Packaging equipment & materials

Danish Crown to switch to recyclable packaging

Danish Crown to switch to recyclable packaging

By Aidan Fortune

Processing giant Danish Crown is to switch all of its green and black meat trays to environmentally-friendly PET materials to help reduce food packaging waste.

Multivac's Hans-Joachim Boekstegers and Guido Spix outline the company's recent progress at IFFA

Multivac outlines future growth

By Aidan Fortune

International packaging specialists Multivac has given an overview of its growth opportunities as well as future trends in the industry.

IFFA 2019 is here

Meat industry gathers at IFFA 2019

By Aidan Fortune

The world’s largest trade show that is dedicated to the meat industry is now upon us. IFFA 2019 takes place 4-9 May in Frankfurt and will feature more than 1,000 exhibitors from 49 different countries.

Members of the Plastics Action Alliance at the launch of the group

Plastic Action Alliance sets out goals

By Aidan Fortune

Irish food businesses, operating as part of the Plastics Action Alliance, have set out their objectives to help reduce the use of plastic packaging in their operations.

USDA to amend meat labelling regulation

USDA to amend meat labelling regulation

By Aidan Fortune

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced plans to amend labelling regulations to remove duplicate net weight and net content requirements for packages that contain certain amounts of meat or poultry...

Nabil Foods signs Universal Studios tie-up

Nabil Foods signs Minions deal

By Michelle Perrett

Jordan-based halal frozen and chilled products supplier Nabil Foods is collaborating with Universal Studios as part of a marketing campaign that will see the fun and playful characters of the Minions in a tie-up with the Nabil kids’ line range and marketing...

The FSA's guidance on the shelf-life of meat products has been questioned by BMPA and MLA research

Shelf-life guidance comes under fire

By Aidan Fortune

Research into the shelf-life of meat products has found that the ’10-day rule’ may no longer be appropriate for the industry.

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