THE WHAT? Colgate-Palmolive is set to save some 5,200 tons of plastic a year out of landfills in the US and Canada thanks to the roll out of a 100 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic bottle for its Palmolive Ultra dish soap range in North America.
Nongfu Spring in China trusts Sidel’s dry preform sterilisation to enhance its aseptic production flexibility
Nongfu Spring’s latest additions to its beverage portfolio required a hyper-flexible and safe aseptic solution, able to process high- and low-acid, still and carbonated products in PET, while enabling impactful bottle designs. With four decades of supporting sensitive beverage producers worldwide, Sidel recently engineered and installed a complete aseptic packaging line, integrating the Versatile Aseptic Combi Predis™. The line helped the leading Chinese beverage player launch a breakthrough in the domestic market: sparkling Ready-to-Drink (RTD) products, aseptically bottled in PET.
Research scholar Chirasmita Panigrahi from the Dept. of Agricultural & Food Engineering, at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT- Kgp), as part of her PhD research, has been pursuing a novel study on ozone-assisted cold sterilization technology towards the shelf stabilization of sugarcane juice without heat or chemical.
Tattoos are usually considered a form of personal expression, but a team of researchers in Europe have created what they’re say is world’s first light-emitting tattoo based on organic light emitting diode (OLED) screen technology that could serve as a visible warning about potential health issues or even to warn if food has passed its expiry date.
The organisation believes edible holograms can offer a safe, rapid and cost-effective way to ‘print’ important messages on food – they could be used to ensure better food safety, improve food labelling or more clearly indicate ingredients and sugar content.
Research Scientists from two Iranian Universities (Tabriz & Urmia) with Guelph University in Canada have developed bioactive, edible chitosan thin films laminated with electrospun nonwovens containing Zataria multiflora and cinnamon essential oils for active food packaging purposes.
nMark is a new nano technology platform from Advanced Material Development (AMD), a UK-based AIPIA member which specializes in funding research into 2D nanotechnologies and materials. It has been developed to enable next generation provenance and anti-counterfeiting capabilities for products and packaging, says the company
Innovative partnership puts Mars Wrigley at forefront of sustainable packaging movement with eco-friendly technology made from nature that biodegrades in soil and oceans.
With immediate effect, the use of film made entirely of recyclate is possible on all KHS shrink packers in the TSP, WSP, SP and PSP series. Thanks to their modular design, existing machines can be easily adapted. Fully recycled film is suitable for use with both PET and glass bottles as well as beverage cans.
Tetra Pak & Shimla Municipal Corporation’s Donation Drive To Raise Awareness About Waste Segregation & Recycling
Students of Govt. Senior Secondary School, Kasumpti will soon return to their classrooms with brand new desks which are beautiful, sturdy and carry an important message – the power of recycling. Tetra Pak India, together with the Shimla Municipal Corporation donated 20 desks today in the presence of Honorable Shri Suresh Bhardwaj, Minister- Urban Development, Town & Country Planning. The desks are made from recycled carton packages, and the donation is part of Tetra Pak’s ongoing efforts to raise awareness about waste segregation and recycling.
AGI Glaspac, recently announced its partnership with a Germany Tech Giant HORN® Glass Industries AG, Germany. Both have joined hands to build a new furnace of 154 TPD AGI Speciality Glass Division in India for the company’s Bhongir plant in Telangana.
CEFLEX and partners PCEP, Petcore Europe, Styrenics Circular Solutions and MORE Recycling team up to understand the reality of today’s collected household packaging waste – a vital step forward towards a circular economy for packaging materials.