Packaging news from Produce Plus

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

Pacific Fresh packhouse

MFC acquires Pacific Fresh packing operations


Citrus packing business sold to MFC while citrus orchard holdings set to hit the market

Costa Lovacado avocado laser

Costa trials laser technology


Eco Mark laser technology used on avocado skin as alternative to fruit stickers

Fruit Logistica flags

Fruit Logistica 2024 tickets now available

2023-09-12T15:31:00+01:00In partnership with Fruit Logistica

Organiser Messe Berlin reports rise in demand for stand space at the leading trade show for the global fresh produce business, as visitor tickets go on sale.

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Zespri inks deal to increase China sales


Kiwifruit marketer signs strategic cooperation agreement with leading distributors Joy Wing Mau and Goodfarmer to grow fruit sales by 50 per cent over three years

Mitolo Family Farms Managing Director Frank Mitolo and Marketing Coordinator Gemma Mitolo with Detmold Group General Manager of Innovation and Sustainability Tom Lunn

Mitolo Family Farms launches recyclable packaging


Partnership with Coles and Detpak delivers kerbside recyclable paper bag for Gourmandine potatoes

T&G packhouse exterior

T&G commissions automated Hawke’s Bay packhouse


First phase of state-of-the-art apple packhouse is complete helping T&G manage increased volume growth and lift productivity

AFC on AFL showfloor

Tickets on sale for Asia Fruit Logistica


Visitors can buy their tickets online now to save up to 40 per cent and beat the queues in Hong Kong

Tomra Food World Avocado Congress

Tomra readies for World Avocado Congress


New packing line solution on show as Tomra Food welcomes the world avocado industry to New Zealand in April

Luigi Garavaglia speaks at Fruit Logistica's Tech Stage

Ilip launches Smart Ripe Trolley


Innovative system designed to control the ripening of avocados

Melons shipped using StePac’s Xtend Bulk packaging liners

StePac packaging helps reduce emissions


Research from Wageningen University shows packaging company’s modified atmosphere offerings reduce food waste and its associated greenhouse gasses


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KM Packaging sets up Australian business


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

Naturpac – EcoChoice EcoPlay

Naturpac runs EcoChoice EcoPlay sessions


Free sustainability education programme for children to run this month

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