Consumer perception: the role of eco-labels and innovative packaging

Italian studies investigate consumer perception and attitude; find food- and packaging-related eco-labels to equally signal higher food quality and safety to consumers; demonstrate high willingness of consumers to buy active, intelligent, and sustainable packaging; survey in UK finds adding stickers with clear recycling messages increases recycling behavior

Active and intelligent packaging congress 2019

AIPIA World Congress to take place on November 18-19, 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; include presentations on nanotechnology in packaging, food waste control

Future trends in food packaging

Scientists review innovations in food packaging focusing on smart, active, sustainable packaging, list active packaging products available on the market; survey finds 11 companies currently marketing smart packaging products

Turkey adopts new food contact legislation

Turkey publishes regulations on food contact materials in general and on active and intelligent materials for food contact in particular, aligns rules with EU regulations

Conference: Packaging of the future

Zurich University of Applied Sciences holds annual food conference on November 23, 2017 in Wädenswil, Switzerland; future trends and challenges in food packaging to be discussed; registration open until November 8, 2017

Turkey to adopt new food contact regulations

Turkey notifies World Trade Organization of two new regulations regarding authorization of food contact substances and active and intelligent materials; possible adoption July 30, 2017; deadline for comments July 29-30, 2017

Nano applications in food

EFSA-commissioned study finds nanotechnology most often used for food additives, food contact materials; nanoencapsulates, silver, titanium dioxide, silica common; increasing use of organic nanomaterials

Intelligent packaging: Applications overview

Scientists review basic principles and market applications of intelligent food packaging; discuss the obstacles to a broader market penetration

Active and intelligent packaging congress

Congress of active and intelligent packaging industry to take place on November 14-15, 2016 in Amsterdam

Overview of active and intelligent food packaging

Korean researchers review characteristics, application type and effectiveness of current active and intelligent packaging technologies