One fish processor boosts output by upgrading packaging machinery, an automatic food pack stacker has been launched for end-of-line operations and aluminium drinks can recycling rates rise - plus the latest packaging data.
Packaging Federation chief executive officer Dick Searle has warned producers are in the firing line for ‘unfair’ costs under Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) extended producer responsibility (EPR) proposals.
Neil Hansford, Air Products UK and Ireland Freshline Applications product line manager, discusses the potential of combining cryogenic freezing with existing modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) tech to ensure good standards and quality for food products....
The predicted £2.7bn costs of extended producer responsibility (EPR) for post-consumer packaging waste would undermine industry investment to make packaging more eco-friendly, according to one trade body responding to the Government's EPR consultation.
From plastic reduction in processed meat packaging, to the world’s first Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certified beverage cans, we run down some of the latest developments in food and drink packaging from around the world.