A concern in the RTD beverage industry is maintaining freshness and quality with a long shelf life. Special, crafted drinks like cold brew coffee struggle with this the most, but brewing technology from BKON is now extending product drinkability.
With more consumer trends leaning toward health and wellness, convenience channels have had to evolve beyond unhealthy, processed CPGs. Packaging innovations are allowing for a longer shelf life, making it possible to sell better-for-you foods out of...
There are some exciting opportunities ahead as the future of packaging knows no bounds, according to Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), but how can manufacturers tap into this space while taking into consideration the high costs?
Describing itself as the most "start-up friendly accelerator on the planet," MassChallenge is expanding to Switzerland under the auspices of Nestlé and Givaudan after helping 218 start-ups in the UK and US last year.
Is cinnamon water set to steal coconut water's crown, can quark ever rival Greek yoghurt and will cauliflower rice really replace oats for a healthy breakfast porridge? FoodNavigator met up with the product developers who think so.
As the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) heads towards it annual Congress, this year in Jaarbeurs, Utrecht (18-19 November), we ask AIPIA’s managing director Eef de Ferrante what has been happening in the sector in 2015.
A new preservation technology for fresh juices that destroys spoilage bacteria without loss of organoleptic qualities can unlock barriers to growth in the market due to its radical extension of product shelf life of up to around 21 days, Dutch firm Coolwave...
The first public version of a new database for active and intelligent packaging (AIP) innovations that aims to give small and medium enterprises (SME) free access to the groundbreaking technology has been launched.
The benefits for nano-packaging, showing how it can overcome current food and drink industry challenges in terms of shelf life, distribution or sustainability, need to become more apparent in order to ensure widespread commercial implementation, says...
A Greek food company has cited a significant increase in sales of its meat products, improved shelf life and a dramatic reduction in product returns as the benefits of using high pressure processing (HPP).
New oxygen scavenging technology for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers that allows for lightweighting and prolongs shelf life has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, said manufacturers Constar.
Adopting Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) materials designed to better protect ‘sensitive beverages’ such as milk, juice and tea products from factors like light and oxygen is the aim of a new package testing service.
A new production line targeted at food and beverage producers that market pomegranate products automates the separation of the peel from the arils and wraps them in MAP packaging for long-lasting shelf life, says its developer.
High pressure processing equipment, which uses a working pressure
of 87,000 psi (6116.7 Kgf/cm2) was one of three food
packaging and processing systems honoured with a 2008 IFT Food Expo
Huge volumes of food waste could be diverted from land-fill sites
and back to the table, if only there was proper attention was paid
to processes and compliance with regulatory safeguards, according
to an industry expert.
Danisco believes its new range of ingredient blends called
Powerflex, intended to keep tortillas soft and fresh no matter what
the shelf-life requirements, could help open up new global markets
for the food product.
About 5 per cent of mixed raw vegetable salads in the UK are
contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to a national
survey that uncovered two products with levels above the EU's
Investment in a new modified atmosphere packaging line will help
Russian meat processor Atiashevsky to offer products of a higher
quality and a longer shelf life to its major customers - the latest
move by a company which has already...
A brand of wine packaged in Tetra Prisma 500ml packaging has been
launched in the US. This is the first wine to packaged in this way,
and the company behind it believes it offers consumers greater
convenience and freshness.