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Use fewer packaging materials more efficiently

Tray sealing and thermoforming technology specialist Sealpac will present some of its new concepts at the show, including its recently introduced EasyLid sustainable packaging system

Extend the scope for new product development

Baker Perkins will introduce innovations that enhance the production process and extend the scope for new product development in the confectionery, snack, biscuit and cereal sectors. Equipment exhibits will link...

Increase output and create stand-out on shelf

To help dairy and baby food producers increase output and enhance on-shelf differentiation, Bosch Packaging Technology will showcase its portfolio of liquid and viscous food systems.

Weighing expertise for snacks

Highlights of Ishida new launches at Interpack include new multihead weighers for confectionery, snacks, granular products and fruit and vegetables; a new X-ray system capable of detecting small bones in...

Weigh accurately with rigidity

Multivac will display a turnkey, end-to-end thermoforming packaging line that offers flexibility, ergonomics and precision.

Next generation of metal detectors

Loma Systems will present a range of metal detection, checkweighing and X-ray inspection systems for the food sector. Among three new systems to be unveiled at the show, will be...

New way to empty big bags of powder and particulates

An innovative station for emptying big bags of powders, particles and granulates safely and efficiently has been developed by Dinnissen Process Technology

Measure moisture quickly

Systech will exhibit its range of water vapour permeation and oxygen permeation analysers which offer testing for many different packaging applications.

Brand-specific personalisation portal for digital-print cartons

Visitors to last month’s Ipex show in London were able to design their own personalised or short-run digitally printed cartons via a brand-specific portal, able to play either a business...

FIR webinar

FIR your questions answered – in pictures

Last month the Food Manufacture Group assembled a crack-team of webinar speakers to help equip food and drink businesses with the information they need to prepare for the Food Information...

Weigher/bagmaker with promise of fast payback

A range of entry-level weigher/bagmaker combination units has been developed by Ishida Europe. The units are said to offer an economic, medium-speed solution for food manufacturers, thus delivering a fast...

’Tis the season for a recipe campaign

A campaign of seasonal recipes by Premier Foods’s gravy brand Bisto has been assisted by the use of multi-page leaflet labels. The labels are called Fix-a-Form and were developed by...

New ink addresses contamination risks

A mineral oil-free (MOF) black ink has been developed by Domino to address increasing concerns about the migration of printing inks and mineral oils onto the carton board and food...

Get on top of the recycling game

It will be easier to recycle cartons in future, thanks to the launch of a new product from Tetra Pak, which lets consumers detach plastic tops from carton sleeves, enabling...

Carlsberg: probably the best sustainable supplier rethink

Denmark’s Carlsberg Group is creating a new model for supply chain co-operation on sustainability, with targets for achieving ‘cradle-to-cradle’ certified packaging in different materials every year for the next three...

‘We need leadership on food waste’

Ambitions to build on the UK’s 21% reduction in avoidable domestic food waste recorded since 2007, and recognition of packaging’s role in facilitating such change, are being undercut by lack...

X-ray can spot specific invaders

Innovation in quality control and the ability to tailor equipment for a variety of food packing applications will be the key themes of Ishida Europe’s Foodex stand.

Heat sealer handles flexible tray formats

A brand new tray sealer and the latest in energy saving systems will be highlights of the Proseal stand at Foodex. For the first time in the UK, the heat...

Slideable labels give consumers a better view

Two new linerless labels will be exhibited by Ravenwood UK at Foodex 2014.

Low energy tray sealers can cut costs by 90%

Electric flexible tray sealers designed to seal film, foil or board lids to plastic, foil or board trays, will be shown by Packaging Automation (PA). Speeds ranging from 15 to...

Labeller improves productivity

Desk-top jar and bottle labelling equipment that helps firms save money while satisfying demand for attractive and informative products will be on display on the Advanced Dynamics stand at Foodex.

FIR Webinar

Firms face early adopters’ penalty for FIR label changes

Food and drink manufacturers who have taken early action to comply with the EU’s new food labelling legislation could face an early adopters’ penalty, if their label changes are superseded...

News in brief

Singing lasagne hits the right note with Waitrose customers

A singing lasagne has proved a hit with Waitrose customers as sales of Charlie Bigham’s ready meals have more than tripled as a result of the novelty dish, according to...

Tesco and M&S reject Which?’s ‘dodgy discounts’ claim

Tesco and Marks & Spencer (M&S) have rejected claims from consumer watchdog Which? that consumers find some of their pricing policies as difficult to understand as “tackling an obstacle course”....

Coming soon: Red Tractor logo on branded ready-meals

Branded ready-meal manufacturers are likely to adopt the Red Tractor quality assurance scheme logo over the next few months, according to the boss of the scheme.