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Packaging news and analysis for the European fresh produce business.

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Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong

2022-12-01T08:11:00+00:00By

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”

2022-11-29T10:53:00+00:00By

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

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Christian Tougaard joins Tomra Processed Food

2022-11-29T09:47:00+00:00By

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

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Wrap names Sebastian Munden as new chair

2022-11-23T14:05:00+00:00By

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

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Driscoll’s Russell Allwell discusses Berry Gardens takeover

2022-11-22T11:51:00+00:00By

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 

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Robotic apple packing duo debuts at Interpoma

2022-11-18T09:54:00+00:00By

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

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Global Berry Congress makes impressive return

2022-11-16T15:46:00+00:00By

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

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Supply chain cost pressures remain

2022-11-11T11:46:00+00:00By

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

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Uncover new berry trends at Global Berry Congress 2022

2022-11-09T16:25:00+00:00By

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

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Westfalia to construct new facility in France

2022-11-02T09:51:00+00:00By

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

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Sofrupak packaging blueberries

A sustainable business

2022-11-01T09:50:00+00:00By

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

2022-10-26T10:01:00+01:00

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

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Freshfel calls for harmonised packaging legislation

2022-10-26T09:19:00+01:00By

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

2022-10-24T15:28:00+01:00By

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

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Sormac unveils new potato quartering machine

2022-10-24T14:23:00+01:00By

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