MARKETS & PACKAGING

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
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

Markets & packaging

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

Markets & packaging

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