Films for better shelf-life

Packaging conference


Cosmo Films, a speciality manufacturer of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Films, unveiled its range of barrier films at the 4th Speciality Flexible Packaging Conference in Mumbai. Pankaj Poddar, chief executive officer of the company, made a presentation on
‘Enhanced Shelf Life with Speciality Packaging Films’ at the conference. His presentation struck a chord with the audience, who wanted to learn and collaborate on new innovations in this space.

“We are focussed on addressing the unmet needs of the industry. Our latest range of barrier films address the most important of them all — enhanced shelf life and laminate structure rationalization,” said Poddar. His presentation addressed the need for laminate structure rationalization besides introducing the company’s comprehensive portfolio of
transparent, metallized and anti-fog barrier films. Cosmo’s range of barrier films includes:

Transparent Films include Aroma Barrier Films for coffee, tea and spices packaging; High Oxygen Barrier Films for biscuits packaging and High Oxygen and Aroma Barrier Films for ready to-eat pack applications.

Metallized Films comprise high Moisture Barrier Films for sandwich lamination in shampoo sachets, dry milk powder and powdered drinks sachets and packs, where loss of moisture is a concern; High Moisture Barrier with high seal strength films for bulk packs needing moisture barrier and Ultra High Barrier films for foods with fatty contents such as dry fruits, chips, cream biscuits packs, etc. The company also makes anti-fog films, which extend the shelf life of fresh cut vegetables/fruits and meat packs that need to be refrigerated in sub-zero temperatures for additional four to seven days while also lending hot and cold anti-fog properties.

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