The film is similar in texture and appearance to plastic wrap, but it is edible and made of a combination of two naturally occurring substances.
June 23, 2017
Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU), Corvallis, Ore., developed a water-resistant and antimicrobial edible film that has the potential to extend the shelf life of foods with wet surfaces, such as meat, cheese and cut fruit and vegetables.
Advanced in-mold label thermoforming (IML-T) from RPC Bebo Plastik, Europe, combined with the company’s in-house Bebo Print lid printing technology, helps enhance the on-shelf presence of Kremgo cream cheeses from Tine SA, Norway.
With more than 20 deli meat SKUs in the Metro Deli line, the Sealed Air food care team set out to deliver an innovative packaging solution that would meet the needs of each individual product and size.
This study showed that most of the containers in the same-size range (with widely-differing geometry) have similar weights, barring a few outliers.
May 11, 2017
To help understand which attributes make containers easier or harder to dispense, PTI tracked the force needed to dispense, along with the amount dispensed per millimeter of indentation, for a variety of 20- to 25-ounce containers in different product categories.