We have had a very interesting Tricas Knowledge Session lead by Susan ten Hoeve. The theme was trends in packaging. Summary of the highlights:
Next step in durable packaging, by using waste material as structural filler into packaging materials and using the packaging as ingredient for food (zero waste).
Smart packaging, besides track&trace also applicable technologies to control the shel life of a product.
Printing technologies, customization and eliminating traditional materials (a.o. labels).
Innovative barrier properties, natural antimicrobial materials to improve the freshness of the content.