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How do you keep delivery costs to a minimum for Mail Order nurseries? It's a subject that may not come to mind first when you think of British thermoformed packaging manufacturer MacPac, but since the launch of their Plantpac range of thermoformed packs for the mail order plug plant market, this is an.....

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Delassus shows off new look for its snacking tomatoes

The Moroccan company Delassus has updated its image with the launch of a new visual identity for its Duroc brand and a newly redesigned, highly interactive website.Moroccan grower-exporter Delassus Group has announced the launch of a new visual identity for Duroc, the company’s 30-year-old brand for snacking.....

Cool Port Packing Rotterdam set to give laser labelling Europe-wide boost

Melons, ginger, apples and avocados featuring laser labelled brands and traceability codes could soon be appearing in supermarkets across Europe, following a new technological investment by Total Produce-supplier Cool Port Packing Rotterdam. The company, part of logistics giant Kloosterboer, works closely.....

Sunset launches new football-shaped packaging for snacking tomatoes

Sunset today introduced the Flavor Bowl, a football-shaped container filled with one pound of the brand's snacking tomatoes.“Snacking and watching football go hand in hand,” said Sunset CEO Paul Mastronardi. “We wanted to offer tailgaters and TV viewers a fun way to bring healthy snacks to the party in a.....

US company files complaint to halt fresh produce imports using its patented packaging

There's a secret to how grocery stores keep fresh, ready-to-eat fruits and salads stocked all year round, It's all in the packaging.In this case, it's packaging with tiny holes that can keep produce on store shelves longer. The broad use of the technology has made it valuable, which is why B&G Foods.....

"Fruit in punnets or pots not a trend but a necessity"

From strawberries and blueberries to peaches, asparagus and even garlic. A trend emerged from visiting the over 1400 exhibitors at Fruit Attraction Madrid (18th-20th October 2017) - many chose packaging like punnets and pots to make the products easier to consume.Green asparagus in trays: clean and ready to.....

Italy: Packtin develops biodegradable packaging

Collecting waste products (orange and apple peel, beetroot pulp, etc.) and using them as raw material by extracting fibre and active compounds to make biodegradable and edible covers and films for fresh food products. This is the mission of a university start-up/spin-offPacktin which, after years of R&D.....

Gift packaging at Mac Fruit Attraction China

During the second day at Mac Fruit Attraction China, many (Chinese) exhibitors presented the various gift packagings available. At least 75% of producers and traders had them, meaning this is not only a trend, but an actual style.Kiwis, apples, strawberries, cherries, melons: these were just some of the.....

Mann's Packing introduces new holiday packaging for winter

Today, officials at Mann Packing announced new seasonal graphics for its vegetable trays. The holiday-themed winter graphics are featured on its 16.5oz (468g) and 40oz (1.13kg) Veggie Ranch trays for the U.S. and Canada.“Seasonal changes and holidays create great opportunities to refresh packaging with fun.....

Caxton Mark offers new line of printed bags

It has been just over a year since Caxton Mark merged with MGI, an automation and robotics company. Now, Caxton Mark announces it offers a new product line of printed bags. Kevin Kantati, the Director of Sales added, “we keep growing to exceed our customer expectations and fulfil their growing needs. We are.....

UK labelling company extends hands-on facilities for customers

Coding and marking specialist Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) is further strengthening its range of customer support services with the opening of additional facilities at its Nottingham headquarters.An extended Demonstration Room, new Training Room and Print Sample Laboratory will allow customers to see.....

'Sugar-glass' film uses viruses to kill harmful bacteria in food

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Now in a study appearing in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial "sugar-glass" coating in which viruses that destroy bacteria are embedded.....

New Ulma packing machine for Belgian tomato grower

Rotom Tomatoes, located in the heart of the Belgian vegetable region of Sint-Katelijne-Waver, has purchased a new packaging machine from GH Ulma.PackagingTom De Winter: "Rotom Tomatoes is able to pack a wide range of products with flowpack (with or without tray), stretched film or with sealed tray. For that.....

Waitrose trialling environmentally friendly packaging for organic tomatoes

Waitrose is trailing a new environmentally friendly pack that they hope will help bring the end of plastic packaging for organic tomatoes.A new form of non-plastic punnet which uses tomato leaves is being experimented to help package tomatoes.Waitrose created the new packaging by combining dried tomato leaf.....