Present status and trends in innovations in packaging for food, beverages and other fast-moving consumer goods
N. Farmer, Consultant, UK
This chapter first considers the international fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) packaging market in terms of major trends and innovations from 2006 to 2011. It then describe the innovations that are occurring in individual materials, technologies and market sectors and contains information about some of the leading companies in global markets, statistics and market trends. Some of the most important innovations have occurred in areas such as the environment and sustainability, material reductions, waste disposal and recycling. These areas are considered from a market trends and market analysis ...