The food protection and preservation capabilities of X-Hance film from RPC bpi protec have been acknowledged in a sustainability awards programme.

X-Hance has been named the winner in the Cutting Food Waste category of the Packaging Europe Sustainability Awards, which celebrate innovation and creativity that make significant environmental advances across the supply chain.

A 100 per cent opaque but still breathable LDPE film, it eliminates light rays in order to protect products, preserve their freshness and quality, and deliver extended shelf life.

The film is said to perform well and consistently on VFFS packing machines, with excellent seal strength integrity. Additional perforations can be included to improve airflow within the pack, without affecting the aesthetics or performance of the packaging.

Andrew Green, deputy chief executive of RPC bpi Group, said: “We are delighted to receive this significant environmental accolade. X-Hance offers a number of key benefits for food retail markets, ensuring product is well protected and preserved throughout the supply chain while at the same time providing the high quality decoration that creates a premium image on–shelf.”