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cellophane packaging

Is cellophane set to make a comeback in food packaging?

Come Christmas, cellophane bags are everywhere. Your carefully selected Christmas chocolates are probably wrapped in cellophane paper and most of your Christmas groceries are too. Cellophane is ideal for wrapping oddly shaped gifts, yet its popularity in the food packaging industry has been dwindling for years. Still, hope may be just around the corner.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of plastic packaging?

The advantages and disadvantages of plastic packaging

Despite popular belief plastic packaging is not always the worst choice from an environmental viewpoint. In fact, plastic has some benefits other materials generally believed to be eco-friendly, glass to name one, lack. While both materials can be recycled, in reality over forty percent of the plastic made is recycled every year, while only twenty […]

‘To go’ food packaging: 8 finger licking good designs

Over recent years people’s lives have increasingly become more stressful: work, family, friends and a bunch of hobbies have resulted in a hasty life style – we don’t even allow ourselves a proper  home-cooked lunch most of the time! ‘On the go’ is now our preferred way of enjoying a sandwich or salad dish. The […]
plastic packaging

Is plastic packaging saving or destroying our planet?

Most of us probably agree that plastic packaging is bad for the environment, yet what alternative packaging material do we have at the moment that’s as cheap as plastic and more environmentally friendly? A recent study from the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association has determined that six different categories of plastic […]

Why food brands should consider flexible packaging

Flexible packaging is often used in the food industry to keep all kinds of foods fresh on the shelf. From flexible drink pouches to sauce, rice, pudding, etc. Nearly all kinds of food can be stored in flexible packaging containers. In fact, brand owners nowadays seem to favor pouches over canned food. The obvious reason […]
sustainable food packaging

Creating sustainable food packaging from grass

The past decades the packaging industry has been forced, either externally or internally, to continuously invest in the field of eco-friendly and sustainable products. In its search for new innovations the Welsh government is now funding two universities and six industrial partners to convert grass into a range of products, including easily recycled fibre-based packaging […]