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Packaging and Labelling
BestChoice sugar snap bag wins a Silver Pentaward in Tokyo
The 8th edition of the Pentawards took place on the 9th of October in Tokyo. Special Fruit's design bureau, Quatre Mains, managed to win a silver award in the category Food / Fruit and Vegetables with the BestChoice sugar snap bag.Pentawards is the only world level competition where the best packaging is.....
Russia sent 20 tonnes of pears back to Germany
On 9 October, experts from Russian Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service revealed violations in the imported into Saint-Petersburg load of Chilean fruit. The load of 20 MT of pears is reported to have come from Germany. The fruit is labelled as grown in Chile. However, according to the certificate,.....
Sinclair to help deliver value to Chinese kiwifruit crop
Responding to increased demand driven by a consumer base with larger incomes, Chinese kiwifruit growers will put out a bigger crop this season. Sinclair, a company that provides labelling services and labelling machinery to kiwifruit packers, will help deliver that bigger crop to consumers. "Chinese.....
Vegetables with a capital letter
Brand Insal'arte has got a new look thanks to the Italian designer Mirco Luzzi who developed the design of the package. The client and the consumers are pleased. Now fresh vegetables Insal'arte can not be confused with any others. The packaging is visually divided into two zones: a transparent zone lets.....
StePac announces new distributor in Chile
StePac, part of DS Smith Plastics Division, is proud to announce its partnership with Chile-based packaging company EMPACK LTDA.As part of this agreement, StePac’s leading packaging brand Xtend® will be marketed and distributed in Chile through Empack."Chile is a strategic market and we are confident that.....
PMA 2014 - Booth 4452
Infia: the worldwide leader of top-sealing trays for produce
At PMA, INFIA (established in 1947 and headquartered in Bertinoro-Italy) will present its wide range of "F" side-ventilated top-sealing trays.Side ventilation is necessary as, when fruit arrives in supermarkets in refrigerated trucks, it reaches room temperature in very little time, causing huge.....
Proseal designed packing system for blueberries
British company Proseal, specializing in heat sealing, designed and installed a packing system for berry punnets at Berry Gardens company, a supplier of soft and stone fruit. The process of blueberry packing is rather complicated and meticulous due to the small size of the berries. However, the system has.....
AU: Anger over lack of enforcement of country-of-origin food labelling laws
Not one Victorian business has been fined for flouting mandatory country-of-origin food labelling laws in the eight years since they were introduced. That’s despite clear breaches across the state in that time.The revelation has angered farmers and prompted calls for the State Government to assume the role.....
Romke van Velden: "Customer can choose from eco version to films"
Sorma Group introduces variations on Sormabag during Macfrut
Earlier this year during the Fruit Logistica the Sorma Group introduced the Sormabag. What makes this packaging with a handle different is that this Sormabag saves raw materials, is made completely from polypropylene and is therefore fully recyclable. This was done to respond to the urgent, direct demand to.....
Chemical-free decontamination system for fruit and vegetables
Globally, we are witnessing an increase in the number of outbreaks of food-borne illness associated with ready-to-eat fruit and vegetables. The treatments currently used, including chlorine washing, often leave a chemical residue and waste water. There is growing demand to reduce the amount of chemicals used.....
Bonduelle launches “Salad of the day” in France
Bonduelle is launching their latest 4th range (fresh, raw fruit and vegetables ready to use- e.g. salads in bags) product, ‘La Salade du Jour’’, Salad of the Day. The composition of the salad will change every day depending on the products in stock in the Bonduelle atelier. “For a maximum indulgence, this.....
Japan's dangerous obsession with packaging
Japan is one of the world’s foremost recyclers. In 2010, 77 percent of the country’s plastic waste was recycled, and recent reports put the figure for total amount of wastage sent to landfills at a relatively low 16 percent (the comparable US figure is close to a shameful 70 percent).However, the level of.....
Garden Cut launches new branding and label design
Garden Cut, a brand of Indianapolis Fruit Company, has launched a new branding and label design for its pre-cut and ready-to-use products in retail stores. A new “To Go Snack” line of produce-based products has also been released during the launch. Starting Tuesday, September 22, 2014, the newly branded.....
US (CA): Fire tears through Ivanhoe packinghouse
A three-alarm fire destroyed one of the largest fruit packing businesses in town early Wednesday, putting about 75 people out of work. The fire broke about 1 a.m. at Phillips Farms just north of town, the Tulare County Fire Department said.No one was injured, but a large propane tank exploded in the blaze,.....