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Smurfit Kappa opens up a new world of possibilities with water-resistant paper

Smurfit Kappa has developed an innovative and sustainable water-resistant paper. AquaStop™ is part of Smurfit Kappa’s new TechniPaper® portfolio, which consists of an array of high-performance papers designed to handle even the most complex supply chains. The AquaStop paper is water-resistant thanks to a…

New packaging label for sprout producer

US company Rä Foods LLC Wild About Sprouts® is expanding into additional Kroger divisions across the country as well as into Meijer stores in the north. "Wild About Sprouts® has created new, bright, eye-catching packaging labels that clearly highlight each variety option and that attracts consumers to…

Lots of attention for sustainable packaging at Fruit Logistica

Only two Canadian companies exhibited at Fruit Logistica in Berlin last week. It was likely a combination of reduced travel due to the pandemic and the fact that Canada had its own trade show and convention for fresh produce at the same time. “Despite attendance from some regions being lower than usual,…

US patent-pending technology for keeping food fresh and secure

Food safety and chain-of-custody security are at an all-time high for business owners and customers, given the growth in popularity of grocery and restaurant delivery and take-out industries. good natured Products Inc, a North American leader in plant-based food packaging, has announced the launch of its…

Dutch investment firm backs packaging machine manufacturer

The Dutch investment firm, Quadrum Capital, is backing JASA, also based in the Netherlands. JASA manufactures packaging machines and complete weighing and packaging lines.…

JASA Packaging opens second North America office

"As the industry grows, also demand for our packaging lines does"

In response to fast growing demand and a desire to be located close customers’ facilities, JASA Packaging has expanded with a second office in North America. The family-owned company was established in the Netherlands 37 years ago and branched overseas in 2018. “We opened a US office on the East Coast to…

8 different types of produce packaging to sell fresh produce in

You may know what crops you’d like to grow, but how should you package them? Every farmer has preferred methods of packaging — and a journey to figuring out exactly what they are. This article explores 8 of the most popular methods of vegetable packaging for Freight Farmers and growers beyond the…


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