Submissions are invited on an application to change the Food Standards Code to include a method of analysis for resistant starch (RS) as a fibre.
FreshPaper by Fenugreen is a small piece of biodegradable paper infused with a combination of organic spices, which is designed to keep fruit and vegetables fresh for up to two to four times longer.
From tins to plastic, food packaging is a crucial part of the food production process. But are these materials ensuring the safety of our food? The simple answer is yes.
The Country of Origin Food Labelling Standards (CoOL) will be implemented on 1 July 2018, and they are expected to benefit Australian food and beverage companies such as SPC.
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Champions 12.3 are attempting to standardise food date labels worldwide by 2020 to prevent food waste.
Karma has used Emerson's spin-welding technology to create shelf-stable mix-to-drink probiotic beverages that will soon be available in the US consumer market.
For food processors, keeping protein-based products — such as meat, seafood and poultry — fresh for as long as possible without using any additives is a huge challenge, but one that is being addressed by G. Mondini's Darfresh on Tray (D.O.T.) packaging technology.
Do adhesives have to be smelly? The short answer is "No".
Researchers have produced a multilayer bio-based packaging film using gallic acid as an oxygen scavenger.
Xolution's Relock system is not only a resealable can that prevents spillages, but it also ensures the beverage remains carbonated for a longer period of time.
Packaging research institute ITENE has developed Freshcode, which is a smart labelling system that provides a visual indicator guaranteeing the freshness of packaged chicken breasts.
Researchers have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the consumption of packaging material, the capsules are easier to use than conventional plastic containers.
Easy-tear backing paper is an economical and efficient solution that offers the flexibility to store and use labels in multiple ways. Die cutting is performed to make this type of label by creating perforations on the backing liner after the printing process. The matrix waste material is removed all in one press pass.
Coveris has developed a multilayer film with sealing capabilities that enables current polythene-lined packaging trays to be more easily recycled.
Sonoco has launched its ClearGuard portfolio of flexible packaging, offering the transparency that builds trust with consumers while providing good-quality barrier properties for product protection.