Creating Safe, Sustainable Food Packaging with the Right Ink

June 24, 2021

As demand for packaging continues to grow and strengthen, partly due to the pandemic, digital printing is uniquely positioned to produce the customized, sustainable, recyclable packaging needed to meet the demand of brands and consumers. When it comes to food packaging, choosing the right ink technology plays a crucial role in the overall safety and quality of your package and its contents. Download the new white paper.

Start with the Right Ink

There are many types of printing inks available in the market, and selecting the right printing ink and/or print partner is an important factor to consider for your food packaging or sensitive application. Some ink technologies while okay for other print processes, can be hazardous when used near the production of food products. Using safe, high-quality ink protects the safety and efficacy of the food product. As a company focused on our own environmental impact, as well as that of our customers, Memjet strives to achieve the safest inks possible without compromising performance – and it starts with water.nnMemjet’s all water-based ink portfolio is free from toxic and reactive chemistries, making them safer for the earth and human health than other ink alternatives. The water-based formulation benefits print workers and can potentially cut environmental costs (permits and disposal fees) in half. Building on that strong foundation, Memjet puts focus on the purity of ingredients, consistency in manufacturing, and rigorous quality control to ensure high-performance and lifecycle reliability. The newest generation of Memjet inks are carefully designed specifically for use in food packaging and other sensitive applications — an essential differentiator. Choosing the right inks up-front can help you to create high-performance, sustainable labels and packaging that do not negatively impact food, human health, the environment, or your wallet. Discover Memjet partners with label and packaging print solutions Powered by Memjet water-based ink.

Memjet Can Help with Food Packaging Complexities

With so many considerations to keep in mind while designing a packaging solution, enlisting a partner like Memjet can simplify your path to FCM compliance. We can help you navigate the:

    • Complexities of Food Contact Materials (FCM) Compliance
    • Creation of effective, budget-friendly, and safe food packaging
    • Requirements for migration testing to ensure you are 100% secure about the safety of your packaging solution
    • Coordination with third-party laboratories to ensure individual food packaging solutions are tested properly

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What Can Memjet
Technology Do For You?

Whether you are an OEM looking to integrate Memjet technology into your printing solution, a print provider looking for the right Powered by Memjet product or a brand owner who wants to use digital inkjet printing technology in new and interesting ways, we can help.