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Packaging and Labelling
Mann Packing Company
Fun-themed veggie tray launched for summer
Just in time for summer, Mann Packing Company is shipping an 18-ounce seasonal Summer Fun-themed veggie tray that features an assortment of washed and ready to eat fresh vegetables including celery, carrots, sugar snap peas and broccoli florets and a 3-ounce container of Ranch dip; available to customers in.....
(Freskon 2015 – Greece)
Two new packaging products presented by Soulis
The Greek company Soulis, which attended Thessaloniki’s recent Freskon 2015, is devoted to the marketing of machinery and packaging articles for fruit and vegetables. To this end, Managing Director Ioannis Stogios affirms that “We collaborate with Dr. Ioannis S. Minas (Pomologist & Postharvest.....
Good Georgia Vidalia onions supply for Memorial Day
Growers are optimistic about this year’s crop of Vidalia sweet onions. Although April brought rains for the start of the season, May has provided beautiful weather conditions perfect for the harvest. “Both quality and sizing looks good at this time with promotable volumes available for summer promotions,”.....
Many tape printers installed at onion, carrot and potato packagers
Since Sarco and Actitec have jointly introduced the new printers for printing packing tapes, a number of them have been successfully installed. Although the printer was initially intended for onion packagers, installations have now also been carried out at carrot and potato packhouses. The compact design.....
India: Apple growers seek packaging norms
After the widespread confusion on packaging standards that prevailed during the last crop season, orchardists are now seeking greater clarity regarding the norms. They want the government to familiarize them about the new packaging standards well before the season begins.Last year the state government had.....
Reseal Wrap label for convenience, security
Yerecic Label, a label manufacturer for the produce industry, adds the Reseal Wrap label their line of re-sealable products.“The Safety Reseal label helped to solve convenience and security issues,” said Yerecic Label VP of Sales and Marketing Rich Thoma. “However some of our customers want to be able to.....
Trepidation about new Japanese food labels
A new function-oriented food labeling system began in April for the nutrients in food and the health benefits they bring, allowing companies to assert various benefits on their own responsibility without government tests. The system was launched as part of the nation's growth strategy and easing of.....
Growing demand for compostable packaging
Dutch State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment Mansveld announced a plan last month to ban free plastic bags, starting January 1, 2016. This is one facet of a move into a new direction for the packaging industry, which appears to be reaching a turning point. Huib Burggraaf of Van der Windt.....
Apple a day keeps Darth Vader away?
An apple a day will not keep Darth Vader away. At least if you buy sage fruit.The Yakima-based company is now selling fruit in Star Wars-themed packaging. The company says they hope to compete with the candy aisles to help kids make healthy choices.Sage also has Avengers, Frozen, and Spider Man packaging......
Mihai Prodan, Agribox:
"We use very good quality wood for our pallet boxes"
Since 2007 the Romanian company Agribox produces wooden pallet boxes. Mihai Prodan, the company’s owner, states that their products are sold in Romania, Hungary, Austria and Bulgaria. "We used to export to France, but the financial crisis hit the agricultural sector hard, so at that time we decided to.....
Crunch Pak announces new items with 'Frozen' theme
Fresh sliced apples specialist Crunch Pak is launching three new items at the United Fresh Expo this year and featuring characters from Disney’s hit film, Frozen.Krista Jones, Director of Brand Marketing and Product Innovation, Crunch PakKrista Jones, Director of Brand Marketing and Product Innovation,.....
Easyfruit project extends fruit life
In Spain, a team of companies and research centres have carried out the Easyfruit project, which consists of development of an innovative active packaging that extends the life of peeled and cut oranges and pineapples to 9 and 12 days, respectively.The package extends the life of peeled and cut oranges and.....
Targeting increased avocado consumption with new bag
Giumarra Agricom International announces the debut of its new Nature’s Partner avocado nutrition initiative to be spearheaded by a redesigned bulk avocado bag targeting increased consumption of the category.Giumarra recently promoted “Nature’s Partner – Your Partner for Nutrition” and displayed the.....
New snack vegetable cup from Levarht
Levarht presents the new snack vegetable concept which has been specially designed for one of our customers. We sat down with our customer to look at how we could make snack vegetable cups appealing to the consumer. A healthy and varied range of snacks which will also appeals to children. And the design will.....