Shelf Life

Active and intelligent packaging public database launches

Active and intelligent packaging public database launches

By Rory Harrington

The first public version of a new database for active and intelligent packaging (AIP) innovations that aims to give small and medium enterprises (SME) free access to the groundbreaking technology has been launched.

Lipid technology yields long-life fillings

Lipid technology yields long-life fillings

By Lynda Searby

ADM Cocoa claims to have overcome the barriers that have historically prevented the development of premium bakery and confectionery fillings with a long shelf life through the use of lipid technology.

Albert Schipper, new AIBI President

60 Second Interview: Albert Schipper, President AIBI

Acrylamide, labelling regs and skills gap: AIBI steps up its game

By Jane Byrne

Albert Schipper, chair of Dutch bakeries association NVB, was recently elected president of the International Association of Plant Bakers (AIBI). We caught up with him to hear about his vision for the sector.

Fraunhofer scientist develops new active film

Fraunhofer scientist develops new active film

By Guy Montague-Jones

A scientist at the Fraunhofer Instituteas developed new antimicrobial active packaging film that targets microorganisms on the surface of meat, fish and cheese to extend product shelf life.

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

By Rory Harrington

A new intelligent technology that gives a running countdown of a product’s shelf life by analysing time and temperature data could replace traditional ‘use by’ dates on food labels, said the Norwegian company spearheading the development.