Many Good Reasons For Liquid Dairy To Switch To PET Packaging

Acting in a competitive marketplace, typically impacted by low margins, liquid dairy manufacturers relentlessly seek innovations to achieve product differentiation and a sustainable business. To answer those challenges, Sidel can support the companies to switch their liquid dairy production to PET bottles and benefit from increased marketing opportunities, while leveraging a…

Improve Hygiene Standards And Optimise Operational Efficiency With Matcon

When producing dairy-based products, it is of utmost importance to ensure the highest of hygiene standards. This can be an expensive and time-consuming activity, but the risk of not doing so properly is far too high.  By David Newell, General Manager & Director of Business Development for the Asia Pacific…

CSB Solution Streamlines Processes And Saves Time

An IT solution from CSB-System is enabling Switzerland’s number one supplier of mozzarella and other cream cheese specialities to efficiently plan and optimise workflows and information throughout all its operations, leading to a fifty percent time saving in order picking.   Züger Frischkäse AG’s exports account for about 40 percent…

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…
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