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Press and Journal (Oct 2018) - Scottish food and drink offers taste of success

The “smart labelling” company Insignia Technologies, backed by Highland Venture Capital and the Scottish Investment Bank, has been widely praised for its packaging, which monitors and maximises shelf life of opened food products.


The Herald (Sep 2017) - Smart label to cut food waste could save shoppers £150m

TECHNOLOGY developed at the University of Strathclyde could help shoppers save £150 million by reducing the 1.9 million slices of ham thrown out by Brits every day.

Spin-out firm Insignia Technologies has developed a smart label which helps to track when food is at its freshest. It is currently seeking additional funding to fast track the commercialisation of its technology.


Press Release (May 2017) - Insignia wins prestigious award for innovative food labelling technology

Insignia Technologies, a developer of pioneering labelling technology to detect when food is past its best, has won global recognition for its Freshtag product with an illustrious award win.

The Scottish company won a Gold award at the industry-leading Dupont Awards for Packaging Innovation for the technology behind its Freshtag label. The Freshtag is an innovative new time and temperature monitoring system that links together the entire supply chain from point of production through to restaurant/store, which ensures food is consumed at optimum freshness and can significantly reduce unnecessary food waste.






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