Volm Partner Manter buys a stake in Solidtec, a manufacturer of palletising systems
January 30, 2020
Volm Companies, Inc., a leading supplier of packaging solutions to the fresh produce industry, has announced that its partner Manter International B.V. in Emmen, Netherlands, has acquired shares of Solidtec BV, a manufacturer of palletising systems.
Crunch time for potato chips manufacturers as EU waste targets loom
January 15, 2019
The European Commission has set an EU-wide objective for all packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2030. However there is no easy packaging solution (yet) for manufacturers of potato chips.
Walkers Launches First UK Recycling Scheme for Crisp Packets
December 18, 2018
Walkers is launching the first nationwide recycling scheme for potato chips bags, locally known as crisp packets. Working with recyclers, TerraCycle, the scheme will tap into an established network of recycling collection points around the UK.
Walkers starts a recycling effort for potato chips bags after protests
October 06, 2018
Potato chips manufacturer Walkers - a subsidiary of Pepsico - starts a recycling effort for potato chips bags in the United Kingdom after consumer protests.
Packaging Specialist Volm acquires Atech, located in Colorado potato area
May 30, 2018
Volm Companies, a key supplier of packaging and packaging equipment for fresh potatoes in North America, has acquired the business of Atech, Incorporated in Monte Vista Colorado.
Potatoes in Retail: Albert Heyn's total overhaul of its potato display
February 22, 2018
Dutch grocery chain Albert Heyn is introducing a total overhaul of its potato display. At first glance, it may not look that different, but look closer - and you will notice that it is bold and in some aspects truly revolutionary...
McDonald's to source all Packaging from Renewable, Recycled or Certified sources by 2025
January 17, 2018
McDonald’s announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world.
Potato Expo 2018 will feature live streaming Potato TV 'The Eye'
September 23, 2017
Potato Expo 2018 announces live streaming Potato TV throughout the event. Voting for the presentations on the Innovation Hub 'Main Stage' is now open.
Dutch investors keen to invest in potato farming in Bangladesh
September 17, 2017
At Potato Europe, Dutch traders have shown their strong interest to invest in potato farming in Bangladesh aiming to increase the production.
VDH Concept launches a new type of retail potato packaging
September 14, 2017
VDH Concept, a Belgian company specialized in retail packaging for potatoes, vegetables and fruit, has recently introduced SQ Pack, packaging with a net structure perforation.