera
Cardboard packaging is designed to protect its contents from damage in transit or during storage. However, there is more to these often brown boxes – they can double as stage scenery or a make-shift construction material for destroyed buildings.
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Plastic packaging
Packaging 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.
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Retro Packaging in Vintage Style at Capri-Sonne, Coca-Cola & Co.
Packaging can also celebrate “round number birthdays” – one reason for producers of longstanding popular international brands to launch advertising campaigns and limited special editions as a token of appreciation for their shoppers.
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Clean Labelling: One in Two Shoppers Reads the Ingredients List on the Packaging
Smart, clean and healthy: as the new year arrives producers of beverage packaging are called upon to re-think their approach. Consumers attach increasing importance to sustainability, healthy ingredients and packaging.
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No more waste: special coating makes for packaging that can be emptied 100%
Mustard 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.
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Packaging symbols, Part 9: Best-Before Date
Not only food but also bodycare products have a best-before date, as a rule. In Part 9 of our series on packaging symbols we let you know which symbols reveal this information on tubes, jars and the like.
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