Plastics in the food industry

Plastic is one of the most commonly used materials in the food industry for food packaging.  Its role in food safety and reducing food waste has made it an essential material in the food industry. Food contact plastics must comply with the strictest international, European and national legislation and regulations in order to provide a guarantee for consumers, who are increasingly more sophisticated and demanding.

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Ethylene scavengers to extend the shelf life of fresh fruit

The development of new packages and packaging technologies for fresh fruits and vegetables is a constant for packaging companies, in order to give an answer […]

Types of food packaging

In this post, you will find the most relevant types of food packaging of the market and the application sectors where they are used.

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The BioSupPack project advances in the development of bio-based packaging solutions derived from beer production waste

The BioSupPack project has recently started a new project year aiming to develop packaging solutions based on polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) derived from beer production residues and […]

A project works on more sustainable, safer, lighter, and longer-lasting batteries to unlock electric mobility in high-performance vehicles

Advances in electric mobility are revolutionizing urban and short-distance transportation. However, there is a clear need to fulfil the high-performance requirements of long-distance electric transportation, […]

Sustainability and recycling in barrier packaging: the main attractions of MeetingPack 2024

The sixth edition of MeetingPack, the event organized every two years by AIMPLAS and AINIA, will attract members of the entire food packaging value chain […]

PRESERVE: working to improve bioplastics performance for better preservation of food

AIMPLAS, is participating in the European PRESERVE Project with the aim of improving the performance of bioplastics so that they not only ensure optimal preservation […]

AIMPLAS produces plastic film from coffee waste

Converting biological waste into resources is one of the keys of the circular economy, and the main objective of the European WaysTUP! Project, financed by […]