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Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Lipstick brand Le Rouge Français, launched by husband-and-wife team Elodie Carpentier and Salem Ghezaili in 2018, boasts natural formulations using pigments sourced from tinctorial plants. Today the brand is moving a step further with partially[…]

Frugalpac opts to bottle wine & spirits in paper

Frugalpac opts to bottle wine & spirits in paper

Described as no less than “the biggest innovation for wine and spirits since the launch of the glass bottle,” the Frugal Bottle is made of recycled paperboard. Created in the UK by packaging supplier Frugalpac, the Frugal Bottle is composed of[…]

09/09/2020 |
Pujolasos patents Woodle, a removable inner cap

Pujolasos patents Woodle, a removable inner cap

In a bid to meet the ecological constraints linked to multi-material packaging, Spanish wooden cap specialist Pujolasos’ new system features a removable inner cap. The newly patented innovation, called Woodle, allows the inner plastic (or[…]

09/07/2020 |
Green materials shortlisted at LVMH Innovation Awards 2020

Green materials shortlisted at LVMH Innovation Awards 2020

Traditionally held during the Vivatech trade show in Paris, the LVMH Innovation Awards were digitally broadcast due to the cancellation of the show's June 2020 edition. From among the 30 finalists, we highlight three start-ups offering novel[…]

07/08/2020 | Design
GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

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GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

Florent Lafond, CEO at mascara applicator specialist GEKA, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the Germany-based manufacturer’s sustainability push, 3D printing and targeting the luxury market. How do you reconcile manufacturing plastic[…]

Europe kicks off glass collection initiative Close the Glass Loop

Europe kicks off glass collection initiative Close the Glass Loop

Backed by a founding consortium of 12 glass industry players, Close the Glass Loop is aiming for 90% of glass in Europe to be collected for recyling purposes by 2030, versus 76% today. The stakeholders involved in the project, a “bottom-up,[…]

07/06/2020 | Regulations
Albéa & L’Oréal unveil eco-friendly cardboard tube for La Roche-Posay

Albéa & L’Oréal unveil eco-friendly cardboard tube for La Roche-Posay

Beauty group L’Oréal has launched its first product packaged in a paper-based tube, the fruit of a partnership with packaging company Albéa. Housing La Roche-Posay’s Anthelios suncare product, the tube is the result of a year-long collaboration[…]

Glass packaging trends part one: spotlight on sustainability

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Glass packaging trends part one: spotlight on sustainability

Recycled, lighter, refillable… Glassmakers are crafting bottles to be increasingly environmentally responsible. We highlight a few of the latest trends from luxury glassmakers sourced from the Spring issue of our sister publication Formes de[…]

04/08/2020 |
Forgo: Sustainable personal care from product to pack

Forgo: Sustainable personal care from product to pack

Sometimes creating a brand or product is more about “common sense than innovation”, and about using what already exists, rather than looking to create something revolutionary. Soon-to-be-launched Swedish brand Forgo is a case in point. Forgo is[…]

03/06/2020 | Sustainability
Recyclable & refill formats to shape packaging in 2020 says Mintel

Recyclable & refill formats to shape packaging in 2020 says Mintel

Mintel’s Global Packaging Trends 2020 report suggests recyclable products and in-store refilling will be at the forefront of the global sustainability trends driving consumer buying decisions. The market intelligence agency notes that packaging[…]

03/06/2020 |