Wednesday 15 September 2021
Cofresco, Minden, Germany
New recycling rate targets for packaging are creating new requirements for household food packaging. In addition to the primary task of avoiding food waste through proper storage and packaging, the main focus is now shifting to the integration of food packaging into the circular economy.
The 13th Cofresco Forum Round Table will therefore be addressing the question of how the requirements of a circular economy for food packaging can be implemented in the household. International researchers and companies will be presenting relating current research and inviting the audience to an open discussion: Which requirements must recyclates meet for use in food packaging? What is the status of aluminium and paper recycling? What are the developments in renewable packaging materials? How can material flows be better recycled and what would be an optimal treatment process? What role does design play with regard to expanding material cycles?
As part of a subsequent guided discussion, you can then take a closer look at Cofresco’s technical centre and gain an insight into the research work being carried out in Minden when it comes to the packaging of various food items.
The registration deadline is 1 September 2021 and, as always, participation is free of charge.
The 13th Cofresco Forum Round Table will be held in accordance with the then valid official regulations on protective and hygiene measures. Participants will be informed of the current details in good time before the event.
If - contrary to current developments - it should not be possible to hold the Round Table on site in Minden in September, we will hold it online on the same date.
Packaging plays a significant role in food safety and the protection of essential nutrients. But consumers expect much more from it: there is a growing desire for sustainable materials that can be flexibly used and easily handled – even at home.
In addition to their various properties, modern packaging should also be sustainable. With this in mind, biobased materials offer an interesting alternative as they can play an active role in reducing food waste.
Every fifth basket of food from the supermarket ends up in the rubbish bin!
A lack of knowledge about the right way to store food in the household is chiefly responsible for the fact that the actual quantity of waste far exceeds consumer estimates.
Cofresco Frischhalteprodukte GmbH & Co. KG
Ringstr. 99 D-32427 Minden
Tel.: +49 (0) 571 / 8396 - 770
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