Flexible Packaging

Breaking News in Flexible Packaging

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Flexible green packaging demand, "cool" paper packaging breakthrough, food brands drawn to compostables, ePac's global plans, whey betters film packaging, film and paper recycling analysis.

If you’re interested in an informative and fast read on the subject of flexible packaging, this is for you — an all-in-one location for a steady stream of curated news and developments in this dynamic market.

You’ll find regularly updated news and developments in the ever-widening world of applications for pouches, bags, films, and other types of flexible packaging sourced from supplier breakthroughs, brand launches, and other advances of interest. The content is selected from Tweets by stakeholders in the flexible packaging supply chain supplemented by content drawn from the Twitter feeds of sister publications Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. Return to this page to quickly scroll through to see what you’ve missed. 

Demand for flexible green packaging for the period 2021 to 2027 is set to increase at a 6.2% CAGR.

Paper packaging breakthrough for frozen foods, in Iceland of course.

Brand applications and insights for Tipa’s compostable flexibles.

ePac Flexible Packaging’s global growth plans.

Using cheese whey to reduce food waste and add value to film packaging.

Packaging Digest contributor Claire Sand writing for IFT drills down into film and paper recycling challenges and opportunities.

Dazpack Flexible Packaging makes business moves in the Midwest.

New biodegradable biopolymer nanocomposite can monitor packaged food freshness.

SunDance unveils biodegradable, compostable paper pouch.

Dow signs agreement with China’s leading food and beverage group, Want-Want, to drive zero-solvent emissions and a circular economy for flexible packaging.

High-end, private-label coffee pouches and sachets recycled via TerraCycle.

Constantia Flexibles introduces three new sustainable flexible packaging products.

PepsiCo Europe to invest in start-ups working on chemical recycling for flexibles.

Fiberight project aims to boost flexible packaging recycling rates in the UK.

Essentra Tapes plans to improve sustainability across flexible packaging.

Ineos invests in technology to develop recyclable flexible packaging film to divert one million tonnes/1.1 million tons of waste from landfill yearly.

Case study: Eat All Real Nutrition’s compostable packaging from Parkside earns placement at Tesco Ireland.

BOPP market report.

PCR from Saica Natur Cycle Plus used by Manupackaging to make 100% recyclable high-performance PE stretch film.

CEFLEX team develops monomaterial pouches using recycled PP.

MERLINProject21 will increase the quality and rate of MultilayER packaging recycLINg waste in Europe.

UK’s first fully recyclable baby food pouch.

Kerastase shampoo introduces refillable aluminum bottles paired with refill pouches that cut plastic use by 82%.

Dow makes a deal with Chinese food and beverage group Want-Want to improve the sustainability of flexible packaging.

Flexible packaging for food is at a critical crossroads…take the easy road or the route less traveled?

Research: edible food packaging films made from citrus peel waste.

Flexible packaging market facts and insights.

BillerudKorsnäs launches new sack paper with a coating that replaces the typical plastic film barrier in this type of packaging..

Death Wish Coffee launches Espresso Roast in new-look bags.

If you'd like to see more, check out Breaking News in Flexible Packaging June 2022

 

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