Recycled Packaging for Food Contact,

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15 Oct, 2020

Sustainability objectives and the drive to a circular economy is increasing demand for all recycled materials in packaging.

The biggest challenge for food companies though, is to find suitable recycled food grade material.

Nestlé, the world’s biggest food company announced in January 2020 that it will spend more than 1.5 billion Swiss francs to buy 2 million metric tons of recycled plastic between now and 2025.

This is a laudable first move by a food company that is willing to pay above the market rate for the recycled material as part of its strategy to alleviate a shortage of used plastics suitable for food packaging and in turn boost up supplies, innovations in technology to improve food grade recycling plastics.

What are the solutions by Nestle to reach the targeted recycled content?

Using recycled plastics – especially within food contact applications – is challenging and governed by European Commission’s published Regulation No 282/2008.

It is an EFSA requirement that recycled plastics used for food applications is made from predominantly (e.g. greater than 99%) packaging that was previously used for food-grade products.

How do you ensure regulatory compliance for rPET used in food contact?

How is the EU preparing to harmonise Food contact recycling processes all across the member states?

Attend this timely webinar and get clarity on EU regulation for food contact materials and with focus on recycled packaging.

Plus additional 40 minutes to network with other attendees via chat.

Email hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg if you require more information and/or wish to register.

More info on Webinar

Date: 15 Oct 2020, Thursday
  
Register now at only €95

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Speakers

 

 

(Moderator)
Mercedes Gomez Paniagua
Managing Director
Plastic Sense Foundation

         
 

Dr. Lionel Spack
Senior Food Contact Materials Expert
Nestle

         
 

Lisa Maria Pechhacker
Food Grade Manager
Starlinger viscotec

      
 

Rachida Semail
Partner
Keller & Heckman

      
 

Mireia Boada
Project Manager
Plastics Recyclers Europe