SCG launches food packaging products catering to growing food industry

16:35 | 13/08/2018
SCG unveils new innovative packaging products at VietFood, Beverage and Professional Packing Machines 2018, introducing flexible packaging and fest (food safety packaging) as new solutions for customers created under the concept of passion for better.
scg launches food packaging products catering to growing food industry
Karan Tejasen, managing director of TC Flexible Packaging Co., Ltd., Packaging Business in SCG

The solutions offer new functions, with new and improved designs which ensure more durability, convenience, and efficiency at keeping food fresh. SCG said its business has been growing at a fast pace due to the growth of the food industry, which has been expanding at a consistent 5 per cent per year throughout Asia.

Karan Tejasen, managing director of TC Flexible Packaging Co., Ltd., Packaging Business in SCG, said, “SCG strives towards becoming a total packaging solutions provider who caters to the needs of customers and consumers with total packaging product and service solutions in a sustainable way. The firm has continued to develop new packaging solutions to serve the needs of different groups of customers, especially customers in the food industry.”

“In addition, with varied packaging needs and types of packaging that cater to the changing lifestyles of customers, SCG has continued to improve our packaging solutions for the food industry, focusing on enhancing convenience, using high-quality and food direct contact raw materials, and adding design innovation to make our packaging easy to use, durable, and outstanding. The company’s consultation services help customers develop the right packaging, from what materials to select and designs that are appropriate for the products to the customers’ packaging systems. SCG is a thought partner to our customers, whatever their needs are,” Karan stated.

scg launches food packaging products catering to growing food industry

SCG presents total packaging solutions at VietFood, Beverage and Professional Packaging Machines 2018

“SCG offers a complete range of packaging solutions for the food industry, such as flexible packaging made from plastic-based materials. The market for such packaging in Asia has grown by 5 per cent in line with population and economic growth. SCG has invested in expanding our production bases in Thailand and ASEAN countries, especially in Vietnam that has high growth potential, alongside developing new technology and innovation to create packaging solutions that serve functional as well as design needs,” he added.

According to Karan, SCG has created new packaging products that add value for users, such as flexible packaging for fruit and vegetable, using shelf-life extension techniques to retain freshness, reducing food waste, as well as minimising losses for distribution channels. Besides, SCG comes up with new solutions that improve product and service offerings, such as flexible packaging with various barrier techniques and tightly reclosable functions as well as retort pouches that efficiently substitute metal cans.

scg launches food packaging products catering to growing food industry

Flexible Packaging is a solution to preserve the value of food products

In this exhibition, SCG also presents packaging solutions for food processing businesses and general consumers under the brand Fest. Fest is a child of SCG’s care for the health and safety of consumers. SCG developed food packaging that are clean, safe, and can get in direct contact with food. The solution is one of the products that come from our passion to make consumer’s lives better. As for now, people’s lifestyles have changed from cooking to takeaway food or ordering food, so they have a chance to use more food packaging products and the food delivery business is growing strongly as well.

Currently, Fest has two types of food safety packaging, The Fest paper packaging made from food direct contact paper is formed from a single sheet of paper to prevent oil and water leakage. Customers can also choose to print patterns on the packaging to add more value and create their own unique food packaging.

The Fest natural fibre packaging is moulded from 100 per cent virgin natural pulp, comes in various shapes and designs to offer several types of food, both Thai and International set menus that have various food items such as rice, soup, and salad. The Fest natural fibre packaging is microwavable so that consumers can heat up and have food that tastes fresh as if it has just been cooked. The natural fibre packaging is also 100 per cent degradable.

scg launches food packaging products catering to growing food industry

The Fest (food safety packaging) solution for the food processing industry was developed to protect the health of consumers

Moreover, SCG also presents secondary packaging that has outstanding designs to create a unique factor for your brand. SCG offers a one-stop service and packaging solution for more convenience.

Thanks to capable staff and their dedication to finding solutions for customers while coming out with new services, as well as continued investments, SCG is ready to create more value for customers in several other industries through its packaging solutions, allowing customers and consumers to have access to high-quality products and services that serve their needs in a sustainable way.

Discover the new and exciting packaging experiences and innovations by SCG, as well as activities at SCG’s booth at VietFood, Beverage and Professional Packaging Machines 2018, at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre, 799 Nguyen Van Linh Street, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, on August 8-11, 2018.

SCG, one of the leading conglomerates in the ASEAN, comprises of three core businesses, including SCG cement-building materials, SCG chemicals, and SCG packaging. With more than 200 companies under its umbrella and approximately 57,000 employees, SCG creates and distributes innovative products and services that respond to the current and future needs of consumers.

SCG began operations in Vietnam in 1992 with trading and gradually expanded investment into diversified businesses in the cement-building materials, chemicals, and packaging industries.

To date, with a total of 20 companies across Vietnam driven by approximately 8,300 employees, SCG offers a variety of premium products and services. Available products in cement-building materials under the SCG brand and wall and floor ceramic tiles under the COTTO & Prime brand, as well as sanitary ware and fittings and bathroom fixtures under the COTTO brand.

In the packaging business, available products are reading and writing paper under the IDEA brand and corrugated containers, kraft paper, and flexible packaging. In the chemicals business, available products are downstream chemicals products such as PE&PP, XLPE, PVC resin, and compound, among others. Besides, SCG also has a building materials showroom in Hanoi to welcome customers to experience SCG products and services.

By Ha Vy

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