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Launch of PP and PET packs for food uses / Bespoke pot created for French dairy range

Launch of PP and PET packs for food uses / Bespoke pot created for French dairy rangePP trays with four compartments (Photo: RPC)Subsidiaries of packaging group RPC (Rushden / UK; www.rpc-group.com) have developed a range of new containers for food applications. RPC Bebo UK has launched a range of PP and PET packs that are suitable for a wide variety of products. A 60 mm PP pot, which is available in 45 ml, 60 ml and 75 ml sizes, is said to be ideal for dips, salads, fruit pieces and snack meals. A four-compartment snap PP tray that can be easily separated for individual servings can be used for both food and non-food applications.

RPC said both packages can be used for direct food contact, hot filling and high-temperature processes such as sterilisation and pasteurisation. Special grades are also available for microwave cooking and reheating.

At the same time, RPC Bebo Bouxwiller has designed a bespoke multilayer pot for leading French dairy company Le Petit Basque (Saint-Médard-d'Eyrans; www.lepetitbasque.fr). The dairy group wanted packaging for its new range of sheep?s milk specialities that was aesthetically pleasing but also guaranteed the taste, freshness and extended life of the product.

RPC created a 95 mm pot using in-line thermoforming, which transforms multiple technical polymers into the finished pack in a single production step. It has the added benefit of reducing the amount of material required.03.01.2018 Plasteurope.com [238664-0]

» Publication Date: 03/01/2018

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research, technological development and demonstration (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [606350].

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