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IMPROVED FRESHNESS & SALES. Bean sprouts packaged in the oxygen barrier film bags have yielded prolonged product freshness and increased sales.
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Freshness extension for fresh produce

Laser film perforation technology helps control oxygen transmission rates in bean sprout bags, protecting product color and odor.
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Secondary packaging includes MoistCatch moisture absorber.
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Moisture-absorbing breakthrough?

Plastic bottles holding a range of adhesives sold by Toagosei Co. Ltd. in Japan are now being put into secondary packaging that includes MoistCatch, a moisture-absorbing component that eliminates the need for adding moisture-absorbing desiccant pouches.
New indicator for monitoring the cold chain
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New indicator for monitoring the cold chain

New time/temperature indicator for use in monitoring the cold chain must first be activated before it begins functioning.
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: New extended-shelf-life filling technology
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Video: New extended-shelf-life filling technology

Federal Manufacturing introduces a new 30-valve net-weight (non-contact) ESL filler with a 10-station pick-and-place capping turret. Options include hot water sanitizing for juice or drinking yogurt applications or steam sterilization for extended life Ultra-High-Temperature (UHT) processed milk or dairy beverages. Booth # S-1878
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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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Extended refrigerated shelf life through microwave pasteurization.
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Microwave pasteurization hits Japan

Fujicco Co., Ltd., a leading food producer in Japan, has launched a line of refrigerated ready meals with extended shelf life thanks to microwave pasteurization technology.
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Sirane Ltd.: Film extends shelf-life for fruits and vegetables

Significant shelf-life extension of between two and five days has been reported for fruit and vegetables using an innovative new method of wrapping.
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Global aseptic packaging forecast to grow 24% in next five years

New study estimates that by 2016, the world market for aseptic packaging will reach 153 billion liters, in 333 billion packs, with the majority of additional demand coming from South/Southeast Asia and China.
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Blow/fill aseptic line—small footprint, big impact

Italian beverage producer Paradiso SpA can now ship aseptically filled PET bottles of teas, isotonic drinks, and other beverages along with its mineral waters and soft drinks.

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