The energy assessment program of Tetra Pak can reduce energy consumption by 25 percent and potentially decrease carbon emission in food and beverage manufacturing industry.
Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food packaging company, has introduced a new connected packaging platform for transforming juice and milk cartons into digital tools, full-scale data carriers and interactive information channels.
As per the press release by Tetra Pak, trends in Industry 4.0, digital printing, data management and code generation will be used in connecting packaging platform to benefit food shoppers producers, and retailers.
Food producers will be helped to improve quality, production and supply chain transparency of their products by the end-to-end traceability offered through the platform.
The connected packaging platform will provide real-time insights and greater supply chain visibility to the retailers. The platform will allow them to track stock movements, get issue alerts, and monitor delivery performance.
The customers will be able to get information about product manufacturing, ingredients and package recycling by the connected packaging platform.
Ivan Nesterenko, Vice President, Cross Portfolio, Tetra Pak, reportedly noted that packaging is not limited to product protection and functionality but also connectivity. The launch of connected packaging platform is a step forward to develop a truly intelligent package, he further stated.
Reportedly, Tetra Pak has tested the performance of new connected platform in retail with beverage, milk and juice producers in Russia, India, Spain, China and Dominican Republic.
Tetra Pak has been working to develop sustainable packaging solutions to lower manufacturer costs. The packaging company has announced that it has been developing an energy assessment program so that food and beverage producers can lower costs and environmental impact.
Tatra Pak and ABB have collaborated for the energy assessment program to recommend opportunities for food producers to reduce energy consumption. The food producers will also get help in making informed decisions about uses of resources in their plants.
Reportedly, the program can reduce energy consumption by 25 percent and potentially decrease carbon emission in food and beverage manufacturing industry.