Packaging – Focusing on Creative and Cost-Effective Equipment

The current economic environment has created the need for packaging equipment that translates into lower costs for food producers, while at the same time offering ingenious solutions which contribute to the ongoing fight against food loss and waste. In this article, we take a look at an environmental initiative presented at interpack 2014 and also detail the results of a case study involving a successful packaging collaboration.
Dan Orehov reports

According to a current study by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia, suitable packages are capable of reducing food loss considerably. Developers are therefore working hard on new concepts for packaging machines, the related process technology and “smart” packages. A total of 100 companies from the entire food value chain, from production, retailing and packaging through to logistics, are now participating in the “Save Food” Initiative, a joint project of the FAO, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. Its goal is to foster dialogue between industry, research, the political sphere and civil society on the subject of food loss. Reducing spoilage will also be the central theme at the Innovationparc Packaging at interpack 2014 in Düsseldorf. Exhibitors at this show will be presenting their ideas on how food can be protected better from 7 to 14 May 2014. Furthermore, during the Save Food Conference at Messe Düsseldorf’s Congress Center South on 7 and 8 May, experts from politics, ...

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