Symrise advances sustainable packaging

Symrise aims to reduce Co2

Avoiding waste, recycling and reducing CO2: Symrise is implementing numerous measures for sustainable packaging as part of its zero-waste strategy. The company is using paper bags instead of plastic bags and large barrels instead of small canisters, thereby economising on materials and space. Together with customers and suppliers, Symrise supply chain experts are constantly seeking…

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HiP announces UK launch of oat milk chocolate range

HiP launch oat milk chocolate range

New brand on the block HiP (Happiness in Plants) is set to storm the confectionery market with the launch of the UK’s first oat milk chocolate range in December. Promising a creamy oat-based alternative to milk chocolate, the four-strong line-up will include: Smooth & Creamy, Cookies & Cream, Salted Caramel and Salty Pretzel flavours, RSP…

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Syntegon wins German Packaging Award 2020

The German Packaging Institute has honored Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, with the German Packaging Award in the category “Packaging Machines”: the compact TPU1000 form, fill and seal system convinced the jury with its wide range of possibilities for innovative, sustainable portion packs made of fiber-based material. The German Packaging Award 2020 underlines Syntegon’s…

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Human Food launch two new flavours and reveal ‘power up’ wrapper design

Human Food Organic Smart Food

Organic smart food brand Human Food have added an ‘Orange Bar’ and a ‘White Bar’ to their existing range of ‘Green’, ‘Red’ and ‘Yellow’. This coincides with the launch of their new bar wrapper, labelled the ‘Power-Ups’ design which includes colour-coded, bar-specific nutritional information blocks on the front of the pack. Overview The brand’s Organic…

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Sustainability and the paper pouch


Paper plays a leading role in the present and future of packaging materials. Indeed, there are no other pouch materials which are equally sustainable or ecological. Over the years, Volpak has gone from being a contender to becoming a leader at the forefront of recyclable packaging solutions for pouches. Overall, it is also evident that…

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Bulletproof designs new packaging

Cadbury Wholenut

Cadbury has unveiled a fresh new look for the iconic identities of both Cadbury and Cadbury Dairy Milk, created by design agency Bulletproof. The new look includes a redrawn wordmark, new iconography and typography which aims to reinforce the product story. The revitalisation of the Cadbury wordmark drew inspiration from the hand of founder John…

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Films 101 for packaging with flow-wrapping machines

Luppo Dream Bar Chocolate

The packaging industry is facing a turning point in its history. And the trend towards more sustainable packaging materials with flow-wrapping machines, for example for films or trays, promises not to be a short-term fad. On the contrary, the legal requirements will probably become even stricter in the future. This article highlights what recyclable films…

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interpack postponed until February 2021

interpack postponed until February 2021

Messe Düsseldorf has announced it is postponing the leading international trade fair interpack. It will now take place from 25 February to 3 March 2021. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute…

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches sustainable paper packaging

Ahlstrom-Munksjö offers abrasive and tape backings

Fibre-based material supplier Ahlstrom-Munksjö has launched a new sustainable confectionery paper line. Named ‘Delicitera Confectionery Papers’, the safe-to-use sustainable food packaging papers offer enhanced shelf presence with various visual and functional benefits. Ahlstrom-Munksjö food packaging solutions business unit vice-president Jeff Murphy said: “Our confectionery papers are made of responsibly sourced natural fibres, are safe for…

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pacprocess India and food pex India sees increase of visitors

indiapack/pacprocess 2018

The second edition of the combined interpack alliance trade fairs pacprocess India, food pex India and the parallel drink technology India trade fair organised by Messe München was well received by visitors. Every year, the trade fair trio alternates between event locations Mumbai and New Delhi and is accompanied by an extensive conference programme. 9,925…

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