Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. Next week’s round-up will focus on processing news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at [email protected].
- The Association of Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) has confirmed that the impact on climate change of the average unit of steel packaging was reduced by 32% during 2000 to 2013.
- A collaboration between Ball and Belgian chocolate brand Ovidias sees the chocolatier bring its patented packaging concept to the commercial market.
- German drinks manufacturer Rhodius Mineralquellen has reintroduced its mineral water into cans after more than a decade.
- The Schur Flexibles Group exhibited its new ranges at FachPack in Nuremberg, Germany in September.
- Food producers can now sign up to a platform that enables packaging recovery note (PRN) obligation money to be transparently invested.
- Sustainable packaging developer Tipa has announced its UK brand partnership with Snact, a social enterprise making snacks from surplus product.
- Verbatim, part of the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group, has announced two new filament materials – PET and high performance PLA – for use with fused fabrication filament 3D printers.