Packaging to extend product life

The Australian Institute of Packaging will be holding a course on ‘Packaging for Product Life Extension’ in South Australia on Thursday 14 May.

The extension of shelf life using modern packaging techniques plays an important role in food packaging.

The AIP training course will examine a range of integrated technologies with the emphasis on the packaging operation, the materials used and their selection.

The technologies will include modified atmosphere packaging, vacuum and gas packaging, canning and retort pouches, non-thermal processing and aseptic and clean fill packaging, active and smart packaging.

The training course will also examine the development of the use of natural compounds and their impact on packaging and the extension of shelf life.

Ancillary operations such closures, sealing processes including adhesives will be covered together with the use of shelf life indicators.

Environmental issues will also be examined.

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