BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Enzymatic Depolymerization in PET/PVDC Barrier Film

    Enzymatic Depolymerization in PET/PVDC Barrier Film

    Solvay and Carbios successfully demonstrated that multi-layer PET[1] films coated with Diofan® PVDC[2] high-barrier polymer are fully compatible for enzymatic depolymerization - Carbios’ innovative recycling process. Results show that the PET is fully depolymerized, whereas the PVDC remains intact. Carbios is the first company to have developed enzymatic processes dedicated to the end-of-life of plastics and fibers. The collaboration builds upon the results of an earlier proof of concept by Solvay which has confirmed that waste from packaging or other applications using bi-oriented PVDC… Read more

  • Nature's Kitchen, ready to serve

    Nature's Kitchen, ready to serve

    Danish Kildespring has launched a new potato range in microwavable bags under the headline ”Tasty choices for busy weekdays". The potatoes are packed in the innovative Schur®Star Zip-Pop Bag, enabling busy consumers to prepare a delicious meal in only 8 minutes. Potatoes and spiced butter are placed in two separate compartments. During preparation, the steam from the potatoes opens the compartments, and the butter in the top melts down over the potatoes. When potatoes are prepared traditionally, valuable minerals and vitamins are lost with the boiling water, but this gentle method… Read more

  • Compostable Lidding Solution for Blueberry Trays

    Compostable Lidding Solution for Blueberry Trays

    Italian fresh produce supplier, Sant’Orsola, has chosen renewable and compostable NatureFlex™ as a key component of it’s lidding film for a new Eco pack used to package their new zero residue* blueberries. Sant’Orsola blueberries are grown and harvested at sites in Sicily and Calabria, Italy. The Zero Residue* Blueberry is currently grown using the soilless technique, a cultivation method that reduces the risk of plant disease, limits the treatments necessary to protect them and ensures up to 30% lower water consumption compared to soil crops. They also encourage the activity of… Read more

  • Gi.St.El. Plast adopts NatureFlex™ films for tomato wrapping

    Gi.St.El. Plast adopts NatureFlex™ films for tomato wrapping

    Strategically placed amongst Sicilian farms, Gi.St.El. Plast s.r.l. is a well-known packaging supplier in Italy. Ever since the company began, the Occhipinti Amato family have based their strategy on quality and service, presenting their customers with the best packaging solutions for their produce. Theirs is a story of ‘family, passion and progress: a nod to the past but always looking towards the future’. It is with this forward-looking mindset that several years ago they began to offer renewable and compostable packaging solutions made from NatureFlex™ cellulose films. These… Read more

  • New packaging machine MINI for small portions

    New packaging machine MINI for small portions

    The vertical form, fill and seal machine MINI, by Kronen, is the third generation of the packaging machines suitable for small package sizes. Its optimized compact, modular design and the broad range of available options ensure flexible application for packaging different products such as small portions of sauces, dressings or nuts and croutons as well as cheese. With MINI, GKS once again offers an extremely compact and competitive packaging machine, built according its inventive simplicity and characterized by a “frameless design”. In its optimized third generation the small… Read more

  • ILPRA SpA new Traysealer Line Foodpack HYPER

    ILPRA SpA new Traysealer Line Foodpack HYPER

    During these difficult times, ILPRA has been proactive in researching new technology to share in the marketplace. Despite the actual global pandemic, ILPRA's values and constant commitment have allowed us not to forget our mission in providing quality packaging solutions throughout the global market. That being said, during these uncertain times we have produces the next generation Tray Sealing machine that is qualified to be the pinnacle in ILPRA Tray Sealer lineup, introduced as the “Hyper” Foodpack model. Read more

  • Always fresh, without preservatives and on the go: Kellermann AG in Switzerland achieves a successful convenience concept on SEALPAC traysealers

    Always fresh, without preservatives and on the go: Kellermann AG in Switzerland achieves a successful convenience concept on SEALPAC traysealers

    The Swiss love their ‘shakers’: fresh salads in numerous variations, packaged in a practical to-go cup that includes dressing and a fork. This delicious snack on the road comes from Kellermann AG (www.kellermann.ch), located in Ellikon an der Thur in the Swiss canton of Zürich. With 280 employees, the company focuses on three business areas. First, the so-called Thurtaler Gemüse AG cultivates organic vegetables, lettuce and strawberries on around 80 hectares of open space. Second, the purnatur division addresses cultivation of tomatoes in nine varieties. And third, under its own brand… Read more

  • Hard to break - Easy to repair, BaYoPal® 

    Hard to break - Easy to repair, BaYoPal® 

    Hard to break – easy to repair: Schoeller Allibert’s new pallet, BaYoPal® is the company’s latest innovation for all industries, including Food & Beverage, Retail, Pooling, Agriculture, Automotive and more. Designed for use in harsh industrial and logistics environments, and working seamlessly on most automated handling systems, BaYoPal® offers maximised rigidity and safety. Part of a new generation of pallets, BaYoPal® is returnable, recyclable and repairable – a fundamental asset for companies committed to sustainable development. Commenting on the product launch, Ludo Gielen,… Read more

  • Tomato paste & Fruit juice: Graco and Schoeller Allibert to launch a cooperation

    Tomato paste & Fruit juice: Graco and Schoeller Allibert to launch a cooperation

    Launched in 2018, the Combo Fructus®, SCHOELLER ALLIBERT’s new foldable intermediate bulk container (IBC) was created to meet all the expectations of the tomato paste and fruit juice industries. Both of them have specific packaging, processing and storage requirements which call for 100% safe, 100% easy to clean, labour saving containers. GRACO, founded in 1926, is a world leader in fluid handling systems. They offer a high quality range of bin unloader systems, designed to transfer medium to ultra-high viscous products, with continuous innovation at the heart of the business. Read more

  • Adhesive that comes into contact with foodstuffs

    Adhesive that comes into contact with foodstuffs

    When walking through the supermarket, have you ever noticed how many products feature labels? By labels, I don’t mean the small price tags – these have in recent years been almost completely done away with and prices are instead displayed on shelves – but rather the larger labels that are used as an advertising medium and to display the product information. If you look closely, you will see that a large number of products – mainly sausages and cheese – are labelled in this way. This is not the only place in which these labels are used – in the fruit and vegetables section, you… Read more