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Innovation Zone Examples
New bottle format makes liquid refilling easy
The refillable packaging market is growing strongly with many new initiatives coming to our attention at the Innovation Zone. Most of the entries are focused on specific pack formats with no particular attention paid to how easy it is for the user to refill their product. The challenge is often that it can be quite tricky …Read more >
Turmeric oil-based biopolymer film stops food fungus growth
Researchers from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Malaysia have developed a new film that could be effective at extending food shelf life. The solution incorporates turmeric oil. The plant is used as a spice for cooking and is well known for its anti-microbial properties. It has functional characteristics that appear to stop the growth of a …Read more >
PE composite foodwrap has antibacterial properties
There have been several plastic-free antibacterial food-wrap films coming to our attention at the Innovation Zone. PE as a wrap film has some powerful functional advantages. The transparent material is strong, gas-permeable and water-resistant. Rather than getting rid of the material, researchers from Pennsylvania State University have developed a composite using it. It incorporates a polysaccharide …Read more >
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