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Packaging and Labelling
Winkler Plastic rebrands as Nuconic Packaging
Alan Franz,CEO, has announced a new branding initiative to rebrand Winkler Plastic as Nuconic Packaging. The new name represents the company's recent investment in new technology, increasing capabilities in tooling and design, improved customer service and achievement of BRC Food Safety.....
Landec to expand commercial applications for BreatheWay® packaging
Landec Corporation is expanding commercial applications for its patented BreatheWay(R) technology packaging solutions. Landec's BreatheWay technology naturally extends the shelf-life of fresh fruits and vegetables by optimizing the ratio of carbon dioxide and oxygen within the packaging. Expanding commercial.....
European corrugated industry:
Packaging can reduce global food waste
Some may see packaging as contributing to waste, but FEFCO is resolute that this is misleading: far more resources are used in creating the product than the packaging. Therefore product and packaging should be viewed together and appropriate levels of packaging, not less, should be used to protect.....
Marco pack house productivity system to be implemented at S.A.T MOYCA
Productivity experts Marco have received a significant contract to supply an extensive pack house YCM yield control system to S.A.T MOYCA, one of Spain’s leading supplier of table grapes. An agreement has been reached between the two companies, following extensive in-house trials at MOYCA’s pack house in.....
Ready Pac Foods welcomed graduate students to facilities to gain insight
Ready Pac Foods, Inc. welcomed Chapman University graduate students to their facilities last month. The educational group participated in an insightful tour of Ready Pac’s Irwindale, CA processing plant, followed by an educational session titled “Produce 101”, which highlighted the inter-workings of Ready.....
CMG chairman sees strong potential in New Zealand market
Dr Fu Yuning, Chairman of China Merchants Group (CMG) and Chairman of Loscam, Asia Pacific’s leader in pallet and retail ready solutions, recently visited New Zealand to meet key executives in the retail and logistics industries.CMG is China’s leading infrastructure and logistics provider with over US$50.....
New packaging for frozen berries
Swedish retailer, Coop, has decided to create a new container for its frozen berries, Invercote Bio, a fibre-based plate coated with bioplastic.The bioplastic makes the packaging environmentally sustainable, as it is compostable. However, its cost is higher than the traditional packaging.Louise König, Coop's.....
New retail concept for lovers of good food and cooking
Roveg have introduced a new retail concept under the name Puro Aromo for fresh herbs, cress and other spices. During a thorough investigation between supermarkets and consumers different issues were highlighted. Consumers were put off by the uncertainty of how to get the most value from the product and.....
Fruit Logistica 2014
Spain: New Plaform box design to be presented in Berlin
In a similar manner as in the last edition of Fruit Attraction, Plaform will set up a photocall at its stand on the upcoming Fruit Logistica for visitors to interact, be photographed, and take away a funny memory from their visit to the stand, entering them also into a draw for an iPad Mini.The stand design.....
Biodegradable packaging - less environmental impact across the supply chain
Kesko Food was the first in Europe to start using Plastiroll's new and innovative biodegradable, transparent packaging film. Kesko Food started cooperation with Plastiroll Oy Ltd concerning the packaging of Pirkka vegetables some years ago. Packaging material has been and continues to be developed in close.....
Ready Pac Energizes Ready Snax® Offerings
Keeping pace with increasing consumer demand for fresh snacking options, Ready Pac Foods, Inc. is optimizing their delicious Ready Snax® line with a new flavour variety and improved packaging presentation and efficiency, aimed to further deliver on key consumer needs: freshness, healthfulness, convenience,.....
presentation during Fruit Cultivation Fair in Houten
New Sorma Benelux (Freshpack) pear packaging
A new recyclable packaging for products in a tray with an innovative new handle. This is a short description of the new Ecopunnet packaging by the Sorma Group. Various pear packagers in the Benelux have started packaging Conference pears in the Ecopunnet packaging.The base of this packaging is with the Sorma.....
StePac adds new film structure to portfolio
StePac has recently finalized development and qualification of a new film structure to add to its portfolio of unique films for fresh produce packaging applications. The film, which was developed by StePac’s polymer engineer was tested rigorously in lab trials at StePac’s Postharvest & Polymer laboratory.....
Uruguay: New rules for the labelling of fruit and vegetables
The Municipality of Montevideo has passed regulations on the labelling of food packaging for the transport, storage and marketing of fruit and vegetable products.The labelling of fresh fruit and vegetable goods for the transportation and wholesale marketing of these products is a first step towards their.....