New sustainable packaging will extend guacamole’s shelf life by 15% thanks to labels and additives extracted from the avocado itself
The project aims to develop a new biodegradable packaging system from renewable sources that also extends the shelf life of food by 15%, thanks to a label with oxygen barrier function that prevents the oxidation of food, and to the incorporation of natural antioxidants extracted from the avocado itself, which also helps reduce the use of synthetic preservatives.
STADLER has designed and installed the new 50,000 m2 mechanical waste sorting plant that will serve the island of Ibiza. The facility was commissioned in December 2020 by UTE (temporary consortium) GIREF, which is charged with the planning, construction and management of the facilities for the Ibiza and Formentera Waste Management Plan.
The use of PEF plastic – which is made entirely from plants, is fully recyclable and which degrades in nature much faster than normal plastics — has the potential to become the standard in the food and drink industry, claims the company attempting to scale up the material.
INEOS Styrolution, Recycling Technologies and Trinseo progress plans for the first polystyrene recycling plant in Europe
INEOS Styrolution, Recycling Technologies and Trinseo have announced today that they have reached a significant milestone in their plans to build commercial polystyrene (PS) recycling plants in Europe. Recycling Technologies has been selected as the technology partner.
The collaboration between sp group and nurel biopolymers enables the manufacture of flexible barrier packaging suitable for composting.
Origin Materials and Packaging Matters Launch Partnership to Develop Advanced Carbon-Negative Packaging Solutions, Building on Existing 10-Year Supply Agreement
Packaging Matters and Origin Materials will partner to develop advanced packaging materials, including polyethylene furanoate, “PEF,” a next-generation polymer. The project will leverage Origin Materials’ expertise with FDCA, a chemical from which PEF is made.
A number of supermarkets have experimented with selling products packaging-free, including Waitrose, with its ‘Unpacked’ refill range in four stores, and Asda at its ‘sustainability store’ in Middleton. Aldi is thought to be the first discounter to make the move.
Businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace can now use this ready to go, pre-certified Bag-in-Box design avoiding the need to go through costly and time-consuming testing at a specialised ISTA certified laboratory to gain FFP certification.
Amcor has leveraged its global R&D resources to help Nestlé put enviro-conscious consumers first, by making Smarties the first confectionery brand to move to recyclable paper packaging in Australia.
A global leader in dispensing solutions for more than 30 years, is pleased to announce a technical collaboration with Claranor, world leader in Pulsed Light packaging sterilization.