Custom pack extends life

RPC Superfos

RPC Superfos has been awarded a WorldStar for its custom oxygen barrier packaging for Bornholms’ sea food.

Scandinavian seafood supplier Bornholms is converting most of its packaging solutions from cans to plastic boxes. RPC Superfos developed a series of four types of packaging with an entirely new oxygen barrier solution, especially for Bornholms. Under ambient temperatures, the shelf life is two years although in the longer term, Bornholms and RPC Superfos expect it to be extended up to three years. Bornholms says the repackaging has saved an estimated 124,000 miles (200,000 km) by truck every year, while the improved stackability means the empty pots require only 30 per cent of the warehouse space used previously.