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09-Oct2017

Uflex's Flexfresh liner bag gets accreditation for pomegranates

Uflex's Flexfresh liner bag has been accredited by Indian Council of Agricultural Research - National Research Centre on Pomegranate (ICAR-NRCP), Solapur Maharashtra. 

Tests were carried out with a clear protocol of comparing the shelf-life of pomegranates in refrigerated conditions. 4 samples namely Control; Wax pretreatment; Packaging in liner bag; and Wax pre-treatment and packaging in liner bag were put to test.  The quality parameters of stored fruits such as percent physiological loss in weight (PLW), Texture, Colour, Sensory Attributes, and the biochemical parameters were checked at 15 days interval for a storage period of 90 days.

Flexfresh is a special patented polymeric film manufactured by Uflex for offering packaging solution for fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers. In fact it is the first biodegradable (by composting) film that maintains Holy Grail of oxygen and water barrier for packaging fresh produce.

Uflex is India's largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solution Company and an emerging global player. Since its inception back in 1985, Uflex has grown from strength to strength to evolve as a truly Indian Multinational with consumers spread across the world.


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