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Metallic board can be recycled through normal waste streams
Metallised polyester laminates continue to be used for premium products in sectors such as beverage, cosmetics and tobacco. Their stand out shelf appeal and ability to premiumise brands comes at an environmental price due to lack of recycling. Multilayered metallised polyester laminates are both difficult and uneconomical to recycle, which results in the material going …Read more >
Little pocket keeps Puerto Rican McDonald’s fans happy
McDonald’s in Puerto Rico has changed its french fries packaging so that fast food fans can get a ‘lucky’ potato wedge with their food. McDonald’s has redesigned its fries packaging to celebrate National French Fry Day (it’s a Puerto Rican thing). The pack has a special pocket to accommodate the additional treat comprising a ñapa or …Read more >
IML increases soup shelf life to one year
Alicante, Spain based injection moulder ITC Packaging and Verstraete IML have combined to help Spanish food producer Dulcesol achieve an extended shelf life for their soup brand. Dulcesol’s ready-to-eat, single-serve Naturcream soup brand is using an IML label with an oxygen barrier. Dulcesol worked with ITC Packaging to develop an IML oxygen-barrier label from Verstraete, which …Read more >
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