Journal of Dairy Science: Milk’s Packaging Influences Its Flavor

January 26, 2023 Journal of Dairy Science

The dairy industry strives to preserve the quality and safety of milk products while maintaining the freshest possible taste for consumers. To date, the industry has largely focused on packaging milk in light-blocking containers to preserve freshness, but little has been understood about how the packaging itself influences milk flavor. However, a new study in the Journal of Dairy Science®, published by Elsevier, confirms that packaging affects taste—and paperboard cartons do not preserve milk freshness as well as glass and plastic containers.

Cascades Launches New Eco-Friendly Packaging for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

January 26, 2023 Cascades

Cascades is proud to announce the launch of a new closed basket made of recycled and recyclable corrugated cardboard for the produce sector. An alternative to food packaging that is difficult to recycle, this new product is the latest addition to Cascades’ line of eco-friendly packaging.

Research by Wageningen University Shows StePac’s Sustainable Packaging Significantly Reduces Greenhouse Gases

January 26, 2023 StePac

Addressing the need for extensive reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, StePac, L.A. Ltd. analyzed supply chains it is closely involved with to assess how its advanced packaging preserves quality of fresh produce during handling, shipping, and storing, and by doing so reduces waste and saves GHG emissions.

BASF and StePac Partner to Develop Sustainable Packaging for Shelf-Life Extension of Fresh Produce

December 30, 2022 StePac

BASF SE and StePac Ltd. have joined forces to create the next generation of sustainable packaging specifically for the fresh produce sector. Supplying StePac with its Ultramid® CcycledTM, a chemically recycled polyamide 6, BASF will provide its partner greater flexibility to advance contact-sensitive packaging formats to a higher sustainable standard within the circular economy.

D&W Fine Pack Implements 100% Recycled Plastic Products Manufacturing

December 7, 2022 D&W Fine Pack

D&W Fine Pack has announced the implementation of a multimillion-dollar investment in sustainability technology at its Fort Wayne, Indiana manufacturing facility.