The new sustainable packaging saves 137 tonnes of plastic per year, the equivalent weight of one blue whale.
Food Service Packaging News
Cardbox Packaging has been recognized by the organizers of European Carton Excellence Award and earned Innovations Award 2021 with Karlo Spoon. It is already the second hit of Cardbox Packaging in the competition. The previous year Cuckoo Ice Cream won in the same category. With this recognition, the company can enter Worldstar Packaging Awards 2022.
Berry Global Group, Inc. announced today plans to expand its foodservice packaging manufacturing operations in North America as part of its long-term strategic growth commitments. This more than $110 million investment will expand its proprietary and industry-leading polypropylene thermoforming capabilities to manufacture clear drink cups and lids for quick-service
Webpac is proud to announce the launch of the Packaging for the Planet conference online in June 2021. The Packaging for the Planet 2021 Conference is the world’s first dedicated virtual event where brands and packaging suppliers come together to learn, network and collaborate for the good of the planet.
UK-based Celebration Packaging has launched its proven disposable and fully recyclable paper cutlery range in convenient retail packs.
Amipak has invested over £200,000 in a new high performance Heiber+Schröder tray forming machine, to increase production capacity for its growing range of carton packaging products for the food-to-go, retail and out-of-home sectors.
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.
In a major milestone for Transcend Packaging, we are delighted to announce the launch of our paper-based U-bend straw. The straws are currently being introduced to Ribena drinks cartons up and down the country as part of a nationwide trial with Tesco.
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.
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.