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Almic-Can™: Preserving great food taste and safety by innovative food container

news | 18 August 2021
Tag: food and beverage

by F.S. & P.V.

“Preserving food deliciously and easy to open”

This statement is the common goal that the food processing company aiming for. To achieve that, food container is one of the key success factors.
So far, there always had trade-off between the air tightness of food containers and the ease of opening, and it is difficult to achieve both, but now, Showa Denko Group discovered the technology innovation to solve this.

Showa Denko Packaging, the specialist of packaging material

Our group company, Showa Denko Packaging is engaged in the laminating business greatly made up with aluminum foil (processed foil). They are providing products created with “printing, laminating, and creating” technology, to contribute to development of society. Based on our corporate philosophy, we design, develop, manufacture, and sell aluminum processed foils and laminated resin films, with respond to customer requests in the electronics, food, and pharmaceutical markets.

Why is our Almic-Can™ attracting world’s attention now?

Globally, food manufacturers have the following needs for packaging materials:

1.  Preserving delicious food: To keep the food delicious for a long time.
2. Easy Peeling: Even children and the elderly can easily open.
3. Luxury feeling: Aspect that everyone will fall in love with at first sight.
4. Easy to transport: To deliver more deliciousness than canned food

Our aluminum container is a packaging material that can solve many problems above at once.

Feature of Almic-Can™

1. Preserving delicious food
Almic-can can prevent food from oxidizing, drying and discoloring. In addition, after filling food, it can be heat-pressurized and sterilized for long-term storage.

2. Easy Peeling
No risk of cutting hands on the container while opening.

It is generally said that canned peel strength is 35 to 50N, and easy-to-open resin containers such as yogurt lids are 20N. Our Almic-Can™ has the best of both worlds, the airtightness of aluminum can and the ease of opening resin containers.

Type of

Almi Pack±20N≥40KPa
Can (Tin)±50N≥70KPa
Can (Alu)±35N≥70KPa

3. Luxury feeling

Almic-Can™ enable shapes that cannot be canned, such as round and polygonal shapes as shown in the photo.
It is handy when you want to come up with a new container design.

4. Easy to transport
Unlike conventional cans, Almic-Can™ is able to stack in containers.

So, it has good delivery efficiency and does not take up space in the warehouse.

Above stacking delivery also helps you reduce the cost. We could support you through the supply chain to balance all the cost.

Please feel free to contact us for consultation!

More services

Normally, some capital cost for new sealing machine is needed, once the new design of container applied. No concern on sudden investment, as we also providing rental sealing machine for trial period. You could use it to test for packing line, and commercial sales. Definitely, we could also introduce you to a sealing manufacturer for further assistance.

So, if you are interested or facing struggle with the current container, please feel free to drop us the inquiry. We will support you all the way!

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SHODEX Chromato News August 2021

news | 15 August 2021
Tag: chromatonews shodex

New Application Data on

★ Analysis of 2-Deoxy-D-glucose (VG-50 4E)(add 2-Glucal) >> Application Note

☆ Biodegradable Polymer (6) (Polylactic Acid) (KF-806M) >> Application Note

Citric Acid Analysis in Functional Beverage (KC-811) >> Application Note

Carotene Analysis in Carrot Juice (C18U 2D) >> Application Note

Contact us today for your free, no-obligation technical consultation and demo offer.

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SHODEX: Analyse Azithromycin with ODP-50 4E According to USP

news | 10 August 2021
Tag: indonesia shodex news (15 July 2021) reported the Indonesian Food and Drug Monitoring Agency or BPOM has finally granted the Emergency Use Authorization for anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as the therapeutic drug to support the Covid-19 treatment. […] The Circular was inked by the BPOM head No. HK. of 2021 on the second amendment to the BPOM Decree No. HK. of 2020. Besides ivermectin, the circular noted seven other therapeutic drugs for Covid-19 treatment, viz. Remdesivir, Favipiravir, Oseltamivir, Immunoglobulin, Ivermectin, Tocilizumab, Azithromycin, and Dexamethasone.

Azithromycin is a 15-membered ring macrolide antibiotic. According to the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary (USP 39-NF 34**), analysis of azithromycin should be carried out with a column filled with L67 packing material and meets following requirements. The Asahipak ODP-50 4E confirmed the requirements were met.
System suitability requirements:
 Resolution of azithromycin and azaerythromycin A: ≥ 3.0
 Relative standard deviation (RSD): ≤ 1.1%
 Tailing factor of azithromycin: 0.8 to 1.5
**The version at the time of the application acquisition.

Sample : 10 μL
Azaerythromycin A
dissolved in 6.7 g/L Dibasic potassium phosphate aq. (pH8.0 adjusted with phosphoric acid)/CH3CN=40/60

Column : Shodex Asahipak ODP-50 4E (4.6 mm I.D. x 250 mm)
Eluent : 6.7 g/L Dibasic potassium phosphate aq. (pH11.0 adjusted with 10 M KOH) /CH3CN=40/60
Flow rate : 1.0 mL/min
Detector : UV (210 nm)
Column temp. : 40 °C

Source – (2021, July 15). BPOM Approves Ivermectin as Covid-19 Therapeutic Drug. 

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