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Packaging and Labelling

New Landgard Logistics- and Distribution Center offers ideal conditions for more efficiency

In the town of Striegistal in Saxony, the producer association Landgard has opened their new, state-of-the-art logistics center in June, together with the Saxon secretary of state for environment and agriculture, Thomas Schmidt, the mayor of Striegistal, Bernd Wagner, Veronika Bellmann, member of the German.....

Corrugated industry grew by 2.7% in the first six months of 2017

The members of the Association of Corrugated Industry (VDW) are reporting a working day adjusted growth of sold quantities of 2.7% in the first six months of this year. In absolute numbers, producers sold 3.89 billion square meters of corrugated cardboard between January and June. This is more than 100 million.....

Side Delights® Steamables™ launch new duo pack

A recent study on the microwaveable/steamable fresh potato segment conducted by Nielsen FreshFacts® highlights the continuing positive performance of the steamables/microwavable segment led by Side Delights® Steamables™ which accounts for more than half of all dollar sales in the segment. Potatoes still lead.....

Johan de Neef, Smart Packaging Solutions:

“Consumers can easily take this pack away”

In supermarkets, strawberries can be seen in various types of packaging and presentations. A cardboard consumer packaging with a handle is a newcomer on the shelves. “The packaging is open, so that the product is very visible,” says Johan de Neef from Smart Packaging Solutions.The packaging company recently.....

Canadian eco labels make their way to NZ and AU

A Canadian produce labelling company, which has become known worldwide for its eco-friendly products, is growing its business on the international market.Accu-Label made its mark on the industry by using biodegradable stickers and it has since dug its roots deeper with other technical innovations that give.....

Organic growth and fruit size bring pouch bag opportunity

The 2017 apple and pear season is fast approaching, and Superfresh Growers® is anticipating a normal sized crop this year, with fruit one size smaller than last year. Sizing will allow for both bulk and bagged promotional opportunities. Superfresh Growers is also planning for their organic crop to double in.....

Earthcycle™ earns OK Compost® certification for Europe

In line with CKF’s vision to increase export markets for Earthcycle™, the company is pleased to announce that its line of moulded fibre packaging for produce is guaranteed to be biodegrade in industrial compost settings, according to European standard EN 13432. AB Vincotte is one of the certifying bodies for.....

International Paper and de Jong Verpakking announce marketing cooperation

International Paper and de Jong Verpakking announced today that the companies have entered into a marketing cooperation agreement. The companies agreed to consider jointly bidding for the supply of corrugated fruit & vegetables packaging to the pan-European retail segment in cases where each of them.....