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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Packages of the future will be presented at MeetingPack 2015

Organised by AINIA and AIMPLAS, the second edition of the plastic food packaging congress MeetingPack 2015 will gather more than 250 experts in Valencia.

The first comprehensive nutrition system for babies in MeetingPack 2015

INNOVATION: The BabyNes machine combines state-of-the-art technology with the utmost safety and convenience, and ensures a hygienic, quick and easy bottle preparation. Nestlé will show […]

Six Major Global Challenges to Improve Food Packaging will be addressed in Valencia

MeetingPack 2015, from the 25th to the 26th of February, organized by AINIA and AIMPLAS, will bring together more than 300 international experts from the […]

New bioplastics more flexible and with low migration suitable for food and textile sector

PLAPACK project has finished successfully after three years of development. AIMPLAS collaborated in this project, funded by Direct Innovation Line CDTI, along with two research centres and six companies. The result is a new generation of biodegradable plastics of natural sources used for the manufacturing of clothes hangers, disposable household and food packages.

H2020: Packaging of the future is made with plastics

On 16 October 2014 took place the forum PACK EXPERIENCE at the Plastics Technology Centre, AIMPLAS, with the collaboration of packaging fair HISPACK.  The aim […]