Packaging equipment & materials

The launch of Serbia's meat quality label last month

Serbia’s meat quality label will lift quality and sales

By Zlatko Čonkaš

The president of a key Serbian meat industry association has told GlobalMeatNews that a new meat quality label will help raise standards among her country’s manufacturers and processors, boosting sales at home and abroad.

Dynamic Conveyor Corporation: Belt topper offers new option for conveying sticky foods

Equipment designer launches non-stick conveyor belt

By Oscar Rousseau

US-based machinery manufacturer Dynamic Conveyor Corporation has launched a new conveyor belt top for the food industry, with a rough-textured surface to stop sticky foods from sticking to the material.

State of the Industry: Global Meat 2017 provides exclusive data on trading trends

GlobalMeatNews Survey

Drive to cut meat eating had biggest impact last year

By Oscar Rousseau

Pressure from all angles to cut meat consumption for health or environmental reasons had the single biggest impact on the industry last year, according to an exclusive GlobalMeatNews survey.

Japan's food packaging machinery producer Ishida plans innovations across the board

Ishida targets revolutionary food packaging

By Kathryn Wortley

Japanese food labelling and weighing specialist Ishida Co is eyeing new ways to develop packaging so that products can be sold in shops without their barcodes being scanned. 

Quiz: The month in meat news

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on the month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global animal protein sector?

Sealed Air will use sale proceeds to repay debt and fund growth plans

Sealed Air to sell key divisions to equity firm

By Aidan Fortune

Packaging and hygiene solutions provider Sealed Air has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diversey Care food hygiene and cleaning businesses from its food care division to private investment firm Bain Capital Private Equity.

The business said it was 'forced' to pass on the price increase

German firms hikes plastic prices

By Oscar Rousseau

A German business making sealants for the food and drink industry said it plans to increase prices by 15% in April. 

The Food Safety Forum: Powerful Packaging airs on 23 March

Food safety and packaging webinar airs today

By Rod Addy

Readers seeking packaging solutions to combat microbial spoilage and preserve and extend shelf-life can listen to the advice of three experts in the field in a free online forum set to air today (23 March).

Linpac said the investment could also lead to new jobs outside of France

New jobs at French packaging plant

By Oscar Rousseau

Packaging firm Linpac will create jobs and training opportunities after pumping over €7 million into a new production line at its Pontivy factory in France.

Quiz: The month in meat

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on this month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global meat industry? 

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