Research has revealed that 52% of UK consumers and 33% of US consumers are in favour of a tax on all plastic food packaging.
Packaging can cause food and beverages to lose their flavour by absorbing aroma molecules, but scientists have developed a mathematical method to help minimise this.
Conservative use-by dates are causing consumers to bin food, but shelf life extension techniques are helping to tackle the food waste problem.
StarVac System's EVOH high barrier shrink bags are suitable for meat and cheese products.
More food technologists are looking to treat the cause, not the symptoms when designing food packaging.
Researchers from the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Horticultural Products are analysing how to improve the quality and shelf life of cubed watermelon.
Patatas Hijolusa used Schur Star's microwavable bag to bring BabyPat on the market in a practical stand-up bag with a lean, stylish design ensuring high exposure at POS.
SIG's Heat&Go aseptic carton pack is aluminium free and can be heated in the microwave in a vending machine, store, cafe, home or office.
An organic milk with a higher protein content, better taste and refreshed look is appealing to Chinese millennials.
Researchers have developed a sustainable packaging wrap by spraying alternating layers of chitin nanofibres found in shellfish and cellulose nanocrystals found in wood pulp.
SKINFRESH packs made on MECAPACK thermoformers and tray sealers envelop the product like an outer skin.
According to the Portuguese Cork Association (APCOR), 88% of the world's top wines are sealed with corks.
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.
"What about foodservice?" — Seafood Industry Australia wants foodservice establishments to notify diners where their seafood came from.