New packages deliver longer shelf life for seafood
New packaging for fresh fish and other seafood extends its life by up to 21 days, improves safety while retaining its flavour, shape and product appearance, claims the manufacturer Hefestus, Israel.
Enzyme system offers extended shelf life for cakes
Caravan Ingredients has developed a new enzyme-based ingredient system which it claims can extend the shelf life of cakes, even those with a low fat content which tend to stale faster.
New enhanced film resins can extend product shelf life
Outstanding moisture barrier performance, improved strength and the ability to extend product shelf life are claims made for two new high density polyethlyne (HDPE) resins for use in food packing films.
New leak tester to ensure bakery shelf-life
Dispatches from Pro2Pac
The packaging machinery company Jenton has launched a new range of seal testers ideally suited to bakery which check packaging for leaks or faults and help guarantee freshness and shelf life.
New filling systems on show
A new rotary stand up pouch filling system is targeted at small to medium sized companies seeking higher yield with minimum capital expenditure, says its UK developer.
New service can help extend shelf life, says LFI
Reliable accelerated tests are proving invaluable in enabling food processors to have a confident assessment of shelf life before a product launch, says Leatherhead Food International (LFI).
PWP's easy-to-open cake domes 'reduce product damage'
PWP Industries has released an easy-to-open airtight packaging for cakes, which the company describes as “a category buster” that reduces product damage while cutting down on plastic.
Oxygen barrier system wins IFT Science Award
Active Oxygen Barrier Enhancement technology netted packaging
specialists Multisorb Technologies a 2008 IFT Food Expo Innovation
High pressure processing kit wins IFT science award
High pressure processing equipment, which uses a working pressure
of 87,000 psi (6116.7 Kgf/cm2) was one of three food
packaging and processing systems honoured with a 2008 IFT Food Expo
Study shines light on photosensitive drink shelf life
The significance of lighting on shelf-life in photo-sensitive
drinks and food products should not be underestimated by processors
when considering how to store their products, says a new study.
Reducing food waste a matter of compliance, expert
Huge volumes of food waste could be diverted from land-fill sites
and back to the table, if only there was proper attention was paid
to processes and compliance with regulatory safeguards, according
to an industry expert.
Bagger designed for convenience salads, produce
A new bagging machine is designed to package fresh produce, such as
single-serve salads and kits.
Mid-level oxygen-barrier film adds to range of options
A new mid-level oxygen-barrier film released on the market adds to
the choices processors have for packaging foods and liquids.
Smart label monitors food shelf life
A new smart label allows food processors to monitor the shelf life
of products packed with modified atmosphere gases.
Danisco blends to take tortillas into new markets
Danisco believes its new range of ingredient blends called
Powerflex, intended to keep tortillas soft and fresh no matter what
the shelf-life requirements, could help open up new global markets
for the food product.