Food & Drink

Find out the latest food and drink news from the packaging industry

Bulk product detection solution helps reassure food manufacturers

LOMA Systems has revealed how the firm has been helping food manufacturers adapt to new working procedures by minimising the threat of product contamination and...

Finding flat flakes in foods

LAST year Fortress Technology unveiled a metal detector that inspects low profile, high value foods vertically and horizontally concurrently to achieve the 'highest sensitivity...

Diageo creates plastic-free paper-based spirits bottle

DIAGEO has revealed it has created what it described as the world’s first ever 100% plastic-free, paper-based spirits bottle, made entirely from sustainably sourced...

New study finds support for compostable packaging

A new poll has highlighted strong support amongst UK consumers for compostable packaging. The Populus study found that 85% of respondents believe more compostable packaging...

New designs smash it for alcohol-free drinks firm

DRYNKS Unlimited has worked with specialist suppliers Croxsons and The Label Makers to supply primary packaging for its Smashed range of alcohol-free ales, beers...

New barrier solution helps cheese specialist achieve environment goals

AR Packaging has developed Safeboard, which is described as a plastic-free packaging solution now being used by Bel Group for its Boursin cheese range. To...

Firm develops plastic-free packaging solution for salads

A plastic-free salad packaging solution has been developed by UK-based Sirane after the firm was shortlisted for producing innovative food packaging. (RE)SET Packaging, a consultancy...

Flexibility stacks up for food packing operations

BRILLOPAK has announced the launch of the Dual Crate DESTAKer for feeding empty retail crates to food packing lines at high speed. Based on the...

Pack that allows for dry transportation of seafood receives registered status

A corrugated cardboard composition pack designed for the transportation of fresh fish and shellfish has received registered status. Developed for Scottish Shellfish by Cepac, the...

‘First of its kind’ tray-positioning system launched

PROSEAL has launched a 'first of its kind' tray positioning system that calculates the required tray-spacing set-up parameters for individual tray sealing tool-sets. This, the...