Packaging news from Eurofruit

Packaging news and analysis for the European fresh produce business.

Asia Fruit Logistica

Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong


Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023

Photo credit - Art Sensible

Primland extends European operations with “We are growers”


French kiwifruit specialist Primland is continuing its “We are growers” positioning for Northern Hemisphere exports, establishing partnerships for Oscar kiwifruit with growers in Greece, Italy and Portugal

Christian Tougaards Tomra

Christian Tougaard joins Tomra Processed Food


As regional sales director EMEA he will lead the company’s processed food sales in the region

Sebastian Munden

Wrap names Sebastian Munden as new chair


Previously executive VP and general manager of Unilever UK & Ireland, Munden sees the climate action group as key to the fight against climate change


Driscoll’s Russell Allwell discusses Berry Gardens takeover


Exclusive interview: Efficient berry production, better sales and new exports are all part of Driscoll’s plans for UK grower cooperative Berry Gardens, group’s EMEA managing director Russell Allwell tells the FPJ 

Aporo II and COR Interpoma 2022

Robotic apple packing duo debuts at Interpoma


Two modular pieces of equipment to pack fruit into trays and trays into cartons can significantly reduce packhouse labour requirements

GBC2022 Lidl Agrovision

Global Berry Congress makes impressive return


Retailers including Aldi, Lidl, Delhaize, ICA and M&S among those who attended the leading event for the global berry business

Wooden pallets with tomatoes Adobe

Supply chain cost pressures remain


While raw material prices have dropped, other high inputs will keep the cost of pallets and packaging high, Fefpeb has said

GBC2018 Rabobank

Uncover new berry trends at Global Berry Congress 2022


Fruitnet’s annual event for the international berry business returns to Rotterdam on 15 November

Westfalia Fruit France Graveson facility artist impression

Westfalia to construct new facility in France


Graveson facility in Provence area will include avocado storage, ripening rooms and packing capacity


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Sofrupak packaging blueberries

A sustainable business


Despite the many challenges facing the fresh produce industry, Sofrupak is working hard to stay ahead in sustainable packaging

Foto: Netafim Deutschland GmbH

Netafim launches Mexican plastic waste programme


Irrigation company aims to use 45 per cent of recycled plastic in global dripline production by 2030

Mandarins in cardboard packaging Adobe

Freshfel calls for harmonised packaging legislation


Webinar brings together fresh produce sustainability experts to discuss national packaging rules

The SPA Airlite punnet is designed to maximise fruit quality

Angus Soft Fruits in sustainable packaging first


Company becomes Britain’s first berry supplier to import strawberries using new SPA Airlite punnet


Sormac unveils new potato quartering machine


Latest model has more capacity, requires less maintenance and produces better cutting results