Packaging equipment & materials

Webinar topics will include optimising packaging to maximise shelf-life and antimicrobial film and its applications

New webinar on packaging

By Aidan Fortune

GlobalMeatNews is to host a webinar covering packaging and shelf-life extension.

Canada's agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has threatened retaliatory tariffs if US origin labelling proposals go ahead

Canada rejects US origin label plans

By Michelle Perrett

Canada has rejected plans for the US to introduce voluntary labelling legislation calling it a “short-sighted” proposal. 

EU country-of-origin labelling regulations refer only to pre-packed meat, but allow for further debate

Ireland to debate non-prepacked meat labelling

By Chloe Ryan

Ireland has launched a public consultation on the extension of mandatory country-of-origin labelling rules to non-prepacked meat, the minister for agriculture, food and the marine Simon Coveney has announced.

 The material has a non-plastic appearance

Holfeld claims packaging first

By Chloe Ryan

Irish pork processor O’Brien’s Fine Foods has overhauled the packaging on its range of dry-cured bacon, cooked hams, puddings and sausages.

The sensor could be used in meat packaging

Smart packaging could replace expiry dates

By Chloe Ryan

Smart packaging that detects gases emitted by rotting meat may soon be available, offering consumers far more accurate information than expiration dates.

Anuga FoodTec 2015: meat processing and packaging innovations

Highlights from Anuga FoodTec 2015

By Georgi Gyton

Approximately 43,000 visitors descended upon Cologne last week for the Anuga FoodTec show. Spanning four days the event provided the chance for businesses to showcase their latest innovations in the world of packaging, machinery and technology. We take...

The awards will be presented at the show next month

Winners of 2015 FoodTec Awards announced

By Georgi Gyton

A number of meat equipment suppliers have picked up International FoodTec Awards, which will be presented at the Anuga FoodTec trade exhibition in Cologne, Germany next month.

Around 43,000 visitors are expected at the show. Photo credit: Koelnmesse

Anuga FoodTec - what you need to know

By Georgi Gyton

Covering all aspects of food production, from machinery and packaging materials to ingredients or services, Anuga FoodTec looks set to attract around 43,000 visitors this year, when it opens its doors later this month.

The preformed tray is said to provide stability to the product

Vacuum packing innovation from Sealpac

By Eleanor Mackay

Vacuum packaging specialists Sealpac has launched a new product, TraySkin xplus, which allows even larger products to be vacuum packed.

Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition Dubai in pictures

Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition in pictures

By Georgi Gyton

GlobalMeatNews take you through a snapshot of the exhibitors at the recent Gulfood Manufacturing show in Dubai, looking at what products were being showcased and what exhibitors are noticing in the Middle East market.

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