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Packaging and Labelling

tna to use Virtual Reality to present production line at Interpack 2017

Tna will use virtual and augmented reality elements at this year’s interpack in Düsseldorf, Germany, to showcase its complete range of packaging and processing solutions.According to the company, visitors will be transported into a “real world” space, where they’ll get the chance to experience tna’s.....

Indian packaging sector to grow to $30b by 2020

The Director of the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), Kolkata, NC Saha, on Friday said there is a need to develop alternative packaging systems for food materials which is easily acceptable to the market. Saha was speaking at a one-day national workshop on the “Potential of Food Processing in Odisha with.....

Side Delights® Flavorables™ potato product wins packaging design award

Fresh Solutions Network announced its packaging design award from Graphic Design USA, American Packaging Design Awards. The award celebrates the Side Delights® Flavorables™ fresh potato package design, with its vibrant color palette and bold flavor profiles, encouraging an exciting potato.....

Side Delights® Flavorables™ potato product wins packaging design award

Fresh Solutions Network announced its packaging design award from Graphic Design USA, American Packaging Design Awards. The award celebrates the Side Delights® Flavorables™ fresh potato package design, with its vibrant color palette and bold flavor profiles, encouraging an exciting potato.....

Sonoco acquires Peninsula Packaging for $230m

Sonoco, a global packaging company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquirePeninsula Packaging Co.for approximately$230 million. Peninsula, which is owned by a fund managed byOdyssey Investment Partners LLC, is a manufacturer of thermoformed packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables.....

Automatic pallet labelling without using adhesives

In the supply chain a correct pallet label is indispensable. The relevant information must be applied to the pallet in a clearly legible way, including a machine readable form. Much has been written about the information and standards for a pallet label, but it is equally important that the pallet label is.....

Italy: SCF make innovative fresh produce packaging

Gruppo Scurria has been working in the polystyrene market for over 30 years and has great experience in the construction sector. Today, with SCF Packaging, it has also become a leader in the packaging for the food transport sector. Their innovative printing processes make packaging unique and.....

Italy

Starch films for blueberry packaging

Packaging sustainability is an important aspect for innovation in the food sector and can affect the decision to purchase fresh produce. Researchers from Disafa at the University of Turin assessed the qualitative performance and consumer acceptability of three starch films used for the modified atmosphere.....

Controlled atmosphere packaging for blueberries gaining popularity

Blueberries are becoming more and more popular and consumption of all berries in the UK for instance in 2015 increased by 30% on the previous year, a trend that is representative also across Europe.Like other bush berries, blueberries benefit from modified atmosphere packaging and controlled atmosphere......

REWE Group replaces plastic packaging on fruit and vegetables with laser logo

The abolition of plastic bags was only the beginning for REWE Group. The company has set itself the goal of completely eliminating unnecessary packaging from its shelves, without risking a faster spoilage or violating the legally required declarations of products. A new invention is now to replace outer.....

Italy: Starch films for blueberry packaging

Packaging sustainability is an important aspect for innovation in the food sector and can affect the decision to purchase fresh produce. Researchers from Disafa at the University of Turin assessed the qualitative performance and consumer acceptability of three starch films used for the modified atmosphere.....

China: Tailor-made fruit and veg packaging

"Following the increasing demand from consumers for fruits and vegetables, the quality of the packaging is growing in importance. Logical packing can reduce or even prevent the losses that occur during transport, storage and transfers. Good packaging also slows decay and moisture loss, giving the product a.....

Spain: Innovation and technology in food packaging

SP Group is making use of the advantages technology and innovation provide to comply with the current demands of the food packaging market regarding product conservation, sustainability, and security.While trends confirm a significant increase in the food sector's e-commerce, SP Group has identified that.....

Packaging to keep aromatic herbs in perfect condition

It is a new concept that is characterised by guaranteeing the product's freshness, being very light and ensuring a shelf life of 3 to 4 days in optimal conditions. The container is made of perforated plastic and a has a lid that allows the consumer to open and close it as many times as needed without the.....

China: Tailor-made fruit and veg packaging

"Following the increasing demand from consumers for fruits and vegetables, the quality of the packaging is growing in importance. Logical packing can reduce or even prevent the losses that occur during transport, storage and transfers. Good packaging also slows decay and moisture loss, giving the product a.....

Gerard Korse, Tolpoort:

“Colourful combination packs of broccoli & cauliflower growing into substantial volume”

Dark green and snow white, a contrasting combination that appeals to consumers. Combination packs with broccoli and cauliflower are therefore on the shelves of Dutch retailers Albert Heijn, Jumbo and Plus. Combination packs with fresh rosettes exist, but the punnets with miniature cauliflower and broccoli.....

Dameng Packaging

China: Fruit & veg packaging to improve traceability

"Following the quick and turbulent development of the industry for fresh food and vegetables, the importance of packaging for fruit and vegetables has grown day by day. Food bags of high quality have a high air permeability, so the products in the bag can continue breathing through the mesh long after they.....

Dameng Packaging

China: Fruit & veg packaging to improve traceability

"Following the quick and turbulent development of the industry for fresh food and vegetables, the importance of packaging for fruit and vegetables has grown day by day. Food bags of high quality have a high air permeability, so the products in the bag can continue breathing through the mesh long after they.....

Xtend MA Packaging with condensation control for apples and pears

Xtend modified atmosphere packaging for apples and pears with condensation control is designed to provide reduced oxygen (O2), increased carbon dioxide (CO2), and high humidity in the headspace atmosphere surrounding the produce. Attention is obviously paid to the sensitivity of apples and pears to CO2.....

Xtend MA Packaging with condensation control for apples and pears

Xtend modified atmosphere packaging for apples and pears with condensation control is designed to provide reduced oxygen (O2), increased carbon dioxide (CO2), and high humidity in the headspace atmosphere surrounding the produce. Attention is obviously paid to the sensitivity of apples and pears to CO2.....

Australian researcher looks to create gas regulating packages

A researcher interested in the field of food packaging, quality and shelf-life is looking into how innovative packaging techniques can extend shelf-life and preserve quality.Matthew Wilson, a postdoctoral research fellow with the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Horticultural Products at the Tasmanian.....

Danish machine cuts labour costs while increasing productivity

Offering a machine that cuts down on labour costs and increases productivity is an interesting prospect for pretty much any company in the industry. Danish machine manufacturer Egatec Packaging Int., is offering just such a machine and felt that Fruit Logistica in Berlin was a great venue to demonstrate.....

Spain: Companies working to extend the shelf life of salads

A group of companies associated to the Innovation in Packaging Cluster will work together with the largest horticultural company in the country, Primaflor, to develop an active packaging to extend the shelf life of produce.A pack with these features could extend the shelf life of Primaflor's packaged salads......

Australian researcher looks to create gas regulating packages

A researcher interested in the field of food packaging, quality and shelf-life is looking into how innovative packaging techniques can extend shelf-life and preserve quality.Matthew Wilson, a postdoctoral research fellow with the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Horticultural Products at the Tasmanian.....