Beverage Packaging Sustainability In Southeast Asia: What Can We Expect After COVID-19?

In 2021, there is renewed attention on environmental issues, with companies in Southeast Asia resuming and strengthening their environmental initiatives. Contributed by Euromonitor International. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption to lifestyles, industries and corporate sustainability priorities both globally and in Southeast Asia. The world has witnessed a short-term…

Dominant Trends In The Beverage Industry

In the years ahead, beverage manufacturers are striving to meet consumer demands for more sustainable packaging, functional and convenient beverage formats, and healthier product offerings. Extract from PMMI Business Intelligence Report, 2021 Beverage Trends Driving Change. In recent years, the beverage industry has been in a state of ongoing change…

Pushing The Boundaries Of Sustainable Packaging Materials

When it comes to sustainability, it is important for food producers, packaging material and machine manufacturers to work together to align the different product, material, and machine properties. With consumers becoming increasingly ecologically conscious, food manufacturers need to rethink their products in terms of sustainability along the entire life cycle…

Sustainability: It’s The Outside That Counts

In recent decades, packaging technologies continuously improve to combine optimum product protection with highly efficient processes. One factor has gained importance within the last few years: the environmental impact of packaging. An interview with Ilona Junker, Project Manager Sustainable Solutions at Syntegon Technology. Manufacturers are seeking new approaches to use…

4 Innovations That Will Drive Hygienic Packaging

Caps & Closures highlight a few ways in which the packaging industry has been challenged by COVID-19.  The threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly thrust health and safety to the forefront of the public conscience. The virus’s rapid transmission through airborne germs, personal contact, and particularly ‘hotspots’ of infection…

Paper Packaging For Cadbury Chocolate Tablet

Confectionery giant Mondelēz International and Syntegon Technology take sustainable packaging to chocolate lovers in New Zealand. Mondelēz International approached Syntegon Technology with a challenging request: to package Cadbury’s Energy chocolate tablet in fully recyclable paper flow wraps. Consumer and manufacturer demand for more sustainable packaging has never been stronger. Recently,…

Innovative Sustainable Packaging Designs Recognised In Food & Beverage

A commentary on the WorldStar Packaging Awards’ Sustainable Design category, contributed by Nerida Kelton MAIP, Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Board Member of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).  The 2025 National Packaging Targets enables Brands to clearly understand what outcomes they need to achieve to…

Let’s Be Truthful About Sustainable Packaging Claims On-Pack

With the development of Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets, now is the time to stop and review all of your on-pack information to ensure that you are communicating effectively and honestly to consumers about your sustainable packaging. Contributed by Nerida Kelton MAIP, Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Packaging…

The Rise Of Sustainable Beverage Packaging In Southeast Asia: Will The Momentum Continue?

As the COVID-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating, the sustainability momentum may be slowed in the short term, as cost-consciousness takes on more urgent priority among stakeholders such as beverage manufacturers and consumers. By Jarred Neubronner, Senior Analyst at Euromonitor International. The sustainable beverage packaging trend accelerated in Southeast…

Toward Sustainable Packaging: Addressing Solid & Food Waste Management Issues

Aspiring towards a circular economy, product innovations and a surge in demand will be expected for different sustainable packaging solutions such as plant-based polymer packaging. Contributed by Diego Shimizu, Chemicals, Materials & Food at Frost & Sullivan. The world generates more than 200 million tonnes of plastic waste annually. The…
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