Shelf Life

“The technology allows the craft side of coffee to replicate what’s so exciting about experiencing unique coffee.”

Shelf-stable RAIN tech could change the canned coffee space

By Beth Newhart

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.

SABMiller has launched a ‘smart sensor’ technology that tells consumers when their beer is at the perfect drinking temperature.

The future of packaging knows no bounds, says CDP

By Jenny Eagle

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?

Picture credit: Paul Jenkins  Founder at ThePackHub: packaging innovation experts

Positive Trends in 2015 for Active & Intelligent Packaging

By Jenny Eagle

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 look at High Pressure Processing (HPP)

Meeting the demands for all-natural foods and beverages

By Manny Picciola, managing director, L.E.K. Consulting

Consumers have long held a desire for fresh, all-natural foods and beverages. Quality and safety are among the most important factors for the modern-day shopper.

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo


Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

Bosch Packaging Technology is slashing waste and boosting shelf life with the introduction of a new flow wrapper at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

The Sial Innovation zone

Dispatch from Sial 2012

A future without packaging beckons

By Rod Addy

The food industry could be approaching a time when packaging will be completely eliminated from the supply chain, according to Olivia Milan-Grobois, business unit director, Sial Group.

Active and intelligent packaging public database launches

Active and intelligent packaging public database launches

By Rory Harrington

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.

Perfect pasteurisation

Perfect pasteurisation

The Classica Group believes it has successfully demonstrated the
effectiveness of its microwave pasteurisation technology for
extending the shelf life of packaged fresh waffles and french


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