Author Archives: Alan Heath

Corporate

Mondi optimises portfolio

27 Mar 2017

ProVantage Kraftliner

?We live in a very fast-moving consumer market that constantly challenges corrugated packaging solutions. To keep our customers one step ahead in this dynamic field we work closely together with them, treatment constantly innovate, and modernise both our state-of-the-art paper machines and product portfolio. Our recent modernisation projects at Mondi Świecie mill reflect this [...]

Food and beverage

Mingustos use stand up pouch for cucumber

27 Mar 2017

Clondalkin stand up pouch minigustos

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast has developed an innovative stand up pouch for a new premium snack brand.
 
The Minigustos label from Bayer, is a brand for snack vegetables with a longer shelf life.  The first vegetable to be released under the Minigustos label is a snack cucumber.
 
The extended shelf life properties of the food are made [...]

Analysis

Sustainable Alternatives to Polyvinylidene Chloride-coated Films

27 Mar 2017

meat wrapped EVOH

Deferring to the popular consumer sentiment, pill numerous countries across Western Europe have banned or restricted the use of polyvinylidene chloride (PVdC)-coated films in food packaging. The move opens up the market for sustainable and specialty packaging solutions that are cost effective, hospital offer transparency, and have excellent barrier properties even at high [...]

Corporate

KHS cooperates with TU Berlin

27 Mar 2017

TU-KHS-Cooperation

The Technical University in Berlin is supplementing its laboratory facilities with the latest kegging technology from KHS. The new Innokeg AF1C1 for the semi-automatic processing of kegs (smaller barrels for the hospitality trade and industry), more about which was presented for the first time at this year?s BrauBeviale trade show, ailment will give [...]

Analysis

High recycling rates for PET in Germany

27 Mar 2017

Forum PET_GVM Study PET Recycling

Bottle deposits have ensured consistently high recycling rates for PET bottles in Germany according to a new 2015 study on the usage and recycling rates of PET beverage bottles in Germany. PET bottles are recycled at a total of about 93.5 percent, prescription while one-way deposit PET bottles have reached a whole 97.9 percent. [...]

Food and beverage

Scientists at Loughborough explore ways of reducing food waste

6 Mar 2017

Not_avoidable_food_waste

Loughborough University is part of a new ?0.8 million research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste.
The two-year project, pharm which received funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), online is a joint collaboration between Loughborough and the universities of York and Nottingham.
It will explore how [...]

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