Food


Blockchain and the future of food and drink packaging

Blockchain and the future of food and drink packaging. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR419)Avery Dennison announces a new original content series, authored by future forecasters, The Future Laboratory. The monthly online column, based on proprietary research, provides insights on global drivers, macro and micro trends and their impact on consumers, brands, and the label and packaging industry.

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to more sustainable packaging

Mondi’s fully recyclable packaging material, BarrierPack Recyclable, drives circular economy forward. (Photo: Mondi, PR129)Mondi and Pacoon offer a roadmap for making packaging more sustainable.

Archroma launches Leucophor® AFCN, a new FDA-approved OBA aimed for food contact, high-whiteness packaging and paper

Archroma launches Leucophor® AFCN, a new FDA-approved OBA aimed for food contact, high-whiteness packaging and paper. 
(Photo: Leah Kelly)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of a new optical brightening agent (OBA) specially designed for food packaging and paper, Leucophor® AFCN liq. The newly launched OBA has been approved for food contact by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Keep it safe…with Mondi’s FIBC liner films

Mondi‘s FIBC liners ensure clean food processing and are ideal for milk powder, other foods, pharmaceuticals and additional applications. (Photo: Mondi, PR111)Mondi, the global packaging and paper group, is investing in its Styria, Austria, plant to further boost its ability to offer safe, clean, environmentally friendly liners for Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers.

Milliken to highlight additives that improve plastics processing and sustainability at Arabplast 2019

Milliken to highlight additives that improve plastics processing and sustainability at Arabplast 2019.
 (Photos © 2018 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR196)Specialty chemicals supplier Milliken & Co. will again be exhibiting at Arabplast — taking place Jan. 5-8, 2019, in Dubai — where it will showcase how its additives can help address the key challenges confronting today’s plastics processing industry.

Sweet success: Mondi shows innovative flair with novel ice cream cone sleeve and lid

Sweet success: Mondi shows innovative flair with novel ice cream cone sleeve and lid. 
(Photos: Mondi, PR097)Ever since Mondi scooped up Turkish flexible packaging manufacturer Kalenobel via a July 2016 acquisition, it has eyed the ice cream sector as a cool growth opportunity.

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