A pilot project – between BASF, Borealis, Südpack and Zott – has led to the creation of a multilayer food packaging protopy made of polyamide and chemically recycled polyethylene. Multilayer films offer excellent barrier properties in terms of protection and preservation of food products, as well as their overall efficiency in environmental terms; however, they can only be recycled to… Read more »
The Purdue University team is now looking for industrial partners for its biodegradable, advanced barrier coating A team of Purdue University, US, researchers have manufactured an innovative new process that uses cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) to create advanced barrier coatings for food packaging. The technology can be used to create non-toxic and biodegradable packaging solutions. The shelf-life extending process also has… Read more »
While materials like plastic have revolutionised how we package and store food products, they are doing significant damage to our environment. Miguel Campos, export sales manager at Advanta investigates the concerns about food packaging and the benefits of alternative packaging materials.
New water-based additive by Emerald Specialties optimized for easy handling and incorporation, providing superior performance in food packaging applications requiring indirect food contact approvals
Sun Chemical will introduce brand owners and converters to the fourth edition of its low migration guide entitled, “Designing Packaging with Certainty – A Best Practice Guide”, during Interpack 2014 at Stand C10/Hall 7a.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and university cooperators have developed a biodegradable plastic that could be used in disposable food containers. The thermoplastic becomes soft when heated.