Food & Beverage Packaging News

Tray sealing perfect for the online boom, says Proseal
Proseal

Tray sealing specialist Proseal says the tray sealing format is providing the ideal packaging solution for the increasing number of online and home delivery services, now being introduced for both food and non-food applications. As well as the growth in foods – everything from snacks and health food selections to fresh meat and complete ready-to-cook meals – Proseal says it is receiving enquiries from companies with products for online supply as diverse as prescriptions, home health and personal care kits, pet foods, confectionery and novelty items.

Tri-Seal invests $1 million in new closure liner manufacturing facility
Tekni-Plex
Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business, has invested $1 million in a new closure liner manufacturing facility in Greater Noida. The company’s latest investment in foil laminating, four-color rotogravure printing and inspection equipment will significantly reduce lead time for closure liners used in pharmaceutical, food, household/industrial chemical and cosmetic applications in India.
nutpods launches new oat creamers in combidome packaging from SIG
SIG

nutpods, an industry-leading coffee creamer company, has recently introduced a new product line: zero sugar oat creamer. The new oat creamers available in combidome, the carton bottle from SIG, will hit shelves in the coming months at the three largest natural retailers.

Webpac creates Webpackaging LIVE | The Virtual Packaging Exhibition
Webpac

Always innovating, Webpac, the leading cloud-based platform connecting brand owners and packaging suppliers, has created a true digital alternative to traditional packaging exhibitions. On September 1st, 2020, Webpac launches the first edition of Webpackaging LIVE, a virtual exhibition to showcase and experience packaging like never before. With an amazing line-up of 20 packaging suppliers covering all major markets, Webpackaging LIVE is ‘the’ virtual meeting place for packaging developers and buyers to source new suppliers and products, exchange ideas and get inspired.

Roberts highlights sustainability

It’s not just the big brands which are shining a light on sustainability. Across the supply chain, packaging specialists and brand owners are seeking out packaging materials with higher environmental credentials. Meeting that need is Roberts Metal Packaging.

Edge Crush Test (ECT) of corrugated cardboard
Mecmesin
The humble cardboard box is the unsung hero of countless deliveries every day. By using simple test methods such as the Edge Crush Test (ECT), companies benefit from understanding the maximum weight a box can withstand and the overall stacking strength.
Don't Underestimate Plastic Made from Different Materials
Shunlong Sprayer
At present, PET plastic bottles occupy the majority of the plastic bottle packaging market. PET plastic bottles certainly have many benefits, one being their recyclability, which is critical right now when everyone is focused on sustainability. But we shouldn't underestimate other plastic materials when selecting the best possible packaging. SL Sprayer outlines the advantages of other materials like PE, PVC, and PS what packs they are best suited for.
The Box nominated for NL Packaging Awards
The Box b.v.
It's good news for The Box! We are proud to announce our nomination for the NL Packaging Awards. In the promotional packaging category, The Box has managed to nicely secure a spot in the list of nominees. It is for a custom made tin for Klepper & Klepper.
Fast and fresh: Snack-friendly packaging for prepared fruit
Amcor

Healthy eating trends and convenience are boosting the fruit snacks industry globally. Amcor Food Scientists work closely with customers and suppliers to understand every factor that needs to be considered when packaging fruit. From variety of fruit, cut size and weight, and country of origin, to supply chain, preparation processes and end pack format.

Premium jars offer sustainable beauty
Berry Bramlage

Berry Bramlage is launching a range of premium jars that enable cosmetic and beauty products to create a strong on-shelf presence and brand image while meeting consumer demands for more sustainable packaging. "At Berry, our commitment to sustainability informs the design and development of all our packaging solutions," comments Delphine Roux, Strategic Marketing Manager, Berry Bramlage.

Complete packing solution for dried fruit snacks
ISHIDA
A complete packing line solution from Ishida Europe has enabled an entrepreneurial French company to automate and bring in-house the packing of its dehydrated fruit and vegetable snacks, with the ability to increase throughput six-fold.
New multi-packing applicator maximises can output
WaveGrip
A G2 multi-packing applicator from WaveGrip, a brand of Berry Global, has helped a leading Canadian beverage company to fully automate its packing line and double its canning output, achieving an exceptional return on investment.
Tetra Pak introduces first-of-its-kind low energy processing line for juice, nectar and still drinks
Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak has launched a new, first-of-its-kind low-energy processing line for juice, nectar and still drinks (JNSD) to take beverage processing to a new level of efficiency. Innovatively using a unique combination of Pasteurization, Filtration and UV Light technology to treat beverages in two separate streams, which are aseptically blended together into the final beverage.