Packaging Digest

27
Jun

Food-Grade Recycled Polypropylene is Poised for US Intro

The NextLooPP initiative’s success and breakthroughs across the Atlantic and an FDA Letter of No Objection to 14 companies hold promise for food-grade PP recycling on American shores. …

27
Jun

Amazon’s Switch to Paper Cushioning Prioritizes Curbside Recycling, and Profits

Switching out plastic air-pillow cushioning for paper filler avoids the use of plastic delivery packaging from two billion packages annually — and improves the bottom line. …

26
Jun

New Flow Wrapper Caters to Baked-Goods Packagers

The Hayssen R300 flow wrapper offers numerous hygienic features and is easy to operate, even for beginners. …

25
Jun

Tantalizing Topics for Medical Packagers

In the first six months of 2024, readers focused on education, sustainability, and leadership skills. …

24
Jun

IoPP Launches Sustainable Packaging Training

The career-enriching fundamentals course covers a range of environmental, regulatory, and packaging end-of-life issues. …

21
Jun

Top 7 Ecommerce Cold Chain Packaging Trends

Here’s what to expect of temperature-controlled packaging as online consumers order more & more perishable pharmaceuticals, foods, and beverages. …

21
Jun

Algae’s Remarkable Role in Sustainable Packaging’s Future

Cutting-edge algae-based bioplastics could revolutionize sustainable packaging (and beyond) while meeting consumer and regulatory demands. …

20
Jun

4 Steps to Optimizing Carton Sizes

Learn how to save costs and improve production efficiency by following the phases in this comprehensive guide for manufacturers. …

18
Jun

Bottled Water Microplastics Litigation Is Making a Splash

Plaintiffs argue companies that make and sell bottled water have violated consumer protection statutes by labeling their bottled water as “natural” when the products allegedly contain microplastics. …

18
Jun

Ready-Meal Packaging: Picture Imperfect

These comparisons show that packs for prepared meals don’t always provide a realistic image of the food inside. …