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Packaging from food waste

Paper and cardboard are preferred packaging options for many types of food. To obtain the desired properties, it has to be coated with film that provides a barrier to mechanical impacts, moisture, grease and oxygen, typically made of polyethylene synthesized from crude oil. An international consortium of experts looks at how a new coating for paper and cardboard made from food by-products could help reduce waste as well.

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Next Generation of Packaging: Tetra Pak’s Connected Packaging Platform

Tetra Pak just launched their connected packaging platform which provides shoppers with a vast amount of information on where the product comes from or where to recycle the package and so on. They turn ordinary milk cartons into interactive information channels using code generation, digital printing and data management.

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