Packaging news and analysis for the European fresh produce business.
Industry leaders question the scientific justification for new European proposals on packaging and packaging waste
Treatment is applied to paper-based packaging, extending shelf-life and reducing food waste
Fedemco joins with the German, French and Italian associations under Grow International banner
Breakthrough in packaging addresses shelf-life challenges for whole and sliced mushrooms
Aim is to foster a more holistic and harmonised approach to packaging legislation that balances quality and safety with environmental concerns
Despite the concerns of some environmental groups that France’s decree to ban plastic packaging on fruit and vegetables doesn’t go far enough, Interfel’s Laurent Grandin backs the sector’s efforts
A selection of pictures from Fruitnet’s Global Berry Congress, which brought key players from across the supply chain together at the Beurs-WTC in Rotterdam on 28 November 2023
Trade vistors can tap into the fresh produce industry’s largest gathering of experts and innovators and benefit from the exhibition’s unrivalled event programme
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Following the European Parliament’s vote on new packaging waste management regulations, it now falls to the Council of Europe to push the proposal forward before it is enshrined in law
MEPs vote to adopt revised regulations that target single-use plastics and call for more reuse and recycling
The European Union’s ambitious plans to reduce packaging waste have been met with strong opposition among Italy’s plastic container suppliers
Developers say the technology, which uses bioactive paper infused with Monterey pine and algae, can cut losses by up to 65 per cent