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Food Packaging

Beauty is skin deep

In response to consumers moving from frozen product to refrigerated fresh fish, Sealed Air Food Care creates a new packaging solution.
When Massachusetts-based Pier Fish Company, Inc. was looking for new seafood packaging, the company focused on the needs of the retailers it supplies.

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Sustainable skin

As vacuum skin packaging (VSP) is becoming more commonplace on retail shelves, suppliers have been concentrating on how to make it more environmentally friendly.

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Automatic film splicer

Performing non-stop film changes in food and beverage packaging operations, the Butler SP1 Series automatic film splicer senses the diameter of an expiring roll of film and automatically splices the end onto a new roll; it runs at speeds up to 600 ft./min.

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Load containment system

Providing load containment and breathability, the Muller Flexi-Rope system takes standard machine film rolls and ropes the film from both sides to create a thin, strong band.

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Polyolefin stiff film

Created for static lap seal or high-speed shrink packaging equipment running at speeds in excess of 100 packages/min., Clysar EZ-R polyolefin stiff shrink film is used with products such as bakery, produce and frozen foods.

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Tray films

Engineered for convenience products, Südpack SafePeel Hot film can used with multi-chamber trays.

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Water-soluble films

Odorless and tasteless, MonoSol food-friendly Vivos water-soluble films dissolve in hot or cold water or other liquids; each film is crafted for specific product usage.

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Stretch sleeve labels

Available in a range of sizes with 360° print coverage, Automated Packaging Systems AutoSleeve stretch sleeve labels come in clear or white opaque films, both plain and printed in up to 10 colors; they are manufactured in 2-, 3- or 4-mil thicknesses and are 100% recyclable.

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Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo 2015

Images from Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 12-15, 2015. The event brought food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The May 2015 issue of Food Engineering explores effective tools for hitting manufacturing targets. Also, read how processors are looking for faster ways to detect harmful pathogens in food and beverages without sacrificing accuracy or reliability.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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