Packaging Technology & Materials

Starting At End-Of-Line Packaging

Jan-Pieter Grootendorst, market development specialist, Symach, A thiele technologies company, gives his opinion on end-line packaging trends, and which aspects manufacturers should consider and opt…

Branding & Market Trends

The Future Of Packaging

In the dynamic food and beverage industry, manufacturers constantly need to not only cope with increasing consumer demands, but also keep up with the latest…

Branding & Market Trends

Turn To Flexible Packaging For Resilience

Today's consumers demand for all things convenient, and manufacturers have developed solutions such as smaller sized or unique packaging that can help consumers eat or…

Beverage Packaging, Capping & Closures

Edible Water Bottles: The Future Of Drinks

Manufacturers are always looking for newer and more innovative ways to meet consumers' demands for convenience, and it looks like they have found a really…

Branding & Market Trends

Going Holographic With Flexible Packaging

In a highly competitive consumer space, brand owners have to constantly find new ways to differentiate themselves. What used to be seen as an expensive…

Branding & Market Trends

Millennials Misunderstood

This article explains why manufacturers should embrace the Millennials (Generation Y) as a key market opportunity. By Frank Bühler, product manager, Bosch Packaging Technology

Branding & Market Trends

Market Outlook 2017: What Is ‘In’ With Packaging?

Andrew Manly, communications director, Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association, AIPIA, shares his insight on the current and upcoming trends for packaging in the food…

Branding & Market Trends

Market Outlook 2017: Packaging Technology—Trends And Advice

Consumers are demanding for smaller sized packs, safer foods, longer shelf lives… how is this affecting packaging technology? Toshiki Kanai, general manager of sales &…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

Food Labels — The Claim To Success

As the trend on health and wellness grows, the ubiquitous and unassuming food label may be influencing purchasing decisions much more than you think. By…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

Catering To Consumers' Demand For Meaningful Clean Labels

Consumers today are demanding for cleaner labels, but what is meant by that, what do consumers expect, and how can manufacturers cater to this demand?…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

Industrial-Grade Barcode For Accountability Tracking

Traceability is gaining more importance today with the rising pressure on manufacturers to maintain food safety. Barcodes are an easy solution, says Didier Lacroix, senior…

Beverage Packaging, Capping & Closures

Case-Study: Balancing Traditional And Modern

Seasonings and sauces have long played an important role not only in taste of our foods, but also in our cultures, especially in Asia. With…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

Decluttering Legislations Of Food Grade Lubricants: Who, Where, How And Why

Although food grade lubricants have been in the market for years, a large portion of consumers and suppliers are still misinformed about the regulations and…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

PET Labelling For The Future

More than just a position for product information and branding messages, beverage labels has evolved to provide more benefits for manufacturers. By Raffaele Pace, labelling…

Beverage Packaging, Capping & Closures

The Rife And Rave Of Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging is a growing dynamic sector for the technology suppliers, packaging converters and brand owners of the food and beverage industry, but which trends…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

Equalising Nutrition: Tackling Consumer Confusion

Nutrition labels need to be effective in providing all consumers with the right information in the right way, so they can make informed decisions. With…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

How Should You Label? An Analysis Of Different ‘Vegetarian’ Terms

The health and wellness trend is thriving worldwide today. ‘Vegan’, ‘vegetarian’, ‘plant-based’ are just some terms being seen more commonly on labels, but what do…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

Coding & Marking For Beverages: CIJ Or Laser?

Chirag Sheth, global marketing manager at Videojet technologies, discusses about continuous ink jet (cij) and laser technologies and how beverage manufacturers can decide which will…

Coding, Labelling & Packaging Labels

Case-Study: Making Labelling Machines Run Smoothly

From A for Aquavit to Z for Zinfandel wine—whenever something is bottled in the beverage industry, it needs to be labelled as well. Krones AG…

Beverage Packaging, Capping & Closures

Asia’s Beverage Industry: Change Is Coming

The East is still tracing behind the West in terms of many industries, including that of beverage, but change is coming, says Eric Shaffner, Sales…