Packaging news from Produce Plus

Packaging news and analysis for the fresh produce business in Australia and New Zealand.

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

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

GEN watermelon

Daintree Fresh upgrades for export


Australian melon grower receives grant to upgrade packing facilities bolstering its export capabilities

EastPack Bravo Grader 14 Lane

EastPack seeks investment


New Zealand kiwifruit post-harvest operator announces NZ$30m notes issue to meet growth in kiwifruit demand

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

Meet leading machinery and technology companies at Asia Fruit Logistica

Join Asia Fruit Logistica for a tech showcase


Leading machinery and technology players will exhibit a range of solutions at Asia’s premier fresh produce trade show

CherryPlus Traceability project

CherryPlus Traceability trial delivers supply chain benefits


Pilot programme tracked the movement of products in New South Wales cherry and potato supply chains

Multivac Japan's new facility

Multivac expands in Asia-Pacific


Packaging company adds new production factory in Japan and increases sales and logistics capacity in Australia


Proseal sets up new Australian factory


Melbourne facility to enhance manufacturing, sales and support services

Piñata Farms strawberry brand refresh

Piñata Farms refreshes strawberry brand


New look and packaging to hit the market as Sunshine Coast strawberry season begins


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Wilson Chau, Deputy Consul General of New Zealand in Shanghai, with Taste of New Zealand fruit gift box

Taste of New Zealand gift box launches


Gift box created with Joy Wing Mau features fruit from eight different New Zealand brands and will be sold via wholesale markets and online channels

Countdown plans to phase out single-use plastic produce bags in 19 stores

Countdown phases out plastic produce bags


Pilot will remove plastic single-use plastic produce bags from 19 stores as part of sustainability commitments

Tarras Orchard-001T

NZ cherry exporter seeks new partners abroad


Hortinvest in New Zealand is capturing the imagination of Chinese consumers with its cherries’ story, and hopes to do the same in the UK and Europe too

Tomra Fresh Food's new field research centre

Tomra inaugurates new field research centre


The new facility brings together business activities previously located in both Waikato and Auckland

Asia Fruit Logistica meeting

Global trade excited to meet again at Asia Fruit Logistica


Exhibitors from 41 different countries already signed up for Asia’s premier trade show, which takes place on 2-4 November in Bangkok