FDBusiness.com

AIPIA

Grabbing Customer Attention

    Grabbing Customer Attention

One of the most important roles for packaging is to make the product it contains ‘stand out from the crowd’. Thanks to new printing techniques, which can be used in

Read Full Article

Intelligent labels reduce food waste

    Intelligent labels reduce food waste

ttz Bremerhaven is developing novel intelligent labels to monitor temperature abuse of frozen food and oxygen content in modified atmosphere packaged products. Controlling the post production life cycle of food

Read Full Article

Strong growth forecast for active, controlled and intelligent packaging

Demand for fresh, everyday consumables is fuelling growth in the active, intelligent and controlled food and drink packaging market, the latest report from BCC Research claims. The Global Market for Advanced

Read Full Article

Adhesive Smart Labels Records Supply Chain Treatment

When it comes to new label technology, thin is definitely in. By the end of 2014, labels featuring built-in temperature recording aptitudes, that are also as thin as human hair,

Read Full Article

First Active food substance approvals announced by EFSA

The first Active substances designed for use with various applications in food contact materials have been given the go ahead by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). In an announcement at the beginning of April

Read Full Article

Colour changing cans from Rexam

Rexam, the global beverage can makers, has announced the official launch of Thermochromic printed ends and Photochromic ink. The company says it is the first in the market to offer Thermochromic printed ends

Read Full Article

Getting fresh with nanoparticles

Ripening fruit, vegetables, and flowersrelease ethylene, which works as a plant hormone. Ethylene accelerates ripening, so other unripened fruit also begins to ripen—fruit and vegetables quickly spoil and flowers wilt. Japanese

Read Full Article

New material extends shelf life performance

DSM has filed a patent for a packaging material for food, feed and agricultural products to increase shelf life. The company says the material is capable of breathing at a rate that maintains a desired

Read Full Article

Milk tastes better in the dark!

Fonterra Brands of New Zealand has announced the launch of its new 100% LightProof milk bottledesigned to provide the best tasting milk. The recyclable carton is made of triple-layer high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic with

Read Full Article

Researchers develop RFID-enabled paper

Paper embedded with RFID tags has been developed by researchers at North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, which could be used to combat counterfeiting. The patent-pending process, called laser enabled

Read Full Article

Carbon-Positive Polyair Packaging Absorbs CO2

Innovative new packaging capable of absorbing carbon dioxide emissions and being recycled post-consumer use has been re-launched in the UK. The brainchild of Polythene UK, the ‘Polyair’ packaging material is

Read Full Article

FoodTouch keeps it fresher longer

Microbeguard’s FoodTouch paper liners, introduced at the end of 2009 are claimed to be the first antimicrobial protected paper products designed to preserve the quality and extend the shelf life

Read Full Article

Delivering the Perfect Banana

To ensure that no banana is too green or too brown when it reaches the store, bunches are packed so they ripen in transit. However this can create a logistics nightmare

Read Full Article

Colourful Mountain Dew magic

To quench consumers’ thirst during the summer, PepsiCo’s Mountain Dew soda drink teamed up with Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) to deliver a new can that is one-third larger than the

Read Full Article

Natural compound keeps food fresh

TECNALIA is investigating a new system of active protection for processed cheeses , cakes and pastry products through the application of natural antifungal compounds and the study of their effect

Read Full Article

Eat the food, eat the packaging

WikiCells is an edible packaging technology that allows consumers to eat and transport food without plastic. Developed by Professor David Edwards at Harvard University WikiCells imitate natural packaging by enclosing food and liquid

Read Full Article

Clearing the mist on food packs

Croda Polymer Additives has launched a new anti-fog concentrate which is claimed to provide a unique solution to fogging in clear polypropylene food packaging. Atmer™ 7373 works by preventing droplet

Read Full Article

Ouvre at the Louvre…

The OTHER edible packaging company WikiCells has announced at the SIAL trade show in France that it will open its first WikiBar close to the Louvre Museum in Paris early next year, with ‘hundreds

Read Full Article

Clever Ink can Reduce Food Waste

Insignia Technologies, based in Scotland, has created an intelligent ink that changes colour when exposed to external influences such as time, oxygen and humidity levels. Developed by chemist Professor Andrew

Read Full Article

Reading Temperatures Inside Out!

ShockWatch Inc has announced a new range of temperature recorders that are compact, durable, and have the ability to read temperature data without opening the packaging. The TrekView® temperature recorder offers

Read Full Article

No Barrier to Bottle Clarity…Just Oxygen

APPE’s  barrier system ActivSeal® combines high protection against oxygen ingress and vitamin C loss with improved clarity compared to traditional barrier materials and no impediment to the recycling process, claims the company. In

Read Full Article

Bottle top makes the party hop!

StartCap is the world’s first digitally enabled bottle top that can turn on party lights or music simply from opening it, say developers UK cider brand Strongbow Gold and digital

Read Full Article

NFC takes on QR in store trials for Kraft

Kraft Foods has recently piloted an NFC trial at selected grocery stores with results showing significantly higher engagement levels compared to QR codes. For

Read Full Article

New, recyclable tray can use MAP

Clearly Clean Products has introduced what could be the world’s first recyclable MAP (Modified Atmosphere Pack) tray for meat, poultry and other fresh

Read Full Article

Egg-citing pack boils breakfast!

Self-heating and cooling technology in packaging is a market very much on the move and looks set to be expanding from just beverage

Read Full Article

Gizmo mixes in the bottle for fresher tea

Gizmo is a new closure and delivery system, manufactured by RPC Bramlage-Wiko, provides a pressurised bottle cap where all the ingredients

Read Full Article

Meat tracked with RFID

Bereket Döner, one of Turkey’s largest producers of frozen and ready-to-serve meat products, is using radio frequency identification to track its goods as

Read Full Article

Strip keeps fruit fresher, longer

British retailer Marks & Spencer has introduced a new packaging component for its range offresh fruit which helps to extend shelf life of the products considerably. The

Read Full Article

Fruit friendly label dissolves in water

The only thing stopping your fresh apple from being completely organic is that little white sticker with the gluey residue

Read Full Article

Cash for Candy promo uses GPS, NFC AND QR!

Nestlé U.K. & Ireland has equipped six candy-bar packages with GPS-enabled devices that, when activated by the purchaser, will prompt the Nestlé prize

Read Full Article

Packaging sorts itself out?

In a recent interview for FoodProductionDaily.com, packaging company Benson Group speculated that the incorporation of sensors into packaging could lead to innovations

Read Full Article

Holey Alliance to extend Shelf Life

Two flexible packaging converters, Exopack LLC and Kobusch Group, have reached an agreement with PerfoTec  BV, which has recently joined AIPIA, to offer

Read Full Article

Gum pack is magnetic

Stride gum has launched its iD chewing gumwith a new type of magnetic closure that allows customers to open and close the packs with

Read Full Article

Wine bottle security tag with style

Checkpoint Systems which offers solutions for shrinkage management, merchandise visibility and apparel labelling for the retail industry, claims to have created an

Read Full Article

First order for Brand Protection system

Thin Film Electronics has received its first order, from a major global consumer goods company, for the use of Thinfilm Memory

Read Full Article

First Active food substance approvals announced by EFSA

The first Active substances designed for use with various applications in food contact materials have been given the go ahead by the European Food Safety

Read Full Article

Scottish firm launches ‘revolutionary’ label for food packaging | Video

A Scottish company has launched, what it calls, a ‘revolutionary’ new label aimed at cutting down on food waste. Lanarkshire

Read Full Article

Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

[eventlist]

Jobs: Food Packaging

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements