Longer shelf life, visual appeal and minimum waste are the goals for modern food packaging. kp FCP has developed a resource efficient, high-performance, modified atmosphere pack for fresh perishable consumables.
The latest innovation from kp FCP combines an APET++ rigid base web with LINtop PET HB barrier lidding film to create an appealing, secure pack that enables a reduced time to market for packers and retailers.
Designed to protect and preserve cured and cooked meat, cheese, fresh pasta and convenience food, the mono PET pack is fully recyclable and features cutting edge modified atmosphere pack (MAP) technology that helps to minimise food waste.
Packers can process the APET++ lightweight mono film at lower sealing temperatures and with a shorter seal time on thermoforming lines than comparable PET sealant base webs. In addition, an increase in thermoforming speed is made possible due to better heat transmission.
Retailers can expect greater on-shelf appeal due to the outstanding anti-fog and increased haze properties of LINtop PET HB, as well as enhanced and consistent burst peel performance for consumer convenience.
The base and lid combine to present a lightweight, sustainable rigid pack that offers a high level of food safety and security throughout the supply chain; especially when the seal is compared to PE and PP sealant lidding film equivalents.
Andrew Copson, senior vice-president, Europe at kp FCP, says, "By combining our expertise in film and tray manufacturing, we are able to offer solutions that deliver real added value to our customers.
"Our compatible tray and lidding film solutions have been specifically designed to ensure the entire supply chain experiences real benefits in terms of sustainability, stand-out pack presentation, functionality and efficiency."