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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Migration and plastics: false facts about the replacement of specific migration with overall migration

There is one point companies are not frequently quite sure about: whether they need or not to perform specific migration tests in plastic materials intended […]

The keys to achieving sustainable plastic food packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

Industry leaders such as AMC Juices, Enplater Group, Novamont, Grupalia Pack and TÜV AUSTRIA, among others, will talk about their success stories on the incorporation of the Circular Economy and sustainability in their production processes.

The NIASAFE project to develop a methodology to identify and control NIAS

The main objective of this R&D project is to develop an innovative methodology to support companies from the Valencian Community, in particular, SMEs, when identifying and controlling NIAS, with the aim of improving the food safety of food-contact plastic packages.

Can summer high temperatures cause taste problems in bottled mineral water?

Bottled mineral water is the most consumed beverage during the summer months. The most common packaging for water is polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. Such polymer […]

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.