January 2022

31
Jan

What’s That Popping Noise? It’s Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

The famed protective packaging has a day all its own, January 31, celebrated in creative and diverse ways. …

31
Jan

Overcoming Supply Chain Issues While Reaching New Customers

A packaging pivot may solve your supply chain problems — here are 5 options for brands and suppliers to consider. …

27
Jan

The Pathway to Supply Chain Transparency is Not as Treacherous as You Might Think

27
Jan

4 Vital Shelf-Life Prediction Methods for Food Packaging

Knowing more about analyses for water vapor, oxidation, microbial growth, and enzymatic activity can save you time, money, and headaches. …

26
Jan

PepsiCo Invests $35 Million in Local Recycling

Beverage behemoth’s support will drive Closed Loop Partners’ development of small, local recycling facilities and boost recycled PET (rPET) supply. …

26
Jan

6 Sustainability Principles Help Inform Decisions

Insight into how the American Institute for Packaging and the Environment looks at sustainability ensures that all involved parties are aligned to speed advancements in sustainable packaging. …

26
Jan

Plastic Bank Diverts 2 Billion Plastic Bottles from the Ocean

Milestone notes that partnership with SC Johnson accounts for half the total. …

26
Jan

M&M’S Sheds Overwrap, Saves Tons of Plastic Packaging

US theater boxes of M&M’S are no longer wrapped in plastic. The result for brand owner Mars Wrigley is an out-of-this-world reduction in food packaging waste. …

25
Jan

Best of #BeerCanAppreciationDay

The beer can was celebrated January 24 on Twitter with historical Bud and Miller designs, a house of cans, a can pinhole camera, a tattoo, several dog tales, and more. …

24
Jan

Veteran Player Makes Dramatic Return to HPP

Quintus Technologies’ move back into the high-pressure processing (HPP) spotlight is a natural one. …