​​​​​​​​​​​​​Innovations at Tetra Pak

Innovation means transforming knowledge into new products and services or into new processes and new working methods. Striving for renewal, or innovation, is one of the most important driving forces in the global economy. Innovation stimulates competition and affects our very existence. It creates jobs, increases growth and mobilises factors that can help a nation to improve the competitive strength of its economy.​​

Ruben Rausing showing a model of the first filling machine

Ruben Rausing showing a model of the first filling machine

At Tetra Pak , innovation is the result of the total process of developing an idea into a product or a new way of working which adds value to the business. Innovation embraces everything from hatching an idea to reaching the marketplace with a new or improved product. Whichever way you define it, it is important. Innovation is one of the mainstays of our survival and growth.

From Ideas to products

Our Product Development Centres are there to help you turn your concepts into fully-fledged commercial products, tested, evaluated and modified to perfection. Use our centres to fine tune new processing concepts, perform trials and test runs, and evaluate final results – all with the help of our experienced technicians and under conditions of absolute secrecy.​​

Read more about our Product Development Centres.

Key success factors to innovation

Innovation in future growth markets

What should you think about when developing products to meet the needs of people who have so much less purchasing power than their counterparts in the industrialised world?

Read article in Tetra Pak Magazine No 104 - Deeper in the Pyramid

Intelligent Customisation, an industry-first modular portfolio of heating systems

Our new heating solutions can be tailored to your unique business needs, from small production to large-scale innovation; from rigid to highly flexible; from milk to liquid food. Our modular approach means you get the exact heating solution you need, and don’t pay for features you don’t.

Read more about ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Intelligent Customisation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Tetra Fino Aseptic 100 Ultra MiM

Unwrapping a new opening

Tetra Fino® Aseptic 100 Ultra MiM is a new package that offers customers an opportunity to produce liquid dairy and juice drinks using their existing production processes, and market them as ice creams and frozen products.

The new package allows dairy and juice drinks to be produced and distributed in small carton pouches at room temperature, and subsequently turned into frozen products in shops or in a consumer’s home

Read more about Tetra Fino Aseptic 100 Ultra MiM

Innovation with digitalisation

See how we use cutting-edge digital tools and innovations like connected machines, data analytics, mobility apps, virtual training, remote support etc. to bring value to our customers.

Read more about our remote support and automation services, our maintenance services for planned maintenance and our expert services in Services

View video and read more about Digitalisation of Services

Processing line

Tetra Pak Processing - competence-based innovation

Tetra Pak Processing has set up four strategic competence areas to drive innovation: cleaning technology; mixing, blending and dosing: food safety; and heat treatment technologies. Each area has a network of technology specialists who share knowledge within our organisation and with customers.

One example of how our focus on key competencies has spurred innovation comes from our Dairy category, where our expertise in mixing, blending and dosing led to the creation of OneStep™ processing technology. Since its launch in 2010, the technology has transformed UHT milk production, providing an effective single-step process that eliminates the need for pasteurisation pre-treatment and intermediate storage.

Innovation light bulb

Do you have an invention within our field of business?

Do you, or your company, have an invention that could be revolutionary for the food packaging industry in the future, or simply a technology, method or design that could support the packaging of food products for tomorrow's consumers? Tetra Pak may welcome and have an interest in the further development, if your invention meets the need for Tetra Pak's present or future product portfolio.

Read more and fill in the Inventors contact form​

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