Special Fruit Logistica

Functional packaging meets automation

StePac steps up to growing demand for automation with leaner packaging and less waste

Growing demand for functional packaging of fresh produce that is suited for automation has prompted StePac L.A. Ltd. to tailor its branded range of Xtend® Modified Atmosphere/Modified Humidity (MA/MH) packaging solutions to be compatible with both automated bulk and retail packing lines. This move facilitates the use…

Details will be announced at Fruit Logistica

Interko upgrades coolers for Ultimo fruit ripening rooms

Interko, designer, manufacturer and installer of fresh fruit ripening rooms, announced an important service and maintainability upgrade to its Ultimo room, the flagship system that evenly and efficiently ripens large volumes of fruit, such as bananas. Thanks to ongoing technological improvements made by the Interko…

Rijk Zwaan to present numerous innovations at Fruit Logistica in Berlin

From edible spoons to mini pointed cabbage

‘Innovating for sustainability’ is Rijk Zwaan’s theme at this year’s Fruit Logistica, which will take place from 6-8 February in Berlin. Innovations inspire consumers to eat vegetables more often throughout the day, so this is one way in which the vegetable breeding company is contributing to a…

Laser Food launches ‘Natural Branding vs Burnt Skin’ campaign

Laser Food, a pioneer of safe, efficient laser labelling technology for fresh fruits and vegetables, has announced the launch of a new promotional campaign to raise awareness of the differences between the system marketed under Laser Food’s own ‘Natural Branding’ name and inferior laser-burning systems…

Latest developments in the area of ultrasonic sealing

Ilapak and Sarco Packaging see rapid growth in fresh fruit and vegetable market

Dutch company, Sarco Packaging BV is one of Ilapak International's dealers. In the fresh fruit and vegetable industry, ILAPAK has installed more than a thousand vertical packaging lines. Many of these have ultrasonic sealing or closing systems. The ultrasonic systems are mounted on intermittent as well…

OMIP offers quality, innovation and technology for fruit processing

Avocado Pitter mod. KAV2: a revolutionary machine that minimizes operating costs

OMIP SRL, founded in 1971, is targeted at all the canning companies which need to have more reliable equipment, built with quality materials and great robustness, where the cost of production, as well as that of the workforce, is minimized. For this reason, it is focused on the design and construction of machinery characterized…

Increase in volumes necessitates refocus on asparagus exports

Denbi assists black farmers in successful new asparagus partnership

On two separate farms in the eastern Free State, black farmers have been growing asparagus with the technical support of well-known South African asparagus producer Denmar Estates and the VKB Agricultural Group, as well as government financial support. Nine black farmers in the areas of Rosendal and QwaQwa, close to…

Sorma Group to launch artificial vision system

The Sorma Group range has been further expanded with a ground-breaking artificial vision system installed on its own SormaTech grader. InstanDEF-QI 2.0 is the new software to be launched by the Cesena-based company during Fruit Logistica in Berlin (Hall 9 stand D-13), to be held from 6 to 8 February. Designed to enable…

Special event for agri-women during Fruit Logistica

The Messe Berlin, organiser of the Fruit Logistica, set out to organise a ‘Women in Business event’ on the final day of the fair in cooperation with other international…

BayWa Global Produce and partners make first joint trade fair presentation

For the first time BayWa AG and its Group companies in the international fruit business will be represented with a joint trade fair presence at this year's Fruit Logistica…

Boix will to present punnet solution and version 3 of Q-1500 tray forming machine

Boix, manufacturer and worldwide supplier of tray forming machines, puts great emphasis on cardboard punnets as a sustainable packaging solution. During Fruit Logistica 2019 in Berlin, the packaging partner will be presenting the MCT-1 punnet forming machine for automatically and mechanically setting up…

Kronen shows it off in Berlin

“Industry 4.0” solutions and a thermal washing process

“Industry 4.0” is a topic in all different kind of industries and it is actually a reality in many areas already. It is about the interconnectivity of machines in production. Therefore, the machines need to be web-enabled, usually they are connected with a Wi-Fi network. By using the Internet connection…

Anthony Gardiner - G's Group

“Love Beets has become one of our global brands"

It will be no surprise for visitors to Fruit Logistica in Berlin next month to see the G’s Group stand at the entrance of Hall 8.2 as they have held this spot since 2013. Anthony Gardiner, Marketing Director, also a familiar sight at the trade fair, said the company is there, not necessarily to promote new products,…

Festive commissioning of the 100th Tramper S-360 tray sealing line

Mid-December 2018, a new tray sealing line commenced production at Heemskerk fresh & easy in Rijnsburg (NL). This was a cheerful moment for Tramper Technology as this is the 100th machine in the S-360 series. Excellent experience Heemskerk fresh & easy produces fresh and healthy convenience products. This company…

Packaging Automation exhibit eco-friendly machines that will increase productivity

At Fruit Logistica Packaging Automation will be exhibiting robotic tray sealing machinery suitable for packing all types of fruit and vegetables in preformed trays, the team will be on hand to showcase the latest developments designed to deliver significant increases in productivity, efficiency and…

Rijk Zwaan focuses on innovating for sustainability

Rijk Zwaan shoulders its corporate social responsibility in terms of both production and consumption by continuously innovating its broad range of vegetables. In that context, the company’s stand at Fruit Logistica 2019 (Hall 1.2, D-04) is dedicated to the theme of ‘Innovating for sustainability’. The…

One stop service from procurement to market

ZhengZhou Chen’s Sun Fruit and Vegetable Trade Co., Ltd. is a large-scale fruit trade company with its headquarters in Zhengzhou city. They have different branch offices in and outside of China. The company is mainly focused on trading imported fruit and domestic premium fruits in the Chinese market,…

Longer lasting, better colored bananas thanks to stand system

The fully-integrated, patented stand system from BanaNatural can be used to collect, transport, distribute and display banana bunches at the point of sale. Over the past year, it has been widely used in Greece across the entire supply chain. The eco-friendly steel stand is reusable and eliminates the…

Fully biodegradable and recyclable packaging presented in Berlin

The Azienda Ortoflorovivaistica dei Fratelli Simonato company, based in Italy, is introducing a new, fully-biodegradable and recyclable packaging concept at its Fruit…

For the third consecutive year

Canada returns to Berlin in February

A delegation that will consist of at least 20 Canadian companies, growers and trade organizations will take part in for a third consecutive year under a Canada pavilion at Fruit Logistica, the world’s largest fresh produce trade show, held annually in Berlin, Germany on 6-8 February. The Canadian…

Attractive packaging with self-adhesive labels

With full-wrap labelling, which is also known as D-labelling, a label is wrapped around four sides of a pack similar to a sleeve or band. This offers a wide variety of package design options and significantly increases attractiveness at the point of sale. Full-wrap labelling with a MULTIVAC conveyor belt…


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