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Hard to swallow?

A never-before-seen study has found plastics had been consumed by every individual tested, but what does the presence of microplastics in our food chain mean? And what do we do now? more

23 Oct 2018 16:42 editor's blog

Royal DSM are collaborating with APK to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films. more

industry

Sustainability coordinators WRAP have brought companies including Nestlé, SABIC and P&G together to make the plastics packaging chain more sustainable. more

industry

Clipper Teas, which sells unbleached tea bags in Western Europe, has said it is hoping to remove polypropylene from the bag seal. more

industry

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

industry

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

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

industry

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

industry

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

TetraPak

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

machinery

Corbion

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

materials

Verstraete IML Sno-Balls

Verstraete IML

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

industry

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

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

industry

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

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

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

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

industry

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

industry

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

industry

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