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'Breakthrough' pasteurization technology for chilled ready meals
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'Breakthrough' pasteurization technology for chilled ready meals

At Anuga FoodTec, Hakan Pettersson, managing director of MicVac, describes what he calls a “breakthrough innovation technology” for chilled ready meals. The MicVac process allows raw or partially pre-cooked ingredients to be microwave-pasteurized in-pack. The process is said to allow for greater product quality, color, taste, texture, vitamin content, and shelf life.
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The newest entry in the UK children's cheese snack category.
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Cheese snack packed in barrier thermoform

The latest entrant into the UK’s buoyant children’s cheese snack market is Chedds Cheese & Toasties from Dairy Crest.
The cooler grow tray has a 21 x 21-in. standard-size base and lid.
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Thermoformed tray enables crop waste-based packaging

Design of new thermoformed ‘grow trays’ enables optimized manufacturing of coolers made from Ecovative’s mushroom-root and crop-waste packaging material.
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Compostable foodservice solutions

Excellent Packaging & Supply’s Bridge-Gate compostable serving ware and take-out packaging, made from 100% renewable GMO-free wheat by-products, is available through its BioMass Packaging® division.
Microwave pasteurization puts ready meals where consumers want them
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Microwave pasteurization puts ready meals where consumers want them

The combination of microwave technology, a special thermoformed tray, and a patented valve designed to open or close when needed are behind this important debut.
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Paperboard tray for MAP fish

The Finnish fish processing company V. Hukkanen Oy is launching its Kalaneuvos marinated salmon strips in new paperboard-based microwavable and ovenable modified atmosphere packaging.
OFF THE SHELF: Walgreens tries fresh RTE meals
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OFF THE SHELF: Walgreens tries fresh RTE meals

The Corner Kitchen is a new fresh-food concept being tried out in some of the Walgreens Chicago stores. Editor Pat Reynolds takes a look at a couple of the microwaveable, ready-to-eat items in the category.
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Thermoformed paper for lunch meat packs

Marks & Spencer is the first to commercialize a paper-based material that can be thermoformed on existing packaging lines.
HANDY PACKAGING. An operator places prepared salads in rPET containers two-up at the infeed (above) of the Hera MAP system, also
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MAP expands German foodservice provider's map

Bauer Funken’s two modified atmosphere packaging systems pack salads, sandwiches, and other foods for the German market.
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A deep dive into case - ready seafood

Fresher Than Fresh uses MAP trays to create case-ready seafood.

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