Food Packaging: Best Practices to improve Quality Checks & Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) with Special Focus on Heat Processed Flexible Packaging

Duration 90 Mins
Webinar ID IQW15C9017

Film Selection

Pouch performance & specification

Filling techniques

Racking & pack holding system

Pouch sealing

Heat processing requirements

Measurement of sealing conditions

Quality checks (e.g. Dye penetration test, compression burst testing)

Overview of the webinar

In today's society, packaging is pervasive and essential. It surrounds, enhances and protects the products we buy. Consequently, it is essential to select the materials/laminated film most appropriate for the conditions of use and clearly define performance characteristics for the finished package.

Who should attend?

Owners of SME's

R & D

QA/QC personnel's

VPs of operation and quality in food companies

Specification developers

Food packaging suppliers

Food processors and manufacturers

Food Safety Auditors

Why should you attend?

Attend this webinar to avail yourself the exclusive guidance on the Good manufacturing Practices for flexible packaging. This webinar will discuss in depth correct material selection and requirements for pre-formed and reel fed films. In addition you will learn various filling techniques and how to determine the burst strength of a pouch as an indication of correct sealing conditions.

The session will demonstrate practical examples of pouch defects, description and troubleshooting. Above all, the webinar will equip you with the skills to conduct quality assurance checks. These includes temperature, pressure, dwell time, headspace measurements and dye penetration test.

Faculty - Mr. Rotimi Toki

Rotimi Toki, is principal of Rottoks Food Safety Management Consulting Services Limited. He has provided services to some of the top brands in food service and manufacturing sectors. Rotimi specializes in Quality Systems Audit, developing an integrated food safety management system based on HACCP principles. He has more than 20 years of experience. He works with industry in applying the principles of quality and food safety management. He has been an integral part of raising industry standard and helping manufacturers achieving Quality certifications.

He has worked at many senior Technical, Operational and Quality levels within the Food Industry in Ireland, Nigeria and the UK, namely, Brian Munro, Cuisine de France, Tesco and Marks & Spencer gaining valuable hands on experience which he brings seamlessly into every training course. Rotimi, is a Food Technologist, a certified food safety trainer and Safefood360 certified partner. He has a Master degree in Food Safety Management from Dublin Institute of Technology.

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