Kiwi Packaging

How Packaging Defined Success for Kiwi in India

Zespri International— world’s largest marketer of kiwi fruit states that India is the strongest emergent market for kiwis adding that among all exotic fruits, Kiwi has witnessed the fastest growth, with a compound annual growth rate of 80-100%. Therefore, packaging for higher quantities of kiwi emerged and became a significant factor in its consumption growth.

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Fresh produce protected by antimicrobial plastic additive

Smart Plastic additives are inserted into the production process in very small percentages along with other standard ingredients. These additives transform the plastic into a powerful agent that is highly effective against salmonella, listeria, E.coli, MRSA, and dozens of commons dangerous organisms.

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Self healing

Self-Healing Nanofiber Time-Temperature Indicator for Securing Cold Chains

A team from the Research Centre for Bio-based Chemistry at the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) has developed a cold-chain safety sticker based on nano-fibre technology. The sticker indicates whether any cold-chain food products, such as fish, meat, or fruits and vegetables, may have spoiled, by being exposed to temperatures outside the permitted range.

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Food-shelf life

Edible ‘skins’ for extending shelf life get major boost

Scientists at the National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) based in Mohali, India, have developed non-toxic, edible coating materials to improve shelf life of fruits & vegetables based on wheat straw hemicellulosic polysaccharide (WP) and stearic acid derivatized oat bran polysaccharide (SAOP) that promise to overcome the problems of highly perishable produce going bad before reaching the consumer – currently running at 25-30 percent in that country.

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Fruit Logistica

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

Mondi highlights comprehensive range of containerboard, corrugated solutions and selected retail packaging for fresh produce
Mondi’s integrated value chain approach offers great expertise to develop clever packaging that considers the goods being packed, shipping distances and storage conditions
“FirstClassFlutes by Mondi” portfolio showcased for the first time at the trade show

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Fresh Cut Fruits
Case Studies

Packaging & Preservation of Fresh Cut Fruits

Cut fruits stored in a refrigerator or carried on the go, falling prey to unhygienic conditions is a common challenge. Recognizing the need for cut fruit plastic packaging which provides a natural and hygienic solution for storage, AVI Global Plast has developed an innovative new product.

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