packaging

Cool Öcoologisch Herz Lolli uses NatureFlex packaging

Cool Öcoologisch Herz Lolli uses NatureFlex packaging

German confectionery brand, Cool, has chosen NatureFlex compostable cellulose films from Futamura to package its confectionery product Öcoologisch Herz Lolli. NatureFlex, and its big sister brand Cellophane, have long been used for confectionery packaging due to their excellent technical performance for this market application. They have good barrier, outstanding optical clarity and unrivalled deadfold, a …

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Flexibility in creating packaging solutions for the future

Flexibility in creating packaging solutions for the future

How immediate flexibility to treat more than one product on the same machinery as well as flexibility towards the future, and how we can create sustainable packaging options   With sustainability and recyclable alternatives being the buzzwords in the packaging industry right now, ANL Packaging has found a way to make the recycling of dark …

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GEA presents slicing and packaging technology innovations

GEA presents slicing and packaging technology innovations

From April 19 to 30, 2021, GEA will offer its customers and interested parties a contemporary alternative to the traditional customer event. The international industrial technology group is hosting a series of digital events, which can be booked on demand and range from webinars and live discussions, to virtual demo experiences, all staged at different …

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Mars Wrigley’s BALISTO chocolate bar mow in paper for German retail

Mars Wrigley’s BALISTO chocolate bar now in paper for German retail

Mars Wrigley Germany is offering a chocolate bar in a paper-based packaging for the first time and together with its German retail partner EDEKA Minden-Hannover (regional company of the EDEKA association). More than 90% of the packaging of the 100,000 multipacks (each contains nine single bars) is made of paper. With this test, Mars Wrigley …

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Sustainable packaging solutions

Packaging developed to offer sustainable alternatives

Arjowiggins, Futamura and Innovia Films discuss the growing importance of sustainable packaging options in confectionery, and whether this would mean high-barrier to increase shelf-life or easily recyclable materials.   Before the pandemic, some brands, manufacturers and retailers were able to drag their feet in adopting plastic-free alternatives. However, growing public consciousness and rising expectations from …

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Syntegon presents innovative packaging solutions at online event

Syntegon presents innovative packaging solutions at online event

The events focus on innovative packaging systems for bar production and on the Syntegon expertise in safe and reliable cracker handling. These two virtual events at the Swiss site in Beringen from 25 February to 3 March will facilitate the exchange during the pandemic. “We not only want to show our customers our future-proof solutions; …

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ULMA Packaging UK scoops Border Biscuits service provider award

ULMA Packaging UK scoops Border Biscuits service provider award

ULMA Packaging UK has revealed its ability to adapt its packaging machinery service offering to meet pandemic-influenced working conditions has seen the company honoured for its support. The firm was named Engineering Service Provider 2020 by Border Biscuits’ engineering department – beating 21 other companies to the accolade. Craig Penman, Engineering Manager at Border Biscuits, commented: “During …

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Nestlé says Smarties will be its first brand to be packaged in recyclable paper

Nestlé reveals first brand to be packaged in recyclable paper

Nestlé says the much-loved Smarties brand will shortly be using recyclable paper packaging for its confectionery products worldwide. This represents a transition of 90% of the Smarties range, as 10% was already packed in recyclable paper packaging. The rollout of the new material, which will be complete in the UK and Ireland by April, makes Smarties the first global confectionery …

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paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a ground-breaking new sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging.

Arjowiggins launches new translucent barrier paper

As part of its mission to help food brand owners and retailers create a circular economy society, paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a ground-breaking new sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging. Sylvicta is a translucent, functional barrier paper that has been proven to preserve the quality of food and cosmetics just as well …

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