FDBusiness.com

KM Packaging’s Fog Buster Film is Clear Winner

 Breaking News
  • Ardgowan Unveils Plans For Inverclyde Distillery Ardgowan Distillery has revealed ambitious designs for its new £12 million distillery which is being built on the Ardgowan Estate near Inverkip, 30 miles west of Glasgow. The plans showcase the flagship building which has just secured revised planning consent from Inverclyde Council. The striking new design, by Michael Laird Architects, brings a number of improvements [...]...
  • HKScan Launches Exports of Finnish Poultry Products to Sweden HKScan, the Nordic food and meat group, has started exporting Finnish poultry products to Sweden. They will initially be sold through the largest retailer ICA’s outlets under the Karinäs®(Kariniemen®) brand. The launch gives Swedish consumers access to a new innovation: high welfare farm-born poultry that is hatched on the farm where it is raised. This new concept is [...]...
  • Almonds Retain Top Spot For Nut Introductions in Europe According to Innova Market Research’s latest Global New Product Introductions Report, almonds retain the number one spot for nut introductions in Europe. With a 47% share of global almond product introductions, the region leads globally for the eleventh year running. Europe as a whole saw a total of 5,017 new introductions with almonds – a [...]...
  • Arla Foods UK Launches New Standards Model to Bring Sustainable Change to Dairy Farming With ongoing volatility in the global milk markets, increasing consumer misunderstanding of the sector, polarised levels of support for UK dairy farmers and a new post-Brexit Agriculture Bill the challenges for dairy farmers are mounting. Farmer-owned co-operative Arla Foods has launched ‘Arla UK 360’ – a new standard in UK dairy farming. The Arla UK 360 [...]...
  • €172 Million to Promote EU Agri-food Products In and Outside the EU The European Commission will provide funding of €172.5 million from the EU agricultural budget to promote EU agri-food products in Europe and across the world. 79 campaigns, covering a wide range of products such as dairy products, olives and olive oil, and fruit and vegetables, will be rolled out over the next three years. Agriculture and [...]...

KM Packaging’s Fog Buster Film is Clear Winner

July 09
08:17 2013

Food manufacturers across the world can now benefit from a superior anti-fogging lidding film developed especially for foil trays by KM Packaging Services. More than 15 years since the introduction of its revolutionary lidding film technology for smooth wall aluminium trays, KM has developed Fog Buster – a premium, optimum performance anti-fog film which offers superb clarity even through multiple temperature variables.

Thanks to their versatility – and oven-ready qualities in particular – aluminium trays are one of the most popular packaging solutions used by the food industry, but demand more technically advanced lidding solutions than, say, plastic trays. As well as retaining superior clarity and seal integrity the premium Fog Buster film will help manufacturers to deal with temperature control along the supply chain even more effectively than current solutions.

KM Packaging’s managing director, Charles Smithson, says: “KM already has a product range that offers significant anti-fogging benefits when sealing to foil trays, compared to alternative products on the market. We have created these products without compromising the seal integrity and security of seal, which we know is what customers value most.

“We have continued to look at ways of improving the anti-fog further, particularly for those customers who wish to use the aluminium foil tray pack concept for some highly demanding and high added-value food products with which it has traditionally been difficult to maintain lidding film clarity over shelf life. The Fog Buster lidding films have achieved these improvements, thereby allowing the products to look their best on the shelf.”

The Fog Buster range includes high barrier, ultra high barrier and standard barrier ranges, along with a range of thicknesses. The fog buster range can also be supplied with printing and other benefits such as laser perforation for shelf life extension of vegetables.

Charles Smithson adds: “The premium ready meals market is seeing a surge in demand for high-end oven-ready products that are considered as the same quality as ‘home made’. Consumers want to view as much of the product as possible, hence the trend towards minimal sleeve packaging – and the corresponding requirement for a new lidding solution that performs to an even higher specification than our existing highly successful anti-fog film treatments.

“Convenience foods are still about speed but more and more about sophistication of both ingredients and presentation. KM’s vast experience in lidding film technology enables us to identify the key functionalities that would be affected by different processing techniques, storage atmospheres and logistic conditions of any products, thus enabling us to continually evolve new and more sophisticated solutions of our own.”

KM’s Fog Buster comes hot on the heels of other impressive innovations, including a solution for oven-cook casseroles to withstand lengthy roasting times; a breakthrough extending the shelf life of ambient ready meals for up to 12 months; and a pioneering triple tray for fresh ingredients that each demand different packaging atmospheres.

KM Packaging revolutionised the ready meals industry with its lidding films for aluminium foil trays and has since continued to invest in new technologies and flexible packaging solutions. For more information contact +44 (0)1832 274944, email contact@kmpack.co.uk or visit www.kmpack.co.uk.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 21, 2018Int'l Food Products Exhibition (Sial)
  • October 25, 2018Italian Espresso Coffee Show (TriestEspresso Expo)
  • October 25, 2018Finnish Food Fair
  • October 31, 2018Int'l exhibition for food products and equipment (Indagra Food)
AEC v1.0.4

Jobs: Food Packaging

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements