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Around 200 million tons of foods are wasted globally each year, largely due to the short shelf-life of fresh food and misunderstanding of food date labels – which account for 20% of avoidable food disposal. Food packaging has a vital role in food quality preservation, extending food shelf-life and of course, grabbing shoppers attention and informing consumers of the package contents.
The alarming rates of worldwide pollution, carbon emission footprint and global warming have pushed manufacturers in various industries to “go green”, and the printing and packaging industry among them. After the innovative Paper Bottles and Treeless Paper, now it’s time for ink to go green as well.
Plastic water bottles are a known danger to the environment, and probably a health hazard to consumers as well, as the chemicals found in plastic bottles can seep into the contents. The main culprit is Bisphenol A (BPA), an organic synthetic compound widely used in plastics, which may cause diabetes, high blood pressure and even cancer.