Work on the UK's first factory able to recycle HDPE resin from plastic milk bottles for re-use in food packaging could start within a year, according to a government-funded recycling agency.Source: Food Production Daily.com
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To meet the "explosion" in milk consumption, Sweden's Tetra Pak will double capacity in Beijing. Packaging giant says they cannot maintain 26 percent growth per year as in past, expecting market to stabalize at 15 percent growth per year!Source: Food Production Daily
The Guyana National Bureau of Standards has told rice millers and middelmen to accurately label all packages of rice that are to be marketed due to repeated customer complaints about unlabelled and inaccurately weighed bags. "The packages should contain the brand name of the product, its net contents, a date and place of manufacture as well as an expiration date," the GNBS said.Source: Stabroek News
Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa, and Emcure Pharmaceuticals, India, have won a royalty-free licence agreement for the generic of Bristol-Myers Squibb's (BMS) antiretroviral drug Atazanavir, which earned BMS $696 million in sales in the US last year.
A new survey of almost 3,000 business people from more than 40 countries attending a China Export Commodity Fair, said that while they may recognize the names of Chinese companies, they are unfamiliar with the brands they produce.