INFOPACK NEWS _ 26/02/2024

Challenges and opportunities for the future: Introducing recycled content in your packaging

News - Circular Economy

Challenges and opportunities for the future: Introducing recycled content in your packaging


Plastic production has experienced a remarkable increase in the last two decades, doubling its output worldwide. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
Extended Producer Responsibility: 4 key questions to find out if and how it affects you

News - general

Extended Producer Responsibility: 4 key questions to find out if and how it affects you


Since the publication of Royal Decree 1055/2022, one of the biggest questions that every company in Spain is facing is: What is the RAP and how does it affect my company? ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: general BRAND: ITENE
Key Global Trends for 2024: Towards a More Sustainable Food Packaging

Markets - Food

Key Global Trends for 2024: Towards a More Sustainable Food Packaging


At the present time, we are immersed in a historical revolution across all economic sectors towards a new system based on sustainability. This represents a disruptive transformation in which the packaging sector emerges as one of the main drivers of change to address the challenges posed by climate change. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Food BRAND: ITENE
Bioplastic production from agricultural by-products

Markets - Food

Bioplastic production from agricultural by-products


The generation of agro-food residues and by-products constitutes a significant global problem, as its management has huge impact on the environment, economy, and society. According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), food and crop waste contribute to economic losses of around $936 billion and account for 8% of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (FAO, 2020) on a global scale. In Europe, approximately 90 million tons of food and 700 million tons of crops are wasted each year. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Food BRAND: ITENE
How can I prepare my packaging to be reusable?

Markets - Circular Economy

How can I prepare my packaging to be reusable?


A look into the past provides a valuable glimpse into the sustainability that existed before the era of single-use products. Back then, reuse was the norm, not the exception. People valued and cared for their belongings, repairing and reusing objects instead of discarding them. Longevity and durability were cherished qualities and were designed with resistance and practicality in mind. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
Safety of Inks and Ddhesives in Food Packaging

Markets - Food

Safety of Inks and Ddhesives in Food Packaging


Food safety is a worldwide concern. Consumers trust that the food they buy and eat is safe for their health and that of their loved ones. An essential part of this assurance of safety comes from food packaging ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Food BRAND: ITENE
How to design your sustainable shelf-ready packaging (SRP)

Markets - Branding & Design

How to design your sustainable shelf-ready packaging (SRP)


Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP) is a type of secondary packaging, which groups several primary packaging and is prepared to be placed directly on the supermarket display. With this type of packaging, it is possible to minimise the handling of the product during the distribution cycle from the manufacture of the product until it reaches the end customer. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Branding & Design BRAND: ITENE
Innovative packaging to reduce food waste

Markets - Food

Innovative packaging to reduce food waste


Food waste has become a global problem in recent years. According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), more than 691 million people suffered from hunger in 2022, while an estimated 13% of the world's food is lost in the supply chain, between post-harvest and retail. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Food BRAND: ITENE
Packaging from waste: turning waste into new materials

Markets - Circular Economy

Packaging from waste: turning waste into new materials


One of the main challenges facing society today is to reduce the generation of waste and innovate in resources to assimilate and manage it, as this volume of waste causes significant environmental damage ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
How to design SUSTAINABLE PREMIUM packaging?

Markets - Branding & Design

How to design SUSTAINABLE PREMIUM packaging?


The development of optimised packaging is strategic for the marketing of all products. A proper design optimises the packaging-to-product ratio, reduces costs, reduces environmental impact and therefore increases the competitiveness of the company ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Branding & Design BRAND: ITENE