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The award for best poster goes to NanoPack!

NanoPack has received the award of “Best Poster” at the V International Congress on Quality and Food Safety ACOFESAL 2019, a prize which we aspired to along with nearly a hundred other participants. NanoPack partner, CticCita presented the project at the biannual ACOFESAL congress, which aims to inform, debate and mark the path that must be followed [...]

2019-07-15T16:23:29+00:00July 15th, 2019|News|

NanoPack at the IAFP 2019 European Symposium on Food Safety

On April 24-26, representatives from the NanoPack project was present at the the annual European Symposium of the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) in Nantes, France. The conference provides a forum for exchange of knowledge and information on the latest developments and techniques in food science and safety. During this conference, educators, government officials, [...]

2019-05-21T08:29:46+00:00May 14th, 2019|News|

Innovative Nanopack film extends cherries and bread shelf life by over 40%, latest tests show

Providing better fresh produce, bakery products and proteins, by producing packaging for extending their shelf-life and quality, is the core objective of the EU-funded NanoPack Project. The active packaging materials are now being tested with a wide range of products and are showing some remarkable results. Fresh cherries, which were packed in NanoPack antimicrobial film, [...]

2019-05-21T11:59:40+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News, Press releases|

NanoPack- Workshop at CTIC-CITA in Zaragoza

A NanoPack workshop will be held on 21th of May 2019 at Hotel NH ciudad de Zaragoza, Spain. It will be coordinated by NanoPack and hosted by CTIC-CITA. The topic is “Nanotechnology: An untapped approach in food”. Many speakers from various institutions will talk about nanotechnology, nanosafety, packaging in food industry and more. You can [...]

2019-05-21T12:00:45+00:00April 17th, 2019|News|

Upcoming events

April 2019 European Symposium of the International Association of Food Protection Dates: 24-26/04/2019 Location: Nantes, France NanoPack's topic: Effect of active packaging in extending the shelf-life of bread and cheddae cheese.   May 2019 12th Cofresco Forum Round Table Dates: 8/05/2019 Location: Chipping Campden, UK NanoPack's topic: Measuring acceptance of novel food packaging technologies.   [...]

2019-10-11T09:03:41+00:00April 15th, 2019|Upcoming events|

Q & A

Can you tell me the basis of NanoPack and its antimicrobial packaging solutions? What are some examples of how it’s used? In the NanoPack system, naturally-occurring mineral nanotubes are dispersed in plastic packaging films, and fixed there so they don’t come into contact with the food. These nanotubes hold natural essential oils extracted from plants [...]

2019-05-21T12:03:51+00:00March 13th, 2019|Questions and answers|