Pactiv Evergreen Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Evergreen Packaging International LLC, to sell its carton packaging and filling machinery businesses in China, Korea and Taiwan to SIG Schweizerische Industrie-Gesellschaft GmbH, a subsidiary of SIG Combibloc Group Ltd, for an enterprise value of approximately $335 million.
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper; IMA Ilapak, world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for packaging and Les Crudettes, leading French company in the fresh vegetables market, have won three prizes at the prestigious French packaging award and the Trophées de l’innovation LSA for a new paper packaging.
I try to be conscientious with recycling (I even take the wire hangers back to the dry cleaner). But I often ask myself, “Is this anything more than a sop to my conscience?” That is, is it doing any good?
The change to corrugated packaging for apples started in 2020 as part of the company’s efforts to add more recyclable and compostable packaging.
Despite the huge number of innovations, the fundamental problems of produce packaging do not seem to have been solved in any comprehensive way.
Considering all the innovation in packaging, the question remains: Are these newfangled packages going to be more expensive than their predecessors? After all, as a rule, new things cost more than old things.
Produce industry experts agree that the move toward sustainability will continue.
The trend toward increased packaging continued during the pandemic.
Probably no item exemplifies the dilemmas surrounding produce packaging more than the clear plastic clamshell.
Fresh berry leader Driscoll’s has partnered with Think Beyond Plastic to launch an inaugural Agricultural Plastics Innovation Challenge, which aims to stimulate new recycling processes and the development of alternatives to conventionally used field plastics.