Consumers need to know what’s in their food and customers need to know what product they’re moving around their warehouse, but as technology advances what's the role of traditional labels in the food chain?
The latest developments in packaging technology, developing sustainable solutions for direct to consumer wine delivery and beating EU legislation on tethered caps are highlighted in our latest round-up of food and drink packaging innovations.
Drinks watchdog The Portman Group has updated its best practice Alcohol Labelling Guidelines for producers, which gives information how to communicate alcohol and health-related information to consumers, across multiple channels.
The government’s Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) response should be applauded as a positive step towards incentivising UK businesses to play their part in the circular economy, but missed a golden opportunity to create a cohesive, UK-wide approach...
In this exclusive video, Butchers Petcare chairman Geoff Eaton discusses the long-term and short-term challenges threatening to disrupt the prices of raw materials, as well as the effect of switching to more sustainable packaging for a brand.
The Government has confirmed it will delay the roll-out of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme, which will require producers to bear the full cost of post consumer packaging waste disposal, until 2024.
With environmental concerns, space issues on the factory floor and shakeups in the geopolitical landscape all affecting the food and drink industry, how has packaging machinery evolved to continue supporting manufacturers?
Soft drinks firms Pepsi Lipton International and Roxane UK have fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which banned adverts that attracted complaints for making 'misleading' eco-friendly packaging claims.
Neil Hansford, food packaging and cryogenic freezing expert at Air Products, discusses the freezing considerations and the application of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for plant-based foods or meat analogues.
Princes has revealed that packaging projects across its range of brands, are set to reduce carbon emissions annually by 1,100 tonnes and remove 900 tonnes of plastic (the equivalent of over 26m plastic bottles).
A voluntary e-label scheme has been developed by European wine and spirits trade bodies Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins and Spirits Europe enabling wine and spirit producers to communicate nutritional, calorie and allergen information via QR codes...
Consumers determined to ditch booze or reduce their intake have seen the no- and low-alcohol sector soar over the past two years, with the category growing by 51% in the year to February 2021 (Kantar Worldpanel).
Recyclable packaging innovations took a high profile this month, with Coveris announcing a string of developments, while transport issues look set to drive up testliner costs and steel costs have rocketed over 12 months.
Tesco has entered a partnership with global reusable packaging platform, Loop to launch a new way for its customers to shop and buy a wide range of food, drink, household and beauty products in reusable and durable packaging.
Mars Wrigley UK scraps black polyethylene liners from Maltesers boxes, innovation in tethered caps for aseptic filling and a side-sealing flow wrapper for cheese portions are among the latest packaging innovations.
Up to half of all food and drink recalls could be prevented by avoiding ‘never events’, easily preventable packaging and labelling mistakes that trigger an allergen related recall, management consultancy RQA has claimed.
New recyclable packaging at TruffleHunter, the development of paper-based bags at Bauck and a ‘first of its kind’ integrated bottle cap all feature in this round-up of food and drink packaging developments.
Coca-Cola GB's roll out of fully recycled rPET across on-the-go bottles, a water bottle that reminds consumers to keep drinking and Graphic Packaging's new dual-ovenable tray all feature among the latest packaging trends.