When it comes to innovation, the idea of “partner or perish” has to become the new mantra for the food industry, according to a review published by Nestlé scientists.
Developed to improve the eco credentials of European bakery manufacturers, Linpac said its latest innovations in bread wraps, cakes and morning goods containers include RPET material and paper to address waste stream challenges.
OptiSol 5000 improves the texture of pizza doughs by enhancing extensibility and workability. This increases surface area by up to five percent and cuts costs for manufacturers.
Major food manufacturers are revamping their packaging amid concerns over the long term health hazards posed by mineral oils leaching from recycled cardboard into foods.
A lack of scientific evidence means no clear verdict can yet be reached on the health risks posed by nanomaterials – but the carcinogenic potential of some nanoparticles should be “taken seriously”, cautioned German authorities.