Cryovac Food Packaging Div. of Sealed Air Corp. (www.sealedair.com) was awarded a Gold for Technical Innovation for its coextruded Flavour Mark™ retort material. Made of an unidentified multilayer coextrusion, the film is intended as a replacement for #10 cans to be used with the Cryovac Onpack vertical form/fill/seal system.
Two robotic cells may be the main attraction on this Canadian beverage maker’s new line. But home-grown packaging solutions, especially in pouch-filling, are also crucial. To view the first in a series of videos on this packaging line, please click here.
Wyeast Laboratories, Hood River, OR, a leading producer of pure liquid yeast products (fermentation cultures) for beer and wine making, has introduced 50-mL and 125-mL retortable stand-up pouch packaging for its home brewers and vintners line of products.