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Mondi showcases paper-based solutions at leading fresh produce trade show – Fruit Logistica

03 Feb, 2020

Mondi highlights comprehensive range of containerboard, corrugated solutions and selected retail packaging for fresh produce

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AVI Global Plast helped recycle 111 million bottles to produce its Prime range of punnets

29 Jan, 2020

The packaging industry as a whole, and the plastic packaging industry in particular, is having to evolve and adapt as consumers and retailers want more sustainable packaging for fruit and... Read More >>

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Jumbo Entrepreneur is first with Plastic-Free AGF packaging line 'Johannes'

23 Dec, 2019

At the end of October, AGF-Holland announced a plastic-free packaging line for the entire fruit and vegetable department. Under the name Johannes, the wholesaler is bringing a line of baskets,... Read More >>

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Recyclable and Compostable Plastic-Free Packaging launched by Natoora

18 Dec, 2019

Premium fresh produce supplier and retailer Natoora has launched new recyclable and compostable packaging that it says will dramatically reduce its plastic waste through Ocado.

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Paper based packaging for mangoes by Smurfit Kappa

25 Oct, 2019

Smurfit Kappa and California Polytechnic State University worked with the National Mango Board and growers, shippers and retailers to create paper-based packaging suitable for the fruit — and their solution... Read More >>

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BASF offers certified soil-biodegradable mulch film called ecovio® M 2351

29 Aug, 2019

Tomatoes are the world’s most-grown vegetable for the food processing industry. Farmers in many countries use polyethylene (PE) mulch films to increase the tomato yield by controlling weeds, soil temperature... Read More >>

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Ilip unveils new Smart Ripe technology providing real time ripeness information for fruits

26 Aug, 2019

Packaging that can relay real-time information about the ripeness of avocados and other fruits contained inside was recently launched at Italian fresh produce trade fair Macfrut in Rimini. Called Smart... Read More >>

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ACORBANEC encourages banana growers to use ethylene scavenging technology

23 Aug, 2019

Ecuador’s Association of Marketing & Exportation of Bananas, ACORBANEC has agreed to help increase the use of It’s Fresh! technology in the country’s huge banana growing community. The It’s Fresh!... Read More >>

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Vog unveils new all-cardboard four-apple tray

31 May, 2019

In Italy, the Vog Consortium has unveiled its new packing line, an all-cardboard four-apple tray, which is Vog says is part of its "constant search for more environment-friendly methods and... Read More >>

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CTI Launches High-Tech Inks to Reduce Product Tampering and Counterfeiting

10 Dec, 2018

New “Tamper Heat” and “Tamper Freeze” Inks Combat Thieves’ Efforts to Use Extreme Heat or Cold to Alter Packaging.

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Environmentally Friendly Mineral Oil Free Inks From Squid Ink Manufacturing

10 Dec, 2018

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of superior quality inks and ink jet printing equipment, introduces our line of Mineral Oil Free (MOF) inks that are approved for use... Read More >>

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Blow molding machinery market adjusts to changing packaging sector

05 Dec, 2018

The U.S. blow molding machinery market remained healthy in 2018, with some manufacturers reporting strong growth and others a spotty year with some sluggishness.

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