Food & Beverage Packaging News

Dolco Packaging launches new processor-grade patty tray line
Tekni-Plex

Dolco Packaging, a Tekni-Plex business, has launched a new line of processor-grade polystyrene trays specifically designed to market patties. Dolco’s new patty trays, which are available in 2-, 4- or 5-cell options, offer improved product display and enhanced performance attributes.

Founder of Tera-Barrier Films named Innovator of the Year for Technology
Tera Barrier
Tera-Barrier Films Founder and Chief Technology Officer Senthil Ramadas has clinched the Innovator of the Year Award for Technology at the Singapore Business Review Management Excellence Awards 2019. With Senthil's innovation, the barrier properties of a single oxide barrier layer increased to up to 10,000 times, when a single nano sealing layer is coated on the barrier oxide layer.
Accessible Packaging Design is the key to helping many consumers have the ability to eat and drink
All too often Accessible Packaging is not considered when designing products which in turn leads to unnecessary frustration when opening & closing packs, reading the ingredients and opening instructions on packaging. It is important that Packaging Technologists consider how their packaging design could affect someone’s ability to eat, drink and the flow on of wasting food.
Ausnutria and Trivium to open Infant Nutrition can manufacturing plant in 2020
Trivium

To contribute to the growing demand for infant formula products, Ausnutria and Trivium will soon be starting construction of a brand-new joint venture facility at Ausnutria’s production site in Heerenveen, the Netherlands. A shared investment between Ausnutria, a leading infant formula manufacturer and Trivium, one of the world’s leading metal packaging producers, will result in the opening of a more than 10.000 m² can manufacturing plant in 2020.

Aptar opens new sales office in Dubai
Aptar Group

Aptar celebrated the official opening of its new Aptar Dubai office during an inauguration ceremony, which took place on November 27, 2019 at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Resort, Dubai. The sales office is shared by all three segments of Aptar – Beauty + Home, Food + Beverage and Pharma.

ALPLA moves into HDPE recycling
Alpla
ALPLA, the global manufacturer of plastic packaging solutions, is further expanding its recycling activities – it is moving into polyolefin recycling with its acquisition of two companies based in Spain. With two of its own PET recycling plants in Austria and Poland, and joint ventures in Mexico and Germany, ALPLA has long been an established partner in the field of PET recycling
Tethered closure designs meet EU requirements
Berry Bramlage

Berry Bramlage has unveiled a range of new closure designs that meet forthcoming EU single use plastic legislation. The solutions involve additional strands or tabs on the tamper-evident band that keep the closure attached after opening and enable easy reclosing of the bottle.

ISHIDA the 'natural' choice for artisan potato chips
ISHIDA
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.