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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.
Global partners offer green packaging solutions that are cost-competitive with existing petroleum streams
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Global partners offer green packaging solutions that are cost-competitive with existing petroleum streams

U.S. based Ingredion and Australia's Plantic offer thermoform materials with oxygen barrier properties, replacing EVOH barrier layers. KTM produces 100% starch-based foam products from bio degradable dunnage to pharma-grade coolers.
Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates
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Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates

Herzel Canning Co. & Farms is aseptically packaging cut tomatoes in 26.46-oz cartons. The firm is believed to be the first to commercialize such a package with particulates.
Video: Allpax conducts research project to improve pouch sterilization
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Video: Allpax conducts research project to improve pouch sterilization

Allpax put more than 15 food products packaged in various microwaveable pouches and bowls and tested them to identify package and product combinations that hold the most promise of quality and capacity improvements for brand owners.
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Oxygen absorber for multilayer container.
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Oxygen absorber for multilayer chili container

Erasco brand chili, part of Campbell’s Germany GmbH, is taking advantage of an innovative oxygen absorbing technology in its multilayer container.
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Packaging helps grow global preservation markets

New BCC Research report forecasts growth around the world as packaging developments preserve foods and beverages.
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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.
The smiling bottle has strong consumer appeal.
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Smiling face design for barrier bottles

Lesieur, innovative leader of the French food dressings and sauces market, has introduced a new range of products contained in an attractive squeeze bottle with a smiling face design.

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