Packaging Technology & Research LLC provides food packaging consulting tailored packaging science & value chain solutions that improve food safety and sustainability to the food and beverage industry. Our clients range from new to existing food manufacturers, packaging solutions providers and trade organizations including global corporations, regional leaders and startups. Clients are:
Packaging Technology & Research (PTR) is a food packaging expert here to help—not just as a consultant but as a strategic partner. Reach out if you need science and value chain solutions that support packaging for sustainability.
Learn how our food packaging consultants help our clients optimize their packaging with food science:
" We have the technologies to save food AND our planet. I help companies do both while seeing business returns"
- Dr. Claire Sand
• Technology Roadmaps and Platforms
• Science-based M&A Guidance
• Science Advisor Role
• Identifying Global Research Partners
• Rank package needs
• Develop and refine prototypes
• Production and machinery screening and specifications
EXTENDED SHELF LIFE PACKAGING
• Intelligent packaging
• Active packaging
• Edible packaging
• Emerging technologies
MORE SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING
• Sustainability roadmaps
• Identify and rank more material options
• Define Value Chain - based solutions
• Implement more sustainable packaging
FOOD WASTE PREVENTION
• Link UNSDGs and Target 12.3
• Quantify food waste
• Identify cost and food waste prevention solutions from factory to consumer
• SAVE FOOD BLUEPRINT-Build the business case for packaging solutions to prevent food waste
• Identify applicable packaging Solutions
• Define criteria and screen solutions
• Implementation roadmaps
• Types include packaging to prevent molds and bacteria, flexible food packaging, vacuum packing different materials, barriers, films, coatings, containers, pouches, boxes, bags, styles, bottles, and more!
• Chemicals of Concern
PACKAGING FOR ENHANCED
• Seal Integrity
• Packaging that aligns with emerging processing and ingredient technology
FOOD PACKAGING CATEGORY EXPERTISE
• Bakery / Bakeries Packaging and Bakery & Bakeries industry packaging consulting
• Dairy Packaging and Dairy industry packaging consulting
• Farm Packaging and Farm industry packaging consulting
• Meat Packaging and Meat industry packaging consulting (Beef, pork, turkey, veal, lamb, mutton, chicken)
• Fish and Seafood Packaging and Fish and Seafood industry packaging consulting
• Frozen Food Packaging products and Frozen Food industry packaging consulting
• Fruit Packaging and Fruit industry packaging consulting
• Vegetable Packaging and Vegetable industry packaging consulting
• Pet Food Packagingand Pet Food industry packaging consulting
• Snack Food Packaging and Snack Food industry packaging consulting
• Beverage Packaging and Beverage industry packaging consulting
• E-Commerce Packaging and E-Commerce industry packaging consulting
• Food Service Packaging and Food Service industry packaging consulting
• Ingredients Packaging and Ingredient industry packaging consulting
• Meal Kit Delivery Packaging and Meal Kit Delivery industry packaging consulting
Learn about sustainable packaging trends and practices and find information on the environmental impact of packaging, sustainable materials and designs, regulatory requirements, and the business case for sustainable packaging.
Find out more about active and antimicrobial packaging, which are innovative technologies that extend the shelf life and safety of food and beverages.
Intelligent packaging uses sensors and other technologies to provide real-time information about the product, its environment, and its journey. Discover how this information can be used to improve the safety, quality, and sustainability of your products.
The food packaging industry has a wide range of solutions to prevent food waste and extend its shelf life.
We've compiled the latest insights and information on packaging including :
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More Sustainable Materials: Innovative Materials, Recyclable, Recycled Content,
Bioderived, Compostable, Packaging LCAs, Consumer Views, Trends, and Testing of Packaging
Systems Thinking Solutions to Sustainability: Leadership in Driving Research, Value Chain Solutions, Circular economy, Collection and Sorting, Source Reduction, Returnable/Reusable, Consumer Views, Trends, and Testing of Packaging (Sustainability) and Legislation and Regulation
At a granular level, we support clients in a variety of industries with a wide range of packaging needs, materials and requirements.
Category Updates: Bakery, Dairy, Meat, Fish, Frozen Food, Fruits & Vegetables, Pet Food, Snacks, Beverages, E-Commerce, Food Service, Ingredients
Packaging Innovation: Top Pilot, Scalable Packaging Solutions, Top 40 Packaging Solutions, Cost Reduced Packaging, Smart & Intelligent Packaging, Seal Integrity, Active Packaging (MAP) , Barriers, Smart & Intelligent Packaging, Better Seal Integrity, Edible & Antimicrobial Packaging, Packaging Machinery, Food Safety - Track & Trace, Reduce Food Fraud, Closures
Packaging Material Innovations: Glass , Plastic, Paperboard and Metal
We believe that building relationships builds the packaging industry and our future. If we can't help, we will connect you with someone who can!