INFOPACK NEWS _ 26/01/2021

Critical factors in the assessment of exposure to nanomaterials

Markets & packaging

Critical factors in the assessment of exposure to nanomaterials


Nanotechnology is one of the key technological areas to boost Europe's competitiveness in the future. Nanomaterials have already been commercialized at various stages of the packaging supply chain from food storage to traceability and tracking. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE
Chemical modifications for more sustainable materials: from the laboratory to the market

Trends & design

Chemical modifications for more sustainable materials: from the laboratory to the market


Improve properties or reduce layers. These have been the strategic lines of the NEWDEFER project of the ITENE technology centre, which is supported by the IVACE and in which work has also been done with active packaging technologies. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Innovations BRAND: ITENE
Oxidation, fungi and pests: new packaging keeps food fit for consumption longer

Markets & packaging

Oxidation, fungi and pests: new packaging keeps food fit for consumption longer


In the FOOD-REDUWASTE project, supported by IVACE, ITENE has developed various packaging solutions for nuts, pasta and rice, red fruits and vegetables. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE
Food contact materials: safety and quality

Markets & packaging

Food contact materials: safety and quality


There is a growing awareness both among packaging manufacturers and the food industry itself, as well as among consumers, of the importance of ensuring the quality and safety of all materials intended to come into contact with food. The quality of the packaging destined to come into contact with food is fundamental in the production process of the final product, since it plays an important role in the food safety of the packaged food.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Life extension technologies

Trends & design

Life extension technologies


Packaging plays a critical role in the food supply chain ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: strategies BRAND: ITENE
More environmentally friendly materials for packaging

Markets & packaging

More environmentally friendly materials for packaging


According to FAO data, every year 1.300 million tons of food are wasted, which is equivalent to a third of the world production, with social, environmental, and economic problem accordingly. To avoid food degradation, one of the usual options is to extend the useful life of the products through the use of packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Consumer perception in times of Covid

Trends & design

Consumer perception in times of Covid


From the moment we wake up until we go to bed we are constantly bombarded by advertisements of all kinds: on TV, on social networks, on the road...  ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: strategies BRAND: ITENE
Smell: the new ally of packaging

Trends & design

Smell: the new ally of packaging


Sensory study of the effect of an aroma-releasing package on a packaged cosmetic product and a microwaveable food. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: strategies BRAND: ITENE
Nanomaterials for packaging, a promising technology

Markets & packaging

Nanomaterials for packaging, a promising technology


The term "nanomaterial" applies to a wide range of materials with very different composition and properties, but with a common characteristic: at least one external dimension of the particles (more than 50%) that constitute them is below 100 nanometres. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Packaging in the fruit and vegetable sector and circular economy

Markets & packaging

Packaging in the fruit and vegetable sector and circular economy


Despite the fact that the "bulk" method generates the least amount of waste in principle, it must be borne in mind that a minimum amount is inevitably generated throughout its life cycle ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE