There's the retortable can, the glass jar, the tube and the stand-up pouch... but now available in South Africa is the retortable tub, introduced by Polyoak Packaging's Dairypack Tubs at this week's Propak Cape expo at the CTICC.
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Food date marking—best before's and sell-by dates—are currently a topic of major controversy in light of statistics which have uncovered the enormous amount of global food waste. Americans for instance, are reported to throw nearly half their food in the garbage. Most people take these dates as gospel—one day past it, and it's time to chuck that item in the trash. Here's a new and ingenious solution to this problem....
Last week DuPont presented 16 awards at the 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry's longest-running, global, independently judged competition highlighting innovative packaging solutions and collaboration throughout the value chain. Most of the winners are food and beverages - and note how prominently flexible pouches feature. A South African company also stars.
Tesco, UK supermarket giant and Britain's biggest egg retailer, believes it will save more than one million free-range eggs a year as it replaces pulp or cardboard cartons with recyclable plastic ones.
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