News: Food

08. May 2019 | Economy

Proseal to be acquired by JBT

Traysealer Proseal, British provider of tray sealing technology to the food industry, is to be acquired by Chicago-based machinery manufacturer JBT Corporation. According to a press statement, the latter has a more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Multivac drives forward its growth

TX 710 The German Multivac Group has increased its turnover by 8.5 percent to 1.1 billion euros in 2018. This was announced by the machinery manufacturer during a press breakfast at the Iffa trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. Despite many economic and political more

01. May 2019 | Events

New thermoforming packaging machine

Die Tiefziehverpackungsmaschine PowerPak Plus reduziere den Folienverbrauch At Iffa in Frankfurt, Germany, from 4 to 9 May 2019 (Hall 8/D06), systems supplier Gea will be presenting exhibits for main applications in food processing and packaging. Key system innovations include more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

Nestlé and Veolia join forces for recycling

The Swiss-based food group Nestlé and the French resource management company Veolia will start a collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects more

29. April 2019 | Recycling

Another supplier to offer grass paper labels

Grass paper labels Another service provider has added grass paper as a sustainable material to its portfolio. AstroNova from Dietzenbach, Germany - European headquarters of AstroNova, USA - now offers grass paper labels in its Product Identification division. It is said to more

27. April 2019 | Economy

A new food packaging provider

Topac, which is part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group, is a manufacturer of print products and cardboard packaging, and is now also more

19. April 2019 | Packaging technology

New digital printing solution for pouches

Der Digitaldruck auf Trockentonerbasis erlaube eigenen Angaben zufolge die höchste Druckqualität auf flexiblen Substraten The Dutch digital printing technology provider Xeikon presented a newly developed digital printing solution for pouches. The innovation is more

17. April 2019 | Recycling

Molecular scissors for plastic waste

MHET-Moleküle aus PET-Kunststoff docken an einer aktiven Stelle im Inneren der MHETase an und werden dort aufgespalten According to a publication in the Open Access journal Nature Communications, a team from the University of Greifswald and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, both Germany, has now deciphered the structure of an important enzyme (MHETase) more

15. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Micvac introduces new packaging system

Fertiggerichte seien mit dem patentierten Ventil in Minuten erhitzt  The Swedish food tech company Micvac will be presenting a new system at IFFA, an international meat processing fair in Frankfurt, Germany, from 4 to 9 May 2019 that enables the cooking and pasteurisation of more

15. April 2019 | Events

Thermoformed paper and cardboard packaging

PaperBoard At Iffa, Multivac will be presenting new concepts ranging from the processing of mono films and extend right up to paper fibre-based materials. The range includes solutions made of paper and cardboard composites from rolls as well more

11. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

First pressed board tray concept for chilled foods

Pressed board trays AR Packaging, by its own account, is first on the market to present a gas tight pressed board tray packaging for chilled foods as a replacement of plastic trays. This solution is said more

11. April 2019 | Recycling

New Corrugated Industry CO2 footprint

The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) announced the new cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging at 538kg CO2 equivalents per tonne of product. The carbon footprint covers more

10. April 2019 | Recycling

Blueloop drives for circularity

Coffee pack Food and drink packaging company Huhtamaki launched Blueloop, a new range of recyclable flexible packaging made of mono-material PP, PE and paper. According to the manufacturer, these solutions involve innovative polyolefin structures to pack coffee, snacks, more

09. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert surpasses sales mark for the first time

Seit 2018 ist Schubert in China, dem drittgrößten Exportmarkt für deutsche Nahrungsmittel- und Verpackungsmaschinen, vertreten Gerhard Schubert GmbH, based in Germany, will continue its growth course in 2018. With an increase in sales of 7.3 % and sales of EUR 211.5 million, the toploading packaging machine manufacturer was once more

01. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Heuft: Striving forwards for 40 years

Das erste Patent: Die Multisegment-Fließweiche Delta-FW für die treffsichere stehende High-Speed-Ausleitung von fehlerhaftem Leer- und Vollgut On 1 April 1979, with just twelve skilled people he knew, Bernhard Heuft started operations in Burgbrohl, Germany. In the meantime more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Collection and sorting is the way forward

Since 1993, the entire PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) value chain has been ready to industrially recycle PET, to an extent that the PET recycling companies have always been in overcapacity in the EU. Ambitious recycling targets have more

21. March 2019 | Recycling

Producing sustainable pouches

SI 280 Machinery manufacturer Volpak has developed a technology to operate with recyclable materials. According to the company, machines such as the SI 280 or the new more

20. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Stora Enso plans to focus on packaging board production

The Finnish-Swedish forest and wood company Stora Enso starts co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland. According to the company, this follows a plan to convert the paper mill into a packaging more

20. March 2019 | Recycling

Record for paper and cardboard recycling

Verbraucher in Europa halten Karton für die umweltfreundlichste Art der Verpackung The recycling rate for paper and folding carton packaging has risen to a new record level throughout Europe. This is confirmed by the more

19. March 2019 | Events

New powder packaging at Powtech

Befüllte PowFlex-Säcke, gesichert mit SmartFlex Haubenstretchfolie At the international trade fair for process engineering, analytics and handling of powders and bulk materials Powtech, held at the beginning of April in Nuremberg, Bischof + Klein will be presenting its more

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