18 February 2019
The EU-funded NanoPack project examined how active food packaging technologies like nanotechnology are perceived by consumers and retailers.
19 July 2018
By 2050, the world’s population will have reached 9 billion people. To provide enough nutritious food for everybody, while preserving natural resources, we need to switch to more sustainable food systems. This not only involves changing how we produce food globally, but also reducing food losses and waste in the food chain and minimizing the impact of packaging waste.
06 March 2018
The EU-funded project will reveal the results of new antimicrobial efficacy tests that proved NanoPack’s novel film’s ability to extend bread shelf life by an extra three weeks.
22 February 2017
Nanoparticles exist in nature, and humans are exposed to these particles on a daily basis. Today it is possible to deliberately create matter with very small dimensions and nanotechnology can provide ways to modify the composition of food and feed, and packaging materials, at a very small scale. This may allow for the development of new foods and improving food processing and packaging in ways that will benefit consumers.
15 September 2016
Food packaging plays an important role in protecting and delaying chemical, physical, and biological deterioration. In this way, even simple packaging (such as glass, metal, plastics...
12 May 2016
The prefix “nano” is used to describe a specific size range (like “milli-“ or “centi-“). One nanometre is a unit of measure of length that is equal to one-billionth of a metre, or one-millionth of a millimetre...