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Ink Marks Food as High-Pressure Processed

In times of growing health awareness, the role of food safety is increasing as well. Chemical preservatives to extend the life cycle of food are being avoided – at least lots of people try to. Because: How can you know for sure that the vegetables on your plate haven’t been treated? That’s where a newly developed ink will bring clarification.

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Ecolean packaging takes a minimalist approach

Ecolean is a Swedish packaging company with a strong customer base in Asia. Its success is due to the popularity of its flexible packaging pouches and the growing demand for food packaging in general, especially in emerging economies. The company takes a unique approach to weight reduction: Its packaging film is made of 40 % chalk blended with conventional PP and PE.

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Customized packaging for individualized cereal

When the three students created MyMuesli.com, an online shop for individualized cereal, it quickly became a much talked about phenomenon. Their customers can combine 80 ingredients and create 566 trillion different cereal mixes ranging from oats with raisins to coconut with goji berries. Now, they are offering customized cans that are printed right in the shop in one of their flagship stores in Heidelberg, Germany.

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