Packaging equipment & materials

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.

Multivac is to display all of its packaging option at this year's IFFA

Multivac to showcase full range at IFFA

By Michelle Perrett

Mulitvac has revealed that it can now offer its products both as individual components and integrated solutions, for the processing and packing of meat and sausage products.

NZAGRC said New Zealand was “punching above its weight” in climate change-related agricultural research

New Zealand to invest $49m into greenhouse gas research

By Ashley Williams

New Zealand’s Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC) has revealed that it will invest almost NZ$49m over the next 10 years to fuel agricultural greenhouse gas emissions research.

Volker Gerloff will step down from the company

Management changes at Multivac

By Aidan Fortune

Packaging equipment provider Multivac has announced that the CEO of its Marking & Inspection division is to step down.

Marel Poultry's BoxGrader at Şenpiliç's processing plant

Şenpiliç partners with Marel to enhance operations

By Ashley Williams

Turkey-based poultry processor Şenpiliç has revealed a partnership with equipment manufacturer Marel Poultry to control its packing, batching and labelling operations at its processing plant.

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