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Do you want to know the market trend? Do you need to find the appropriate packaging solutions, while keeping yourself updated about new ideas, laws, lab tests and experiences? Read Food Packages and you'll find the real, affordable information on food and beverage packaging.


Food Packages 55/2014

 Friday, 21 February 2014 | by redazione | Rating *

 In the new issue law, research, materials and strategic design. All the new projects about food and beverage packaging.


Plastics: DoC guidelines. At the end of December, on the European Commission site, the Union Guidance on Regulation (EU) No 10/201, also known with the acronym, PIM (Plastics Implementation Measure), providing guidance on application of the information flow along the supply chain of plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, was issued. The document, that can be downloaded free of charge, originates from the work of a team of experts gathering public and private technicians from DG Sanco. The guidance is aimed at professional organisations and member states competent authorities dealing with questions concerning the interpretation and implementation of certain aspects on the declaration of compliance and adequate information in the plastics supply chain. As you can read in the introductory notes, this document is an evolving document and will be updated to further clarify aspects related to its implementation.


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Food Packages 54 from technologies to packaging design

 Tue, 26 November 2013 | by redazione | Rating *

 Here you are the highlights of Food Packages 54/2013.

New additives for polyolefins

Among plastic films for food contact, polyolefins, especially polyethylene and polypropylene are the most widespread due to their sealability, low cost and inertia characteristics.

One of the limits of these materials lies in their easy thermo-oxidative and photo-oxidative degradation depending on degradation and cross-linking reactions in the presence of oxygen, almost at every step of their life cycle: during production, storage, processing and end use.



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myFoodPackages: test the digital magazine

 Friday, 22 November 2013 | by redazione | Rating *

 During the year we received, from more than a reader, the indication of proposing Food Packages magazine also in digital format (PDF) in addition to the paper format.

As the essence of the project myFoodPackages, to improve our services according to the needs expressed by those who follow our media, we gave the request to publish Food Packages in PDF format in order to facilitate the collection, portability and indexing of all the issues.


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Sustainability the topic of Food Packages 53

 Friday, 25 October 2013 | by redazione | Rating *

 In packaging, sustainability means analysis of raw materials, a targeted planning of structures, recycling, optimization and reduction: packaging plays a key role for the future of our planet. Sustainability is a complex question that cannot be identified with simple packaging reduction.

Food Packages 53 follows out the argument article by article.


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Food Packages 51

 Tue, 18 June 2013 | by redazione | Rating *

 That sustainability is an ace in the hole for cellulosic packaging producers is one of the most deeply rooted convictions in the paper and cardboard industry. According to Comieco and Pro- Carton, the ecological the figures impact speak of clearly: card- board today is 915 kg of CO2 equivalent per ton. This figure shows a reduction of 5% in three years. Given these encouraging promises, what, and how much, space is there for improvement? Discover the answers in this issue.


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Food Packages 50

 Tue, 09 April 2013 | by redazione | Rating *

 We speak about:

What's on in Italy - 14 chains from large scale retail trade, and 17 perishable and highly perishable food companies from across Italy participated in the survey proposed by PRO (Packaging Retail Observatory). The results reveal interesting food for thought with regards to fresh packaging technology, sanitation in the workplace and environmental sustainability in the field of packaging.


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Food Packages 49, the first of the new year

 Tue, 19 February 2013 | by redazione | Rating *

 Very interesting contents for this issue and a great connection with topicality. We speak about:

- mineral oils: the recent discovery in advent calendars chocolates has turned the spotlight on mineral oils (and on the little sadistic taste of media in launching anxious alarms). Nevertheless let’s try to keep faith with our original goal of offering you an all-round study focused on this theme;


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Adhesives and inks from microalgae - The Technological Institute of Plastics (AIMPLAS) and the enterprise Biofuel Systems [...]

Shake-up in the global polyethylene film market - According to a recently published study by leading industry consultants, Applied [...]

Made in Italy - Despite the dramatic effects of the crisis on the international market, Makro Labelling, [...]

Caps and closures event - Specialist plastics research consultancy AMI recently released the programme of the [...]

Key trends highlighted by PACE - Collaborative innovation, globalisation, a changing distribution model and sustainable [...]

Industrial labelling machines - Labelling technology will be present at this edition of Interpack also. In Pavilion [...]

New materials for packaging -   Members of the consortium involved in dibbiopack project achieved some results [...]

Beverage packages: uniqueness counts - from interpack 2014 "Less is more" is the consumer's motto when it comes to beverages: [...]

Safetypack - Kick off for Safetypack a project about an innovative non- intrusive laser gas sensors [...]

Upping the environmental credentials of plastics - The pressure continues to rise on global resources with a burgeoning population [...]

Bioplastics market grows above average between 2012 and 2017 - The bioplastics market is predicted to grow from around 1.4 million tonnes (annual [...]

Dynamic market for the converting industry - With ever-increasing worldwide demand for flexible packaging solutions and a strong [...]

New: the Extra-Virgin olive oil handbook - Packages of various size and material are generally used by extra virgin olive oil [...]

Automatica 2014: food in focus - The food industry is one of the biggest growth markets of the automation sector. [...]

Packaging in Japan - Dates have been finalized for the largest packaging show in asia, Tokyo Pack 2014, [...]

Experts predict a profitable reconstruction of the paper industry -   "In 2030, modern bio-refineries will have become highly profitable and constitute [...]

New packaging development Lidd™ - HH Global, the global marketing services company, has launched ‘Lidd™’, [...]

Pro Carton ECMA 2014 Award -   The Pro Carton/ECMA Award will be awarded for the 18th time in 2014 and is [...]

Apeal’s tinplate life cycle data is confirmed as the european reference - APEAL, the Association of Producers of Steel for Packaging, reveals that its tinplate [...]

The Finat recycling awards competition - Finat, the international association for the self-adhesive labelling industry, announces [...]

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