tech & innovation

14 Jul 2023
--- Packaging and processing solutions provider Syntegon is launching a high-output capsule filling machine in Europe and North America to meet the growing demand for high filling capacity in the supplement and nutraceutical... Read More
24 Mar 2023
--- Connected packaging technologies could become a key enabler of supply train traceability and environmental sustainability targets but are restrained by ineffective legislation, according to SharpEnd and CEO and... Read More
06 Dec 2022
--- Vantage Nutrition, an ACG Group company, has acquired US-based manufacturer AquaCap, from Nestlé Health Science. AquaCap is a leading contract manufacturer of liquid-filled capsules within the US nutritional... Read More
04 Nov 2022
--- Protecting medical and pharmaceutical solutions while driving up the environmental sustainability of packaging was a major theme at this year’s CPHI trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. During the event this week, we... Read More
04 Oct 2022
--- Gatorade has launched a Gx bottle that tracks personalized hydration needs and indicates to athletes when to drink with a light-up cap. The bottle is an addition to their Gx range, designed for athletes to fulfill their... Read More
14 Feb 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) is launching a stakeholder platform to promote algae use for nutrition and packaging. Called EU4Algae, the project aims to accelerate business development and consumer awareness in the EU. The EC... Read More
19 Jan 2022
--- Israel-based ImpacX is launching a pilot of its 2.0 technology, aiming to “revolutionize” both packaging and nutrition. The company is using smart packaging that allows for personalization,... Read More
01 Nov 2021
--- US sports nutrition beverage brand Barcode is launching a plant-based coconut water hydration drink for athletes. Its hyper-minimalist design emphasizes a large barcode on the front label to encourage product interactivity... Read More
23 Apr 2021
--- Informed Sport is launching an app that uses barcode scanning to help users find sports nutrition products tested for banned substances. After years of development, the free app is available worldwide and informs users... Read More
11 Feb 2021
--- Catalent is launching CosmoPod Duo, a softgel capsule for the delivery of topical skin treatments. Based on the company’s CosmoPod unit-dose twist-off capsule technology, the new capsule features segregated... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Consumer demand for organic products is rising and responding to this FrieslandCampina is launching an “ultra-premium” organic milk formula, dubbed Organic Friso Prestige Bio. The first market to welcome the... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- US-based Origin Labs has launched a four-part cannabidiol (CBD) product line, PearlCBD, which harnesses the power of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. With a tap of a mobile phone to the PearlCBD product, consumers... Read More
09 Jul 2019
--- The impending issue of how to feed a growing population of 10 billion people by 2050 is leading industry to seek less traditional food and nutrition sources – such as algae. Despite challenges in this space, ranging... Read More
01 Jul 2019
--- Following a successful 2018 debut, FoodBytes! by Rabobank returns this year, and is currently seeking the most “cutting-edge” small players to participate. The event is a global pitch competition and networking... Read More
05 Mar 2019
--- Danone’s Spanish natural mineral water brand Font Vella has introduced a cap device that tracks water intake and instructs people toward adequate hydration. Coach20 is being developed in partnership with smart... Read More
23 Jul 2018
--- Kolibri Drinks has collaborated with glass packaging specialists Beatson Clark to design and launch a customizable bottle which enables consumers to control the amount of sugar in their drink. Consumers squeeze in as much or... Read More
23 Jul 2018
--- Connected Packaging and the Internet of Things (IoT) has opened up a world of possibilities for brands to communicate with their customers in more engaging and proactive ways. Brand owners are beginning to realize the... Read More
05 Jul 2018
--- Much of the modern consumer market lives life on-the-go, consuming higher volumes of drinks and snacks outside of the home than ever before. The convenience and functionality of on-the-go packaging can be the difference... Read More
25 Jun 2018
--- Innovation within labels is expanding and diversifying to meet the challenges of modern consumerism. Food and beverage companies are producing more environmentally-conscious products and labels are the medium through which... Read More
09 Apr 2018
--- Three of the most promising processing technologies for the nutrition space gaining momentum in 2018 are High Pressure Processing (HPP), Pulsed Electric Fields technology (PEF) and Radiant Energy Vacuum technology (REV).... Read More