Packaging news from Fresh Produce Journal

Packaging news and analysis for the UK fresh produce business.

Fedemco's members manufacture a wide range of wooden containers for fresh produce

Wooden revolution?


Enrique Soler and Salvador Cervera of Fedemco tell Fred Searle why they are confident wooden packaging will play an important role at British and European supermarkets as retailers’ push for sustainability continues

Fedemco Ecowoox

Fedemco presents new sustainability seal at Global Tomato Congress


Ecowoox label makes it easier for companies to comply with new EU regulations on packaging waste

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Compostable Coalition assembles advisory board


Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Ocado are among the first names to be unveiled as Compostable Coalition UK advisory board members

GB Apples Pink Lady packaging

Assomela slams EU’s proposed ban on packaging


Proposed regulation, which would outlaw all fruit and vegetable packaging in the EU, needs a major rethink, according to Italian apple suppliers

Wooden pallet manufacturing

Wooden pallet numbers on the rise


UK manufacturing and reuse show a large uplift according to the results of a new survey

Richard Haith at Remach open day

Haith Group strengthens EU presence


Leading UK veg equipment manufacturer appoints Remach BV as European sales and service partner 

Sirane Earthpad

Earthpad marks “world first” for Sirane


Group’s absorbent pad for fruit has been approved for recycling by OPRL

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UK mushroom supplier switches to sustainable packaging


Graphic Packaging International partners with Smithy Mushrooms to supply fibre-based ProducePack Punnets for exotic mushrooms to UK supermarkets

Fruit Logistica 2023 flags

Fruit Logistica 2023 comes to a successful conclusion


Over 60,000 trade visitors descended on Berlin last week for a truly international fresh produce event

Rijk Zwaan Tatayoyo FLIA 2023 winner Jan Doldersum

Tatayoyo wins Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2023


Rijk Zwaan’s branded variety holds off strong competition to win this year’s top prize at Fruit Logistica in Berlin


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New rules are coming in for packaging

A third of packagers ‘unaware of new EPR rules’


Survey suggests packaging industry still has some way to go to meet new obligations


KM Packaging sets up Australian business


British packaging specialist targets growth in key export market, appointing Tammy Spencer as ANZ manager

Fresh produce retail shelf close-up

IGD forecasts global retail trends


Improving supply chain efficiency and delivering value are some of the key trends expected in 2023

Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2023

Who takes this year’s Fruit Logistica Innovation Award?

2023-01-12T11:16:00+00:00In partnership with Fruit Logistica

New products and technologies in the running for this year’s Fruit Logistica Innovation Award, with the winner due to be announced on 10 February in Berlin

Festival of Fresh 2023

AMFRESH to host Festival of Fresh 2023


Innovative fruit supplier welcomes FPJ’s flagship festival to its cutting-edge new facility in Cambridgeshire in June 2023