The main advantages of using plastic to package any kind of product include barrier properties, low weight, strength, flexibility, safety and versatility. Plastic is therefore used in innumerable applications and types of packaging in a wide range of sectors for food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, logistical, chemical and cleaning products. The packaging industry is now facing new challenges in the search for more sustainable solutions based on the circular economy that also comply with legislation.
The importance of sensory analysis in food packaging
As stated in the basic principle of Regulation 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, “any material or article intended to come into contact directly or indirectly with food must be sufficiently inert to preclude substances from being transferred to food
Active packaging: benefits, types and success stories
This infographic on active and intelligent packaging created by AIMPLAS, shows graphically the keys of active packaging. Find out what is an active package, consumer […]
New USP developments for pharmaceutical packages
As pharmaceutical products are manufactured, packaged and stored, they come into direct contact with packaging systems and their plastic materials. Such contact can result in […]
Citrus fruits have the highest worldwide financial value of all the fruit crops. According to de FAO, around 21% of global citrus production takes place […]
The call for nominations is targeted at national and international companies whose innovations in sustainable packaging solutions contribute to industry development.
The fifth edition of MeetingPack, the event organized every two years by AIMPLAS and AINIA, will attract members of the entire packaging value chain on 20-21 April 2022 at the Valencia Conference Centre under the motto Barrier Packaging Solutions: A Challenge for the Circular Economy.
The GUACAPACK Project, funded by the Valencian Innovation Agency, aims to use renewable sources to develop an innovative biodegradable packaging system that includes barrier labels and antioxidant additives from avocado waste that will extend food’s shelf life by 15%.
Virtual MeetingPack 2021, a prelude to MeetingPack 2022, will present innovations and address the challenges of the food packaging sector on 27 May through a series of inspiring presentations and round-table discussions.