A large-scale manufacturing process using cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) as advanced barrier coatings for food packaging is available for licensing.
Omni claims its reinforced VentX and PerformX films will reduce stretch wrap usage by over 50%. Not only does halving film usage significantly reduce wrapping costs, it reduces environmental impact.
Bosch is looking for a buyer for the food and pharmaceuticals units of the packaging machinery business (PA), part of its Packaging Technology division.
"What about foodservice?" — Seafood Industry Australia wants foodservice establishments to notify diners where their seafood came from.
Golf ball material in hash browns, horse meat in hamburgers — traceability has never been more important for the food industry.
Be warned — Country of Origin food labelling becomes mandatory in Australia from 1 July and the ACCC will be checking to ensure businesses are complying.
USHydrations acquired a complete PET line from Sidel, equipped with a Matrix Combi, with the aim of producing around two million bottles a day.
PET Technologies has announced the 4th generation of PET stretch blow moulding machines APF-Max with output range 6000–14000 bph for bottles volume of 0.2–3.0 L.
Maison Mumm's new champagne bottle and glass will allow astronauts and other space travellers to sip champagne in zero gravity.
PET blow moulding relies on an efficient supply of compressed air — here's how E'stel Water managed its air supply.
A patent has been granted to Tekni-Plex for its Sniff Seal technology, which is the first liner to enable scent permeation through an induction seal closure liner.
The companies are collaborating to develop Mark & Read applications for global fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies.