packaging

Innovative compostable film packaging to extend shelf life

Innovative compostable film packaging to extend shelf life

Published on Feb 10th, 2021

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Compostable packaging producer TIPA and shelf-life extension specialist PerfoTec have teamed up to create laser micro-perforated compostable film packaging that can extend the shelf-life of fresh produce. The packaging performs as conventional plastic but decomposes in compost back into the soil with no toxic residue, microplastics or other pollutants.

Eat-Grow-Repeat: Grow your own pea sprouts in a Schur®Star bag!

Sustainability - 1.3 million fewer foam separators in grape packaging in the last 2 years

Melinda and Novamont team up for circular bio-economy

Melinda and Novamont team up for circular bio-economy

Published on Jan 13th, 2021

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Melinda and Novamont have teamed up to launch a more sustainable form of packaging. Begun last October, general director of Melinda, Paolo Gerevini, said the strategy is aimed at defining “who we are and what we want to become”. The totally compostable solution for organic apples that comes from Melinda’s processing waste.

Nature’s Pride launches more sustainable avocado packaging

Nature’s Pride launches more sustainable avocado packaging

Published on Nov 12th, 2020

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In line with the firm’s plan to increase the sustainability of its packaging, Nature’s Pride is introducing 100% cardboard packaging for avocados. This packaging represents a huge step in reducing plastic usage. In addition, it consists of just a single type of material, cardboard. This means it can be fully recycled and eliminates the need for a label. 

FairPrice combats food waste

Pink Lady® launches eco-packaging

Pink Lady® launches eco-packaging

Published on Oct 13th, 2020
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For several years now, the Pink Lady® Europe Association has been designing environmentally friendly packaging to meet society’s expectations and develop lasting solutions. As part of the Pink Lady® Europe charter of commitment, the objective this season is to offer a range of recyclable, compostable or biodegradable packaging, according to a press release.

Italian packaging machinery sales top €8 billion

Italian packaging machinery sales top €8 billion

Published on Aug 18th, 2020

 

Italy’s automatic packaging machinery manufacturers are the only Italian capital goods producers to report growth in revenues in 2019 (+2.2%), thereby confirming the world leadership position of a niche mechanical engineering sector, which for the first time in its history has broken the €8 billion euro revenue barrier. The number of operating companies decreased in 2019 (down 2.4% to 616) as a result of the series of M&As underway in the sector, while the number of employees rose to 33,304 (+2.1%).

Hinojosa optimises environmental management with FSC Multisite certificate

Hinojosa optimises environmental management with FSC Multisite certificate

Published on Aug 13th, 2020

Hinojosa has become one of a select few Spanish companies to achieve the FSC Multisite certificate, the result of a significant effort in transparency and environmental management for the entire group. This certificate endorses in a unified way the sustainable origin of the paper that it uses in its plants. The certification guarantees customers that all of the group’s plants meet the same requirements.

Revolutionary tray-positioning system developed

Revolutionary tray-positioning system developed

Published on Jul 15th, 2020

Tray sealing specialist Proseal has launched a revolutionary tray positioning system - the first of its kind - that calculates the required tray-spacing set-up parameters for individual tray sealing tool-sets, eliminating the trial and error usually associated with this process. The new patent-pending ProPosition™ feature automatically identifies the best position for trays, to ensure the perfect alignment every time.

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