CoverStory: Beverage Breakthroughs
Innovations in packaging materials and functional elements pour from the beverage segment.
May 8, 2013
Nature’s Coffee Kettle is a coffee brewing system for campers, hikers and coffee connoisseurs. Now the company’s updated spouted pouch from Flair Flexible Packaging helps Nature’s Coffee Kettle better communicate the unique brewing method and the freshness of the custom-roasted gourmet coffee.Read More
Market Trends: pet food
New packages focus on nutrition, outstanding design and convenience.
May 8, 2013
According to a report from the American Pet Products Association regarding industry statistics and trends, Americans are pampering their pets by purchasing items for them that go well beyond the bare necessities. Pets now receive gourmet and organic food options with special consideration for allergies, dietary restrictions or a special healthy diet.Read More
April 17, 2013
Intervitis-Interfructa, the international trade fair which takes place every three years, will open its doors in Stuttgart from April 24 to 27, 2013. The fair is dedicated to the wine, spirits and fruit juice industries. Smurfit Kappa will take the opportunity to present its full range of innovative Bag-in-Box packaging solutions and filling technology at the event.Read More
Packages of the year
Food and Beverage Packaging highlights nine attention-worthy packages.
April 12, 2013
Our Packages of the Year coverage includes some of the most innovative and unsurpassed new packages that have rolled onto store shelves.
Market Trends: Produce
Protective pads keep produce safe while convenient pouches and interactive QR codes engage consumers
April 11, 2013
According to the report Global Food: Waste Not, Want Not, published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, between 30% and 50% of the four billion metric tons of food produced around the world each year goes to waste.
March 25, 2013
Klöckner Pentaplast’s line of SmartCycle post-consumer recycled content polyester films produced in North America has been granted a “Certificate of Verification” by NSF International, an independent, third party, not-for-profit organization. The certificate verifies the recycled content claims of kp’s line of SmartCycle polyester films produced in North America and allows customers who use these films to be confident that the PCR-content claim is true and valid.Read More
March 18, 2013
Nature’s Coffee Kettle is a coffee brewing system for campers, hikers and coffee connoisseurs. Now their updated spouted pouch from Flair Flexible Packaging helps Nature’s Coffee Kettle better communicate their unique brewing method and the freshness of their custom-roasted gourmet coffee. Read More
Market Trends: Snack Foods
Convenience reigns supreme at home and on the go.
March 15, 2013
Snacking, in recent years, has become a regular part of consumer lives. The Hartman Group reports that snacking is not longer a “special treat” but the norm as Americans consume 2.3 snacks per day.
Tropical Foods launches new packaging line for snack mixes
March 11, 2013
Tropical Foods introduces a new line of packaging for some of their most popular snack mixes. The new stand-up resealable packaging has undergone a new design upgrade while staying true to the bold flavors of the product. The new bags will better showcase the snack mix and provide a user-friendly packaging option. Read More
Spear will offer increased opportunities to Constantia customers
March 5, 2013
Last Friday Constantia Flexibles Group, headquartered in Vienna, Austria, has signed a deal to acquire Spear Group – one of the leading manufacturers of labels globally.Read More