Polyethylene Terephthalate

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Operational Efficiency Month

EFSA gives OK to three PET recycling processes

By Joseph James Whitworth

Three processes for recycling post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into food contact materials have been approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Recycling post-consumer PET using EREMA tech

EREMA recycling tech backed by EFSA

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recycling post-consumer PET into food contact materials using EREMA’s technology through a number of processes has been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

The bottle has been designed to be more attractive

SIPA delivers non-aseptic ketchup bottle

By Rod Addy

SIPA has developed a non-aseptically-filled squeezy plastic ketchup bottle, which it claims overcomes many traditional design challenges of hot fill applications and provides a cost-effective alternative to aseptic versions.

Full body sleeve labels at a reclamation facility. Picture courtesy of NAPCOR

Special newsletter: Labelling and Printing

PET full body sleeve label recycling: no easy answers

By Joseph James Whitworth

No single solution for recycling polyethylene terephthalate (PET) full body sleeve labels will suit everybody and make the issue easily solvable, according to Eastman Chemical Company. 

Linpac showcased their investment for the first time

FoodProductionDaily.com visits Linpac in Germany

Linpac shows off German investment and plan to boost PET

By Joe Whitworth

Linpac has recently completed a €9m investment in two German facilities to drive the market change in the country from polypropylene (PP) to polyethylene terephthalate (PET).FoodProductionDaily.com was invited along to see the developments for the first...

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