AN ongoing shortage of the gas Carbon Dioxide (CO2), believed to be caused by a longer-than-usual break in ammonia production in Europe, is threatening to have a drastic impact on the FMCG industry and its packaging suppliers during the current hot climate, with food, carbonated drinks and medical suppliers all affected by the shortage.READ MORE
Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, which return to London Olympia on September 12th and 13th, have unveiled a new partnership for 2018 with ADF, the world’s premier event for aerosol and dispensing.READ MORE
Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers, has announced Horst Bittermann, Head of Marketing at Mayr-Melnhof Karton (MM Karton), as its new president, taking over from WEIG-Karton’s Roland Rex.
The announcement was made at Pro Carton’s recent quarterly AGM, where Rex formally stood down, having held the position for the past eight years.
Celebrity chef Theo Randall is amongst those who will be giving demonstrations at GO! Organic, a new summer festival being staged in London, which will celebrate organic produce, sustainability and healthy lifestyles.READ MORE
Food redistribution charity, FareShare, is celebrating after being awarded £5 million of National Lottery funding to transform people’s lives through food across the UK. The money, raised by National Lottery players for good causes, is being distributed by the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.READ MORE
APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has announced the launch of a new report: Good Practices on Separate collection, Sorting and Recycling of Steel for Packaging. APEAL is committed to helping all EU members states achieve the higher recycling targets set out in the EU’s Circular Economy Package (CEP). This report,READ MORE
The World Packaging Organisation is pushing for world change with its new Position Paper about Packaging in Circular Economy, which it hopes will provide more detail and advice for members of the packaging industry globally, on the actions they can take and impact on.READ MORE
FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technology, will occupy twelve halls at its exhibition venue in Nuremberg for the first time since it began in 1979. Back then it attracted 2,000 visitors. This year more than 40,000 trade visitors are expected.READ MORE
The world’s first Plastic Free Trust Mark has been launched by environmental campaign group, A Plastic Planet, in a move it says could revolutionise how shoppers buy their food and drink.READ MORE