Sustainability and food packaging

This training focuses on trends and developments in the context of sustainable food packaging.

Vuilbakken verpakkingen
  • Importance of packaging for food quality
  • Balance food loss and packaging
  • Concrete packaging optimizations (incl. OPTIBARRIER results)
  • EU and national policy on packaging in a circular economy (incl. sorting and recycling)
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): what and how?
  • LCA in the context of the European policy
  • LCA in the packaging industry: opportunities and challenges


Teachers: dr. ir. Pieter Nachtergaele (STEN UGent), Prof. dr. ir. An Vermeulen and Prof. dr. ir. Peter Ragaert


Campus Coupure, Ghent


08 February 2024

ca 09:00 until 16:30


Participating costs €670 (excl. VAT) for members and €995 (excl. VAT) for others.

Registrations are open until February 5, 2024.