While packaging is often penalised for its contribution to the waste issue, industry has long been championing it as part of the solution to food waste, rather than part of the problem – so it’s pleasing to see UK government recognising the role of packaging in protecting both products and human health, as well as preventing food waste, in its new anti littering strategy.
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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.
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 […]
MeetingPack2017, the international meeting for the packaging sector organized 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.
Food and drink packaging event Pro2Pac 2017 will return to Excel, London later this month (20-22 March) featuring new debate topics and design concepts.
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Research has revealed that 81% of those shopping in the supermarket and at discount retailers would buy imperfect fruit and vegetables, but this slips to just 52% online, reports Blue Yonder.
Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. Next week’s round-up will focus on Shelf Life news.
Around 350,000 tonnes of household food waste, worth an estimated £1 billion annually, could be prevented through further changes to key food items in the UK’s shopping aisles, new research shows.
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.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has highlighted the ongoing progress made under the Five-Fold Environmental Ambition (FEA) and taken forward under Ambition 2025, FDF’s new sustainability commitments launched in 2016.
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A proposal by the European parliament’s environment committee to halve food waste by 2030 has been welcomed by the UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA).
Food waste was high on the agenda in 2016 and this year has kicked off with another UK breakthrough following an agreement between government agencies and the British Sandwich & Food to Go Association (BSA), which will see thousands of tonnes of food destined to go to waste become available to charities instead.
Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. Next week’s round-up will focus on processing news.