Producing smaller portion sized packaging for snack manufacturers will be Bosch’s next major focus, the packaging technology firm’s product manager, Jason D’Arcy, told BakeryandSnacks during the recent Snaxpo in Savannah, Georgia.
Performance Packaging has launched an alternative aseptic process to sterilize flexible packaging and its contents, avoiding hot-filling, retort processing, peroxide or peracetic baths and sprays, irradiation, pulsed light or electron-beam irradiation.
Leading packaging materials and machinery supplier MWV claims its open innovation portal will generate new ideas related to sustainability, materials science and substrate development for food and drink packaging.
A German research institute is seeking heat sealed packaging formats including confectionery wrapping from packaging producers or food manufactures for a round robin test to develop a standardized testing method to determine peel and opening forces.
Pro Sweets, the upcoming confectionery industry trade show, will see the release of an environmentally friendly aesthetically enhanced paperboard for the premium confectionery market, says the Finnish company behind the packaging component.
A new range of compostable bio plastics can be combined to grant
various benefits for the packaging of beverage and food products,
ranging from sealing and barrier forming to aesthetic and surface
qualities, their manufacturer claims.