food Packaging

Introduction Plastic is a globally used commodity due to its superior physico-chemical qualities, stability, availability and affordable cost. However, the excessive application of plastics in the food and agricultural sectors contributes to microplastics (MPs, particle size <5 mm) and nanoplastics…

Coveris has been recognized by the renowned UK cereal brand, Weetabix. Coveris has received the prestigious Weetabix Supplier Innovation Award linked to its supply of cereal liners, Cereal+, at a supplier awards events in May. The Weetabix Supplier Innovation Award…

Building on its long partnership with Sappi, Xeikon has developed food-safe, paper-based candy packs that are fully recyclable in the paper waste stream. With high image quality, bright colors and silky surface, packets of ‘Maoam Chew Fruit Mix’ showcase Xeikon’s…

Dallas-based private equity firm, Breck Partners, LLC has recently announced that it has joined hands with Rudy Cuellar and management to acquire the ownership interests in NPX One, LLC. NPX One, a leading food packaging manufacturer with its headquarters in…

In the face of escalating environmental crises, the quest for sustainability has become imperative. Among the myriad challenges, the issue of waste—particularly from food packaging—stands out as both a significant problem and an opportunity for innovative solutions. The movement towards…

Bioplastics or biodegradable polymers are the materials which are derived from the renewable sources (Azmin et al., 2020). As defined by ASTM, “the material containing organic carbon of renewable origin such as agricultural, plant, animal, fungal, microorganisms, marine or forestry…

Designing the packaging material exactly the way we want can be challenging. There are a few parameters that need to be considered while deciding a packaging material for our food products. Such as, It should be in line with the…

Packaging of foods is considered for preserving food quality, assuring safe transportation, storage and also the consumer usage. The fundamental purpose of packaging involves delaying the degradation of foods with effective distribution and marketing. Read: January Issue of Food Infotech Magazine.…