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Something up my sleeve

Finnish dairy Juustoportti worked with Gerhard Schubert on its sleeve packed cups of yogurt and cottage cheese.

Posted 6 April 2017

Promotional activity

Mark Ulan looks at in pack and on pack promotions, and discusses how to create packaging with impact.

Posted 4 March 2017

Licence to fill

Birgit Clever Dr Thilo Britz discuss the trends and directions currently shaping the packaging market, and what they mean for the development of new filling machines.

Posted 6 February 2017

It looks as good as it tastes

Richard Burnett discusses the premiumisation of confectionery and how this impacts packaging in the sector.

Posted 24 January 2017

AD solves £64m Christmas food waste headache

No food company deliberately creates unnecessary waste. However, the volume of food waste created over the festive period is typically 30 per cent higher than the rest of the year.

Posted 19 December 2016

Pouch power

Chirag Sheth looks at the increasing popularity of pouches and flexible packaging within the beverage sector, and how coding and marking plays a key role in production line efficiency.

Posted 7 December 2016

PET shop

Adopting and developing a more sustainable approach throughout the supply chain is undoubtedly one of the biggest challenges faced by the packaging industry. Nicholas Bloch considers the contribution of PET.

Posted 27 October 2016

Hybrid packaging: collaboration is key

Combining the high strength of corrugate and excellent shelf presentation qualities of RPET results in a pack that is both strong and efficient for delivery, argues Martin Leeming.

Posted 27 September 2016

Law and order

When designing and printing labels and packaging, food businesses must conform with multiple regulations and at the same time adapt to consumer trends. Fiona Carter and Mark Webster report.

Posted 16 August 2016

What a relief

While many food and drink manufacturers will have heard of research and development (R&D) tax relief, most think it’s not really applicable to them, writes Mark Tighe

Posted 4 August 2016

Chief assets

Food & Drink Technology discusses asset management with Johan Paulsson, head of asset management Services at Tetra Pak

Posted 21 July 2016

Risky business

Chirag Sheth on cracking the food safety code in a global supply chain

Posted 17 June 2016

Health slick

Emma Woods discusses the rise and demand of ‘healthier’ cooking oils and the challenges that manufacturers could face if the trend continues

Posted 13 May 2016