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The news section below brings in the latest news items from selected reputable packaging news sources (Packaging News, Packaging Digest and Food Production Daily) by RSS. Clicking on any of these headlines will take you to the external website which publishes the content. The Packaging Hub did not originate any of these news items and is not responsible for content from external sites.

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Firmdale Hotels look to Spectra for sugarcane packaging

Packaging News - Tue, 09/10/2018 - 08:20

Spectra recently helped Firmdale Hotels make a change to sustainable packaging with new sugarcane-based PET biopolymer packs.

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Lidl Ireland & Northern Ireland removes non-recyclable black plastic packaging

Packaging News - Mon, 08/10/2018 - 15:48

Lidl has announced that it is removing black plastic packaging from its entire fruit and vegetable range across all 195 Ireland and Northern Ireland stores by Christmas.

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Smurfit Kappa launches Inclusion & Diversity programme

Packaging News - Mon, 08/10/2018 - 10:53

Smurfit Kappa has launched a new global inclusion and diversity (I&D) programme to embrace and celebrate its global, multi-cultural workforce.

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Walkers to create UK’s first nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets

Packaging News - Mon, 08/10/2018 - 10:50

The snack food manufacturer’s new recycling scheme will be developed in partnership with the recycling company TerraCycle.

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Packaging machinery can help solve Christmas staff shortages, advises Antalis

Packaging News - Mon, 08/10/2018 - 09:55

Antalis is reminding businesses that machinery which speeds up the packing process can reduce the need for additional labour during the festive peak in demand.

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pokito – the pop-up cup that stands proud in a crowd

Packaging News - Mon, 08/10/2018 - 09:10

New for grab-and-go hot and cold drinks is a pop-up cup that collapses in the palm of your hand with a deft flick of the wrist – ‘now you see it; now you don't’.

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To protect and serve food | Supplier Analysis – Foodservice

Packaging News - Fri, 05/10/2018 - 11:03

Brisk business due to the scorching weather and the World Cup bringing out the crowds hasn’t dampened growth in foodservice. This is despite tough high street trade and the debates around packaging waste, reports Jez Abbott.

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Connect with the future | Category Focus – intelligent and active packs

Packaging News - Fri, 05/10/2018 - 10:53

Intelligent, connected packaging can prove beneficial to consumers, brands and the supply chain in more ways than perhaps many envisaged. Tony Corbin taps into the technology Zeitgeist

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Parkside launches fully recyclable flexible packaging laminate

Packaging News - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 13:29

Specialist packaging solutions provider, Parkside, has launched a new fully recyclable single polymer laminate.

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Multi-million euro Greif facility opens in Russia

Packaging News - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 13:00

Greif recently welcomed over 200 guests to the official opening of its new state-of-the-art Russian steel drum production plant in Vorsino Industrial Park, Kaluga.

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Ball Corporation opens state-of-the-art production plant in Spain

Packaging News - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 10:42

Ball Corporation has inaugurated a new production plant in Spain located in Cabanillas del Campo, Guadalajara.

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Engelmann & Buckham announce Volpak recyclable materials-ready machine

Packaging News - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 08:30

The packaging industry is continuing to find ways to use recyclable materials, which brings significant challenges for manufacturers on equipment performance levels.

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Big demand predicted for Intamac machine after PPMA launch

Packaging News - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 08:21

Intamac Packaging Systems launched a new machine to the market at the PPMA Show 2018.

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Packaging Automation kit increases Pro-Pak efficiency

Packaging News - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 07:25

Four motion controlled high speed tray sealing machines have increased the efficiency of the ready meal packing line at Pro-Pak Foods.

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