Food Packaging

You can take it with you: Packaging makes convenience food portable

<b>​</b>As time-strapped consumers become increasingly health-conscious, convenience foods have evolved to provide easy, on-the-go nutrition across …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Food wrapping that kills bacteria

SINGAPORE: Canadian scientists have developed a food wrapping that has viruses embedded in it to kill bacteria that cause food contamination, …

Biology

‘Precycling’ Concept Aims To Eliminate Food Packaging Waste

MIWA is working to help food and grocery businesses take a step toward more responsible practices

Recycling

Icahn Enterprises - High Yield At A Premium To NAV, But Worth It

IEP marries an activist to his 91%-owned private equity fund.<p>It has $28 billion of assets and pays a 10.8% dividend yield.<p>The underlying business …

Stocks

Pledge to take 3 for the sea

Never have our oceans and marine life been in more danger. And one of the biggest threats? Plastic pollution. It’s been estimated the amount of …

Activism

Changing the paradigm of consumption

Consumerism now is all about instant gratification at the best price. We want our products as quickly and easily as possible, and the consumer …

Sustainability

The Dieline's Best of the Week

Ahh another Monday! But there's no reason to be down because we're bringing you the best packaging design projects and articles from last week.We …

Color Blindness

Penn State researchers turn crab shell component, wood into biodegradable, potentially edible packaging

Could that Jersey crab claw you just tossed in the trash someday become a basic component of a biodegradable restaurant takeout container?<p>Jeffrey …

Recycling

20 Pet Food Packaging Designs

People often refer to their pets as their "fur babies" as they provide a lot of companionship and joy. This explains why there is such a variety of …

Pets

Lidl apologises for airbrushing Christian crosses from food packaging after 'discrimination' claims

The German retail giant came under criticism on social media after shoppers noticed that the crosses had been deliberately removed from the famous …

News (Ireland)

Lidl says sorry for removing crosses from churches on packaging

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Supermarket chain Lidl has apologised for airbrushing Christian crosses out of images of the Greek island of Santorini on some …

Photo Manipulation

Lidl removes crosses from Greek church on food packaging in attempt to be ‘religiously neutral’

Lidl has come under fire for editing a cross at the top of a church out of an image it uses on the packaging for its own-brand range of Greek-style …

Photo Manipulation

Sen. Schumer Calls on FDA to Investigate Fast Food Packaging Chemicals

The Senate minority leader also took on meat allergy-causing ticks and cramped airline seats, too.<p>Senator Chuck Schumer has called on the FDA to …

Fast Food

Is Fast Food Packaging Harmful? Chuck Schumer Wants FDA To Investigate

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the Food and Drug Administration to launch an investigation into the possible use of chemicals …

Health

Schumer wants FDA investigation into fast food packaging

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration should launch a formal investigation into the health consequences of chemicals …

Charles Schumer

Swiss village overrun with tourists after viral video

The mountainous town of Lavertezzo in the Swiss canton Ticino has seen an influx of visitors after a Facebook video went viral. But now locals are …

Australian News

A Vibrant, Artistic Fast Food Packaging That May Be Too Beautiful To Thrash

<b>Fast food packaging</b> seems to epitomize the fast-consumption, throw-away pop culture that increasing defines the digital age—considering the short …

Graphic Design

Report: Mac and cheese contains chemicals banned from baby products

A new study raises concerns about phthalates in some popular foods

Mac and Cheese

Finnish recyclable food packaging innovation attracts worldwide interest

Kotkamills, a wood and paper producer from southeast Finland, has received certification for using a new grade of plastics-free paperboard it has …

Recycling

Prices rises for Paper & Packaging | Expense Reduction Analysts

<b>According to independent researchers IBISWorld the price of wood pulp is forecast to rise by 5.1% year on year, for the next couple of years. For</b> …

Consumer Spending

Zimbabwe: Styrofoam Ban in Food Packaging Begins - Report

(File photo).<p>Government has finally begun implementing the Statutory Instrument which bans the use of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) known as kaylites in …

Recycling

Cancer Council survey reveals big gap in what public and experts think is healthy

Seventy-one per cent believed orange juice was healthy (compared to 24 per cent of nutrition experts), 44 per cent thought gluten-free cakes were …

Australian News

Nothing Weighs Nothing

Seven hundred miles into my 2011 Appalachian Trail thru-hike, I met Scavenger. From Germany, Scavenger exuded the look of the classic European …

Hacking

Childhood obesity in Australia: Cartoon characters on kids’ food packaging face heat; Top brands found to be unhealthy

A survey carried out by Obesity Policy Coalition has created quite a buzz, and there are many who want a ban on cartoon characters used on food …

Obesity

Food giants resist calls to eliminate cartoon characters from junk-food packaging

Frosties, spruiked by Tony the Tiger, contains more than 41 grams of sugar per 100 grams.<p>In some cases, cartoon characters such as the Paddle Pop …

Australian News

Vancouver targets disposable cups, foam containers and bags

City of Vancouver staff are preparing to present council with options to reduce the use of disposable coffee cups, plastic and paper shopping bags, …

Canadian News

10+ Of The Most Genius Food Packaging Designs Ever Created

Compiled by <b>Bored Panda</b>, the list below contains a wealth of clever designs to change the way you think about food packaging, from yogurt lids that …

Graphic Design

Dow, DuPont merger gets conditional antitrust approval

DuPont (DD.N) and Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge on condition that the companies sell certain crop protection …

Business (Canada)

Little Yumyum Baby food Packaging on RISD Portfolios

Little YumYum is an imaginary company that specializes in healthy, organic baby food. The brand believes that parents should choose what is best for …

Graphic Design

Wesfarmers rating downgraded as Amazon looms ... Skype wants to be like Snapchat ... Choice weighs in on food packaging

<i>By Dominic Powell and Emma Koehn.</i><p>Investment analysts at Morgan Stanley have reduced the share price target of retail giant Wesfarmers by 12%, …

Food (Australia)