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Tesco Ireland Unveils Home-Recyclable Potato Packaging
June 01, 2021
Tesco has become the first retailer in Ireland to make its packaging for 1kg new season potatoes fully recyclable while also reducing the amount of paper used in its 2.5kg potato packaging.
Bedford Industries Launches Plant-Based Bag Closure
February 22, 2021
Bedford Industries introduces CloseIt® Bio-Clip, its new plant-based bag closure containing 100% USDA certified biobased content that is commercially compostable.
How to choose the right packaging equipment for your processing line
December 14, 2020
With so many weighing and packaging options available, it can be difficult to narrow down the right fit for your processing line. To help find the right equipment for your line, Manter has put together this short guide to help begin the selection process.
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 Potato Chips Packaging
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 goes live with 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.