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Packaging - Articles and news items

Packaging in fast-moving consumer goods using augmented reality

Blogs  •  18 November 2016  •  Henry Alzamora

Henry Alzamora, CEO at Awesomedia, provides an insight into augmented reality and current trends in the packaging of Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs)…

Do we really judge our food on the shade of its packaging?

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  14 November 2016  •  New Food

New Food decided to delve deeper and ask the researchers from Kiel University for a further insight into the idea that the colour of food packaging affects consumer choice…

Flint unveils LED inks for food packaging

Industry news  •  8 November 2016  •  New Food

The manufacturer Flint Group has unveiled the new EkoCure Ancora UV LED-curable low-migration inks for food packaging…

The deception behind food packaging

Industry news  •  7 November 2016  •  New Food

A team of researchers from Kiel University have found that food contained in light-coloured packaging is thought to appear to be healthier to consumers…

Global nano-enabled packaging market poised to reach $15.0 billion by 2020

Industry news  •  4 November 2016  •  New Food

The global nano enabled packaging market for food and beverages industry was worth USD 6.5 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% during 2014 to 2020…

European MEPs to consider ban of bisphenol in food packaging

Industry news  •  3 November 2016  •  New Food

Members of the European Parliament will vote on an amendment to a report that calls for prohibition on the use of Bisphenol-A in food contact materials…

Engilico nominated as one of the 50 fastest growing tech companies in Belgium

Featured news  •  2 November 2016  •  Engilico

This nomination by Deloitte is a great recognition for the entire Engilico team and for its patented SealScope™ product…

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…


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