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Sheet of paper to pack FRoSTA products

Paper replaces plastic in frozen food packaging

21/01/2020

From 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.
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The Russian Packaging Market Gathers Momentum

17/12/2019

The Russian packaging market: How are customer demands and global trade affecting the Russian packaging market? The course is set for growth.
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The Russian Packaging Market

17/12/2019

With 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.
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The Chinese Packaging Market

27/11/2019

In 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.
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The Chinese packaging market relies on modern technology

26/11/2019

In 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.
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Federal Minister Klöckner with Nutri-Score label.

New HiPP jars for the 60th anniversary

19/11/2019

There 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.
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Federal Minister Klöckner with Nutri-Score label.

Nutri-Score on packaging in Germany

14/11/2019

After 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.
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Packed tomatoes on the vegetable shelf

The regional focus trend in the packaging sector

28/08/2019

As 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.
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Cherries in orange peel with a lid

Packaging made from orange peel

08/08/2019

Nature 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.
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Lemonade bottles

Nutri-Score Labels Increasingly Used on Packaging

30/07/2019

For 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.
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