Shelf Life

Brian Porter

Plastic packaging is winning the war on food waste

By Brian Porter

‘Think about your recent excursion to the grocery store and the changes in every aisle. Fresh chicken in vacuum-sealed plastic pouches. Pasta packaged in flexible film. And that jelly jar? It’s not a jar anymore. It’s a plastic squeeze bottle.

Pipis are the focus of the project. Photo courtesy of SARDI

Partnership seeks to double pipi shelf life

By Joseph James Whitworth

A South Australian Research and Development firm has partnered with the local pipi industry to develop a packaging system that aims to double the shelf life of the seafood.

Sealed Air is encouraging processors, packaging firms and others to help cut food waste.

Sealed Air steps up fight against food waste

By Jenni Spinner

Sealed Air Corp., a company that provides food and protective packaging, marked World Environment Day (WED) on June 5 by announcing a range of efforts to help reduce food waste around the globe.

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo


Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

Bosch Packaging Technology is slashing waste and boosting shelf life with the introduction of a new flow wrapper at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

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