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Innovation Zone Examples
New milk carton technology will give accurate shelf life information throughout supply chain
Scientists from New York State based Cornell University are working on what is being heralded as the ‘milk carton of the future’. Outputs from the Cornell Milk Quality Improvement Program will result in the ability to communicate more precisely the actual quality of the product to determine if it is OK to consume and therefore …Read more >
Data embedded barcode extends conventional barcode reach
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire based OAL Connected create software for food manufacturing label and date code verification. They have announced the recent development of new barcode technology to reduce food waste and improve supply chain insights. The system is a first of its kind on the market and can read embedded barcodes inline. It is being piloted …Read more >
Active packaging developments help to extend shelf life
Smart and intelligent packaging initiatives continue to come through the Innovation Zone pipeline. Many of them have the purpose to improve the shelf life of food products. A couple of packaging development initiatives from the University of Sao Paulo have come to our attention that have been designed to warn if food has been spoiled …Read more >
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