Food labeling is the most diverse of all label end-uses, ranging from product tracking to marking sell-by dates to promotions.
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
- Coming into 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 labeling are covered in the following sections:
- Price marking: Retail Information
- Labeling for transportation: Logistics and Transport
- Labeling on liquid dairy products and water and juice bottles: Beverage
Labels for every substrate
Substrates labeled in the food industry include glass, hard and soft plastics, fiber-based materials like paper and cardboard and metals. Special areas in this segment include open-closure (resealing) applications, direct food contact such as fruit labeling 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 labeling food directly and indirectly: