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Sustainable Packaging Investment Summit London

  This is a 1-day summit which promises to connect innovators and start-ups in sustainability with investors, consumer brands and packaging companies. With many brands, retailers and packaging companies only having five years to find alternative solutions to plastic packaging, there is an urgent need for innovation and investment in sustainable packaging. The Sustainable Packaging […]

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Monday, June 24th, 2019

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From Plastic to a Sustainable Material : 6 Things to Consider

Campden BRI provides scientific research, information, technical services, regulatory information and support to the food and drink industry. In an interesting article on their website, the author Lynneric Potter examines at 6 elements to consider before choosing to change plastic to a from a more sustainable alternative. Packaging must Protect, Preserve and Promote The author […]

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Monday, June 24th, 2019

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Weight Watchers’ New Brand and Packaging

An article on the www.healthcarepackaging.com website reports that the Weight Watchers company announced in September 2018 that it was rebranding the company. The purpose of the rebrand was to reflect a shift in focus from weight loss to overall health and wellness. Weight Watchers is a global brand that was founded in the US in […]

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Friday, June 21st, 2019

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Medical Device Packaging Priorities

The HealthPack conference took place in Portland, Oregan in March this year. (HealthPack is a medical device packaging industry annual education forum. Its aim is to provide updates in technical knowledge, explore industry trends and connect with the “who’s who” in the industry.) During the conference, attendees were surveyed by the event organisers, Informa Markets Respondents were asked […]

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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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Plastic Fruit Pack Redesigned into a Sustainable Carton

  The seismic, global shift towards more sustainable packaging industry and the power of the “ban single-use plastic” movement is demonstrated by the simple example we bring you in this post. An article on the Mayr-Melnhof website explains how a large Austrian fruit and vegetable importer and retailer completely re-designed their plastic clamshell packaging for […]

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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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Nutraceutical Packaging – Key Considerations

This is a summary of an article from JohnsByrne Packaging about key considerations when developing a packaging concept for nutraceuticals (a “nutraceutical” is a product that is a cross between a nutritional product and a pharmaceutical product.) Medical-grade anti-wrinkle topical creams or special-dietary supplements are two popular forms of nutraceuticals The nutraceutical industry has seen […]

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Monday, April 29th, 2019

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Packaged Global Summit Amsterdam 2019

8th Packaged Global Summit June 2019   This is a 2-day summit on a wide range of topics relating to packaging of all types. Key information about the 8th Global Packaged Summit Dates: 24th and 25th June 2019 Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Cost for Delegates:  Sterling £795 (early bird rate).  Full Price: £1,195 Cost for Commercial […]

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

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Packaging Professionals Survey Summary

What are the Challenges and Solutions Sought by Packaging Professionals in 2019? The above question is the main focus of a survey carried out by the Mark Allen Group ahead of the Packaged Global Summit in June 2019. The research was carried out by the Mark Allen Group, a research and event organiser. 100 packaging […]

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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What will Packaging Look Like in 5 Years Time?

  What will packaging look like in 5 to 10 years’ time? In this article, we look at a post on the packaginginnovation.com website that summarises a report by Smithers Pira on the predicted changes in packaging between now and 2027. About Smithers Pira. Smithers Pira offers market reports and consultancy to the packaging, paper […]

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Monday, February 25th, 2019

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Reduce Your Packaging Costs in 2019

In this article, we will discuss the key ways that you can reduce the cost of your cartons or sleeves in 2019. We will take account of the fact that cost is not the only factor to consider, i.e. there is no point reducing the cost of your packaging if it does not look as […]

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Friday, January 18th, 2019

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