Author Archives: Alan Heath
“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, 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 effort,” explains [...]
Food and beverage
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 [...]
Deferring to the popular consumer sentiment, 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, offer transparency, and have excellent barrier properties even at high temperature and humidity. On [...]
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), which was presented for the first time at this year’s BrauBeviale trade show, will give the university plenty of scope [...]
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, while one-way deposit PET bottles have reached a whole 97.9 percent. The industry [...]
Food and beverage
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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