Food products with up to 30% less fat

With new technological approaches, we want to improve the nutri-physiological properties of processed foods. Find out everything about our two Europe-wide research projects.

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Survey: perceptions of bio-based products for food and packaging

The agrimax survey aims to find out how you rate the use of new bio-based materials in the food and packaging industry.

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Solvent-based recycling yields high quality PLA

With an approx. 50 % higher yield there is a substantial advantage of this recycling alternative to conventional material recycling.

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New barrier paper for the packaging market

New packaging papers with biobased and recyclable coatings are able to protect food and pharmaceutical products. The new barrier coatings based on proteins, starches or lipids reduce the oxygen and water vapor permeability.

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We work together with you to develop high-quality food products and safe, effective, and convenient packaging. With utmost respect for nature and people, we put priority on the efficient use of raw materials and the minimization of any environmental impact.

In addition to the food and packaging industries, other sectors such as packaging and processing machinery construction, the chemical industry, the pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors, and the agricultural industry benefit from our expertise and the technologies we develop.

The continuous support we provide ensures your technological advantage and your economic success.

Our Services



We develop healthy, high-quality foods, including gluten-free, low salt, and vegan products, and also provide assistance with the quality assurance of food products.


We develop multilayer films and packaging systems and offer a wide range of services relating to quality assurance, including migration testing.

Processing Machinery

We analyze and optimize packaging machinery and cleaning processes used in the food and pharmaceutical industries and also for packaging material production.

Product Performance

We help you develop products which optimally meet the sensory needs of consumers. Your products benefit from enhanced consumer acceptance.

Recycling and Environment

We offer you with a solvent-based recycling process for recovering pure polymers. We also carry out environmental analyses and help you replace fossil raw materials with plant-based materials.

Locations of Fraunhofer IVV

Fraunhofer IVV

Giggenhauser Strasse 35

85354 Freising


Phone +49 8161 491-0

Fraunhofer IVV Dresden

Your competent partner for processing machinery and packaging technology


A joint platform for industry and science for interdisciplinary cooperation to enable the digitization of human perception.


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Competence Center for Food and Packaging Technology

A colaboration of Fraunhofer IVV and Kempten University of Applied Sciences

Fraunhofer Project Center, Brazil

Campinas, São Paulo