Posts Tagged ‘Modified Atmosphere Packaging’

New Packaging Innovation to reduce food waste

By Sarah Tyas, Senior Packaging Consultant and Health & Beauty Industry Expert at iDi Pac Ltd In UK we waste close to a fifth of all foodstuffs bought into our households (2016 WRAP food waste report), due to “missed ‘use by’ dates”, confusion with ‘best before’ dates, or lack of small size portion pack availability, […]

Use of ‘SMART’ and Intelligent Packaging

Active, Intelligent and Smart Packaging, these are all terms which are regularly banded around, but what exactly are they and how do they differ? To put it simply, Smart Packaging is Packaging that provides additional “Smart” functionality; Intelligent Packaging and Active Packaging are subgroups within Smart Packaging. More specifically, Intelligent Packaging uses sensors, measuring devices […]

Positive Packaging – an oxymoron

61% of consumers think fruit and vegetables “go off” quicker when in packaging. This statistic from EPA highlights some of the negative connotations associated with packaging. The vital benefits of protection and preservation that packaging provides are often ignored or misunderstood and instead packaging is often viewed as the enemy to sustainability. The reality is […]