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Sundance's compostable paper pouch, Dow's deal in China, Pepsi Europe's chemical recycling investments, UK's first recyclable baby pouch, edible films.

Rick Lingle, Senior Technical Editor

August 1, 2022

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Image courtesy of Death Wish Coffee

If you’re interested in an informative and fast read on the subject of flexible packaging, this is for you — an all-in-one location for a steady stream of curated news and developments in this dynamic market.

You’ll find regularly updated news and developments in the ever-widening world of applications for pouches, bags, films, and other types of flexible packaging sourced from supplier breakthroughs, brand launches, and other advances of interest. The content is selected from Tweets by stakeholders in the flexible packaging supply chain supplemented by content drawn from the Twitter feeds of sister publications Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday for July 2022. Return to this page to quickly scroll through to see what you’ve missed. 

SunDance unveils biodegradable, compostable paper pouch.

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Dow signs agreement with China’s leading food and beverage group, Want-Want, to drive zero-solvent emissions and a circular economy for flexible packaging.

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High-end, private-label coffee pouches and sachets recycled via TerraCycle.

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Constantia Flexibles introduces three new sustainable flexible packaging products.

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PepsiCo Europe to invest in start-ups working on chemical recycling for flexibles.

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Fiberight project aims to boost flexible packaging recycling rates in the UK.

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Essentra Tapes plans to improve sustainability across flexible packaging.

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Ineos invests in technology to develop recyclable flexible packaging film to divert one million tonnes/1.1 million tons of waste from landfill yearly.

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Case study: Eat All Real Nutrition’s compostable packaging from Parkside earns placement at Tesco Ireland.

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BOPP market report.

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PCR from Saica Natur Cycle Plus used by Manupackaging to make 100% recyclable high-performance PE stretch film.

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CEFLEX team develops monomaterial pouches using recycled PP.

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MERLINProject21 will increase the quality and rate of MultilayER packaging recycLINg waste in Europe.

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UK’s first fully recyclable baby food pouch.

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Kerastase shampoo introduces refillable aluminum bottles paired with refill pouches that cut plastic use by 82%.

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Dow makes a deal with Chinese food and beverage group Want-Want to improve the sustainability of flexible packaging.

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Flexible packaging for food is at a critical crossroads…take the easy road or the route less traveled?

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Research: edible food packaging films made from citrus peel waste.

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Flexible packaging market facts and insights.

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BillerudKorsnäs launches new sack paper with a coating that replaces the typical plastic film barrier in this type of packaging..

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Death Wish Coffee launches Espresso Roast in new-look bags.

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If you'd like to see more, check out Breaking News in Flexible Packaging June 2022

 

About the Author(s)

Rick Lingle

Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday

Rick Lingle is Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. He’s been a packaging media journalist since 1985 specializing in food, beverage and plastic markets. He has a chemistry degree from Clarke College and has worked in food industry R&D for Standard Brands/Nabisco and the R.T. French Co. Reach him at [email protected] or 630-481-1426.

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