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Organic recycling hailed as “the most sustainable solution” for the future

Plastic waste is a global concern. Only 31% of all plastic waste is currently recycled. And each year, eight million tonnes – representing 3% of the world’s annual plastic waste – enter the oceans. At the same time, a third of all food produced for human consumption in the world results in food waste or […]

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Transform ready meals packaging with unlined labels

Prep Kitchen was established in 2016 and originally started as a health food restaurant in Southend, UK. Responding to consumer demand, they started delivering healthy and freshly prepared food locally, right to people. The ready meal delivery service proved to be a great success, so much so that Prep Kitchen expanded its business activities and […]

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TIPA Launches Home Compostable Clear Laminate for Food Packaging

The new laminate has the same functionality as TIPA’s T.LAM 607 but is TUV OK Home Compost certified, which means it can be disposed of in home composting bins where it will decompose without leaving toxic pollutants. TIPA has stated that T.LAM 608 will also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the landfill of […]

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A Guide to 6 Leak Testing Methods for Food Packaging

Improving the integrity of the package seal is once again a priority due to recent supply and demand issues which include the following six reasons: Obtain consistent waterproofing layers; Adjust packaging layers to allow recycling; Other qualified suppliers or packaging materials; Faster production line speeds to meet demand; Increase in electronic commerce; Use of alternative […]

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Bath start-up obtains funding to develop seaweed-based food packaging

A Bath biotech company has secured funding to develop compostable algae-based food packaging with the aim of reducing the use of single-use plastics. Kelpi, who is collaborating with the University of Bath on the project, has received private and public investment to expand work on its bioplastic technology, which the start-up says is both safe […]

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MSI Express Acquires Food Packaging Assets from PacMoore – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

PORTAGE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – Portage-based MSI Express, a contract packaging of consumer packaged goods, has acquired the operating assets of PacMoore Products Inc., which operates a similar business to Hammond. MSI has acquired all of PacMoore’s contract manufacturing operations, giving it additional capacity and capabilities in the food manufacturing and packaging area. Financial […]

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Smart approaches to food packaging

Dr Meenu Sachdeva discusses emerging packaging technologies to ensure food quality and safety The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the mindsets of consumers, and there is a paradigm shift in consumer choices and lifestyles. A major change in lifestyle is buying hygienic products or consuming safe and hygienic food. Maintaining food safety has been a […]

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Developer innovates warehouse building for food packaging company

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register Stoford broke new ground on the site of a new production warehouse building in Telford that could secure the future of up to 250 jobs. The program, on behalf of food packaging maker Portion Solutions, will provide a single, specially […]

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Fremont Area United Way Seeks Food Packaging Volunteers Next Week | Local news

COLLIN SPILINEK Fremont Tribune Volunteers in the Fremont area can help tackle food insecurity in the community with a food packaging event next week. The Fremont Area United Way will be holding its seventh annual food packaging event October 25-29 at the former Gordmans location in Fremont Mall. “We recognize food insecurity as of paramount […]

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Food packaging chemicals may contribute to 100,000 deaths per year in US, study finds – Mother Jones

Phthalates are found in many household products, including cosmetics and food packaging. Olivier Morin / AFP / Getty This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Office collaboration. The chemicals group called phthalates, also known as plasticizers, could contribute to the early deaths of 91,000 to […]