Packaging news from FPJ – Page 5

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    'Edible packaging' developed by scientists


    Scientists in France have developed an edible packaging they say could revolutionise the way food and drink is consumed.

  • Linpac says packaging must improve

    Packaging needs better communication


    The packaging industry needs to get better at telling consumers about the important role it plays, a leading innovator in the industry has said.

  • British packaging firm joins with Agrovista

    British packaging firm joins with Agrovista


    British-owned fruit punnet manufacturer Leeways has teamed up with consulting and supply firm Agrovista to make it easier for growers to source its packs.

  • Tesco trials 'revolutionary' fresh produce packaging

    Tesco trials 'revolutionary' fresh produce packaging


    Tesco is trialling new packaging that could be revolutionary in keeping fruit and vegetables fresh for longer.

  • The award-winning packaging

    Amcor packaging wins gold prize


    An apple pack developed for Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference range by Amcor Flexibles is a winner at the UK Packaging Awards.

  • SCA Packaging develops 'palletainer'

    SCA Packaging develops 'palletainer'


    SCA Packaging has developed a range of bulk produce Palletainers to minimise transport costs, increase vehicle utilisation and increase produce protection.

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    SCA Packaging launches palletainers


    SCA Packaging has developed a range of bulk produce palletainers aimed to be more efficient for transport and use of space.

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    Packaging firm restructures debt


    The Nicholl Group has completed the final phase of its debt restructuring strategy with the reduction of its bank debt of more than £20 million to £1.2m, which is scheduled to be repaid over the next three years.

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    Anti-spill packaging devised


    Children’s food company Benjoy Nutrition has announced the launch of its new healthy snack offering packaged in the Munchcup, which the group describes as the first anti-spill packaging of its kind anywhere in the world.

  • Packaging prices set to rise

    Packaging prices set to rise


    Polymer prices could boom and push up packaging prices across the fresh produce range, according the trade association representing UK plastic film and flexible and rigid packaging suppliers.

  • The transition to new packaging will be complete by early 2011.

    Nunhems reworks packaging range


    Bayer CropScience’s vegetable seed business Nunhems has unveiled its newly redesigned packaging for its full line of vegetable seeds.

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    Ash cloud throws packaging into question


    Linpac has called on food producers and packers to review their packaging choices in the wake of the volcanic ash cloud that has hit much of the continent over the past week.

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    Supermarkets in packaging pledge


    The major UK supermarkets and food companies have adopted a rafts of new voluntary targets designed to reduce the carbon footprint of packaging.

  • Adam Buckland

    Associated Packaging lands new MD


    Adam Buckland has been appointed as group managing director at Associated Packaging, part of the Eurohill Holdings group of companies.

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    Ultimate green packaging released


    Ultimate Packaging believes it has produced a world first environment-friendly laminate as part of a joint venture with Innovia Films and Sun Chemical.

  • The Mercury regional sales team: (l-r) Tim Holland, Paul Sharpe, Ray Franks, Robert Batkin and Mike Barlow

    Mercury Packaging unveils new base


    Mercury Packaging is to open a new regional sales office in the North West in response to growing demand for its products in the products aimed at the food, mailing, magazine publishing and retail markets.

  • The flow-packed bell peppers in their Easter packaging

    Easter packaging at end of Rainbow


    Dutch producer Rainbow Growers has launched a new range of vegetables flow-packed in Easter packaging.

  • Tesco is letting customers decide over packaging

    Tesco customers dump packaging


    Tesco is allowing customers to leave any packaging they feel is excessive or don’t want at the check-out.

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    Koppert streamlines packaging


    Koppert has modified its nematodes packaging to deal with waste and technical issues.

  • Redpack flow wrapping machinery goes to work in a field

    Packaging specialists see sales boost


    Redpack Packaging Machinery powered into the new year on the back of a bumper festive season, winning new contracts worth £250,000 in the days leading up to Christmas.