Elevated Demand For High-Barrier Packaging Comes With Hurdles

Despite greater production costs, high-barrier packaging has become an integral part of the food industry due to its ability to protect against oxygen and contaminants. However, there is still work needed to overcome challenges

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FEATURED FOOD PROCESSING SUPPLIERS

  • Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums
    Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums

    Nilfisk CFM industrial vacuums stop the spread of dangerous pathogens otherwise spread by brooms, mops, rags, compressed air – even inadequately filtered vacuums. Our advanced filtering technology with HEPA filters guarantees the most thorough cleaning, capturing bacteria down to 0.3 microns in size.

  • PTI - Packaging Technologies & Inspection
    PTI - Packaging Technologies & Inspection PTI Inspection Systems is a leading manufacturer of package inspection technologies for the food industry that are non-destructive, non-invasive, and require no sample preparation. Recognized as a thought leader in new delivery systems for seal, package, and container integrity testing, PTI has set the standard for inspection systems that provide repeatable, reliable results
  • S+S Inspection
    S+S Inspection

    S+S and its partners are experienced engineers with extensive knowledge of the industries we serve. S+S Inspection Inc., a subsidiary of S+S Separation and Sorting Technology GmbH, covers North America with total responsibility for all engineering, sales and service operations; we operate both directly and through business partners.

  • Portion Pack (A Division of Ropack)
    Portion Pack (A Division of Ropack)

    While contract manufacturing and packaging for the pharmaceutical and health-care industries is a major segment of Ropack’s business, Portion Pack, its blending and pouch/sachet filling division for the food, beverage and nutritional supplement industries, remains much more than a sentimental favorite. “For more than 35 years we have continued to fulfill the needs of the food industry, expanding beyond sugar packets to protein supplements, beverages, cereals, dehydrated products and other dry ingredients,” comments Yves Massicotte. “Single servings are an increasing consumer choice, and Portion Pack is well-positioned to help manufacturers meet that growing demand.”

  • Coperion K-Tron
    Coperion K-Tron

    K-Tron is a global leader in the gravimetric and volumetric feeder market, producing feeders, vacuum conveying and related controls and equipment for the food and pet food industries as well as other the other chemical process industries

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The site is designed for plant engineers, production managers, manufacturing engineers, processing technicians, operations supervisors, and business managers, it provides daily news updates, reports, and solutions on business and technology trends vital to the industry.   We provide plant managers, quality control/quality assurance technologists, and research and development experts with up-to-date information and industry solutions in the areas of food safety and regulatory issues, metal contamination, x-ray inspection, check weighing, and bacterial detection.

Both process and production engineers and technicians, along with marketing and business managers will find, case studies, white papers, and other technical solutions and product information on mixers, blenders, filling equipment, homogenizers, conveyors, sorters, graders, flow meters, pumps, tanks, valves, freezers, chillers, heat exchangers, moisture controls, pH meters, and sensors. 

Food Online also covers quality control and quality assurance systems, information management systems, process control systems and equipment, as well as clean-in-place systems, measurement systems, sanitation systems, contract packaging, packaging equipment, primary packaging, secondary packaging, and contract packaging. Transportation and logistics professionals will find valuable information concerning the supply chain, cold chain, traceability, and, sustainability.

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FEATURED FOOD PROCESSING PRODUCTS

  • Pasteurizers
    Pasteurizers Pasteurizing Systems from Meyer are available for a wide range of applications. Products in pouches and tubs can effectively be pasteurized before pack-off. Surface pasteurization of fruits and vegetables is achieved through direct steam exposure for enhanced food safety
  • MULTICOR® Mass Flow Meters
    MULTICOR® Mass Flow Meters Using impact plate, measuring chute and Coriolis technologies, Schenck AccuRate manufactures a family of mass flow meters. Working with Schenck AccuRate application engineers, customers are given the ability to choose the technology, performance level and price that's best for the job.
  • Contract Packaging of Dry Food Powders
    Contract Packaging of Dry Food Powders

    Single serving beverage powders bring maximum convenience to the on-the-go consumer. Pre-measured portions are Portion Pack’s focus, available in sachet or pouch, packaged for display and ease of shipping and storage.

  • High Performance Magnet For Food Applications
    High Performance Magnet For Food Applications

    Magnetic systems for the separation of ferrous contaminations from various materials in production and recycling industries.

  • Liquicap M FMI51
    Liquicap M FMI51

    No calibration necessary for media with a conductivity of 100 μS/cm and higher. The probes are calibrated to the ordered probe length on leaving the factory (0 % to 100 %). This makes easy and fast commissioning possible. 

  • Pharmaceutical Contract Blister Packaging Services
    Pharmaceutical Contract Blister Packaging Services Ropack provides a number of contract blister packaging services and can produce blister packaging in several different forms, including regular thermo-form, cold-formed, and heat-sealed blister cards.
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