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Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans
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Drop-in plastic replacement for metal cans

The KlearCan from Kortec is a direct substitute for metal cans that lets contents show brilliantly through the package. It can be retorted and permits no oxygen ingress for two years. Takes a seamed-on metal end.
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Latvia's Brivais Vilnis puts sardines in this IML PP container that's retorted for a 2-two-year shelf life.
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Nothing fishy about clear sardines pack at interpack

Sometimes a little clarity goes a long way, and in the case of a certain sardines pack now on store shelves in Latvia, it goes a long way indeed.
Off The Shelf: Plastics Replace Metal for Fish
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Off The Shelf: Plastics Replace Metal for Fish

A co-injection molded container for fish has one EVOH barrier in its sidewall and gets a second one via in-mold labeling.
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Two discrete layers of EVOH help deliver three-year shelf life

One barrier layer of this award-winning pack is introduced in the coinjection molding process, while the second is in the in-mold label that’s added during coinjection.
Barrier bags and retort pouches open opportunities
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Barrier bags and retort pouches open opportunities

Mondi America introduces several new paper-based bags for high-speed filling of fine powders, including a single-ply construction, and will be starting production of flexible film retort pouches for applications such as baby food and pet food in December.
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Retortable plastic trays for new pet food

Forthglade Foods of Devon, England, has launched a new range of cat and dog food products in new packaging.
Lab retorts – the gateway to Shaka® and Gentle Motion
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Lab retorts – the gateway to Shaka® and Gentle Motion

Allpax Shaka and Gentle motion retorts are revolutionizing the shelf stable food industry by changing the way retorted food, especially in pouches and trays, taste. Greg Jacob, Vice President and General Manager of Allpax, describes how lab retorts are the gateways to Shaka and Gentle Motion implementations. Booth # N-3910
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Video: The new Shaka® 1600 agitation retort
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Video: The new Shaka® 1600 agitation retort

The Allpax 1600 Shaka high-speed agitation retort equals the output of four-basket static retorts because of an up to 90 percent reduction in cycle time. Shaka opens the doors to new products that would typically be difficult to retort and improves the taste and appearance of products now available on the market. Booth # N-3910
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Seafood specialties in retorted, IML tubs

Appel Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG, of Cuxhaven, Germany, produces the Appel Gourmet Seafood line in six non-refrigerated salad and snack varieties.
Retort agitation process opens door to new products
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Retort agitation process opens door to new products

Now available for production-size applications, the Allpax Shaka retort provides rigorous agitation to products during the retort process to sterilize food faster through improved thermal transfer.

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