Start of recycling campaign Dairy pack

On Monday 15 April, the campaign 'Zuivelpak volledig recyclebaar' (Dairy pack fully recyclable) was launched. The dairy industry, supermarket sector and drinks carton producers want to inform consumers about the good rec..

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Possible entry Nutri-Score underestimated

11 April 2019

The Consumers' Association supports the introduction of the French food choice logo Nutri-Score in the Netherlands. The Nutri-Score shows in a simple way how (un)healthy a product is with colours (dark red to dark green)...

Full product safety

09 April 2019

Every week there is a recall of a product in the news. This often involves incorrect labelling or the discovery of materials that have accidentally ended up in the packaging. The aftermath of a product recall is enormous...

Henkelman vacuum machines

08 April 2019

Vacuum packaging is crucial in the food industry. It not only extends the shelf life without the addition of preservatives, but is also beneficial for quality preservation, food safety, flexibility and optimization of st...

Bandall branding

08 April 2019

During IFFA, Bandall will focus on efficient and environmentally friendly bundling, labelling and branding solutions with less plastics and less waste as the end result. The stand will include the new compact stacking bu...

More than just weighing!

08 April 2019

Digital machine functions turn pricing systems into multi-talents in production. The right weighing and labelling machines not only print label and weight information, but also set new standards in quality control and pr...

Expertise in processing

08 April 2019

MULTIVAC demonstrates its expertise in complete lines and automation for the meat processing industry. Under the title 'The DNA of Better Packaging and Processing' we show several fully automated lines for cutting, porti...

Reusable bags for fruit and vegetables

05 April 2019

Colruyt Group will replace all fruit and vegetable bags with reusable bags. This adjustment will save approximately 150 million bags a year. In June 2019, the group will introduce a newly developed reusable bag. The grou...

The future of packaging technology

01 April 2019

Recycling plastic is a hot topic in the Dutch packaging industry. This theme, therefore, is discussed at length during Empack 2019, in 'food contact moments' and a mini conference. During the fair, the complete value ...

Plastic-free fresh produce department

01 April 2019

In September 2018, Albert Heijn announced its intention to reduce the percentage of packaging material by 25% by 2025. The use of plastic in fruit and vegetables is a particular thorn in the side of consumers' side. That...

2021: Prohibition of disposable plastic

01 April 2019

On Wednesday 27 March, the European Parliament gave the green light to a law banning disposable plastic products. There was a large majority in favour of the law; 560 voted in favour, 35 against and 28 abstentions. ...

Plastic-saving packaging solutions

31 March 2019

With tray seal and deep drawing packaging technology, the plastic-saving packaging of fresh food is a fact. Multivac will present their new, reliable and innovative PaperBoard packaging solutions at the trade fair. Do yo...

Attractive product presentation

31 March 2019

FlatSkin® is a vacuum/skin packaging consisting of a very thin cardboard carrier that is laminated. The cardboard can be printed in many different ways. Many possibilities for an attractive product presentation and high ...

Food safety: Bizerba

31 March 2019

During Empack 2019 the Bizerba Luceo Mini will be on display. An unprecedented, one of our newest innovative machines in the field of 'food safety'. The Bizerba Luceo vision inspection systems check the welds, labels and...

The frustrations with packaging

25 March 2019

Packaging design today often focuses on sustainability, the design and shelf life of a product. However, less careful consideration is often given to the user-friendliness of opening the packaging. Research by ANBO and R...

Belona part of the Optimum Group

12 March 2019

Belona, a specialist in the manufacture of self-adhesive labels based in Oud Gastel (The Netherlands), will become part of the Optimum Group. The addition of Belona, including its subsidiary Sema Label, fits within the l...