meat, fish & eggs

18 Jun 2021
--- Digital watermarks can increase packaging circularity in “ways that were not possible in the past,” according to plastic packaging specialist Paccor and digital identity technologists Digimarc. The two companies... Read More
08 Jun 2021
--- Packaging specialist ULMA has unveiled a new system designed for vacuum wrapping meat and cheese products, the FV 55 SD wrapping machine. The system meets US Department of Agriculture (USDA) hygiene standards and is the... Read More
25 May 2021
--- AMB is unveiling a series of monomaterial PET films for optimizing food preservation and reducing retailer and consumer food waste. The Italian supplier’s TotalMono PET monomaterial films also help producers meet the... Read More
14 May 2021
--- Amcor’s AmPrima forming film has received pre-qualification to carry the store drop-off label from the How2Recycle program. The global plastic packaging supplier says the innovative technology paves the way for a true... Read More
10 May 2021
--- Multivac is introducing a spray system for slicing and packaging cheese, ham and vegan products that reduces plastics consumption by bypassing the requirement for conventional interleaving film between slices. The system... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Berry Superfos launched a bamboo spoon for on-the-go food, and Celebration Packaging released a recyclable paper cutlery range ahead of the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive, taking effect in... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Multivac is promoting its full wrap conveyor belt labeler for applying self-adhesive full wrap labels on up to four sides of fish or other seafood product packs. Full wrap labels can enhance consumer appeal at the chill... Read More
20 Apr 2021
--- GEA is unveiling a new version of its skin thermoforming packaging technology – the PowerPak Skin.50 – which can perform vacuum and Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) packing on the same machine. The... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Swedish alt-milk company Oatly is addressing the “absurdity” of the EU’s pending Amendment 171 (Am171) – which could place further labeling restrictions on plant-based dairy alternatives – with... Read More
29 Mar 2021
--- A Tipa-commissioned review has found “landslide expert support” for compostable packaging across the EU to reduce plastic contamination in organic waste streams and increase the amount of food waste captured for... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- Accelerating demand for online groceries fueled by ongoing COVID-19 social restrictions brings heightened shopper expectations and increases the importance of consumer trust. PackagingInsights explores the challenges and... Read More
11 Mar 2021
--- Coveris has developed a luxurious and recyclable envelope-style cartonboard pack for Farne of Scotland’s private-label fish products. The packaging combines premium shelf appeal and responsible design using specialist... Read More
26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
19 Feb 2021
--- The Dutch Weed Burger is launching two of its seaweed-based meat alternatives, Weed Burger and Weed Dogg, at 300 national Albert Heijn supermarket chains next week. The Weed Burger patty is made from protein-rich, salty soy... Read More
05 Feb 2021
--- Food manufacturer HKScan is replacing fossil-based plastics in meat packaging with a new type of renewable plastic made from wood cellulose. Finnish wood-based plastics innovator Woodly is developing the bio-material, with... Read More
07 Jan 2021
--- GravityTray is launching a namesake thermoform meat tray that permanently traps juices from meat, fish, poultry or fresh fruit in a bottom tray chamber. The innovation omits the need for a typically unrecyclable plastic... Read More
04 Jan 2021
--- The EU-funded Refucoat Project is reporting breakthroughs in recyclable bioplastic food packaging capable of replacing conventional fossil-based raw materials. Refucoat has developed three different bio-based active... Read More
10 Dec 2020
--- Amcor is launching Europe’s first designed-for-recycling PVDC-free shrink bag for fresh and processed meat, poultry and some cheeses. Eco-Tite R is designed to maximize shelf life, maintain food safety, reduce food... Read More
02 Dec 2020
--- SABIC, DSM, Viscofan, Cepsa and Fibrant are together unveiling a multi-barrier casing for meat products made via the advanced recycling of post-consumer plastics.The recycled, multi-layer films advance the circular economy... Read More
01 Dec 2020
--- Sealed Air is unveiling “the world’s first” food-grade soft plastic film containing Certified Circular Resins (CCR) for food wraps and trays in fresh meat, fish and cheese applications. The US-headquartered... Read More