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Nestlé, Carrefour and IBM mash up with blockchain!

Nestlé, Carrefour and IBM mash up with blockchain!

18-04-2019

Nestlé has teamed up with French supermarket chain Carrefour and IBM to use the latter’s blockchain technology to track a famous French convenience food, the companies announced recently. Nestlé and Carrefour, both members of IBM’s Food Trust blockchain platform, will use the technology to track the supply chain of Mousline, a well-known brand of instant mashed potatoes...

Mondelez is ready for Active & Intelligent Packaging!

Mondelez is ready for Active & Intelligent Packaging!

10-04-2019

Mondelēz International is excited to participate in the 2019 AIPIA Summit Americas Challenge. The following brief invites active and intelligent packaging developers to propose solutions that can help us deliver on our company mission; Lead the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack at the right moment made the right way. We would like to explore opportunities to incorporate Active and Intelligent packaging technologies across our broad portfolio of brands...

NanoPack makes Progress: Life in a bowl of cherries + HAVE YOUR SAY ON NANOPACK!

NanoPack makes Progress: Life in a bowl of cherries + HAVE YOUR SAY ON NANOPACK!

18-04-2019

Providing better fresh produce, bakery products and proteins, by producing packaging for extending their shelf-life and quality, is the core objective of the EU-funded NanoPack Project. The active packaging materials are now being tested with a wide range of products and are showing some remarkable results...

Join the Freakshow says new AR wine label app!

Join the Freakshow says new AR wine label app!

18-04-2019

The Michael David Winery, based in Lodi California has announced the launch of its interactive face filter app, using Augmented Rality (AR). Freakshow Maskerade allows users to become their favorite characters from the highly successful Freakshow wine brand and enter to win their way onto the wine label...

Ultra-low cost flexible electronics set to connect everyday items

Ultra-low cost flexible electronics set to connect everyday items

09-04-2019

AIPIA member PragmatIC, one of the leading developers of in ultra-low cost flexible electronics, has launched the first products in its ConnectIC® family. The PR1101 and PR1102 flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs) are designed for use in closed HF RFID systems. The company believes this new range will be pivotal in the acceleration of the smart packaging market...

Waitrose champions new food film made from langoustine shells

Waitrose champions new food film made from langoustine shells

18-04-2019

UK up-market retailer Waitrose , part of the John Lewis Partnership, has joined forces with a Scottish biotec company, CuanTec to develop a new film for food packaging made out of waste langoustine shells...

Tetra Pak enters connected packaging space

Tetra Pak enters connected packaging space

09-04-2019

Tetra Pak has launched a connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools, it says. Driven by the trends behind Industry 4.0, and with code generation, digital printing and data management at its core, the connected packaging platform will bring new benefits to food producers, retailers and shoppers, according to the company...

On-Metal RFID tags enable 100% retail inventory tagging

On-Metal RFID tags enable 100% retail inventory tagging

18-04-2019

Longstanding AIPIA member Avery Dennison has released two new RFID tags that are intended to be applied to small, metallic and liquid-containing products, ranging from canned sodas to shiny perfume packaging. The company's On-Metal tag can operate with similar sensitivity to that of standard UHF RFID tags, according to Francisco Melo, Avery Dennison's VP and general manager of global RFID. They enable 100% tagging of all products at a retail location, he says...

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ACTIVE & INTELLIGENT PACKAGING

AIPIA'S MISSION IS TO DECIMATE SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS, REDUCE WASTE AND INCREASE ITS MEMBERS' PROFITABILITY BY THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS IN PACKAGING