Second Protective Skin for Fruit and Vegetables

50 percent fewer copies, 20 percent more sales: Apeel passed the avocado pilot test at Edeka and Netto with flying colors. The offer is now being rolled out nationwide. After approval by the EU authorities, it is to be extended to other products from the fruit and vegetable range.

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Snacks Newly Packed

Until now wellnuss Premium Snacks has been using plastic packaging to protect the goods from oxidation. Now the company has found a way to pack the nut mixes, dried fruit mixes and chocolates without using plastic.

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Fresh Fish in Express Delivery

Deutsche See, a specialist for fish and seafood, relies on transport packaging from Ecocool when shipping goods ordered online via external service providers. Their “Smartliner” keeps the required temperature stable for at least 24 hours.

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Reckitt Benckiser Focuses on Recyclable Plastic

First in Italy, then in Germany and the United Kingdom, and finally around the world: the dishwasher tabs Finish Quantum Ultimate are to be packaged in recyclable plastic. The new concept follows on from the sustainability targets that the company has set itself and will be rolled out gradually.

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30 Million Less Plastic Covers

With a new packaging system for its clothing range, Tchibo is focusing primarily on cardboard and waste paper. The system, which has been tinkered with for years, has already been registered for a patent – and brings Tchibo a good deal closer to its own sustainability goals.

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Henkel Is Expecting New Packaging Regulations

The adhesives experts at Henkel expect new European Union regulations on the use of so-called epoxy silanes to be passed by September 2020. These are still frequently used as adhesive components in food packaging. A challenge, even for the packaging industry.

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Vegetarian Products, Sustainably Packed

The food manufacturer Neuburger Fleischlos GmbH worked consistently on significantly reducing the amount of plastic in its packaging. With the help of a recyclable bottom film, the company has now succeeded in reducing the percentage of plastic by around 80 percent – while maintaining product safety.

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Competition for Sustainability in the Deep Freeze Rack

The trend towards more paper instead of plastic has reached the frozen food industry. The major manufacturers are competing for the most sustainable packaging concept. Frozen food poses special demands on its packaging. Frosta has recently started using paper bags and Iglo is advertising with the first “real” cardboard tray.

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