21/01/2020From now on, there will be no more plastic in the refrigerated section – at least when it comes to selected product packaging by frozen food manufacturers FRoSTA and iglo. Their packaging innovations no longer include any plastic whilst still protecting contents ideally against permanent moisture, say the companies.
17/12/2019The Russian packaging market: How are customer demands and global trade affecting the Russian packaging market? The course is set for growth.
17/12/2019With 146 million inhabitants (as of 2017) and covering an area of 17 million square kilometres, Russia is the biggest country on earth in terms of its land mass and is therefore a promising market for the packaging industry. A current trade fair member of the interpack alliance built a gate to this region in 1976 that has stood the test of time: the upakovka.
27/11/2019In recent years China has developed in terms of its industrial policy and technical expertise to become one of the most important nations in the world. In a global comparison the country is way out in front in the fields of artificial intelligence and digitisation in particular.
26/11/2019In terms of industrial policies and technology, China is now one of the most important countries in the world, and has secured its new position in the economic power structure with high investments in artificial intelligence, robotics and digitalisation, among others. Of course, the same can be said of the packaging industry, as well.
19/11/2019There probably isn’t a single parent in Germany who has never seen this packaging icon produced by the Upper Bavarian family business. HiPP’s organic baby food has been packaged in nostalgic jars for more than sixty years. And the company plans to develop even more sustainable packaging in the future.
14/11/2019After one year, Germany has made its decision: German consumers selected the Nutri-Score food label over three other proposals. The voluntary labelling model is now to display the nutritional values of products at a glance on food and beverage packaging.
28/08/2019As soon as something starts trending, the packaging market is often affected, as well. From smart packaging and sustainable materials to eco seals, product packaging is a reflection of what is currently popular among consumers. Regional foods have been part of this for some time now.
08/08/2019Nature as a model for sustainable packaging: Developers have long researched methods on how to integrate the structures of egg shells, banana peels and the like into sustainable packaging. Now, a British student appears to have made a breakthrough.
30/07/2019For years, the EU Commission has been working on a labelling requirement for food and beverage packaging that is binding for all member states. However, so far, there has been no agreement on the packaging’s design. As a result, more and more countries as well as manufacturers are going their own way.