• Developing a new dating game – dating technology for packaging

    The adoption of colour-change chemical time-temperature indicators on some perishable foods could help consumers better manage their food inventories, preventing unnecessary wastage of food and reducing food-related illnesses caused by eating food past its use by date.
  • Packaging at the forefront – innovation in UK packaging

    Packaging developments are discussed in relation to papers presented at the Institute's Materials Congress 2006, and the Smart.mat and Waste and Resources Action Programmes. There needs to be improved dialogue between packaging machinery experts and packaging materials producers/converters, increased training and greater awareness that good packaging can save money.