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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.
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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.
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.
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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