Canary Island’s Banana sub products will be valorised by Tecnopackaging

September 14th 2016, Zaragoza (Spain)

Today have been celebrated in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University the kick of meeting of Baqua project.

This European project, with six European entities and 1.6M€ of budget, have the main objective of revalorise the waste and sub products of Canary Island banana cultivation. Fibres and proteins will be extracted from it, developing additives (to reinforce bioplastics) and fish feed.

Start the project BIOCOMPLACK about biobased flexible packaging that improve food preservation

Today, July 5, 2016, was held in Milan the beginning of the Biocomplack project, in which the Spanish SME Tecnopackaging is involved.

Currently, food packaging has two challenges: reducing the substantial environmental impact originate by tons of packaging remains and achieve a longer life of foods containing.

The BIOCOMPLACK project aims to achieve biobased, biodegradable and compostable food packaging to improve the barrier properties in 100 times compared to other biobased packaging. This allows 300% lengthen the shelf life of foods contained therein, extending its life.