Shelf life

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.
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Aseptic plant enables new business opportunity

Fruit-based drink-mix components company Beverage Innovations enters new markets with shelf-stable aseptic product supplied by new processing/packaging company Wright Foods.
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Preform technology enables ambient yogurt product

Venezuelan food and beverage manufacturer Empresas Polar has introduced the first shelf-stable yogurt in the country through its subsidiary, Pascual Andina.
Barrier packaging plus "patented sterilization process" brings 12-month unrefrigerated shelf life to this new line of tapas from Spain.
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It's tapas time

Grupo Alimentario IAN, based in Navarra, Spain, has launched a new range of Carretilla brand tapas in a new barrier package.
HopeGel is a nutrient and calorie-dense protein gel designed to aid children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
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HopeGel delivers nourishment to starving children in Haiti

Shelf-stable stand-up pouch offers portability and convenience; donations accepted to help save children’s lives.
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Veryfine’s hot-fill breakthrough

Reporting on packaging breakthroughs has been a strength of Packaging World throughout our 20-year history.
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.

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