Careful research and technical development by Polyoak Packaging’s Contan division resulted in a new pail that is lighter in weight yet still very strong. Aimed primarily at the catering and food service markets, the new 5ℓ Polypail bulk food packaging solution is ideal for both wet and dry contents as it seals securely, making the container leak proof.
A new entry-level solution from Linx Printing Technologies, a global supplier of product identification printing technology, is making laser coding more accessible to the food and beverage industry. Its recently launched Linx SL1 offers manufacturers of all sizes the ability to create high-quality codes that add value to their packaging.
In Hulamin’s audited results for the year ended 31 December 2014 and cash dividend declared, the company announced it is investing R300 million in an aluminium recycling plant that will take used aluminium beverage cans and reprocess them back to raw metal and ultimately, can body stock.
Alongside countless market leaders from Germany and abroad, many small and medium-sized companies will be appearing at Anuga FoodTec, which takes place from 24 to 27 March in Cologne, Germany. So far almost 500 suppliers from around 40 countries and 43 000 trade visitors from around 130 countries are expected to attend.
Pentair Haffmans, a leading provider of quality control equipment and carbon dioxide (CO2) systems for the brewing, soft drink, wine, bio ethanol, and biogas industries, launched an advanced solution for non-invasive CO2 measurement in the filled package: the Haffmans CO2-Selector.
The Coca-Cola Bio Cooler is a fridge that does not need electricity to function. It cools air through water evaporation – which works even better in hotter climates. The Bio Cooler is a rectangular device with four legs and an array of small plants on top of it.
Global microalgae company Allma has marked its entry into the ingredients market with the announcement of its agreed partnerships with a new customer in the food and beverage industry. Allma has finalised a deal to supply its high quality sun-grown Chlorella to major Portuguese group Frulact, which supplies fruit-based ingredients to blue-chip food companies globally and markets jams, beverages and smoothies to consumers.
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