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European parliament vote on waste legislation welcomed

The European parliament’s vote on the revision of EU waste legislation, which recognises the benefits of bio based packaging materials and sets the conditions for increased collection and recycling of beverage cartons, has been welcomed by industry associations.

The latest developments on convenience packaging to be presented at MeetingPack2017

MeetingPack2017, the international meeting for the packaging sector organised by AIMPLAS and AINIA will analyse in this third edition the great challenges of food packaging and will present the last technological solutions hand in hand with the main experts and companies of the sector. One of these challenges is innovation on barrier materials, crucial in […]

Sustainable packaging checklist published

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the Industry Council for research on Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN) has published Packaging for people, planet and profit – sustainability checklist.

Algatechnologies introduces whole-algae AstaPure natural astaxanthin

Algatechnologies will highlight its AstaPure 3% astaxanthin powder. This unique, whole-algae form of astaxanthin was developed in response to a growing demand for natural ingredients as occurred in nature. Astaxanthin powder, derived from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae, is produced using a sustainable and patented closed-cultivation system energized by natural sunlight. In addition, Algatechnologies offers Astapure beadlets and oleoresin […]

Siemens and Encirc partnership

Siemens PLC (UK & Ireland) and glass manufacturer and contract bottler Encirc have agreed a memorandum of understanding that will see them enter a strategic digitalisation partnership.

From pool to ocean

Young’s Seafood has renewed a strategic partnership to increase movements of its products, while at the same time improving supply chain efficiency, reducing waste and further enhancing its dedication to environmental sustainability.

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.

“I’m very philosophical and spiritual”

Sam Benjamin began his career as a trainee chef at Addo Food Group’s Riverside Bakery before being promoted to retail account manager. Now brand manager of the Too Good To Be… range of gluten-free sweet and savoury pastry products, formerly known as No.G, his potential in the industry saw him scoop the Rising Star accolade at the 2016 Food and Drink Federation Awards.