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US: SunFed debuts Almost Famous program

With the vision of creating an exciting destination in produce departments and addressing the changing sustainability goals of today’s shoppers, SunFed is launching its Almost Famous produce program in stores nationwide.“Sustainability has a changing definition for consumers, and one of those shifting.....

NL: Rainbow Kleinpak starts new year with new sorting location

Rainbow Kleinpak starts the new year at a new sorting location in Middenmeer, the Netherlands. “We did not actually dare to dream this would happen,” says manager Chiel Mostert. “We gave the assignment late in July, and exactly three months ago, the foundation stone was laid. Twins Bouw constructed the new.....

Beekenkamp Verpakkingen

BE-Cube Pallet Box nominated for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

Over recent years, Beekenkamp Verpakkingen has been working on the development of a flexible storage and transport system in response to market demand to reduce bulk logistics costs. It is as a result of this development that the BE-Cube pallet box system emerged. The pallet box with Big Bag can be fully.....

"Fewer heads of iceberg lettuce in supermarkets"

Most of the Iceberg lettuce grown in the Netherlands is not sold in supermarkets as a straightforward head of lettuce. Instead, the lettuce is produced and sold as pre-cut lettuce in small packages in supermarkets or found on the hamburgers at fast food chains. Heemskerk in Rijnsburg, the Netherlands, is one.....

Australia: Clearer food label changes enter Parliament

Sweeping changes to Australia’s country of origin labelling programme came before Parliament as the Coalition Government moved to deliver on another critical promise, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack says.“The Government understands how vital changes to Australia’s country of origin labelling.....

UK: Agriculture division RJ Herbert Engineering in Dutch hands

British company RJ Herbert Engineering Ltd., which has been in administration since July 2016, has been acquired by Dutch company Herbert Engineering BV effective 1 November 2016. The acquisition of the Agriculture and Freshpack Division by the exclusive European distributor Herbert Engineering BV brings an.....

Canada: Organic packaging for Savoura Bio brand tomatoes

CKF is excited to announce the commercial introduction of its newest Earthcycle design—EC 118—created to support the re-branding of Serres Sagami’s, Savoura Bio organic, greenhouse tomatoes. The new flow-wrapped Savoura Bio packaging, complete with a new logo and color, is now available in stores across.....