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Food and beverage

Compostible capsule for coffee introduced

6 Mar 2017

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With single serve drinks systems continuing to grow in popularity, cialis 40mg there is an increasing requirement to balance the demand for capsules with sustainable packaging solutions.
 
RPC Bebo has now developed an innovative coffee capsule material that is able to be industrially composted while still delivering long-term protection of the contents and being able [...]

Technology

11-layer barrier film for food preservation launched

6 Mar 2017

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Total, cheap Hosokawa Alpine, Coveris and Hayssen Flexible Systems collaborated along the value chain to demonstrate a new 11-layer high performance barrier packaging solution at K 2016. This event, held in late October in Düsseldorf, Germany, is the world?s largest trade show for the international plastics and rubber industry.
Using Total Lumicene? PE on their [...]

Food and beverage

Spill free container for liquid suspended products

6 Mar 2017

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RPC S?plast has introduced a spill-resistant version of its 660L PE container, viagra dosage for the handling of products suspended in liquid or semi-fluid matter.
 
The new model features a raised edge and a silicone gasket in the lid, which ensures a mess-free fit. The smart joint design reduces the risk of cross contamination and [...]

Food and beverage

Coffee packaging introduced with venting control

6 Mar 2017

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Amcor has introduced a packaging system with built-in venting control for ground coffee and whole beans.  For coffee roasters, healing freshness is key. To deliver full flavour to consumers, most coffee producers prefer to package their product right after roasting. For decades the solution for degassing freshly roasted coffee has been to apply hard [...]

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Feasibility of robotic picking and packing of shopping orders

6 Mar 2017

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Ocado, medicine the world?s largest online-only supermarket, prescription has been evaluating the feasibility of robotic picking and packing of shopping orders in its automated warehouses through the SoMa project, web a Horizon 2020 framework programme for research and innovation funded by the European Union.
 
SoMa is a collaborative research project between the Technische [...]

Technology

Robotic arm created

6 Mar 2017

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Ocado Technology has created a robotic arm capable of safely grasping a wide variety of products, including over 48,000 hypermarket items.
 
The robotic arm comes as a result of the close collaboration between Ocado Technology and the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), and represents an integral part of the SoMa project – a European Union-funded, Horizon 2020 [...]

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