APAC's five most popular food packaging and processing stories of 2017

By Gary Scattergood

- Last updated on GMT

India is looking at new packaging rules. ©iStock
India is looking at new packaging rules. ©iStock

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Our exclusive video with the Asia boss of canning giant Crown took the top spot in our most-read 2017 packaging and processing stories.

In the video, Robert Bourque unveiled the top trends the firm was seeing across Asia-Pacific.

Elsewhere, new packaging rules for India, Tetra Pak's plans for the Middle East and innovation around shelf-life in Singapore featured in our top five.

Take a look at the full stories here…

1) WATCH: The top beverage packaging trends in Asia Pacific - Crown

Crown’s Asia president has revealed the latest beverage packaging trends gaining traction, as the firm continues to expand its operations across the region.

Watch the full video here.

2) Singapore looks to cash in from shelf life-extending packaging

Singapore’s state science agency is well on the way to launching a new packaging material that can extend shelf life.

Read the full story here.

3) Dubai launches hint at Middle East’s growing clout for Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak chose the Middle East as its launch site for a trio of new products, reflecting the growing importance of this previously unsophisticated market.

Read the full story here.

4) India sets up body to oversee new export packaging standards

Faced with mounting import rejections overseas, India is working on new packaging standards for food shipments to developed markets, that it is hoped will also boost trade.

Read the full story here.

5) Novolex sells Chinese paper subsidiary to Aussie packaging major

Detmold Group agreed to buy Heshan Innopak from its American parent. 

Read the full story here.

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