From self-heating packaging to hand-painted grocery bags, the world of food packaging is seeing some exciting trends

From self-heating packaging to hand-painted grocery bags, the world of food packaging is seeing some exciting trends

‘Consumer expectations are getting higher and higher,” according to Justin Shimek, chief technology officer at Mattson, based near San Francisco, US.


Source: From self-heating packaging to hand-painted grocery bags, the world of food packaging is seeing some exciting trends

Researchers develop thin-film temperature sensor to reduce the amount of incorrectly sealed packaging

Researchers develop thin-film temperature sensor to reduce the amount of incorrectly sealed packaging

‘“Three gummy bears, a licorice twist, and two lollipops please.” That was how children used to spend their pocket money at the candy store.


Source: Researchers develop thin-film temperature sensor to reduce the amount of incorrectly sealed packaging

New hires: Americk Packaging; tna; Saxco International; Baker Perkins & Clondalkin

New hires: Americk Packaging; tna; Saxco International; Baker Perkins & Clondalkin

BakeryandSnacks brings you the latest round-up of new appointments this month at Americk Packaging; tna; Saxco International; Baker Perkins and Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury.


Source: New hires: Americk Packaging; tna; Saxco International; Baker Perkins & Clondalkin

Constantia Flexibles invests $4.5m as demand for film-based confectionery packaging grows

Constantia Flexibles invests .5m as demand for film-based confectionery packaging grows

Constantia Flexibles has invested approximately €4m ($4.5m) at its manufacturing site in Weiden, Germany, including a 10-color rotogravure printing machine, which will start production in Q2, 2017.


Source: Constantia Flexibles invests .5m as demand for film-based confectionery packaging grows