Shelf Life

There are a variety of options when it comes to printing codes on products. Pic: ©Videojet

Solving coding challenges in the dairy industry

By Mike McCormick, global marketing manager, Videojet Technologies

Where dairy production is concerned, humid and wet production environments coupled with short product shelf life creates pressures for packaging operations.

SABMiller has launched a ‘smart sensor’ technology that tells consumers when their beer is at the perfect drinking temperature.

The future of packaging knows no bounds, says CDP

By Jenny Eagle

There are some exciting opportunities ahead as the future of packaging knows no bounds, according to Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), but how can manufacturers tap into this space while taking into consideration the high costs?

Arla is constantly working to find innovative ways to provide the products its customers want.

Arla Foods looks to different innovation for consumers

By Jim Cornall

Innovation can be driven by many things – from profits to shelf-life. However, according to Sven Thormahlen, head of strategic innovation at Danish dairy company Arla Foods, consumers often drive that innovation.

The service helps retailers shift more than 1.3 million products each month, that would likely have gone unsold otherwise. © Zéro-Gâchis

SPOTLIGHT ON START-UPS

Waste-zapping app looks for new retail partners

By Niamh Michail

Helping retailers shift over 1.3 million products that would have been wasted otherwise is just the first step for French company, Zéro-Gâchis, which has set its sights on expanding to Spain, Belgium and beyond.