Packaging & Labelling

Princes sees the labelling move as part of a wider response to shoppers demanding more transparency from processors

Princes pursues transparency with Napolina QR codes

By Rod Addy

Princes has launched on-pack quick response (QR) codes on its Napolina canned tomatoes, enabling smartphone users to view their quality and sustainability credentials as part of a broader blockchain-enabled transparency drive.

The new hub has £2m backing from the Welsh Government

Sustainable food packaging hub launches in Wales

By Michelle perrett

A sustainable food packaging hub is being established at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Cymru (AMRC Cymru) in Broughton, Wales with a £2m financial investment from the Welsh Government.

Meadow Foods’ new plant-based yogurt pots will be made from 100% recycled PET

Meadow Foods commits to slashing plastic waste

By Rod Addy

Dairy ingredients supplier Meadow Foods is stepping up its eco-friendly packaging work, launching a new sustainability pledge in partnership with voluntary global assurance initiative Responsible Plastic Management (RPM) Program.

Metal could be used to achieve a premium feel in packaging

Crown shines light on metal

By James Ridler

Crown Food Europe is advocating the use of metal to convey a premium feel to packaging in the “booming” snacks market.

Packaging requirements will change depending on the future of distribution, be that to retailers or direct to consumer

Opinion

Why deliver to retailers rather than consumers?

By Paul Gander

As the world shifts to adapt to the new normal in the wake of the coronavirus, what makes producers continue supplying to retailers instead of adopting a direct to consumer approach?

YPACK has developed a new bio-based plastic alternative to traditional food packaging

EU-funded bioplastic developed

By James Ridler

EU-funded project YPACK has developed a new bio-based plastic alternative to traditional food packaging.

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