MARKETS & PACKAGING

BioActiveMaterials project to improve the properties of food packaging

Markets & packaging

BioActiveMaterials project to improve the properties of food packaging


Researcher from Fraunhofer IVV, Fraunhofer IGB and KCPK are working on a new, highly advanced packaging material. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV)
Flexible Packaging and Sustainability: new online toolkit offers facts and figures

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Flexible Packaging and Sustainability: new online toolkit offers facts and figures


Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) presents new toolkit looking at the sustainability of flexible packaging / Main target groups are people working in the fields of flexible packaging and products packed in flexible packaging but also the general public. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE)
Simplicity in the packing process with the Schur Star Concept

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Simplicity in the packing process with the Schur Star Concept


When introduced to the Schur Star Concept, Sabarot Wassner became aware of the many advantages of employing the Schur Star Concept for packing their large range of cereals, pulses, seeds, and dried mushrooms. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Schur
Mondi (re)seals the deal with innovative meat package for Orkla

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Mondi (re)seals the deal with innovative meat package for Orkla


With the goal of enhancing consumer convenience and reducing food waste, Norway’s Orkla Group challenged Mondi to develop a new, reclosable package for Orkla’s iconic Vossafår sliced cured meat. Its package at the time offered an easy-open, peelable solution, but was not resealable. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Mondi Group
Huanlejia China shifts its coconut milk to PET for stronger brand image and higher output

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Huanlejia China shifts its coconut milk to PET for stronger brand image and higher output


Huanlejia, well-known as a Chinese producer of food and beverages, recently started producing its coconut milk – formerly packaged in HDPE – in PET bottles. Its main objectives in this change were to reinforce its brand image and increase production speed. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Sidel
Chobani Greek yogurt: ready in a ‘flip’ thanks to specialized IML packaging

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Chobani Greek yogurt: ready in a ‘flip’ thanks to specialized IML packaging


Who doesn’t like the combination of fresh Greek yogurt with a dry, crunchy mix? Brand owner Chobani was interested in getting this product on store shelves as a single product, but with both ingredients clearly separated. This was a highly complex challenge technically, but thanks to the possibilities of IML, an attractive and flexible solution was created. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Verstraete IML
Strong film for reclosable applications

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Strong film for reclosable applications


Innovia Films is launching a new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP)  Rayoface facestock film specifically designed for reclosable applications, such as wet wipes.  ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Innovia Films
Longer shelf life for Naturcrem creamy soups thanks to barrier IML packaging

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Longer shelf life for Naturcrem creamy soups thanks to barrier IML packaging


Ready-to-eat, single-serving soups have nothing but advantages: the product is healthy, tasty, ready in no time, and perfectly customized to the consumers’ needs. However, the shelf life can cause some worries – it can start to go bad once the soup comes into contact with oxygen. The innovative Naturcrem IML packaging, using the IML label with oxygen barrier, radically reduces that risk. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Verstraete IML
Microwavable Bag: high convenience in every respect

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Microwavable Bag: high convenience in every respect


High convenience solution from Patatas Hijolusa in Schur Star Microwavable Bag. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Schur
Technologies to provide added value and new launches in the market

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Technologies to provide added value and new launches in the market


New developments in high barrier materials; smart packaging that provides information on the degradation degree of the food, packaging that absorbs undesirable compounds, aroma-releasing packaging, as well as improvements in packaging processes and technologies represent the differential advantage for both manufacturers and end users of food packaging, being these the main trends that follow the new releases in the market. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE