UPM Raflatac partners Orthex to recycle ocean-bound plastic

FINLAND – Global supplier of labeling materials for branding and promotion, UPM Raflatac has collaborated with Orthex to offer household products and their labeling made of recycled plastic saved from ending up as marine litter. The initiative will produce products like buckets, wash bowls and water scoops using raw materials from value chains that collect plastic waste and transform them.…

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Low prices and convenience drive online shopping, reveals Mondi

EUROPE – Mondi has released its fourth annual consumer trend survey on e-commerce, online shopping and consumer attitudes toward packaging. The survey, conducted by RetailX, drew responses from 1,000 consumers each in France, Germany, Poland, Sweden and Turkey. The survey also includes the first data on generational differences in online shopping patterns. “This research has revealed five macro trends shaping…

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Bostik bolsters its portfolio with launch of two new tape and label adhesives in India

INDIA – Global leader in sealing and bonding technologies, Bostik has launched two new products for the tape and label market in India, Bostik HM2060 and Bostik HM2070. Bostik HM2060 is a single solution for high-speed label converting in the Fast-Moving-Consumer-Goods (FMCG), pharmaceutical and logistics industries. As India’s manufacturing scene continues to grow, there is an urgent need to increase…

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PepsiCo rolls out 100% recycled plastic bottles for Diet Pepsi in Kuwait

KUWAIT – American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation, PepsiCo has launched 100% recycled plastic bottles for its Diet Pepsi product in Kuwait. The launch is part of PepsiCo’s efforts to increase alternatives for sustainable packaging in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Pepsi is the first beverage brand in Kuwait to introduce locally manufactured, 100% recycled plastic bottles through its…

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New Dairy Manufacturing Africa event to connect dairy industry in Africa and globally

KENYA – FW Africa, the publishers of leading magazines and organisers of several successful events in Africa’s food industry has announced a new event that will change the game in the dairy industry in Africa. The Dairy Manufacturing Africa Summit & Expo, which is planned for September 21-22, 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya, will bring together the key stakeholders from the…

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