Services

Our services

Companies can call on Pack4Food for advice, collaborations in research projects, trainings and networking.

Services
Services

How can we help you?

Advice

Pack4Food provides customized advice on very diverse questions. When necessary, we connect with research institutions, sector organizations, or companies specialized in the field.

Trainings

Pack4Food supports companies through up-to-date trainings on various topics. Companies can also request customized trainings. We are a service provider for the KMO portefeuille (DV.O227234).

Overview trainingsDates 2022
Sustainability and packaging
10.02.2022, 09.00 - 16.30
EMAP: how to pack cut vegetables and fruit
21.04.2022, 09.00 - 16.30
Mineral oils in food: a migration problem? (MOSH/MOAH)
09.06.2022, 13.00 - 17.00
Biobased and compostable food packaging
23.06.2022, 13.00 - 17.00
Sorting and recycling food packaging
08.09.2022, 13.00 - 17.00
Packaging and shelf life of food: possibilities of MAP
20.10.2022, 09.00 - 16.30
Migration and food packaging
17.11.2022, 09.00 - 16.30
Active and Intelligent packaging
13.12.2022, 13.00 - 17.00

Want to know more about our customized trainings? Contact us!

Projects

Pack4Food initiates and coordinates projects in collaboration with companies and research institutions, both on a Flemish and European level.

Network

Pack4Food has a large network across the entire packaging value chain for all types of packaging materials. This enables matchmaking between your company and the right partners (companies, research institutions, or independent organizations).

Publications

Pack4Food publishes regularly on innovative solutions for food packaging. We do so in professional journals as well as in our own Trendwatch for members.

Publications in trade magazines
Hoe P4F mee de weg wijst richting duurzame voedingsverpakkingen, VOKA, December 2020
Nieuwe Master Sustainable Food Packaging, Packaging and Label, December 2020
Working together on innovative food packaging, Belgian Research, November 2020
Packaging and Label, December 2018
Publications regarding projects
Best Practice Guidelines - GLOPACK
Booklet of Results - GLOPACK
Academic publications
Effect of packaging oxygen transmission rate on the shelf life of ready-to-heat foods susceptible to post-contamination during refrigerated and illuminated storage. Baele, M., Vermeulen, A., Leloup, F., Adons, D., Peeters, R., Devlieghere, F., De Meulenaer, B., Ragaert P. Packaging Technology and Science DOI 10.1002/pts.2486, year 2019
Food loss and packaging. Wille, D. Publication, year 2015
Intelligent food packaging: The next generation. Vanderroost, M., Ragaert, P., Devlieghere, F., De Meulenaer, B. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 39, 47-62, year 2014
Use of biobased materials for modified atmosphere packaging of short and medium shelf-life food products. Peelman, N., Ragaert, P., Vandemoortele, A., Verguldt, E., De Meulenaer, B., Devlieghere, F. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies, 26, 319-329, year 2014
Applications of bioplastics for food packaging. Peelman, N., Ragaert, P., De Meulenaer B., Adons, D., Peeters, R., Cardon, L., Van Impe, F. and Devlieghere F. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 32, 128-141, year 2013
PredOxyPack

Simulate the oxygen evolution in the headspace of packages

PredOxyPack is a fast, always accessible and easy-to-use software tool that simulates the oxygen evolution over time in the headspace of user-defined packages. Different packaging designs, packaging materials, product volumes, and temperature profiles can be used. PredOxyPack is an excellent tool to compare the differences in packaging materials for realistic storage conditions based on the technical data sheets.

Want to learn more about or get acces to PredOxyPack?