Stora Enso continues to develop the Trayforma range further and introduces a new solution for conventionally heated food packaging applications, featuring less than 10% PET plastic. Trayforma is a wood fibre-based material for ready meals packaging, enabling brand owners and retailers to switch from fully fossil-based materials to renewables.
Food & Beverage
Cosmo Films Ltd. launches Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP Film. A metalized bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film for packaging applications.
Millions of Indians have grown up with Priyagold’s biscuits, chocolate, snacks and juices over the past years. To keep their fine specialties fresh and appetizing at all times, a wide variety of BOPP and BOPET films are in use. So the logical step was backward integration: producing and converting high-quality films for inhouse requirements and to serve domestic and export film markets. And thus, the Group subsidiary Surya Global Flexifilms ordered two BOPP lines from Brückner Maschinenbau.
Offset plus digital, providing hitherto unthinkable decoration and personalization opportunities. A proposal that combines the unrivalled experience and know-how of partners MOSS and SACMI, multiplying economies and opportunities for customers
The objective of food contact materials (FCM) or food contact article (FCA) is to package and safeguard food during transportation and storage, to increase shelf life or for branding purposes. It includes all materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. (FCM) can release substances into food and beverages to which the consumer will be exposed to through their diet. These substances can be intentionally added substances (IAS) or non-intentionally added substances (NIAS). Non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) are chemicals that have not been added for a technical reason during the production process. The presence of, possibly toxic, NIAS is often not known by the manufacturer itself.
Swiss milk processor, Emmi, in partnership with food packaging company, Tetra Pak, has launched an augmented reality (AR) connected experience accessed via its smart packaging. Created in partnership with digital experiences studio, Appetite Creative, the AR-enabled experience seeks to encourage healthy, happy and positive lifestyles among customers.
The Coca-Cola Company on Monday released its first label-free plastic bottles in South Korea.
The company has removed the plastic label to increase recycling efficiency and adapt to the nonlabel trend in the industry to protect the environment.
GROM has launched new paper-based spoons in its scoop shops across the UK, France and Portugal, thanks to Qwarzo’s unique coating technology, which transforms paper into a suitable material.
Importantly, the new spoons are fully recyclable and compostable. Qwarzo’s innovative coating technology makes them resistant to water and grease by providing paper with an environmentally friendly barrier layer.
A true milestone in sustainable food packaging: Dr. Schär partners with Niederwieser Spa in developing the world’s first gluten-free bread packaging made with certified circular plastic.
Starlinger & Co GmbH received two Letters of No Objection issued by the US Food and Drug Administration FDA regarding the use of up to 100 % rHDPE in food contact packaging.