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Packaging and Labelling
EU companies boost use of bioplastics for sustainable food packaging
The compounder and plastics distributor FKuRKunststoff GmbH, Willich, Germany, the filmmanufacturer Oerlemans Plastics BV, Genderen,the Netherlands, and the specialist foodstuffspackaging distributor BK Pac AB, Kristianstad,Sweden, are closely working together onexpanding the possibilities for using.....
Fresh thinking in tomato & berry packing
Freshseal, the latest pack format for tomato, berryand fresh produce packing is now available in theUSA, Canada and Mexico. Developed jointly by anAnglo Canadian partnership this technology offersthe fresh produce market a quick and easy meansof transitioning into film sealed punnets and traysfrom clam shell.....
Automatic tray filler
There has never been a good, fruit friendly and flexible solution for filling trays. This is why Aweta has developed a system based on existing techniques, in which the Q-flow automatically fills trays. This way a simple choice menu enabling you to set the Q-flow to work with one or two tracks. The amount of.....
Wood grain RPC's make debut
Three leading produce companies, Grimmway Enterprises, Inc., Pure Hothouse Foods, Inc. and Calavo Growers, Inc., shipped the first truckloads of product in new wood grain reusable plastic containers (RPCs) from Polymer Logistics to Walmart distribution centers this month. Classic Yam is also supporting the.....
Packaging withstands dramatic temperature fluctuations for blueberry
Alongside their standard blueberry packaging that provides impressive freshness extension for blueberries maintained under supply chain temperature conditions of between 0-2°C, Stepac’s R&D team has developed a unique new Xtend packaging for blueberries that is designed to withstand dramatic temperature.....
PrimePro® Core officially launched
Ethylene absorbing film proved by extensive testing
Chantler Packaging, a leader in flexible packaging and engineered solutions for international food products, is announcing the launch of PrimePro® Core; an ethylene absorbing film technology incorporated onto micro flute material. Using proprietary equipment, these ultra light compact containers are.....
Smurfit Kappa enters the Brazilian packaging market
Smurfit Kappa bought INPA and Paema, two private integrated packaging companies that combined have three recycled corrugated cardboard factories with a total capacity of 210,000 tons and four corrugated cardboard plants that service the northeast of Brazil, through the regions of Rio and Sao Paulo, and the.....
Agricultural automation company celebrates 25th anniversary
This past weekend, Ag-Tronic Control Systems celebrated its 25-year anniversary. “My wife Samia and I started the company on January 17, 1991,” says Joe Sleiman with Ag-Tronic Control Systems. “At the time, there were no real agribusiness automation companies in our region and I saw a need for it. We started.....
Schur Star debuts new flexible bags for fresh produce
In its second year with an office in California, Schur Star Packaging Systems is further establishing itself as a provider of packaging machines and flexible bags for the fresh produce industry.The Schur Star system stands out among other packaging machines with the way different bags size, shape and.....
Heemskerk develops meal in bag
Eating fresh and healthy is becoming increasingly important. Even for small households where there isn't always time and inspiration to prepare a fresh meal. For this reason, Heemskerk has developed fresh & easy, a concept that plays into this. It concerns 4 complete meals with vegetables, meat, sauce.....
At Fruit Logistica with Pollino fruit boxes
Loo Pack seeks sustainable products to extend assortment
Packaging supplier Loo-Pack will be present at Fruit Logistica this year. Owner Daan van de Loo has chosen this national fair to make his product package for the fruit and vegetable sector more well known and to extend it. "I will be present as a representative of the Benelux at the Pollino stall in Hall.....
China: tailored packaging solutions
Shenzhen Lvyuan Packing Technology produces packaging for the fruit and vegetable industry. The company was founded in 2006 and has an annual turnover of 40 million Yuan. The focus of the Chinese fresh produce market is increasingly shifting to quality packaging. Improved shelf-life and branding.....
Pakistan advises growers to correctly pack citrus
Pakistan is the third largest citrus producing country, with Punjab producing 95 percent of the total produce, however growers in Lahore need to be advised of the proper way to pack citrus fruits, to increase their shelf life and achieve the best prices for their produce on the market.A spokesman for the.....
Spain: Innovations in food labelling
The nutritional information is no longer voluntary and has been upgraded. Since December, Regulation 1169/2011 requires it to be included in all food products, including those produced by caterers and those marketed over long distances.This, however, is not the only aspect of labelling that has been recently.....