Frozen Foods: Key Considerations To Optimise The Packaging Process

A hygienically designed packaging system is one of the best ways to optimise food safety and quality. By Paul Webster, General Manager, tna Asia.   Global interest in frozen foods has soared in recent years, resulting in numerous growth opportunities for manufacturers. Expected to reach close to USD 9 billion…

Lock In Flavours And Extend Shelf-Life With High Pressure Processing

An understanding of High Pressure Processing (HPP) will potentially help the local consumer market receive high/better quality products. By Dr Matthew Zhao, Packaging Technologist, Food Innovation & Resource Centre, Singapore Polytechnic. The trend towards minimally processed foods that retain food quality in terms of flavour and nutrients has driven food…

A Game-Changer In Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Insulated Packaging

Since polystyrene packaging was invented in 1954, there has been no alternative that has outperformed its cool chain performance and combined it with recyclability, sustainability, biodegradability and compostability attributes. That is, until now. By Emily Mantilla, senior partner, Honey and Fox Proprietary Limited. An ingenious product made from wool that…

Flexible Solutions For Tough Problems

What are the solutions available for conveyor belt repair? By Alice Jucquois, marketing executive, Belzona Polymerics Limited. Conveyor belts are an integral part and paramount to the operation in almost all production companies in the food and drink industry. The food and drink industry uses different types of conveyors for…

Aseptic Filling—The Process And The Benefits

In comparison to hot-fill technology, cold aseptic filling provides the required shelf life without adversely affecting the quality of the product, says Alessandro Bellò, vice president of Blowing-Filling & Packaging, GEA.   Aseptic filling technology has created a major shift for beverage producers in recent years. In the past, shelf…

Building The ‘Factory Of The Future’

Guido Ceresole, Zone VP SEAP, Gebo Cermex, discusses how ‘The Factory of the Future’ can help enhance efficiency, while bringing unprecedented agility and greater business opportunities.
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