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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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Labelling agreements for sunflower oil shortage

13 April 2022

The food industry is facing a shortage of sunflower oil. Sunflower oil in certain foods will have to be (partly) replaced by other vegetable oils, such as rapeseed oil and soya oil. Unfortunately, it is not possible to a...

Tailored packing machine for Luiten Food

11 April 2022

Luiten Food has over 75 years of experience in the import and distribution of game and poultry. The new Variovac Primus Skin thermoformer has recently significantly increased the packaging capacity of the family business...

Extra certainty due to automation of control process

11 April 2022

Production volumes in the food industry are often high. As a producer, you want to avoid having to recall a batch because, for example, the barcodes are unreadable. The consequences of a recall are not only financially d...

De Kroes is standing out with a C-label

11 April 2022

Meals and meat products specialist De Kroes wants to distinguish itself with products that are honest, tasty and look good. Thanks to a new weighing and labelling line, the presentation of the products is clean on all si...

Volautomatisch, flexibel en compact verpakken

07 April 2022

Maak kennis met de nieuwste telg van MULTIVAC: de compacte en volautomatische traysealer T 305. Deze traysealer is ontwikkeld om aantrekkelijke MAP- en vacuüm skinverpakkingen te produceren in kleine tot middelgrote batc...

AH introduces packaging-free shopping

06 April 2022

Albert Heijn is launching a new concept that allows customers to do a large part of their daily shopping in a more sustainable way: AH Packaging-free. It works very easily: customers fill a reusable bag or jar with a pro...

Latest portioning technology for small meat batches

31 March 2022

Finest quality, high flexibility and maximum yield even with smaller batches of meat. This is possible with MULTIVAC's new entry-level model: the universal portioning machine TVI GMS 400. This machine will be launched at...

Ban on disposable plastic starting in 2024

30 March 2022

By 2024, disposable plastic cups and containers will not be allowed when eating or drinking in restaurants, festivals or offices. Reusable plates and cups will then be the standard in order to prevent environmental pollu...

NVWA publishes Handbook Nutrition and Health Claims

23 March 2022

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has published a Handbook on Nutrition and Health Claims. Claims can be found on food labels, but also in leaflets, on websites and in (social) media. Claims, in...

MULTIVAC scores 2nd place in top 5 suppliers

22 March 2022

"What companies do you prefer to do business with?" That is the basic question of VMT's Partner of Choice survey, to help food technologists choose a supplier. MULTIVAC was ranked 2nd in the Machinery and Engineering cat...

Date marking related visual cues can reduce food waste

14 March 2022

A recent study from Wageningen University & Research for the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, in collaboration with the Dutch Nutrition Centre, the Foundation Food Waste Free United and Too Good To G...

Column Judith Witte: Isn't there a smarter way?

07 March 2022

It is paper collection day. Next to the paper containers in the neighbourhood are large boxes, each filled with pieces of shredded cardboard from yet more boxes. It is almost inevitable. Every day, vans drive through the...

The retailer decides, the producer pays

07 March 2022

When it comes to food packaging, the top priority is sustainable use of materials. But what is the most sustainable choice? Do you have a choice as a food producer? Are the solutions feasible? And who is ultimately going...

Labelling systems enable expansion

07 March 2022

Every day, tens of thousands of exotic fruits leave Trofi Pack, most of them chilled, ripened, packaged and labelled. The enormous growth and the changing wishes of customers require flexibility and a super-fast turnover...

Column Pieter Vos: Packaging is an opportunity

07 March 2022

Imagine if crisps, biscuits and rice were on the supermarket shelf without packaging? That you would have to put your steak, veggie schnitzel or piece of cod in your shopping bag without protective foil. No way. No matte...