MARKETS & PACKAGING

Packaging of healthy products

Markets & packaging

Packaging of healthy products


Trends in fresh fruit and vegetable packaging ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Walki introduces recyclable tray materials for the fast-growing ready-made meals and frozen food segments

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Walki introduces recyclable tray materials for the fast-growing ready-made meals and frozen food segments


The demand for ready-made meals and frozen food has seen a steady growth during the pandemic, as consumers want easily prepared meals and minimally processed food with no additives and long shelf lives ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Walki
A multifunctional, fibre-based packaging solution

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A multifunctional, fibre-based packaging solution


UPM Specialty Papers is strengthening its already comprehensive selection of sustainable and recyclable packaging papers. Known for its high expertise in technically demanding papers, UPM Specialty Papers now introduces an advanced fibre-based barrier paper – UPM Asendo Pro.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: UPM Raflatac
ITENE obtains biopolymers from orange peel, romanesco and FORSU waste

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ITENE obtains biopolymers from orange peel, romanesco and FORSU waste


In the BIOWASTE2PACK project, supported by IVACE, these alternative raw materials have been obtained, which have the same quality as the bioplastics currently available in the market. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE
Returnable PET for sensitive beverages?

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Returnable PET for sensitive beverages?


Joint research project of Krones and Alpla delivers surprising results: despite attractive environmental credentials, returnable PET containers remain a niche product. Krones and Alpla are cooperating on a research project aimed at better realizing this packaging type’s potential. The result is a returnable PET container specially designed for chilled juices and dairy products. Objective tests provide information about microbiological safety. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Krones
Bioplastic grade M·VERA GP1045 – suitable for medium stiffness applications

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Bioplastic grade M·VERA GP1045 – suitable for medium stiffness applications


As a branch of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, BIO-FED is the specialist for innovative and application-oriented biocompounds ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: BIO-FED
ITENE develops chemical and enzymatic valorisation processes to obtain new compounds from plastic waste that is difficult to recycle.

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ITENE develops chemical and enzymatic valorisation processes to obtain new compounds from plastic waste that is difficult to recycle.


In the RECICOM-PLASVALOR project, supported by IVACE, work has been carried out to obtain high added value compounds from decontaminated monomers, oligomers and polymers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
From plastic bottles to LEGO pieces

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From plastic bottles to LEGO pieces


The Play Blocks Group has unveiled a prototype LEGO brick made from recycled plastic, the latest step in their journey to make the brand's products from sustainable materials.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment
Today's waste becomes tomorrow's resource: “Waste4Future” paves new ways for plastics recycling

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Today's waste becomes tomorrow's resource: “Waste4Future” paves new ways for plastics recycling


A sustainable society with climate-neutral processes requires significant adjustments in the value chains, which are only possible through innovations. Seven Fraunhofer Institutes are pooling their expertise in the lighthouse project "Waste4Future" to develop new solutions for this goal, from the raw material base to material flows and process engineering right to the end of a product's life cycle. In particular, they want to increase energy and resource efficiency in the use of plastics and thus pave the way for a chemical industry that requires fewer fossil raw materials and produces fewer emissions. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: IMWS
Pujolasos introduces its sustainable “bacteria-free” wooden caps

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Pujolasos introduces its sustainable “bacteria-free” wooden caps


An antibacterial product, primarily intended for the cosmetics and perfumery market, where it ensures that the entire surface of the cap is free of bacterial activity during its lifetime of use. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Pujolasos