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Packaging - Articles and news items

SealScope™ growing number of compatible machines

Featured news  •  18 October 2016  •  Engilico

More and more leading companies in the food, pet care and pharma industry throughout the world are successfully using SealScope™ to improve their outgoing packaging quality, monitor their production and reduce their packaging cost…

Largest UK sushi manufacturer use automation for retailer compliance

Featured news  •  11 October 2016  •  Ichiban UK

Ichiban UK has invested in automation to ensure compliance with retailers codes of practice. The OAL system has prevented label and packaging errors that can result in substantial fines and help identify areas for improvement during production…

World leader in smart packaging applications appoints European thermoformer to manufacture lids

Industry news  •  3 October 2016  •  New Food

Sydney-based packaging firm appoints European based manufacturer Macpac SA for the production of its smart coffee lids…

Brexit permits new dissuasive sugar and salt packaging labelling

Industry news  •  19 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Britain’s exit from the European Union has allowed for a new way to dissuade the public from purchasing products with excessive levels of sugar and salt…

Packaging materials and methods for dairy applications

Blogs, Issue 4 2016  •  18 August 2016  •  Professor Kata Galić, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb

Professor Kata Galić, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, looks further into the development and introduction of plastic materials, both alone and in combination with paper…

Packaging materials and methods for dairy applications

Issue 4 2016  •  18 August 2016  •  Prof. Kata Galić, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb

Milk is the best example of a food product that, due to processing technology, packaging material and method, is able to extend its shelf life from hours into weeks and months. The first packaging of milk came with the introduction of sterilised milk processing, in which the glass bottle formed an integral part. The glass […]

Nanoparticles to revolutionise shelf-life

Industry news  •  15 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Iranian researchers have discovered how to improve polymeric materials in packaging by manipulating nanoparticles of clay and iron oxide.

Innoscentia’s digital sensing label awarded Global Innovation Award

Industry news  •  13 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Innoscentia was given the award for having developed a digital sensing label that can tell and monitor the actual status of packaged food…

SIG Combibloc first manufacturer to set historic industry FSC milestone

Industry news  •  10 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

From August 2016 100% of SIG Combibloc carton packs for food and beverages can be labelled with the logo of the FSC…

Distribution partnership BFR Groupe

Featured news  •  19 May 2016  •  Engilico

Engilico announces its distribution partnership with BFR Groupe, one of the leading distributors of packaging machinery…

Packing a soy protein punch at PGPI

Featured news  •  17 March 2016  •  ABF Ingredients

Soy crisps give a healthy boost to functional formulas…

NUS researchers create eco-friendly food packaging

Industry news  •  23 February 2016  •  Victoria White

The researchers say the novel food packaging material can slow down fungal growth, doubling the shelf-life of perishable food, such as bread…

Older consumers left ‘powerless’ by packaging

Industry news  •  3 February 2016  •  Victoria White

Packaging on supermarket goods can leave ‘older’ consumers feeling powerless and vulnerable, according to a new study…

Lupin drinks in carton packs from SIG Combibloc

Industry news  •  31 January 2016  •  Victoria White

In Germany, the first lupin drinks are now available in aseptic carton packs from SIG Combibloc, under the umbrella brand “MADE WITH LUVE”…

New Food’s top 10 stories from 2015

Blogs  •  28 January 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor, New Food

New Food magazine have put together our highlights of 2015, based on what our readers have been looking at most…


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