Kaufland Relies on Packaging Made From Silphi Fibers

Kaufland relies on innovative paper packaging made from silphia fibers. In addition to the smoked and streamed salmon already available under the K-Bio private label, apples of the Cameo variety are now also available packaged in silphia. By summer 2023, K-Bio apples and cress will also be offered in the new packaging. The packaging paper based on the fast-growing silphia plant are produced by PreZero, the environmental division of the Schwarz Group, and sold under the OutNature brand.

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Reusable For the Retail Trade

Reusable concepts in food retailing are on the rise. Sustainability in shopping is important to consumers and retailers. The HDE has published a special guide on this topic. The IFCO Group is one of the major reusable suppliers for fresh food -– but there are more packaging solutions that offer an alternative to single-use systems.

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Longer Shelf Life Thanks to Protective Coating on Fruit Trays

The Apeel company presents new study results showing the potential of its technological innovation for extended food freshness and the resulting savings. The EDEKA Group (EDEKA and Netto Marken-Discount) has been implementing the innovative Apeel process in its fruit and vegetable departments as the first supermarkets in Germany.

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Lidl Introduces “Rescue Bag”

The discounter Lidl is now offering fruit and vegetables the packaging of which has been damaged or which no longer look perfect on the outside at a standard price of three euros per bag. With the “rescue bag”, the Schwarz Group company wants to take action against food waste.

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