Job offersmore »
- Potato Technical Manager - Russia
- Grower leafy vegetables Australia
- Quality Control Manager - Netherlands
- Chief Operating Officer - Netherlands
- Operations Manager - Denver, Colorado, USA
- Nucleus Stock Employee - Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, the Netherlands
- Material Planner - Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada
- Sales representative - Spain
- Head of Global Marketing & Business Development - Home Counties area UK
- Assistant Grower (Supervisor) - Abbotsford, Canada
Top 5 - yesterday
Top 5 - last week
Top 5 - last month
Exchange ratesmore »
Tacler Livestreammore »
Packaging and Labelling
FME revamps all international packaging
Fresh Mushroom Europe (FME) successfully introduced a completely new range of mushrooms on the Dutch retail market in September 2014.At Fruit Logistica 2015, this range will be presented in new international packaging. In addition to the well-known white mushrooms, the other mushrooms are discovered and used.....
French man posts letter using sticker from banana label
A man from a small village in the South West of France sent himself a letter using a sticker from a banana instead of a real stamp. To his great surprise the envelope stamped with the “Banane de Guadeloupe et de Martinique” sticker arrived at its destination with no additional charges!
Wooden packing for fruit transport
Di Filippo Legnami, a manufacturer of wooden transport solutions for fruit and a variety of other purposes, is exhibiting for the first time at Fruit Logistica. In 2013, the company built a new production line for wooden packing. The packing material is made from untreated wood and can be supplied in a.....
Italy: 7 types of sormabag
"We like to innovate and come up with new solutions," explains Rita Biserni fromSorma Group, a leading company in the packaging sector which includes Sorma andNetpack.Andrea Casali, director of Gruppo Sorma, at Fruit Logistica 2014.Last year, we presented sormabags - a practical net that cost less to.....
Oppy opts for 'brighter' berries in 2015
With new sources and new packaging, 2015 is underway in a big, bright way for The Oppenheimer Group’s berry category. Right now, the full service produce marketer is shipping its berry range in Sesame Street branded 'eat brighter!' packs. Sourcing from South America, Florida, Mexico and California, Oppy.....
Westmoreland sales group selects IFCO RPCs
Westmoreland Sales Group, a leading Canadian greenhouse vegetable grower, has signed a two-year contract with IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh products. Westmoreland is now shipping Topline brand tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers from its distribution centers.....
Amcor P-Plus® wins awards for packaging
Amcor P-Plus® won the award for the ‘Flexible Plastic Pack of the Year’ category at the recent UK Packaging Awards with its lidded tray pack designed for fresh strawberries. Amcor Flexibles’ solution won the coveted award because of the significant shelf-life extension it brings to the fruit whilst.....
Corrugated cardboard packaging: example of sustainability
The Spanish Association of Corrugated Packaging Manufacturers (AFCO) was founded in 1977, and the Plaform Group was created in the early 80's, emerging, according to technical director Juan Mendicote, "from the need to offer a quality product to the fresh fruit and vegetable market, creating a standard, with.....
BelOrta's new hinged lid box
BelOrta introduces a brand new innovation regarding its Belgian endive packaging. At first sight, the box looks the same as before. However, a special system has been introduced in the lid, meaning only a part of it can be flipped open.That means endive can be taken out of the box without having to.....
Kenya: Fight against illegal packaging stepped up
Nakuru governor Kinuthia Mbugua and his Nyandarua counterpart Waithaka Mwangi took the fight against illegal packaging of potatoes to the roads on Tuesday night. In the overnight operation along the Naivasha-Mai Mahiu and the Nairobi-Nakuru highways over 50 trucks were nabbed for flouting the 50kg packaging.....
Perforated packaging, extends shelf life of fruit and veg
Extending the shelf life of fruits and vegetables by poking tiny holes in the packaging with lasers. It almost sounds magical, but it's what PerfoTec is now doing to Marks&Spencers' entire fruit and vegetable department. Ivo Hendriks explains how the Respiration Control System combats decay in the fruit.....
Promotional labels for Murcia
Over a million horticultural products are helping promote the Costa Calida in Germany.German consumers of fruit and vegetables from Murcia will be able to win free hotel stays thanks to a test promotion launched by the Council of Tourism and the Association of Exporters and Producers (Proexport). The.....
UK: B38 range of punnets can now be top sealed
Associated Packaging (ILIP UK) have been working in conjunction with PackagingAutomation to create a new tooling mechanism and are pleased to announce that the B38 range of punnets can now be top sealed.Previously a wider flange and heavier punnet would have been required to support the seal.However the new.....