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KIDV compares international disposal logos

The KIDV has made an initial comparison of the use of disposal logos on packaging in various European countries. KIDV published an overview of this, which makes it clear to companies which logos are used in those countri..

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KIDV makes packaging guidelines clear

25 July 2022

The corporate world faces many challenges in the area of packaging legislation and policy. The Sustainable Packaging Knowledge Institute (KIDV) has published a timeline in which many of these aspects are listed. The curr...

124 million for approach to circular plastics

18 July 2022

The government has approved the first phase of Circular Plastics NL and is investing 124 million euro from the Growth Fund. With the implementation of Circular Plastics NL, the government, companies and knowledge institu...

Longer shelf life due to new packaging technique

13 July 2022

PerfoTec and Oerlemans Plastics have started a collaboration to make packaging for fruit, vegetables and flowers more sustainable. The machine manufacturer and packaging producer are creating a unique packaging technique...

Packaging is the new raw material

04 July 2022

Whether we like it or not, very strict laws and regulations are coming our way in the field of packaging. We find ourselves in the calm before the storm. Warning: DO NOT READ THIS ARTICLE if you are a fan of short-sighte...

New warning label for poultry meat

30 June 2022

Consumers do not always maintain the optimal kitchen hygiene when storing, preparing and consuming poultry meat. To give consumers clearer information on proper hygiene, the obligatory warning phrase has been changed to ...

What will the food packaging of 2040 look like?

23 June 2022

Research commissioned by UPM Specialty Papers and conducted among 200 packaging professionals shows that the industry expects the global share of polymer-based packaging to halve over the next two decades. And fibre-base...

Van der Plas Sprouts: Rapid production and packaging

20 June 2022

Van der Plas Sprouts is a market leader in the field of sprouts. The company is growing: there is increasing interest in a healthy (vegan) diet, to which sprouts are an excellent addition. Due to the short processing tim...

Cif winner of the Afvalfonds Packaging Awards

13 June 2022

On Friday 10 June 2022, nine awards were presented at the Bomencentrum in Baarn during the first edition of the Afvalfonds Packaging Awards. Unilever won the overall prize with its refill packaging for Cif. In addition, ...

What printer goes with a flowpacker or traysealer?

07 June 2022

Within the food industry, and certainly in the fruit and vegetable sector, we often see products being packaged using a trayseal or flowpack machine. In both ways of packaging, various information needs to be printed on ...

MHP chooses MULTIVAC

02 June 2022

The largest chicken meat producer in the Ukraine (MHP) quickly needed a second tray sealer for the site in Veenendaal. The choice fell on the TX 730. Within six months it was successfully brought into use. A remarkable a...

Many companies do not comply with allergen requirements

25 May 2022

Most companies in retail, trade and catering do not properly inform customers about which allergens are contained in the food or dish. This is shown by data from the NVWA. In 2021, the NVWA inspected more than 5,000 busi...

New flowpacking solution by Multivac

17 May 2022

MULTIVAC launches a universal flowpacking solution. The W 500 offers a high degree of flexibility for packaging a wide range of food products. Designed for a wide range of applications and products, the new flowpacker su...

Recyclable barrier packaging now a reality

16 May 2022

The food chain is facing major packaging challenges and is looking for more sustainable solutions. For example, for a new material with the same good properties as laminated versions, but which is recyclable.  Wh...

Fully automated meat processing and packaging

28 April 2022

Do you want to process and pack fresh meat, poultry, sliced products, ready-made meals or plant-based products? In carton, mono foil or vacuum bags? With full-wrap labelling and weigh price marking? Fully automated at hi...

Foil coding more than 100 types of candy at Matthijs

14 April 2022

Each year, the Matthijs confectionery factory in Hoogerheide produces approximately 9.5 million kilos of candy. It started with the famous Manneke Pis liquorice and has now grown into an international player with product...