Migration into food – polythene packaging

With a growing understanding of the effect of different compounds on the human body the migration of chemicals into food from food packaging are the subject of serious public concern….

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Polythene film – how is it made?

Polythene is one of the world’s most ubiquitous plastics but like most everyday products little thought is given to how it is made, and how it is turned into polythene film….

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Chemical Safety – EU strengthens Plastics Regulations

As part of the ongoing process to ensure the chemical safety of Food Contact Materials (FCMs) the EU has recently amended its ‘plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food’ Regulation. This amendment is being implemented in two phases starting on the 19th May 2017….

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Glossary of Polythene Packaging Terminology

The blown polythene film industry like every other industry has its own terminology. The following glossary is a list of terms commonly used in the packaging industry and particularly by Hanmere….

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New Website

Hanmere Polythene are proud to announce the arrival of our new website, launched on the 10th April 2017. The new website at http://www.hanmere.co.uk/ supports our commitment to customer communication and builds on the continuous progression of our business….

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