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Sector | Post-harvest & Packaging

Red Sea conflict reroutes more shipping to Malaga, Spain

Panama Canal Authority to increase daily transits to 32

US: North Country Growers unveils a fresh look for their greenhouse-grown produce

Showcasing packaging solutions for fresh produce

"Plastic on the shelf irritates consumers"

Ruud Krul, Freshclusive:

"Lower air freight rates boost exports to distant destinations"

Why EU packaging rules could spell disaster for health and sustainability

Comparing the savings of pooled reusables vs. single-use crates

White paper outlines new technology solution in PE cling film

Presenting premium tomatoes like sweets in a cardboard tray

Pöppelmann TEKU:

"Future-orientated impetus for the 'green industry' with resource-saving products and improved automation"

Termotécnica introduces packaging solution for premium strawberries

Radish in paper for the French market

"First step for Valencia-Rotterdam-Oslo international fresh produce freight train"

Launch of new peel-back shaker snacking tomato clamshell

“The European law must be the same for everyone”

Interfel calls for the repeal of France's decree on the use of plastic packaging

Full-stack tech solutions for CEA growers

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Kenya poised to triple horticultural exports with Dutch MoU on cool-logistics corridor

Special Packaging this month

Proposed by Assomech and realized for L'Ortolano of Sestu (Cagliari, Italy)

A modular celery line to increase yields

Growers United opens new pepper packing station in Zwaagdijk

Packaging line enhancements will increase traceability and food safety

Located in Prisma XII, Pacifico Industrial Park:

Maersk opens new warehouse facility in Tijuana for cross-border capabilities

New system to assess the impacts of relative humidity on water loss during storage of blueberries

Tide turning against PVC cling film in the food industry:

Global uptake of Superthene polyethylene cling film

Hanke Seegers of Paletten Concept Ltd.:

"Our pallet boxes are increasingly being used for pumpkins, among other things"

"Packaging market is evolving into the direction set by the European Commission"

EU's packaging regulation update: What's new in the proposal

FreshFel Europe:

Compromise on new EU Packaging law will dramatically damage fresh produce consumption

Grower introduces new peel-reseal pint for organic snacking tomatoes

Parkside lifts lid on latest flexible packaging innovation with recyclable PopflexTM lidding film

Deal on new rules for more sustainable packaging in the EU

10% PCR content in horticultural containers

Regulation moves forward, albeit with Italians voicing strong objections

European Parliament moves on packaging waste

Protest impacts on Brazil-Paraguay border operations

"Packaging should attract the customer's attention and help sell produce quickly"

Port of Rotterdam in full transition in 2023

Finnish study compares cherry tomato packaging:

'Consumers regard paperboard as a more responsible choice than plastic packaging'

Rocco De Lucia from Siropack

"Reuse takes us back 50 years when it comes to packaging"

'Bans on plastic packaging for unprocessed fruit and vegetables possibly incompatible with EU law'

Leafy greens can last longer thanks to some simple stickers

UK's post-holiday road freight prices drop, following four-year trend

Heart-shaped clamshell with raspberries available for Valentine’s Day

World Container Index - 08 Feb

Drewry’s World Container Index dropped by 1% this week

Pro Food -

EU packaging regulation, negative impacts on food waste and CO2 emissions

Canadian greenhouse grower takes home two Global Packaging Awards

New organization and new AI-powered solutions

Mulitvac at Anuga FoodTec -

Sealing trays closed without a packaging machine

Papersys and Snack Bucket from CartonPack Group:

Two examples of the holistic approach to the term sustainability

Eco-friendly packaging launched