Food & Beverage Packaging News

CCL's EcoFloat shrink sleeve
CCL Label
CCL has created a sustainable TD shrink sleeve material enabling its customers to meet recycling targets. This EcoFloat material complies with all CCL conformity standards and has been engineered to improve the sink/ float separation process relating to PET bottles.
ISHIDA the 'natural' choice for artisan potato chips

The collaboration between Belsia, a high-quality artisan French potato chip manufacturer, and Ishida, world leader in weighing and packing line solutions for the food industry, underlines the care and support that the company can provide to help small start-up companies achieve a foothold in the market and build a foundation for sustained growth.

Concertina design suits advent calendar down to a tea
Pollard Boxes

Pollard Boxes has created a unique concertina design for tea specialist teapigs’ 2019 advent calendar. In addition, as part of its complete design, manufacture and fulfilment service, Pollards is also packing the calendars with the 24 different tea varieties for onward dispatch to consumers.

Tetra Pak becomes the first company in the food and beverage industry to offer packaging made with fully traceable plant-based polymers
Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane. This move is yet another reinforcement of the company’s commitment to drive ethical and responsible business practices across global supply chains.

Nestlé joins New Plastics Economy as a core partner, strengthening its leadership to achieve a circular economy of plastics
Nestlé has strengthened its commitment and leadership in tackling the issue of plastic waste by joining the New Plastics Economy as a core partner. Applying the principles of the circular economy, the initiative - led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation - brings together key stakeholders to rethink and redesign the future of plastics, starting with packaging.
Trending: Consumer Values
Amid tumultuous societal and divided political climates, spirit brands are seeking to build deeper, more personal relationships with consumers by taking public stands according to their values. Spirits brand owners can drive consumer loyalty through packaging that meets consumers preferences and enhances the consumer experience.
Future of packaging on display at UK's largest industry event

Packaging professionals from household names through to independent brands will come together to discover the latest technologies and solutions when Label&Print, Ecopack, Empack, and Contract Pack & Fulfilment return to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Together with their co-located show, Packaging Innovations, the events offer industry professionals the chance to experience cutting-edge products for the first-time.