More than half of consumers in the UK and a third in the US are in favour of a tax on all plastic packaging on food products, new research has shown.
Manufacturer of plastic products IPL Plastics is launching two new sizes of containers for the food industry. Both container sizes are said to be tamper evident and IML capable, for products such as soup, sauce, dips and gravy in the UK and Europe.
The PFF Packaging Group has invested £1.5 million in new injection moulding (IM) technology – a move it says will significantly strengthen its position in the sector and extend its food packaging offering.
BRC Global Standards, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Campden BRI have collaborated to publish the first edition of a global guidance on migration from packaging materials into food.
Highlights of MeetingPack2017 included packaging natural and healthy products with sensory quality, food waste reduction and respect for the environment.
Growing concern for the environment, combined with consumer preference for healthy living, is driving increased trust in glass as the ultimate packaging choice for food and drinks.