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SIG provides its combismile packaging solution for Juustoportti's new range of premium oat-based drinks

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Finnish food producer Juustoportti has launched a new range of premium oat-based drinks in Europe’s on-the-go market with SIG’s combismile* carton packaging. The introduction of Friendly Viking’s Oat Drinks is part of the producer’s efforts to branch further out into plant-based products. With the aim of extending the reach of its Friendly Viking’s brand in the market and promoting itself as a packaging and manufacturinread more

01.07.2020 read more

AR Packaging – the new unified brand name in packaging

ÅR Packaging group of companies is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers in the packaging sector with net sales of more than 900 million euros and factories in 13 countries. The company is now incorporating all of its brands under one new identity – AR Packaging.  AR Packaging has seen continuous growth while maintaining seven separate brands with a common goal: adding value for customers by offering a broad product range and expertise in packaging. From now on tread more

25.06.2020 read more

ITC to acquire Sunrise Foods

ITC has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire 100% of the equity share capital of Kolkata-based Sunrise Foods. The proposed acquisition is aligned with ITC’s strategy to scale up its FMCG Businesses Sunrise Foods is primarily engaged in the business of spices under its trademark brand, Sunrise, which has a legacy of over 70 years. The brand has built a product portfolio tailored to regional tastes and preferences, both in the basic and blended spice seread more

15.06.2020 read more

Go-live for Janoschka Aegean

The global footprint of Janoschka has ever been a success factor in the company history. Local presence ensures the significant proximity for a customer collaboration at eye level.Janoschka Aegean is the second production site in Turkey’s third largest city after Janoschka Izmir, and has become operational in March. Within seven months after the first stone laying ceremony in July 2019, a new building of 5 600 m² production space was constructed. Today, the plant is supread more

15.05.2020 read more

EU: Menthol Cigarettes are Out

While the US has issued a ban on all e-cigarette flavors except tobacco and menthol, the fresh, minty flavor will soon no longer be available to conventional cigarette smokers in Europe as a full ban on menthol kicks-in. Staff Report Starting on May 20, menthol cigarettes will be banned in the European Union and UK, under the European Union Revised Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). Despite Brexit, the UK is still bound under TPD since EU laws will all become part of UK read more

07.05.2020 read more

Constantia Flexibles selected as one of 50 global companies uniting in an international sustainability and climate initiative

This year, Constantia Flexibles is proudly announcing to be one of 50 global companies taking part in an international sustainability and climate initiative strongly supported by the United Nations. This initiative includes videos of companies that are pioneers in the field of sustainability and is hosted by Bloomberg’s digital network. More sustainability along the entire production supply chain always has been a priority for Constantia Flexibles. The presentation of tread more

04.05.2020 read more

Government bans tobacco sales

The Indian government has banned the sale of tobacco, liquor and gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, it announced April 15, reported India Today. The move comes as part of the government’s extended lockdown. The measures have been put in place in order to ensure social distancing, an important aspect of the fight against coronavirus, is adhered to. The ban is part of a list of directives which have been issued under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, and also includes acts suchread more

17.04.2020 read more

Removing Cartoons from Unhealthy Foods

Many food manufacturers advertise with cartoons, especially on snack and candy packaging, to directly address children as a target group. The BEUC – European Consumer Organisation recommends governments should take action against this. Lidl UK is already one step ahead. In the areas near the checkout counters of supermarkets, it is particularly noticeable: There are snacks and sweets everywhere. Depending on which film has just come to the cinemas, the main characters decoratread more

15.04.2020 read more

Europe's packaging industry secures supply chain during outbreak

Last week, following calls from the packaging industry, the European Commission confirmed that the transportation of packaging materials, including paper-based cartons and cartonboard, for essential industries such as food and pharmaceuticals, will be able to use its ‘green lanes’ and has updated its ‘Guidelines for Border Management’ to reflect the recommendation. Short term demand for cartonboard has increased by around 30% as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with particuread more

31.03.2020 read more

We are here for you

Protecting the health and safety of our employees at all Janoschka and Linked plants, customers and business partners worldwide continues to be our top priority. As the Coronavirus continues to have global impact, we want to outline for you the precautions we are taking to keep our employees and communities as safe as possible. We are actively monitoring the situation in all of our locations and following the guidance of the authorities. The disease caused by the neread more

24.03.2020 read more