Markon introduces fully recyclable cardboard clamshells for strawberries  

      In order to help move the produce industry away from plastic and increase recyclability, Markon Cooperative has introduced new cardboard, fully recyclable strawberry clamshell. The package, designed for its Markon First Crop (MFC) two-pound strawberries. It is made with food grade adhesive...Read more

JASA provides complete packaging solutions for leafy greens

JASA a world-class company, based out in the Netherlands and the USA, has been in the automatic packaging market for sliced vegetables for 35 years. The company has recently gained all the knowledge and expertise to pack mixed lettuce varieties in various ways. Bags filled with leafy greens on a vertical packag...Read more

UPL's DECCO announces the acquisition of IngeAgro  

   DECCO Post-Harvest (a UPL company) is excited to announce the acquisition of IngeAgro, SA (Chile) and it’s FullCover Ultra-Low Volume Electrostatic Application Technology. FullCover electrostatic technology is already widely used throughout Latin America in blueberry, table grape and avocado pa...Read more

KVIC adopts handmade carton boxes for packaging

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has adopted handmade paper envelopes/packets and handmade carton boxes for packaging of articles except for liquid materials to prevent any leakage during transportation and to align with Khadi’s principle of ‘Green Chemistry’. It has specially desig...Read more

PacLife brings new technology to protect the fruit from harvest

PacLife, having more than 35 years of experience in the field of plastics has managed to handle the new situation, patenting a technology that incorporates additives to control pathogens and external agents to the packaging, and developing smart and active bags that preserve fruits and vegetables and extend their ...Read more

Termotécnica launches ‘Safe Pack’ using nanotechnology  

  Termotécnica has reinvented itself by launching the Safe Pack Antiviral and Antibacterial. Patented and unique in the market, Safe Pack uses nanotechnology to reduce the time and quantity of viral and bacterial agents in the EPS packaging produced by the company. “I believe that it’s in ...Read more

Mission Produce and Hazel Technologies jointly launches AvoLast Technology

Mission Produce Inc., the world’s most advanced avocado network, in partnership with Hazel Technologies Inc., announced the launch of AvoLast by Hazel®, a ground-breaking shelf-life extension program that keeps avocados at an optimal level of ripeness for three extra days on average. Integrating Hazel&re...Read more

'Agro Food Tech Europe' to commence from July 20, 2020

The global food, food-packaging and import sectors have come to a grinding halt due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on industries doesn’t seem to ease up anytime soon. To offset the ban on international travel, issues such as social distancing and spread of infection, Agro Food Tech Europe...Read more

Tanimura & Antle introduces ‘HarvestSelect’ boxes for retailers

Tanimura & Antle, Salinas, Calif., is introducing HarvestSelect, a box of fresh produce, to retailers for their consumer pickup and delivery programs. Each box contains at least eight fruit and vegetable products and a recipe card, and has its own Universal Product Code for quick scanning, according to a news ...Read more

Syngenta invests $2bn in sustainable agriculture with packaging innovations

To improve sustainability across its supply chain, Syngenta announced a $2 billion investment in sustainable agriculture. Part of this investment will go toward packaging innovations. “Things like reducing the weight of plastic in containers, moving plastics and products in bulk and cutting the thickness of...Read more

US based Berry Group to provide 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025

In another step to further reduce the produce industry’s environmental impact, major North American fresh berry producers announced their commitment to use 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025. The California Strawberry Commission, the North American Blueberry Council (NABC), Asociacion national de Exportado...Read more

EDEKA Group introduces Apeel- treated Citrus in Germany

The German retail organization EDEKA Group is featuring citrus treated with Apeel Science’s shelf-life extender in select stores. Nationwide introduction of Apeel-treated oranges and clementines in EDEKA’s German stores is anticipated by the end of the year 2020, according to a news release. As per t...Read more