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.
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 […]
In the last years, AIMPLAS has been developing active packages with antioxidant properties and good thermal and mechanical resistance properties. This packaging is manufactured through co-injection moulding and has been used for the following products: fish, sauces, meat, cheese and fruit and vegetable.
Overall migration testing The Regulation nº 10/2011 establishes nine possible testing conditions which cover all applications regarding overall migration. In the most common use, in […]
For some years now, packaging manufacturers and the food industry have become aware of the importance of guaranteeing the safety of food contact materials. Moreover, […]
About 40% of whey is thrown away and managed as food industry waste On average, the cheese making process generates 9 tonnes of whey for […]
The Technological Institute of Plastic coordinates the two-year BIOBOTTLE European project in which eight partners participate in the obtaining of a new biodegradable and resistant to thermal treatments material to manufacture dairy products.