INFOPACK NEWS _ 06/06/2020

Intelligent Labels, High Added Value Information

Labels printing and packaging

Intelligent Labels, High Added Value Information


Packaging trends reflect the most common and most potential consumer attitudes, purchasing actions and behaviours. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Labels BRAND: ITENE
Bio materials as an alternative to complying with increasingly demanding legislation

Markets & packaging

Bio materials as an alternative to complying with increasingly demanding legislation


According to FAO data, every year 1.300 million tons of food are wasted, which is equivalent specifically to a third of their world production, with the associated social, environmental and economic problems. One of the main strategies to avoid the waste of food is to extend the shelf life of products by packaging them with materials with barrier properties, generally materials with multilayer structures (eg PET / PE, PET / EVOH / PE, OPP / OPP, PET / met / PE, etc). ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE
V Range products: enhancing consumer experience

Markets & packaging

V Range products: enhancing consumer experience


Food packaging technology has made it possible the diversification of the agro-food industry. Nowadays the market offers not only first, second, third and fourth range products (unprocessed products, preserves, frozen products and minimally processed fruit and vegetables, respectively), but we are also witnessing a whole revolution in fifth range products presented in convenience packaging, easy to consume at any time. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Single-use plastics: what will happen in 2020?

Markets & packaging

Single-use plastics: what will happen in 2020?


It has been almost two years since the European Commission published the draft of Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament as well as the Council Directive of June 5th 2019, on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products in the environment. Now it is the turn of the Member States, which must carry out the work of translating and landing all those objectives set by Europe and defining in more detail how these ambiguous measures are to be carried out —or even making them even more restrictive if necessary. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
E-commerce and Amazon FFP

Trends & design

E-commerce and Amazon FFP


E-commerce has gone from being a future trend to a reality that keeps growing. In Spain, e-commerce turnover has had an inter-annual growth of 28.6% in the second quarter of 2019, reaching 11,999 million euros, according to the latest data from the National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC), which represents a revolution in the world of packaging, which seeks to adapt to the new demands of this distribution channel. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: strategies BRAND: ITENE
Challenges and opportunities for the nanotechnology value chain in 2020

Trends & design

Challenges and opportunities for the nanotechnology value chain in 2020


Nanotechnology, considered as a key enabling technology (KET), plays a fundamental role in the development of new products and processes in a wide range of industrial sectors, promoting innovation and technological progress in the industry in a significant way. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Innovations BRAND: ITENE
Food products and developments in packaging technologies

Industry equipment

Food products and developments in packaging technologies


Current lifestyle has directly influenced the way food is consumed, evolving towards more convenient options such as ready-to-eat products or products that can be cooked in the package itself. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Machinery and applications BRAND: ITENE
Trends in consumption and packaging of fruits and vegetables

Markets & packaging

Trends in consumption and packaging of fruits and vegetables


Nowadays, fruits and vegetables products can be found in the market under different categories. The most common commercial presentation of fresh fruits and vegetables products is in whole pieces which are sold either in bulk or packaged in grams or kilos formats. This category of fruit and vegetable products is known as the first range. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Cosmetic packaging: The eco-friendly trend prevails

Trends & design

Cosmetic packaging: The eco-friendly trend prevails


The cosmetics market has been in continuous change and growth since the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, as can be seen from the wide range of products available to consumers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: strategies BRAND: ITENE