Food labelling is the most diverse of all label end-uses, ranging from product tracking and marking sell-by dates to promotion.
It’s imperative that labels in the food industry retain their adhesive properties when:
- applied to cold and moist surfaces
- subsequently placed in deep freeze storage
- in contact with fat and oil.
An eye-catching effect at the point of sale
Labels used in the food industry serve the need for an eye-catching effect at the point of sale. They also support branding.
Other aspects of food labelling are covered in the following sections:
- Price marking: Retail Information
- Labelling for transportation: Logistics and Transport
- Labelling on liquid dairy products and water and juice bottles: Beverage
Labels for every substrate
The substrates labelled in the food industry include glass, hard and soft plastics, fibre-based materials like paper and board, and metals. Special areas in this segment include open-closure (resealing) applications, direct food contact such as fruit labelling, and promotional booklet labels containing recipes, etc.
Safety requirements and certificates
All products manufactured by UPM Raflatac are tested and approved to comply with regulations and directives related to labelling food directly and indirectly: