Meeting Asia’s Sustainable Cooling Needs

Rising temperatures have led to an increased demand for cooling systems with a focus on sustainability. By Grundfos Asia Pacific. Temperatures across the globe have been rising drastically over the past few years as a result of climate change. According to the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the…

Bühler: Act Now For A Sustainable Future

The world faces urgent challenges to remain sustainable in the coming decades as climate change and a growing population make many of our current systems of production unsustainable. Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and former Director General of the World Health Organisation, addressed the 800 experts,…

Kerry: Cleaner Label A Priority For Consumers

More than half of consumers (52 percent) in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA) always look for cleaner labels when shopping, but clean eating in the East is very different from the West, according to new research released by Kerry today. The ‘Cleaner Label: Safety, Health and Environment—The New…

A Targeted Shift Towards Sustainable Packaging

In September 2018, Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets were announced at a milestone industry event convened by the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO). These targets build on commitments made on 27 April 2018 by Commonwealth, state and territory environment ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association to…

Formulating Sustainable Adhesives With Bostik

How does Bostik stand out in the industry? Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. Having been in the market for 130 years, Bostik approaches the label industry with an extensive and unique combination of market and application expertise. Bostik is…

One Size Doesn’t Fit All When It Comes To More Sustainable Packaging

Sustainability is complicated, and when it comes to packaging, it can manifest itself in many ways and on many levels. Most consumers want ‘to do the right thing’ but as feedback from trade event ProSweets19 showed, they often lack understanding about the complexities of materials composition, when paper or plastic…

Palm Oil: Challenges, Sustainability And Its Applications

In our globalised world, the realities of palm oil production and trade have become more complex, thus posing several challenges to the industry, says Futura Ingredients.   Challenges In our globalised world, the realities of palm oil production and trade have become more complex, thus posing several challenges to the…

New Packaging Policies Are A Global Game Changer

Susan Hansen, Global Strategist, Food&Agri Supply Chains for Rabobank, explores the changing packaging policies in China and its global impact.    The Policy Challenge Over the last couple of years, local and national governments worldwide have presented strategies for dealing with the growing challenges of packaging waste. Some of these proposed…

Ecological Awareness Challenges The Packaging Industry

In the packaging sector, one should never lose sight of the big picture: the overall goal is to produce packaging with low ecological impact over its complete product life cycle. By Jörg Sabo, marketing director of Greiner Packaging International.   Sustainability is the order of the day. Once scoffed at…

Improving Efficiency, Sustainability And Profitability In Beverage Production

Liquid product recovery and pigging technology will help businesses increase yields, reduce costs, speed up changeovers and become more sustainable, says Peter Elgar, group marketing manager of HPS Product Recovery Solutions.   Why More Companies Will Start “Pigging” In 2018 Beverage production is changing. Droughts, sugar taxes, raw material costs,…
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