Food Service Packaging News

Berry Superfos Puts Traditional Taste in New Award-winning Pot
Berry Superfos

Cans are traditional, and traditions are often hard to let go of. However, Cargill Brazil is very pleased with a packaging conversion in collaboration with market leader Berry Superfos from traditional metal to contemporary plastic for immensely popular Elefante tomato paste. Cargill Brazil values the technical expertise of Berry Superfos

SIG sustainable straws
SIG
Ready for a healthier future? At SIG, we’ll help transform every part of your business – including the straws you use. Our groundbreaking paper straws are made entirely from paperboard and will help reduce your reliance on plastic.
Ball presents infinitely recyclable aluminum cups at the Big Game
Ball Corporation
Ball Corporation and Bud Light have announced a partnership to bring the infinitely recyclable Ball Aluminum Cups to guests at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL for the Big Game. The aluminum cups, which are also available to fans at major events and venues across the country and for purchase online, are a demonstration of the partners' commitment to leveraging the Big Game's scale to advance sustainability in the industry.
Cardbox Packaging awarded at WorldStar Packaging Award 2021
Cardbox Packaging
ardbox Packaging is honored to announce that the company has received an official pronouncement of winning the WorldStar Packaging Award 2021 in the Food category. The awarded packaging is Cuckoo Ice Cream cup which attracts mostly by its material innovations based on environment-friendly packaging solutions.
Adhesive test on capsulated cork stoppers
Mecmesin

A capsulated stopper (T-top, Bar-Top or Altop) is a natural or synthetic cork stopper where the end is glued into a cap of wood, PVC, porcelain, metal, glass or other material. Testing the quality of the adhesive bond between cork and cap is a fundamental check performed by manufacturers of capsulated stoppers and their customers

Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls
Stora Enso

Stora Enso is introducing its new eco-friendly take-away bowls for food service packaging, PureFiber by Stora Enso. The products are free from plastic and PFAS and are designed to help customers replace plastic on-the-go food packaging. The bowls are being brought to market together with the wholesale company Tingstad.

The environmentally-friendly hybrid tray
IIC AG
With our weight-reduced PP/PET packaging, we were able to significantly reduce the proportion of plastic by using the removable carton. The packaging for meat, fish and ready meals is easy to recycle, provides a lot of space for your designs and was named one of 20 top innovations in the field of sustainable packaging.
COVID-19 and Key Industry Dynamics
Raptor Packaging

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, we have seen unprecedented disruption of the packaging supply chain, the result of which has made it very tough, and in some cases, impossible to meet customer demand. Some of the industry dynamics have resulted in under capacity and under supply. I will explain a few of the key dynamics happening.

Aptar Launches InvisiShield Active Packaging Solution for Pathogen Mitigation

Aptar's InvisiShield solution is activated within sealed packages to safely and effectively release a specially formulated amount of an anti-pathogenic agent into the fresh cut produce’s packaging environment that is undetectable to the consumer and dissipates from the package within 24-48 hours of activation. This mechanism significantly reduces pathogens and reduces cross-contamination within the sealed package.

Helping to feed the Nation during COVID-19
Robinson Packaging
A message from CEO Helene Roberts about how Robinson's collaboration is essential. Robinson-produced soup and sauce pots, bowls, and ready meal containers play a vital role in keeping us all fed during this troubled time. Our UK and Polish plastics businesses are considered as Key Industries within the Food and Drink sector, critical for ensuring that our nations have access to food and people are being fed.
Georgia-Pacific to expand operations
Georgia-Pacific

Georgia-Pacific has announced that it will make an investment of more than $145 million at its Darlington, South Carolina, Dixie plant that will expand plate and bowl making operations. This investment is based on customer and consumer demand for these well-known household products.

Trays have clear sustainability benefits for Quorn
RPC Bebo
Trays from Bebo, a Berry Global company, are playing a key role in supporting Quorn Foods’ widely-publicised and highly-successful move to eliminate more than 297 tonnes of black plastic packaging from its supply chain. In addition to the change in material, Bebo has also worked on the further lightweighting of the trays.
Biopac expands product range as it joins forces with BioPak Pty
Biopac

Biopac UK Ltd is joining forces with Australia’s leading providers of eco-friendly food packaging, BioPak Pty. Both companies were acquired by Duni AB last year, with the vision to bring the best of all companies to the UK, allowing all companies to work towards their shared goal of preserving and protecting the environment for current and future generations.