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When is plastic 'avoidable'?

The UK government's announcement to stamp out all 'avoidable plastics' in 25 years has raised some questions from EPPM Editor Rose Brooke. more

12 Jan 2018 12:18 editor's blog

Constantia has won the Sustainable category for flexible packaging at the German Packaging Awards. more

25 Aug 2017 09:59 industry

Scientists at the AIMPLAS research centre believe orange peel is 'juiced the job' for making biopolyesters. more

20 Jul 2017 17:01 materials

A ‘spoon-in-lid’ design by in mould labelling firm Verstraete has led to Brazilians lapping up lime sorbet after the launch of sorbet ‘La Frutta Limão’. more

13 Jul 2017 16:16 industry

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Butter and margarine maker Kerry Foods has turned to IML-Thermoforming for its 500 gram tubs. more

4 Jul 2017 10:21 industry

Tetra Pak® High Shear Mixer R370-1000V, top view

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Tetra-Pak has improved standards for ingredient mixing in food processing making mixer more energy efficient. more

3 Jul 2017 09:37 machinery

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With Eid just around the corner, Corbion can really celebrate its PATIONIC polymer additives being granted halal certification. more

20 Jun 2017 14:29 materials

Verstraete IML Sno-Balls

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Verstraete IML has teamed up with shaved ice company Sno-Balls To-Go in a move that has helped its product packaging stay in perfect condition, whatever the temperature. more

8 May 2017 16:22 industry

A Condition Monitoring Service built by Tetra-Pak and Microsoft is keeping filling machine lines running for longer. more

2 May 2017 12:16 machinery

EuPC Food contact

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The EuPC Food Contact Plastics Seminar, which took place last week (April 21st 2017), has fulfilled its main aim of bringing the European industry up to speed on current legislation and regulatory compliance. more

26 Apr 2017 16:33 industry

Juiced the job: Amcor installs bottling plant for Campbell’s soup V8 juices. more

26 Apr 2017 12:17 industry

The role plastics technology can play in the battle to cut global food waste will be under the spotlight at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, where AIMPLAS will be presenting its plastics innovations. more

26 Apr 2017 10:53 industry

A week before SAVE FOOD at Interpack, MEPs voted for the European Commission to address 'best before' labelling and taxes on food donations to curb food waste in Europe. more

25 Apr 2017 10:07 industry

Thought leaders are preparing for the SAVE FOOD Congress 2017, which will take place on the first day of interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf. more

7 Apr 2017 15:30 industry

RPC Superfos’ packaging for the Croatian version of Cremeschnitte is assuring success for ice-cream maker Ledo. more

6 Apr 2017 16:19 industry

Market research by Dow Chemicals and Smithers Pira has shown East Asian consumers are starting to avoid toxic solvent-based adhesives. more

15 Feb 2017 12:12 industry

The latest ‘Recyclability by Design’ report by RECOUP has been approved by a group headed by the BPF and Plastics Europe. more

6 Feb 2017 15:17 industry

INEOS Styrolution is targeting cosmetics and food packaging at K 2016, putting its Novodur, Luran, Styrolux and Styroflex products centre stage. more

11 Oct 2016 11:14 industry

Industrial processing giant Bühler is taking its role in tackling global food supply challenges seriously. more

22 Aug 2016 16:34 industry

AIMPLAS, the plastics technology research and development centre in Valencia, has coordinated a project that has brought about a new generation of biodegradable, compostable packages for cheese and fresh pasta. more

20 Jul 2016 16:29 materials

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