Sustainability

The new lids are dishwasher safe and environmentally friendly. Pic: SalzburgMilch

SalzburgMilch promotes reusable lids

By Jim Cornall

Disposable lids on yogurts, puddings and sour cream might be effective in covering unused product in fridges, but they also generate plastic waste.

The MOU allows the EPA to participate as a member of the Dairy Sustainability Alliance. Pic: Getty Images/Lemaniah

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and EPA announce MoU

By Jim Cornall

The checkoff-founded Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it said will open doors for increased collaboration in areas of mutual interest and allow...

The SVS45 can work with consumer portions to large industry formats (500g to 25kg). Pic: Sealed Air

Sealed Air CRYOVAC SVS45 for cheese packaging

By Jim Cornall

Sealed Air has developed a soft vacuum packaging system that completely removes air without damaging a cheese’s porous structure, whilst protecting the flavor and appearance of the cheese.

Plastic snap-on lids for yogurt or drinking cups could soon disappear from the refrigerated section and be replaced by new solutions that reduce the plastic content of the overall packaging. Lids with integrated drinking openings are an alternative. Pic: Syntegon

Sustainable packaging: What does the future hold for dairy products?

By Jim Cornall

The environmental impact of packaging has gained importance within the last few years. Manufacturers are seeking new approaches to use environmentally-friendly materials such as paper. Sensitive products like dairy, call for innovative technologies that...

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