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Packaging and Labelling
Exclusive strawberry jam
Hoogstraten now available in jars as well
Coöperatie Hoogstraten launches a new jam with Hoogstraten strawberries. It concerns an exclusive cooperation between RVDP (Ronald Vandeputte NV) and Coöperatie Hoogstraten. “We have a partner in RVDP who is very familiar with the retail of other products. Together we hope to create surplus value. Our goal.....
Soon from phase 1 to phase 2
Automatic packaging line for grapes in punnets further improved
InnoFresh Packing has further improved the technology of the automatic packaging line for grapes in punnet. Grapes are now packaged without any difference in high and transport speed, whereas in the first pilot line there was still a limited falling height and angled transport movements.InnoFresh Packing,.....
Spain: IFCO finishes installation of SmartGuardian technology
IFCO Spain announced that the firm has completed the installation of the control technology SmartGuardian at its two service centres for Reusable Transport Packaging (ERT). SmartGuardian is an innovative new software program that monitors and controls the processes of sanitization and cleaning of reusable.....
Denny Bros solutions to fix food industry's labelling dilemma
From December 2016 food labelling will become even more complex when the latest EU Food Information Regulation comes into force. From then it will be compulsory for back of pack labelling to carry a nutrition declaration.Added to this, Britain’s Royal Society of Public Health has also suggested putting.....
AU: Fruit, veg wrapping source of increasing waste
Over the past 20 years there has been a 170 per cent increase in waste in Sydney, and two-thirds of this is said to come from food packaging. The obsession with faster, easier food, such as peeled fruit and vegetables in plastic is adding to the waste.“Waste has a growth of 7.8 per cent annually and.....
Campaign to reduce plastic wrapping in HK supermarkets
A group of expatriate women in Hong Kong have launched a campaign, calling on supermarket chains to use less individual plastic packaging on fruit and vegetables. Sandra Carvajal, from Colombia, said she had seen an increasing use of plastic compared to when she first arrived in the city 11 years ago.She.....
US (MI): Packaging improvements can help produce stay fresh longer
A team of Michigan State University researchers with the School of Packaging, have shown that packaging improvements can enhance the safety and improve the quality of onions."We focused on ready-to-use onions, which have grown to become one of the five most commonly sold vegetables in the last decade," said.....