SWP provide a range of hygienic, food safe products that are both cost effective and maximise efficiency. Whatever the application, we’ve got the solution.
HIPS is widely used in the food packaging industry because of its unique qualities of strength, hygiene, visual appearance, and ability to retain heat, while also not deforming when in contact with warm water. High impact polystyrene is completely non-porous protecting food from germs and bacteria, keeping contaminants outside. Food trays and coffee lids are amongst the products made from high impact polystyrene.
Virgin PET or Polyethylene Terephthalate can be used for food packaging for cakes, cut fruit and salads amongst others. PET is globally recognized as a safe, non-toxic, strong, lightweight, flexible material that is 100% recyclable. In fact, it’s the most widely recycled plastic in the world!
Polycarbonate plastic has been studied and tested for nearly 50 years, and its use in products that come in contact with food is regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as governmental bodies worldwide. Polycarbonate is clear, lightweight, heat resistant, and shatter resistant – a significant safety advantage. This unique combination of attributes makes polycarbonate a great material for a wide variety of applications, many of them involving direct contact with foods and beverages.