Case-ready meats

Regulations hinder new packaging for meat, poultry, seafood

Regulations related to the manufacture, distribution, type, and category of meat, poultry, and seafood are stifling the entry of new players and packaging innovation, says report.
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CURVE PATTERN. The curve features aided retention of the curve in the devices during sterilization process.
Package Case Study

Voice of customer inputs key to catheter tray and lid combination

Boston Scientific’s catheter tray and lid provide numerous benefits, including a knurling pattern of grooves in the tray.
Enigma high-security thumb drive-sized encryption device
Package Case Study

Clear package protects, promotes encryption device

The new Enigma high-security thumb drive-sized encryption device uses a clear plastic tray-and-sleeve system that offers tamper-evidence and plenty of space for graphics.
Renewably sourced barrier tray.
Package Case Study

Renewably sourced barrier tray for meat

Sutton, MA-based J&G Foods has begun using an ultra high-barrier renewably sourced thermoformed tray for its vacuum packaged line of fresh red meats.
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'Green' tray for takeaway food

Operating the Churchill’s, Fishnchicken, and Bankers brands, Chesterford Group is the UK’s largest independent chain of fish and chips shops.
NICE DISPLAY. One of the significant advantages of VSP is that packages can be displayed vertically, and Perfect Fit has taken f
Package Case Study

From MAP to VSP/HPP—and linerless labels along the way

This Houston startup now has a line of fresh, refrigerated ready meals that look good, taste great, and emphasize nutrition. High Pressure Processing extends shelf life.
Fig.1 FreeFormPack detail
Feature Article

Eye-popping news for sustainable, 3D paper packaging

Highly tactile and sustainable, new paper-based embossing, thermoforming and f/f/s technologies based on FibreForm, from BillerudKorsnäs, are now available in North America.
Breakthrough in thermoformable paper
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Breakthrough in thermoformable paper

Fiberform is a thermoform able paper-based material from Glenroy that is sent to Glenroy's customers in roll stock format. Sustainability is a key value proposition.
THERMOFORMABLE PAPER-BASED TRAY.  Shown here are two of the seven varieties of chilled meat products packaged by Micarna in the PaperLite material.
Package Case Study

Sliced fresh meats in a thermoformable paper-based pack

Migros, the well known and influential supermarket chain based in Switzerland, has launched a paper-based barrier tray that represents a 60% reduction in plastic content.
Machine Case Study

MAP meat line is fast and flexible

When this large meat processor in southwest Germany needed more capacity, management relied heavily on two key OEM partners for a tightly integrated solution.


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