Packaging


How to promote cherry tomatoes to children

In order to better market their cherry tomatoes to younger consumers, Israeli exporter, UMS turned to Tadbik – T4Pex. This company manufactures collection stickers and in-pack promotional items. In order to reach children, they came up with a marketing plan to promote cherry tomatoes at the Point of Sale as.....

Innovative injection moulded food packaging developed

At present, biobased plastics are rarely used in injection moulded food packaging, such as salad or butter containers. A new research project aimed at price-competitive food packaging based on biobased plastics wants to change this. The specific challenge of the new project is to produce thin walled.....

Accurate labelling plays larger and larger role on Canadian produce

As consumers become more interested in where exactly their food comes from, the role of the once humble label seems to be greater for Canadian produce.To date, the labelling that’s been done in one Canadian province, Ontario, goes back a ways before this consumer trend in wanting to know more about where.....

Bio-lutions turns agricultural waste into biodegradable packaging

Bio-lutions GmbH, a company that believes in sustainable innovations, came up with a patented ‘mechanical process’ through which agricultural residual fibres are converted into self-binding micro and nano fibrillated natural fibres using only water.This Germany-based company, founded by architect and.....

Italy: Insalatosa - new Little Gem lettuce solutions

When talking about lettuce, it seems impossible to introduce something new. But Stefania Benini from Cesenatico (Forlì-Cesena) managed it with "Insalatosa" - two Little Gem heads in an appealing packaging complete with information including recipes on how to enjoy lettuce in new ways."Spain and France have.....

FreshSurety announces trial for sensors to ensure produce freshness

FreshSurety Corporation announced today a Technology Trial of its AssuredFreshness reporting service.“The produce business loses 30% of its product from farm to table - a multi-billion dollar problem”, said Tom Schultz, FreshSurety CEO. “Much of this loss is driven by lack of reliable freshness information.....

OSU develops water-resistant, antimicrobial edible wrap

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a water-resistant and antimicrobial edible film that has the potential to extend the shelf life of foods with wet surfaces, such as meat, cheese, and cut fruit and vegetables.The film is similar in texture and appearance to plastic wrap but it is edible.....

June 30-July 3, Chengdu City

China: Urban agricultural expo comes to Chengdu

The 5th Chengdu International Urban Modern Agricultural Expo is organized by the Chengdu Municipal’s Government and welcomes international companies to exhibit their products and services of agri-tech, agri-food, materials, machinery and equipment, cold chain, packaging and designing.If Dutch companies can.....

Garden Pack combines mini products in larger box

“When people buy vegetables, they often get a combination of cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes,” says Kurvin Soobrayen with AMCO Produce in Leamington, Canada. “This information is based on research we have done ourselves in combination with customer conversations.” In response to this consumer buying pattern,.....